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January 2015

This Months Exhibitions



Thursday, January 29Grid ViewRows View

 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist eras and learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, including masters such as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Georges Seurat.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

The art objects in the Philadelphia Museum of Art are constantly changing, and every year, hundreds, if not thousands of works are added to the permanent collection. More than 90 percent come as gifts. This tour takes you into all of the major galleries as you learn about some of the Museum's greatest collectors and collections.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Examine the Museum's monumental Constantine Tapestries up close, with a focus on how they were made and the meaning behind their intricate designs.
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Children's Art Classes
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
January 20 - March 26, 2015
Location: Education Studios

Re-enrollment for current students begins November 18, 2014
Open registration begins December 2, 2014
Confirmation by email 2 weeks before start of class.


Tuition: Members $130, Nonmembers $160

Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Call 215-235-SHOW to register.

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these 10-session classes.

Children in Ages 3–5 classes must be accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class. All children must be toilet trained. No experience is necessary, and all materials are supplied.

Children ages 3–5
  • Wednesday
    January 21 - March 25, 2015
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday
    January 22 - March 26, 2015
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Preschool Room, ground floor
Best for babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups

Enjoy circle time with music, games, gallery walks, and the company of other art-loving families.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

This exciting tour explores work created by Americans who went to Paris to train, American artists working in Paris, French art collected by Americans, and American art shown in Paris salons and exhibitions.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

From dramatic panel paintings to colorful stained glass to ornate architectural elements, discover the Museum's superb collection of treasures from Medieval Europe.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

As van Gogh said, “We love Japanese painting, we’ve experienced its influence — all the Impressionists have that in common.” This tour explores our Museum's noted Impressionist galleries, highlighting the far-reaching spell cast on both van Gogh and Impressionism by Japanese art.
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Art After 5
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

A two-time Grammy nominee, Evans is one of the most distinctive and inventive pianists of his generation.
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Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 5:30 p.m.

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries.
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Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 6:30 p.m.

Discover a variety of styles and techniques in the Museum's superb collection of nineteenth-century art.
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Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.

This tour focuses on the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including Colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Teacher Workshops
 
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Committee Room
3 NJ or PA hours
$10 ($8 members)

This workshop offers tips and techniques for bringing The Free Library of Philadelphia’s annual One Book, One Philadelphia project to your classroom. Through gallery activities and discussion, participants will explore ways in which visual art can extend the themes of the book and gain strategies they can use to engage students in their study of literature and history.
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10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Special Exhibitions Gallery, Perelman Building
Member guests free after General Admission

Experience the exhibition before it opens to the public during our private Members’ Preview. During this time, members have exclusive access to the exhibition galleries for a free first look of Fraktur. Advance reservations are not required.
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Children's Art Classes
 
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
January 24 - March 28, 2015
Location: Education Studios

Re-enrollment for current students begins November 18, 2014
Open registration begins December 2, 2014
Confirmation by email 2 weeks before start of class.


Tuition: Members $130, Nonmembers $160

Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Call 215-235-SHOW to register.

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these 10-session classes.

Children in Ages 3–4 classes must be accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class. All children must be toilet trained. No experience is necessary, and all materials are supplied.

  • Children ages 3–4
    Children ages 5–6

    10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Children ages 7–8
    Children ages 9–12
    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Children's Art Classes
 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Paid reservations required
January 24 - March 28, 2015
Location: Education Studios

Re-enrollment for current students begins November 18, 2014
Open registration begins December 2, 2014
Confirmation by email 2 weeks before start of class.


Tuition: Members $130, Nonmembers $160

Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Call 215-235-SHOW to register.

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these 10-session classes.

Children in Ages 3–4 classes must be accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class. All children must be toilet trained. No experience is necessary, and all materials are supplied.

  • Children ages 3–4
    Children ages 5–6

    10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Children ages 7–8
    Children ages 9–12
    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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