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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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February 21, 2018

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9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
$125 ($100 members); includes Museum admission

The galleries are your classroom in these interactive art history courses.

​This is a three-part course; sign up for either Wednesday mornings or Thursday afternoons.

Explore the globe-trotting journeys that artists and collectors made to bring art treasures to the City of Brotherly Love.

Instructor: Justina Barrett, Museum Educator, Site Manager for Historic Houses
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Renaissance feasts, 17th-century Dutch breakfast pieces, and other visual treats
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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.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

See some of the greatest Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art in the world, featuring masterworks by artists such as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Vincent van Gogh, and Paul Cézanne.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Take an “inside’ look at paintings, furniture, sculpture, ceramics, tapestries, and more spanning over three centuries.
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Children's Art Classes
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
January 16–March 20, 2018
Education Studio 1
$160 ($130 members)

Masterpieces emerge when kids explore the galleries and get creative 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. Children must be toilet trained.

Ages 3–5
  • Tuesday
    January 16–March 20, 2018
    1:00–2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday
    January 17–March 21, 2018
    1:00–2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday
    January 18–March 22, 2018
    1:00–2:30 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.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 2:00 p.m.

An introduction to the arts and cultures of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Tibet, including the only southern Indian temple hall in this hemisphere.
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Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Get an overview of some of the Museum’s most renowned treasures.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Explore three centuries of paintings, furniture, and decorative arts, with special emphasis on Philadelphia and rural Pennsylvania.
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Wednesday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Every Wednesday night, 5:00 to 8:45 p.m.
Gallery 116, 1st floor

Enjoy board games with your friends and other visitors.

Play Battleship every Wednesday night in February.
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free tickets required
Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Wallace Gallery 201 most Wednesday nights
Indian Temple Hall (Gallery 224) on April 11, 2018
First come, first served; space is limited.
Free tickets available Wednesdays at 5:00 p.m at any Visitor Services Desk.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries, including masters such as Picasso, Duchamp, Twombly, and LeWitt.
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6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

What is the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? In what ways does his dream for America still resonate?

Join us for community conversations in the galleries. Quotes from Dr. King’s most famous speeches will be paired with artwork and used as inspiration for dialogue facilitated by educators from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Bryn Mawr College, and the African American Museum in Philadelphia.

​Community Conversations are open discussions about socially relevant topics. This program is a part of NewCORE’s 2018 MLK Legacy Conversations: 80/80.
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free tickets required
Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Wallace Gallery 201 most Wednesday nights
Indian Temple Hall (Gallery 224) on April 11, 2018
First come, first served; space is limited.
Free tickets available Wednesdays at 5:00 p.m at any Visitor Services Desk.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.
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7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

What is the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? In what ways does his dream for America still resonate?

Join us for community conversations in the galleries. Quotes from Dr. King’s most famous speeches will be paired with artwork and used as inspiration for dialogue facilitated by educators from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Bryn Mawr College, and the African American Museum in Philadelphia.

​Community Conversations are open discussions about socially relevant topics. This program is a part of NewCORE’s 2018 MLK Legacy Conversations: 80/80.
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