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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.

October 12, 2017

Sunday, October 8Grid ViewRows View

 
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Perelman Auditorium, Perelman Building
Members free, guests $10

Hear more about the plans for our Frank Gehry–led transformation, from Jessica Sharpe, Director of Visitor Operations and Membership.
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Wednesday, October 25Grid ViewRows View

Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Learn about the artist Marcel Duchamp and how he inspired generations of artists.
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Friday, October 27Grid ViewRows View

Members-Only
 
6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. CANCELED
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Take a look at the avant-garde movements of the 20th century and the works that inspired these powerful directions in art.
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Saturday, October 28Grid ViewRows View

 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Invoke the spirit of Halloween with a tour of the Museum’s spooky side.
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Sunday, October 29Grid ViewRows View

 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Meet the saints and sinners of our collection, whose unique lives inspired artists to create works of wonder and beauty.
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Tuesday, October 31Grid ViewRows View

Members-Only
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Art can be downright scandalous. Join us as we reveal the controversies inherent in each brushstroke, nude, and artistic impulse.​​
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Thursday, November 2Grid ViewRows View

 
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Free tickets required
Dorrance Galleries

Experience Old Masters Now before it opens to the public.
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Saturday, November 4Grid ViewRows View

 
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Gallery 206
Free for members. Space is limited; reservations required.

Get the inside scoop and learn how to make the most of your membership this year. Join us in the galleries to discover a few secrets of the collection. Afterward, meet fellow insiders and meet Museum staff while enjoying complimentary snacks.
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Friday, November 10Grid ViewRows View

Members $25; member guests $30

Enjoy a 30-minute guided tour highlighted by informal discussions with three artists about their work. Following the tour, you will have the opportunity to explore the show at your leisure.
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Sunday, November 19Grid ViewRows View

Members-Only
Tours meet at the Rodin Museum.
Free for members

Explore some of the world’s most renowned masterpieces of sculpture.
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Sunday, November 26Grid ViewRows View

 
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Get a behind-the-scenes look at a living, breathing collection and experience first-hand how our understanding and appreciation of these works have evolved over the years.
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Tuesday, November 28Grid ViewRows View

 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Experience the transformation of our renowned South Asian galleries. Highlights include a stone temple hall from southern India, ornate Buddhist works from Tibet and Nepal, colorful textiles, and lively temple sculpture.​
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Wednesday, November 29Grid ViewRows View

 
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

SOLD OUT
Reservations required
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Where else can you visit a medieval cloister, an Indian temple hall, English and French country estates, and a Japanese teahouse in an hour? Join us as we take a walk through time.
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Thursday, November 30Grid ViewRows View

 
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Free for Members

Thank you for being a part of our Museum family. To show our gratitude, we invite you to visit the Museum from November 30 through December 3 to take advantage of exclusive opportunities and offers designed just for you
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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Gallery 119
Free for Sponsors ($500) and above. Space is limited; reservations required.

Join Elisabeth Agro, Curator of American Modern and Contemporary Crafts and Decorative Arts, for a tour of At the Center: Masters of American Craft. This installation focuses on people who have shaped the field of American modern and contemporary craft.
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Friday, December 1Grid ViewRows View

 
10:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free for Members

Thank you for being a part of our Museum family. To show our gratitude, we invite you to visit the Museum from November 30 through December 3 to take advantage of exclusive opportunities and offers designed just for you
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Saturday, December 2Grid ViewRows View

 
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Free for Members

Thank you for being a part of our Museum family. To show our gratitude, we invite you to visit the Museum from November 30 through December 3 to take advantage of exclusive opportunities and offers designed just for you
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Members-Only

Explore three centuries of paintings, furniture, and decorative arts, with special emphasis on Philadelphia and rural Pennsylvania.
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Sunday, December 3Grid ViewRows View

 
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Free for Members

Thank you for being a part of our Museum family. To show our gratitude, we invite you to visit the Museum from November 30 through December 3 to take advantage of exclusive opportunities and offers designed just for you
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Perelman Auditorium, Perelman Building
Members free. Space is limited; reservations are required.​​​

Be part of an insightful exchange with Timothy Rub, our George D. Widener Director and CEO. He'll answer questions submitted by members. Hear about upcoming exhibitions, the expansion and renovation of our main building, and the overall vision for the future of the Museum.
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Wednesday, December 6Grid ViewRows View

 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Foyer).
Free for members

Celebrate the story of Christmas as told through art.
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Thursday, December 7Grid ViewRows View

Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Foyer).
Free for members

Learn all about the most entertaining stories, anecdotes, and legends connected to our collection.
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Friday, December 8Grid ViewRows View

Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Foyer).
Free for members

Come and whet your appetite for all things food and art. Menu includes Renaissance feasts, seventeenth-century Dutch breakfast pieces, and other visual treats.
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Saturday, December 9Grid ViewRows View

 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Foyer).
Free for members

Celebrate the story of Christmas as told through art.
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Neiman Marcus, 170 N. Gulph Rd, King of Prussia, PA 19406
Free for members

A morning of holiday shopping hosted by the Young Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The Neiman Marcus Love to Give Collection features more than 50 fabulous treasures, perfectly priced for giving. 10% of your purchase from the Neiman Marcus Love to Give Holiday Shop benefits the Museum’s educational efforts.
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Sunday, December 10Grid ViewRows View

Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Foyer).
Free for members

Learn all about the most entertaining stories, anecdotes, and legends connected to our collection.
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Thursday, December 14Grid ViewRows View

Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Foyer) 15 minutes prior to trolley departure time.
Circle Level members are invited to reserve two complimentary tickets for this festive program. Free for Sustainer and above ($500+). Call Member Services at 215-684-7840.​


Tour three Fairmount Park historic homes and delight in unique yuletide decorations.

Space is limited.
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Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Foyer) 15 minutes prior to trolley departure time.
Circle Level members are invited to reserve two complimentary tickets for this festive program. Free for Sustainer and above ($500+). Call Member Services at 215-684-7840.​


Tour three Fairmount Park historic homes and delight in unique yuletide decorations.

Space is limited.
Save Event
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Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Foyer).
Free for members

Come and whet your appetite for all things food and art. Menu includes Renaissance feasts, seventeenth-century Dutch breakfast pieces, and other visual treats.
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Friday, December 15Grid ViewRows View

Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Foyer) 15 minutes prior to trolley departure time.
Circle Level members are invited to reserve two complimentary tickets for this festive program. Free for Sustainer and above ($500+). Call Member Services at 215-684-7840.​


Tour three Fairmount Park historic homes and delight in unique yuletide decorations.

Space is limited.
Save Event
E-mail this to a Friend
 
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Foyer) 15 minutes prior to trolley departure time.
Circle Level members are invited to reserve two complimentary tickets for this festive program. Free for Sustainer and above ($500+). Call Member Services at 215-684-7840.​


Tour three Fairmount Park historic homes and delight in unique yuletide decorations.

Space is limited.
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Saturday, December 16Grid ViewRows View

Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Foyer) 15 minutes prior to trolley departure time.
Circle Level members are invited to reserve two complimentary tickets for this festive program. Free for Sustainer and above ($500+). Call Member Services at 215-684-7840.​


Tour three Fairmount Park historic homes and delight in unique yuletide decorations.

Space is limited.
Save Event
E-mail this to a Friend
 
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Foyer) 15 minutes prior to trolley departure time.
Circle Level members are invited to reserve two complimentary tickets for this festive program. Free for Sustainer and above ($500+). Call Member Services at 215-684-7840.​


Tour three Fairmount Park historic homes and delight in unique yuletide decorations.

Space is limited.
Save Event
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Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Foyer).
Free for members

Learn all about the most entertaining stories, anecdotes, and legends connected to our collection.
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Sunday, December 17Grid ViewRows View

Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Foyer) 15 minutes prior to trolley departure time.
Circle Level members are invited to reserve two complimentary tickets for this festive program. Free for Sustainer and above ($500+). Call Member Services at 215-684-7840.​


Tour three Fairmount Park historic homes and delight in unique yuletide decorations.

Space is limited.
Save Event
E-mail this to a Friend
 
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Foyer) 15 minutes prior to trolley departure time.
Circle Level members are invited to reserve two complimentary tickets for this festive program. Free for Sustainer and above ($500+). Call Member Services at 215-684-7840.​


Tour three Fairmount Park historic homes and delight in unique yuletide decorations.

Space is limited.
Save Event
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Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Foyer).
Free for members

Come and whet your appetite for all things food and art. Menu includes Renaissance feasts, seventeenth-century Dutch breakfast pieces, and other visual treats.
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Tuesday, December 19Grid ViewRows View

 
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Dorrance Galleries
Members $30; Patron members ($1,500) and above receive two complimentary tickets

An opportunity for members to experience the exhibition Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection without the crowds

Consider the logistics and challenges of painting outside with Jennifer Thompson, The Gloria and Jack Drosdick Curator of European Painting and Sculpture and Curator of the John G. Johnson Collection.​
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Wednesday, December 20Grid ViewRows View

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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Thursday, December 21Grid ViewRows View

 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Foyer).
Free for members

Celebrate the story of Christmas as told through art.
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Friday, December 22Grid ViewRows View

 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Foyer).
Free for members

Come and whet your appetite for all things food and art. Menu includes Renaissance feasts, seventeenth-century Dutch breakfast pieces, and other visual treats.
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Wednesday, January 10Grid ViewRows View

Members-Only
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

​Get hit by Cupid’s arrow as you explore depictions of love and marriage throughout our collection.
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Thursday, January 11Grid ViewRows View

Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Lobby).
Free for members

​Ever look at art and scratch your head? Join us for a lively, interactive tour that explores how to look at art in a new way. By understanding symbols, stories, and metaphors commonly used by artists, you’ll be able to understand art as you never have. Space is limited.
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Friday, January 12Grid ViewRows View

Members-Only
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

​Get hit by Cupid’s arrow as you explore depictions of love and marriage throughout our collection.
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Sunday, January 14Grid ViewRows View

Members-Only
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

​Get hit by Cupid’s arrow as you explore depictions of love and marriage throughout our collection.
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Tuesday, January 16Grid ViewRows View

 
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Dorrance Galleries
Members $30; Patron members ($1,500) and above receive two complimentary tickets

An opportunity for members to experience the exhibition Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection without the crowds

​Delve into the question of who made a painting and how do we know with Christopher Atkins, The Agnes and Jack Mulroney Associate Curator of European Painting and Sculpture, and Manager of Curatorial Digital Programs and Initiatives; and Mark Tucker, The Neubauer Family Director of Conservation.
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Wednesday, January 17Grid ViewRows View

Members-Only
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

​Get hit by Cupid’s arrow as you explore depictions of love and marriage throughout our collection.
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Saturday, January 20Grid ViewRows View

Members-Only
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

​Get hit by Cupid’s arrow as you explore depictions of love and marriage throughout our collection.
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Tuesday, January 23Grid ViewRows View

Members-Only
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

​Get hit by Cupid’s arrow as you explore depictions of love and marriage throughout our collection.
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Thursday, January 25Grid ViewRows View

Members-Only
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

​Get hit by Cupid’s arrow as you explore depictions of love and marriage throughout our collection.
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Saturday, January 27Grid ViewRows View

Members-Only
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

​Get hit by Cupid’s arrow as you explore depictions of love and marriage throughout our collection.
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Tuesday, January 30Grid ViewRows View

Members-Only
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

​Get hit by Cupid’s arrow as you explore depictions of love and marriage throughout our collection.
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Wednesday, January 31Grid ViewRows View

Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Lobby).
Free for members

​Ever look at art and scratch your head? Join us for a lively, interactive tour that explores how to look at art in a new way. By understanding symbols, stories, and metaphors commonly used by artists, you’ll be able to understand art as you never have. Space is limited.
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Thursday, February 8Grid ViewRows View

 
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Library, Perelman Building
Free for members

Old Masters, New World: America’s Raid on Europe’s Great Pictures by Cynthia Saltzman
Get a backstage look at the cutthroat competition, intrigue, and financial maneuvering of collectors during the Gilded Age in this discussion led by our library staff.

To receive notices about upcoming book club programs, email memberservices@philamuseum.org.​

​Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection
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Saturday, February 10Grid ViewRows View

Library, Perelman Building
Free for members

Old Masters, New World: America’s Raid on Europe’s Great Pictures by Cynthia Saltzman
Get a backstage look at the cutthroat competition, intrigue, and financial maneuvering of collectors during the Gilded Age in this discussion led by our library staff.

To receive notices about upcoming book club programs, email memberservices@philamuseum.org.​

​Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection
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Tuesday, February 13Grid ViewRows View

 
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Dorrance Galleries
Members $30; Patron members ($1,500) and above receive two complimentary tickets

An opportunity for members to experience the exhibition Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection without the crowds

Join Teresa Lignelli, The Aronson Senior Conservator of Paintings, for a conversation about the recently restored Portrait of Archbishop Filippo Archinto.
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Saturday, February 24Grid ViewRows View

 
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Free for Sustainer and above ($500+)
Space is limited; reservations required.

Historian David Brownlee discusses the newest edition of his book Building the City Beautiful: The Benjamin Franklin Parkway and the Philadelphia Museum of Art . Hear his latest discoveries about the Parkway, including the appearance of the area before demolition and architect Julian Abele’s role in the design of the Museum and the Free Library.
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Sunday, March 11Grid ViewRows View

 
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Perelman Media Room, Perelman Building
Members free; guests $10

Art historian Elizabeth A. Anderson shares hidden stories behind the Museum’s rich holdings, from its Centennial Exhibition origins to the twenty-first century.
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