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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, 2014

Wednesday, September 13Grid ViewRows View

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

Enjoy nature, architecture, history, and public art in Fairmount Park on this 90-minute stroll along the Schuylkill River. Moderate walking involved; weather permitting.
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Sunday, September 17Grid ViewRows View

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

This tour celebrates the contributions made by African American artists to the history of art and culture.
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Saturday, September 23Grid ViewRows View

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

Enjoy nature, architecture, history, and public art in Fairmount Park on this 90-minute stroll along the Schuylkill River. Moderate walking involved; weather permitting.
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Tuesday, September 26Grid ViewRows View

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

Enjoy nature, architecture, history, and public art in Fairmount Park on this 90-minute stroll along the Schuylkill River. Moderate walking involved; weather permitting.
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Wednesday, September 27Grid ViewRows View

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

In this tour, discover Jewish art in its many facets, from 17th-century masterpieces to cutting-edge contemporary art.
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Sunday, October 8Grid ViewRows View

 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
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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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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Thursday, October 12Grid 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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Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
$40 members; $50 member guests. Includes transportation, guided tour, and light refreshments.

Experience Martin Puryear’s Big Bling, the artist’s largest temporary outdoor sculpture. Then enjoy an exclusive tour of Martin Puryear: Prints, 1962–2016 at The Print Center with exhibition curator Ruth Fine and Shelley Langdale, Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings, Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Friday, October 13Grid 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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Saturday, October 14Grid 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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Wednesday, October 18Grid 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, October 19Grid 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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Free for Sustainer and above ($500+)

Explore the breadth of work created by the Peale family with Carol Soltis, Project Associate Curator.
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Friday, October 20Grid 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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Saturday, October 21Grid ViewRows View

Members-Only
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
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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Sunday, October 22Grid ViewRows View

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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Tuesday, October 24Grid ViewRows View

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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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

 
10:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free tickets required
Dorrance Galleries

Experience Old Masters Now before it opens to the public.
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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

 
10:00 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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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

 
10:00 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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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

 
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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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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Wednesday, November 1Grid ViewRows View

 
10:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free tickets required
Dorrance Galleries

Experience Old Masters Now before it opens to the public.
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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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Sunday, November 5Grid ViewRows View

 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
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 7Grid ViewRows View

Members-Only
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Tours meet at the Rodin Museum.
Free for members

Explore some of the world’s most renowned masterpieces of sculpture.
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Wednesday, November 8Grid ViewRows View

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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Thursday, November 9Grid ViewRows View

 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
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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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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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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Saturday, November 11Grid 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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Tuesday, November 14Grid 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

Examine the painter’s process through imaging technology with Mark Tucker, The Neubauer Family Director of Conservation.
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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 15Grid 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, November 16Grid ViewRows View

Members-Only
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Tours meet at the Rodin Museum.
Free for members

Explore some of the world’s most renowned masterpieces of sculpture.
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Friday, November 17Grid ViewRows View

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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Saturday, November 18Grid ViewRows View

 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
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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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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Wednesday, November 22Grid ViewRows View

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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Saturday, November 25Grid ViewRows View

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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Sunday, November 26Grid ViewRows View

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.
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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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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Saturday, December 9Grid ViewRows View

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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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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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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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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