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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.

November 9, 2016

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Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

​​From the start of the Mexican Revolution to the aftermath of World War II, learn about how artists in Mexico were at the center of a great debate about their country's destiny.​
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Children's Art Classes
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
September 27 - December 8, 2016
Location: Education Studios
Tuition: Members $128, 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.

Museum teachers guide children through fun and informative experiences in the galleries followed by hands-on projects in the studios. 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.

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3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Free tickets required
Free for Sponsor Members and above ($1,000)

​Immerse yourself in South Asian art and discover the diverse cultures of past and present as revealed through new digital interactives. Vivid photographs and videos bring objects to life in the newly reimagined galleries. Learn about the research and design process behind creating these interactives from the curatorial and interpretation staff that worked on this exciting endeavor.​
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4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th & Arch Street, Exhibit Hall F

Attend the Preview Party, a cocktail buffet, and get a first look at the works of contemporary craft by 195 of the best craft artists in the United States. Media represented: fiber, glass, wood, metal, clay. All work is one-of-a-kind and handmade by artists at the Show and available for sale. Preview party ticket holders may attend the show every day it is open.

Visionary: $10,000, six tickets – 4:00 p.m. arrival time
Angel: $4,000, four tickets – 4:00 p.m arrival time
Benefactor: $1,500, two tickets – 4:00 p.m arrival time
Collector: $350 per person – 5:00 p.m arrival time
Subscriber: $250 per person – 6:00 p.m arrival time
Young Patron (40 & under): $125 per person – 6:00 p.m arrival time
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4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
3 NJ or PA hours
Location: Project Room

E xplore an extraordinary moment in the history of modern art, one fueled by cultural and political revolution. Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950 tells the story of this exhilarating period through a remarkable range of images, including masterpieces by Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Frida Kahlo, and Rufino Tamayo. Join us for this special educator preview which will include tours with exhibition curators Matthew Affron and Mark Castro, a hands-on activity with artist Marta Sanchez, and "In the Artist's Voice," a conversation between Jane Golden, founder of the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, and mural artist José Parlá.​
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Wednesday Night Tour
Starts at 6:00 p.m.

The art of Spain takes center stage in this inspiring tour.
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