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The Philadelphia Museum of Art is your Museum. We welcome you to experience this season’s exciting exhibitions, events, and activities. Connect with art in surprising, lively, new, and memorable ways.

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Please Note: If online ticketing is unavailable, call 215-235-7469 to reserve tickets. Programs are subject to change. Please arrive early as we reserve the right to release seats at the start of the program.

March 21, 2017

Art Splash Gets Wild

From June 27 through September 4, all Family Programs are part of Art Splash, with daily gallery explorations, studio art creations, and imaginative play inspired by the wildlife photographs of Michael Nichols. Museum admission for kids twelve and under is always free.

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Exhibition Tours
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
$36 ($30 Members)

Enjoy a guided tour of American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.

Please arrive at the West Entrance 15 minutes prior to the start time. ​
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9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Reservations required
Techné membership required

The fascinating Indian and Pakistani embroidery technique, phulkari, takes center stage in this tour of Phulkari: The Embroidered Textiles of Punjab from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Collection, followed by a hands-on presentation. Join Museum curators Darielle Mason, Kramrisch Curator of Indian and Himalayan Art, and Dilys Blum, Friedland Curator of Costumes and Textiles, in conversation with Cristin McKnight Sethi from George Washington University.​
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Collection Tours
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Explore Medieval and early Renaissance art through Italian and Netherlandish painting, sculptures and reliquaries, and grand architectural spaces.
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Children's Art Classes
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
January 17 - March 23, 2017
Location: Education Studios
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
  • Tuesday
    January 17 - March 21, 2017
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday
    January 18 - March 22, 2017
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday
    January 19 - March 23, 2017
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Free for members

Why do you love it? What draws you to it? Focused on your favorite pieces from our collection this tour was hand chosen by you, the members.
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6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
By invitation only
Associates Sponsors and above ($5,000+)

Learn how we collect and organize history to share our illustrious past with today’s scholars and future generations. Be the first to see our new digitization space and learn about the art information National Digital Stewardship Residency program, funded by a recent grant awarded to the Museum by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
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