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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.

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October 6, 2017

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8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
By invitation only

​Meet in Greenwich Village to explore two historic artists’ studios. Visit the 19th-century townhouse where sculptor Chaim Gross lived and worked, and explore the former studio of sculptor Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, founder of the Whitney Museum of American Art. Between visits, enjoy lunch at one of the neighborhood’s hottest restaurants.​
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
​No Baby Bird Playdate on November 24, 2017
Tours meet in Education Studios 1 & 2
Best for toddlers and their grown-ups

Play at the Museum with your little ones and enjoy music, art making, and gallery walks.​
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Learn about the history and creation of the Museum’s medieval carpets and European tapestries.
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Friday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Great Stair Hall

Experimental jazz meets intimate folk in the lush terrain of Ryley Walker’s compositions. Enjoy an evening with the artist whom Pitchfork calls “a songwriter using his record collection to his advantage, making music that aligns him with a long lineage of artists, without becoming indebted to their rulebooks.”
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Meet at 2nd and Market Streets, Philadelphia
Free for Young Friends; Young Friend guests $5. Space is limited; reservations are required.

Encounter art in unexpected places. Explore the newest Inside Out installation in Old City during First Friday and see how the Museum is bringing its collection into the community. Followed by a nearby happy hour.
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