Monday, May 20, 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 Saturday, May 18th
The Philadelphia Museum of Art will offer free admission all day on Saturday, May 18
, in celebration of International Museum Day.
Free admission to all Museum locations main building, Perelman Building, Rodin Museum and Mount Pleasant.
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Also On View
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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In the Galleries
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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.
Most "Loved" Object
From the Collection Online