Wednesday, May 22, 2013
As one of the largest museums in the United States, the Philadelphia Museum of Art invites visitors from around the world to explore its renowned collections, acclaimed special exhibitions, and enriching programs, both in person and online.
Free Admission to Military Personnel and their Families Memorial Day through Labor Day 2013
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of more than 1,800 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense. It is our way of saying thank you to the men and women who serve our country and make the greatest sacrifice for our freedom.
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In 1981, leading conceptual artist Sol LeWitt (American, 1928–2007) was invited by the Fairmount Park Art Association to propose a public artwork for a site in Fairmount Park. Installed thirty years after its conception, Lines in Four Directions in Flowers
is a work of monumental scale, made up of more than 7,000
plantings arranged in strategically configured rows.
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Gallery 286, second floor
This installation pairs objects that were made in both central Europe and Pennsylvania to illustrate the transfer of artistic traditions from the Old World to the New.
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