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February 22, 2014
Wednesday, February 5
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Galleries 201-204

Explore the stories, symbols, and meaning of the Museum’s medieval collection through a group of specially selected works of art in Galleries 201-204. Distinctive labels identify these objects, offering little-known insights about the works from a variety of perspectives. Use the supplied flashlights, your cell phone, and your sense of discovery to find out more.

Experience “With Hidden Noise,” 2013, a soundscape by Philadelphia artist Chris Havlish in the Medieval Cloister, Gallery 204, on Wednesday nights.

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Wednesday, February 12
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Galleries 201-204

Explore the stories, symbols, and meaning of the Museum’s medieval collection through a group of specially selected works of art in Galleries 201-204. Distinctive labels identify these objects, offering little-known insights about the works from a variety of perspectives. Use the supplied flashlights, your cell phone, and your sense of discovery to find out more.

Experience “With Hidden Noise,” 2013, a soundscape by Philadelphia artist Chris Havlish in the Medieval Cloister, Gallery 204, on Wednesday nights.

Funded with support from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage
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Wednesday, February 19
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Galleries 201-204

Explore the stories, symbols, and meaning of the Museum’s medieval collection through a group of specially selected works of art in Galleries 201-204. Distinctive labels identify these objects, offering little-known insights about the works from a variety of perspectives. Use the supplied flashlights, your cell phone, and your sense of discovery to find out more.

Experience “With Hidden Noise,” 2013, a soundscape by Philadelphia artist Chris Havlish in the Medieval Cloister, Gallery 204, on Wednesday nights.

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5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Great Stair Hall and Great Stair Hall Balcony

Celebrate DIY culture during a night of robot-on-robot battles, a tech twist to crafting, 3D printing, and hacked objects. Hive76, a Philadelphia community of makers and crafters, will show off their whimsical inventions and let you in on the fun.
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Wednesday, February 26
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Galleries 201-204

Explore the stories, symbols, and meaning of the Museum’s medieval collection through a group of specially selected works of art in Galleries 201-204. Distinctive labels identify these objects, offering little-known insights about the works from a variety of perspectives. Use the supplied flashlights, your cell phone, and your sense of discovery to find out more.

Experience “With Hidden Noise,” 2013, a soundscape by Philadelphia artist Chris Havlish in the Medieval Cloister, Gallery 204, on Wednesday nights.

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6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Gallery 268, second floor

Join us for a series of conversations organized in connection with the installation Objects of Desire on view in gallery 268. Each conversation will be led by Adelina Vlas, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, and a local guest.

With Jean-Michel Rabaté, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of Pennsylvania.
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Wednesday, March 5
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Galleries 201-204

Explore the stories, symbols, and meaning of the Museum’s medieval collection through a group of specially selected works of art in Galleries 201-204. Distinctive labels identify these objects, offering little-known insights about the works from a variety of perspectives. Use the supplied flashlights, your cell phone, and your sense of discovery to find out more.

Experience “With Hidden Noise,” 2013, a soundscape by Philadelphia artist Chris Havlish in the Medieval Cloister, Gallery 204, on Wednesday nights.

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Wednesday, March 12
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Galleries 201-204

Explore the stories, symbols, and meaning of the Museum’s medieval collection through a group of specially selected works of art in Galleries 201-204. Distinctive labels identify these objects, offering little-known insights about the works from a variety of perspectives. Use the supplied flashlights, your cell phone, and your sense of discovery to find out more.

Experience “With Hidden Noise,” 2013, a soundscape by Philadelphia artist Chris Havlish in the Medieval Cloister, Gallery 204, on Wednesday nights.

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Gallery Programs
 
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Gallery 119, first floor

In collaboration with the Philadelphia Guild of Handweavers, the Museum invites you to learn how to use a weaving loom to create a large scale woven textile with other visitors. Kelly Baldwin Heid, Internet Collection Content Manager, will present an Art Talk about contemporary craft and woven textile in the gallery. Materials will be provided; all ages are welcome!
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Wednesday, March 19
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Galleries 201-204

Explore the stories, symbols, and meaning of the Museum’s medieval collection through a group of specially selected works of art in Galleries 201-204. Distinctive labels identify these objects, offering little-known insights about the works from a variety of perspectives. Use the supplied flashlights, your cell phone, and your sense of discovery to find out more.

Experience “With Hidden Noise,” 2013, a soundscape by Philadelphia artist Chris Havlish in the Medieval Cloister, Gallery 204, on Wednesday nights.

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Gallery Programs
 
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Great Stair Hall Balcony

If you’ve ever explored the Museum’s galleries for a glimpse of a stray dog or focused your attention on the faces of a sheep in a pastoral landscape, then this program is for you. Help artist Annette Monnier create a collaborative landscape painting that brings to the foreground animals in the peripheries of artworks.
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Wednesday, March 26
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Galleries 201-204

Explore the stories, symbols, and meaning of the Museum’s medieval collection through a group of specially selected works of art in Galleries 201-204. Distinctive labels identify these objects, offering little-known insights about the works from a variety of perspectives. Use the supplied flashlights, your cell phone, and your sense of discovery to find out more.

Experience “With Hidden Noise,” 2013, a soundscape by Philadelphia artist Chris Havlish in the Medieval Cloister, Gallery 204, on Wednesday nights.

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6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Gallery 268, second floor

Join us for a series of conversations organized in connection with the installation Objects of Desire on view in gallery 268. Each conversation will be led by Adelina Vlas, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, and a local guest.

With Jeanne Jaffe, artist and Professor in the Interdisciplinary Fine Arts Department, University of the Arts.
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Wednesday, April 2
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Galleries 201-204

Explore the stories, symbols, and meaning of the Museum’s medieval collection through a group of specially selected works of art in Galleries 201-204. Distinctive labels identify these objects, offering little-known insights about the works from a variety of perspectives. Use the supplied flashlights, your cell phone, and your sense of discovery to find out more.

Experience “With Hidden Noise,” 2013, a soundscape by Philadelphia artist Chris Havlish in the Medieval Cloister, Gallery 204, on Wednesday nights.

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Wednesday, April 9
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Galleries 201-204

Explore the stories, symbols, and meaning of the Museum’s medieval collection through a group of specially selected works of art in Galleries 201-204. Distinctive labels identify these objects, offering little-known insights about the works from a variety of perspectives. Use the supplied flashlights, your cell phone, and your sense of discovery to find out more.

Experience “With Hidden Noise,” 2013, a soundscape by Philadelphia artist Chris Havlish in the Medieval Cloister, Gallery 204, on Wednesday nights.

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6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Indian Temple Hall (Gallery 224)

Legendary Chennai-based Bhratanatyam dancer and choreographer Malavika Sarukkai, whose innovative performances have been described as “intense and luminous” and “phenomenally precise and unearthly” will present a dance/lecture tying the language of Indian classical dance to its interpretation in the visual arts.

The presentation of Malavika Sarukkai has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. The performance is presented by Sruti, the India Music and Dance Society of Philadelphia.
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Wednesday, April 16
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Galleries 201-204

Explore the stories, symbols, and meaning of the Museum’s medieval collection through a group of specially selected works of art in Galleries 201-204. Distinctive labels identify these objects, offering little-known insights about the works from a variety of perspectives. Use the supplied flashlights, your cell phone, and your sense of discovery to find out more.

Experience “With Hidden Noise,” 2013, a soundscape by Philadelphia artist Chris Havlish in the Medieval Cloister, Gallery 204, on Wednesday nights.

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5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Great Stair Hall

Porcelain has traditionally been prized for its translucent qualities and strength, but forming a vessel on the pottery wheel takes a lifetime to master. Watch as an artist from The Clay Studio transforms a solid lump of clay into beautiful forms on the wheel.
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Wednesday, April 23
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Galleries 201-204

Explore the stories, symbols, and meaning of the Museum’s medieval collection through a group of specially selected works of art in Galleries 201-204. Distinctive labels identify these objects, offering little-known insights about the works from a variety of perspectives. Use the supplied flashlights, your cell phone, and your sense of discovery to find out more.

Experience “With Hidden Noise,” 2013, a soundscape by Philadelphia artist Chris Havlish in the Medieval Cloister, Gallery 204, on Wednesday nights.

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5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

This summer, celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art! Wednesday Nights come alive with unique adaptations by local Shakespeare theatre companies.

Join us as we celebrate William Shakespeare 450th birthday! Create your own sixteenth-century ruff in the Great Stair Hall, and enjoy a sneak preview of the upcoming summer production Five Kingsby Philadelphia’s own Revolution Shakespeare. They will highlight the famous battle between Hal (soon known as Henry V) and his bitter rival Hotspur in our Arms and Armor galleries. And what would a birthday celebration be without cake?
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Wednesday, April 30
 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Free after admission

With Kate Cuffari, Project Conservator and Raina Chao, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Objects Conservation
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Galleries 201-204

Explore the stories, symbols, and meaning of the Museum’s medieval collection through a group of specially selected works of art in Galleries 201-204. Distinctive labels identify these objects, offering little-known insights about the works from a variety of perspectives. Use the supplied flashlights, your cell phone, and your sense of discovery to find out more.

Experience “With Hidden Noise,” 2013, a soundscape by Philadelphia artist Chris Havlish in the Medieval Cloister, Gallery 204, on Wednesday nights.

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6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Gallery 268, second floor

Join us for a series of conversations organized in connection with the installation Objects of Desire on view in gallery 268. Each conversation will be led by Adelina Vlas, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, and a local guest.

With Salman Akhtar, psychoanalyst, author, and Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Jefferson Medical College.
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Saturday, May 3
 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Free after admission

With Kate Cuffari, Project Conservator and Raina Chao, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Objects Conservation
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Sunday, May 4
 
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Meet in Lenfest Hall

Join Jennifer Parsons, Barra Fellow in American Art, for a discussion about the process of curating the American Victorian Gallery, inspired by works from the collection displayed at World’s Fairs.
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Wednesday, May 7
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Galleries 201-204

Explore the stories, symbols, and meaning of the Museum’s medieval collection through a group of specially selected works of art in Galleries 201-204. Distinctive labels identify these objects, offering little-known insights about the works from a variety of perspectives. Use the supplied flashlights, your cell phone, and your sense of discovery to find out more.

Experience “With Hidden Noise,” 2013, a soundscape by Philadelphia artist Chris Havlish in the Medieval Cloister, Gallery 204, on Wednesday nights.

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Wednesday, May 14
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Galleries 201-204

Explore the stories, symbols, and meaning of the Museum’s medieval collection through a group of specially selected works of art in Galleries 201-204. Distinctive labels identify these objects, offering little-known insights about the works from a variety of perspectives. Use the supplied flashlights, your cell phone, and your sense of discovery to find out more.

Experience “With Hidden Noise,” 2013, a soundscape by Philadelphia artist Chris Havlish in the Medieval Cloister, Gallery 204, on Wednesday nights.

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Wednesday, May 21
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Galleries 201-204

Explore the stories, symbols, and meaning of the Museum’s medieval collection through a group of specially selected works of art in Galleries 201-204. Distinctive labels identify these objects, offering little-known insights about the works from a variety of perspectives. Use the supplied flashlights, your cell phone, and your sense of discovery to find out more.

Experience “With Hidden Noise,” 2013, a soundscape by Philadelphia artist Chris Havlish in the Medieval Cloister, Gallery 204, on Wednesday nights.

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Starts at 5:30 p.m.
Location: Great Stair Hall

Did you know there are a group of teens in Philadelphia building their own sailboats? Founded in 1996, The Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory provides hands-on maritime-based educational programs for local pre-teens and teenagers. The teen apprentices will bring their ship building expertise to the Museum for a night of interactive boat building activities, and Factory One Design ship architect Antonio Dias will be on hand to discuss his thoughts about how boats inspire. See a completed Factory One Design in the Great Stair Hall and learn first-hand how to begin building one of these beautiful boats. Be sure to seek out Thomas Eakins paintings in the American galleries that feature similar sailboats!
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Wednesday, May 28
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Galleries 201-204

Explore the stories, symbols, and meaning of the Museum’s medieval collection through a group of specially selected works of art in Galleries 201-204. Distinctive labels identify these objects, offering little-known insights about the works from a variety of perspectives. Use the supplied flashlights, your cell phone, and your sense of discovery to find out more.

Experience “With Hidden Noise,” 2013, a soundscape by Philadelphia artist Chris Havlish in the Medieval Cloister, Gallery 204, on Wednesday nights.

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Wednesday, June 11
 
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

This summer, celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art! Wednesday Nights come alive with unique adaptations by local Shakespeare theatre companies.

The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre presents scenes from the tempestuous journey of young love in Shakespeare’s classic tale of star-crossed lovers. Follow Romeo and Juliet through the Museum’s galleries as they fall desperately in love, much to the chagrin of their constantly-warring families.
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Wednesday, June 18
 
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

This summer, celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art! Wednesday Nights come alive with unique adaptations by local Shakespeare theatre companies.

The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre presents performer CK Wonder, who will rap his take on Hamlet using original content molded from Shakespeare and his own reworked poetry.
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Wednesday, July 2
 
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

This summer, celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art! Wednesday Nights come alive with unique adaptations by local Shakespeare theatre companies.

Revolution Shakespeare presents Orson Welles’s play Five Kings (1938) in a unique episodic format. Welles created, directed, and starred in Five Kings, an adaptation of Henry IV Parts 1 and 2; Henry V; and Holinshed's Chronicles, a primary source Shakespeare used for a number of his plays. Revolution Shakespeare will remount a streamlined version of the production, the first such adaptation in more than 70 years. Directed by Tom Reing and broken down into five one-hour episodes, this will be an unprecedented theatrical event celebrating Shakespeare’s birth.
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Wednesday, July 9
 
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

This summer, celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art! Wednesday Nights come alive with unique adaptations by local Shakespeare theatre companies.

Revolution Shakespeare presents Orson Welles’s play Five Kings (1938) in a unique episodic format. Welles created, directed, and starred in Five Kings, an adaptation of Henry IV Parts 1 and 2; Henry V; and Holinshed's Chronicles, a primary source Shakespeare used for a number of his plays. Revolution Shakespeare will remount a streamlined version of the production, the first such adaptation in more than 70 years. Directed by Tom Reing and broken down into five one-hour episodes, this will be an unprecedented theatrical event celebrating Shakespeare’s birth.
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Wednesday, July 16
 
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

This summer, celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art! Wednesday Nights come alive with unique adaptations by local Shakespeare theatre companies.

Revolution Shakespeare presents Orson Welles’s play Five Kings (1938) in a unique episodic format. Welles created, directed, and starred in Five Kings, an adaptation of Henry IV Parts 1 and 2; Henry V; and Holinshed's Chronicles, a primary source Shakespeare used for a number of his plays. Revolution Shakespeare will remount a streamlined version of the production, the first such adaptation in more than 70 years. Directed by Tom Reing and broken down into five one-hour episodes, this will be an unprecedented theatrical event celebrating Shakespeare’s birth.

Because of the location of this performance, seating is limited. We apologize for any inconvenience
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Wednesday, July 23
 
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

This summer, celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art! Wednesday Nights come alive with unique adaptations by local Shakespeare theatre companies.

Revolution Shakespeare presents Orson Welles’s play Five Kings (1938) in a unique episodic format. Welles created, directed, and starred in Five Kings, an adaptation of Henry IV Parts 1 and 2; Henry V; and Holinshed's Chronicles, a primary source Shakespeare used for a number of his plays. Revolution Shakespeare will remount a streamlined version of the production, the first such adaptation in more than 70 years. Directed by Tom Reing and broken down into five one-hour episodes, this will be an unprecedented theatrical event celebrating Shakespeare’s birth.

Because of the location of this performance, seating is limited. We apologize for any inconvenience
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Wednesday, July 30
 
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

This summer, celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art! Wednesday Nights come alive with unique adaptations by local Shakespeare theatre companies.

Revolution Shakespeare presents Orson Welles’s play Five Kings (1938) in a unique episodic format. Welles created, directed, and starred in Five Kings, an adaptation of Henry IV Parts 1 and 2; Henry V; and Holinshed's Chronicles, a primary source Shakespeare used for a number of his plays. Revolution Shakespeare will remount a streamlined version of the production, the first such adaptation in more than 70 years. Directed by Tom Reing and broken down into five one-hour episodes, this will be an unprecedented theatrical event celebrating Shakespeare’s birth.

Because of the location of this performance, seating is limited. We apologize for any inconvenience
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Saturday, August 2
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Musician Christopher Sean Powell will get the whole audience involved in creating original electronic music inspired by Picasso's masterpiece, Three Musicians.
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Wednesday, August 6
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.

This summer, celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art! Wednesday Nights come alive with unique adaptations by local Shakespeare theatre companies.

Harry “Hotspur” Percy is mounting a rebellion to defend the honor of his family against the callous power of his uncle, King Henry IV. Prince Hal is recklessly drinking away his legitimate authority as heir to the throne. The King's plan to lead a victorious crusade to the Holy Lands is quashed by the mess at home. In a rare treat, Shakespeare in Clark Park will restage a portion of their epic summer production in an intimate gallery setting.

Seating is limited to 30 people per performance and will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.
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Starts at 7:00 p.m.

This summer, celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art! Wednesday Nights come alive with unique adaptations by local Shakespeare theatre companies.

Harry “Hotspur” Percy is mounting a rebellion to defend the honor of his family against the callous power of his uncle, King Henry IV. Prince Hal is recklessly drinking away his legitimate authority as heir to the throne. The King's plan to lead a victorious crusade to the Holy Lands is quashed by the mess at home. In a rare treat, Shakespeare in Clark Park will restage a portion of their epic summer production in an intimate gallery setting.

Seating is limited to 30 people per performance and will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.
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Wednesday, August 13
Gallery Programs
 
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Join artist Donna Backues in decorating a large batik cloth with colorful dyes. She will demonstrate a dyeing technique used in the north coast of the Indonesian island of Java.
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Wednesday, August 20
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Location: Gallery 161

Physical theatre artists Aaron Cromie and Mary Tuomanen bring you a voyeuristic peek into the world of Belle Epoch painter Henri Toulouse-Lautrec. Suffering from a hereditary bone disorder, Lautrec’s unusual physicality earned him a role as outsider, clown, provocateur and self-appointed archivist of the Parisian underworld. From this unique perspective, The Body Lautrec offers a celebration of human bodies in both art and medicine, told with movement, music and puppetry.
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Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Location: Gallery 161

Physical theatre artists Aaron Cromie and Mary Tuomanen bring you a voyeuristic peek into the world of Belle Epoch painter Henri Toulouse-Lautrec. Suffering from a hereditary bone disorder, Lautrec’s unusual physicality earned him a role as outsider, clown, provocateur and self-appointed archivist of the Parisian underworld. From this unique perspective, The Body Lautrec offers a celebration of human bodies in both art and medicine, told with movement, music and puppetry.
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Wednesday, September 3
Gallery Programs
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Great Stair Hall

Join Art Star founders Erin Waxman and Megan Brewster and leading members of Philly’s craft community for a night of crafty fun! Stations will include screen printing with Candy Coated, paper crafts with Kayte Terry, sculpture with the Philadelphia Sculpture Gym, ceramics with the Clay Studio, jewelry making with Maureen Duffy, weaving with Janell Wysock, cross-stitch with chez sucre chez, and heat press with Little Chair Printing. A selection of Art Star’s affordable, handmade goods will be available for purchase and Cut + Paste Photobooth will be on-site offering free prints.
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Wednesday, September 17
 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Free after admission

With Jennifer Thompson, The Gloria and Jack Drosdick Associate Curator of European Painting and Sculpture before 1900 and the Rodin Museum

Clenched in fear, gently clasping a lover's fingers, or tense with anger, Auguste Rodin's hands convey a variety of emotions. Explore the sculptor's use of this body part - both in isolation and as part of a figure group - in a gallery talk that will trace Rodin's fascination with hands through his principal monuments, plaster studies, and enigmatic late bronzes.
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Gallery Programs
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Great Stair Hall

Connecting with the museum’s splendid collection is all about fun and games as board games populate the Museum’s galleries during our Game Night! Marvel at Thomas Eakins’s The Gross Clinic while playing the skill game “Operation.” Checkmate your opponent in a game of chess in the Arms and Armor Gallery. Adding to the whimsy, the creative folks from hackerspace Hive76 will challenge visitors to a lifesize game of Connect Four.
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6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

It’s kind of like…Where's Waldo meets the Museum's masterpieces. Actually, that is exactly what it is like. It's a scavenger hunt! Spend an hour or so on Wednesday Nights looking closely at art with friends and family to win prizes. With themes changing monthly, there is always something new to find with the Wednesday Night Look Around!
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Saturday, September 20
 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Free after admission

With Jennifer Thompson, The Gloria and Jack Drosdick Associate Curator of European Painting and Sculpture before 1900 and the Rodin Museum

Clenched in fear, gently clasping a lover's fingers, or tense with anger, Auguste Rodin's hands convey a variety of emotions. Explore the sculptor's use of this body part - both in isolation and as part of a figure group - in a gallery talk that will trace Rodin's fascination with hands through his principal monuments, plaster studies, and enigmatic late bronzes.
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Thursday, October 9
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Friday, October 10
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Saturday, October 11
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Wednesday, October 15
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Meets in the Great Stair Hall

Featuring works by such artists as Van Eyck, Rembrandt, Monet, Picasso, and others, “The Masterpieces” tour delivers just that—a look at some of the collection’s greatest treasures.
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6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

It’s kind of like…Where's Waldo meets the Museum's masterpieces. Actually, that is exactly what it is like. It's a scavenger hunt! Spend an hour or so on Wednesday Nights looking closely at art with friends and family to win prizes. With themes changing monthly, there is always something new to find with the Wednesday Night Look Around!
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Thursday, October 16
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Friday, October 17
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Saturday, October 18
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Wednesday, October 22
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Meets in the Great Stair Hall

Featuring works by such artists as Van Eyck, Rembrandt, Monet, Picasso, and others, “The Masterpieces” tour delivers just that—a look at some of the collection’s greatest treasures.
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Location: Gallery 120, first floor

Join us for short performances that blend poetry, dialogue, dance, and photography. SCRAP Performance Group, an experimental dance theater company, will present an excerpt from their upcoming production LEDA, an original theatrical work created by Myra Bazell and Madison Cario with performances by Mary Remy and Myra Bazell.
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Starts at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Starts in the Great Stair Hall

See the museum’s collection like never before: through drawing and dance! Join us for a series of interpretive exercises—led by Leah Stein of the Leah Stein Dance Company, Drexel University Professor Jacklynn Niemiec, and Kelly Baldwin Heid of the PMA—that explore the many ways of expressing the way art moves us.
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Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Location: Gallery 120, first floor

Join us for short performances that blend poetry, dialogue, dance, and photography. SCRAP Performance Group, an experimental dance theater company, will present an excerpt from their upcoming production LEDA, an original theatrical work created by Myra Bazell and Madison Cario with performances by Mary Remy and Myra Bazell.
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Thursday, October 23
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Friday, October 24
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Saturday, October 25
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Wednesday, October 29
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Meets in the Great Stair Hall

Featuring works by such artists as Van Eyck, Rembrandt, Monet, Picasso, and others, “The Masterpieces” tour delivers just that—a look at some of the collection’s greatest treasures.
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Location: Galleries 283 and 288

Myths, monsters, and gods, oh my! Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School returns and they’re bringing ancient Greece and Rome with them. Be there as amazing costumes bring your favorite mythology creatures to life. It’s a night of live figure drawing sure to please mortals and gods alike. No drawing experience necessary. Use our drawing supplies or feel free to bring your own. Dry materials only please.
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Starts at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Dorrance Galleries

Enjoy a tour of the Paul Strand: Master of Modern Photography exhibition with curators Peter Barberie, the Brodsky Curator of Photographs, Alfred Stieglitz Center and Amanda Bock, Exhibition Assistant Curator. Discover the process of creating a major exhibition from its inception to the galleries you walk through.
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Thursday, October 30
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Friday, October 31
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Gallery 247

Join Dirk Breiding, the J.J. Medveckis Associate Curator of Arms and Armor, on a special Halloween tour and experience the arms and armor galleries in a different light! Get introduced to some of the curator’s favorite objects and hear ghostly tales that involve magic weapons, the wild hunt, and a cursed knight whose dead body has resisted decomposition for centuries.
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Saturday, November 1
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Wednesday, November 5
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Meets in the Great Stair Hall

Featuring works by such artists as Van Eyck, Rembrandt, Monet, Picasso, and others, “The Masterpieces” tour delivers just that—a look at some of the collection’s greatest treasures.
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga while surrounded by the Museum’s collection. Class size varies according to gallery location.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

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Thursday, November 6
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Friday, November 7
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Saturday, November 8
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10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Free after admission

Come be inspired by the Rodin Museum and its gardens. On the second Saturday of each month, learn a different sketching technique. Topics vary and include the Rodin Museum’s building, sculptures, and the garden, weather permitting. Materials are provided, though bring your own if you’d like (sketch pads, and drawing or charcoal pencils only, please). This drop-in program is primarily aimed at an adult audience.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Wednesday, November 12
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Meets in the Great Stair Hall

Featuring works by such artists as Van Eyck, Rembrandt, Monet, Picasso, and others, “The Masterpieces” tour delivers just that—a look at some of the collection’s greatest treasures.
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga while surrounded by the Museum’s collection. Class size varies according to gallery location.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga while surrounded by the Museum’s collection. Class size varies according to gallery location.

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Thursday, November 13
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Friday, November 14
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Saturday, November 15
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Wednesday, November 19
 
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

In this drop-in program, craft handmade objects or make art amid the Museum’s collection. Projects vary from sketching or knitting in the galleries to building a Lego mansion or creating a puzzle. Make Stuff programs are perfect for anyone looking for a relaxed, creative atmosphere.

Be inspired by the 2014 Collab Student Design Competition and challenge yourself to create your own chair for your ideal home. Materials will be provided.
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Meets in the Great Stair Hall

Featuring works by such artists as Van Eyck, Rembrandt, Monet, Picasso, and others, “The Masterpieces” tour delivers just that—a look at some of the collection’s greatest treasures.
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga while surrounded by the Museum’s collection. Class size varies according to gallery location.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

It’s kind of like…Where's Waldo meets the Museum's masterpieces. Actually, that is exactly what it is like. It's a scavenger hunt! Spend an hour or so on Wednesday Nights looking closely at art with friends and family to win prizes. With themes changing monthly, there is always something new to find with the Wednesday Night Look Around!
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Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga while surrounded by the Museum’s collection. Class size varies according to gallery location.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Thursday, November 20
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Friday, November 21
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Saturday, November 22
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Wednesday, November 26
 
CANCELED
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Meets in the Great Stair Hall

Featuring works by such artists as Van Eyck, Rembrandt, Monet, Picasso, and others, “The Masterpieces” tour delivers just that—a look at some of the collection’s greatest treasures.
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga while surrounded by the Museum’s collection. Class size varies according to gallery location.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

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Wednesday, December 3
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Meets in the Great Stair Hall

Featuring works by such artists as Van Eyck, Rembrandt, Monet, Picasso, and others, “The Masterpieces” tour delivers just that—a look at some of the collection’s greatest treasures.
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Gallery Programs
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga while surrounded by the Museum’s collection. Class size varies according to gallery location.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Gallery Programs
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga while surrounded by the Museum’s collection. Class size varies according to gallery location.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Thursday, December 4
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Friday, December 5
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Saturday, December 6
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Wednesday, December 10
 
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

The Museum welcomes photographers of all ages from local camera clubs and communities to explore the exhibition Paul Strand: Master of Modern Photography. Starting at 5:30 p.m., join us in the Great Stair Hall to connect with local photographers and curators Peter Barberie and Amanda Bock, as they discuss their vision for the exhibition from start to finish.
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Meets in the Great Stair Hall

Featuring works by such artists as Van Eyck, Rembrandt, Monet, Picasso, and others, “The Masterpieces” tour delivers just that—a look at some of the collection’s greatest treasures.
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Gallery Programs
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga while surrounded by the Museum’s collection. Class size varies according to gallery location.

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Gallery Programs
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga while surrounded by the Museum’s collection. Class size varies according to gallery location.

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7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Seminar Room

Join photojournalist David Maialetti from the Philadelphia Inquirer as he shares his photographs from Luzzara, Italy, and connects his experiences to those of Paul Strand's.
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Thursday, December 11
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Friday, December 12
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Saturday, December 13
Gallery Programs
 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Free after admission

Come be inspired by the Rodin Museum and its gardens. On the second Saturday of each month, learn a different sketching technique. Topics vary and include the Rodin Museum’s building, sculptures, and the garden, weather permitting. Materials are provided, though bring your own if you’d like (sketch pads, and drawing or charcoal pencils only, please). This drop-in program is primarily aimed at an adult audience.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Wednesday, December 17
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Meets in the Great Stair Hall

Featuring works by such artists as Van Eyck, Rembrandt, Monet, Picasso, and others, “The Masterpieces” tour delivers just that—a look at some of the collection’s greatest treasures.
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Gallery Programs
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga while surrounded by the Museum’s collection. Class size varies according to gallery location.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

It’s kind of like…Where's Waldo meets the Museum's masterpieces. Actually, that is exactly what it is like. It's a scavenger hunt! Spend an hour or so on Wednesday Nights looking closely at art with friends and family to win prizes. With themes changing monthly, there is always something new to find with the Wednesday Night Look Around!
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Gallery Programs
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga while surrounded by the Museum’s collection. Class size varies according to gallery location.

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Thursday, December 18
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Friday, December 19
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Saturday, December 20
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Wednesday, December 24
Gallery Programs
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga while surrounded by the Museum’s collection. Class size varies according to gallery location.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Gallery Programs
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga while surrounded by the Museum’s collection. Class size varies according to gallery location.

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Wednesday, January 7
 
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

In this drop-in program, craft handmade objects or make art amid the Museum’s collection. Projects vary from sketching or knitting in the galleries to building a Lego mansion or creating a puzzle. Make Stuff programs are perfect for anyone looking for a relaxed, creative atmosphere.

Celebrate the New Year and create a resolution inspired by Bruce Nauman’s The True Artist Helps the World by Revealing Mystic Truths (Window or Wall Sign). Everyone will be provided with a small neon paper spiral and a variety of cut-paper words to construct their collage.
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Thursday, January 8
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Friday, January 9
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Saturday, January 10
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CANCELED
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Free after admission

Come be inspired by the Rodin Museum and its gardens. On the second Saturday of each month, learn a different sketching technique. Topics vary and include the Rodin Museum’s building, sculptures, and the garden, weather permitting. Materials are provided, though bring your own if you’d like (sketch pads, and drawing or charcoal pencils only, please). This drop-in program is primarily aimed at an adult audience.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Wednesday, January 14
 
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

In this drop-in program, craft handmade objects or make art amid the Museum’s collection. Projects vary from sketching or knitting in the galleries to building a Lego mansion or creating a puzzle. Make Stuff programs are perfect for anyone looking for a relaxed, creative atmosphere.

Be an artist for a day! "Draw" inspiration from the artwork on view and let your imagination run wild. Paper and pencils will be provided.
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Thursday, January 15
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Friday, January 16
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Saturday, January 17
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Wednesday, January 21
 
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

In this drop-in program, craft handmade objects or make art amid the Museum’s collection. Projects vary from sketching or knitting in the galleries to building a Lego mansion or creating a puzzle. Make Stuff programs are perfect for anyone looking for a relaxed, creative atmosphere.

Illustrate your personal story in the form of a diptych, a picture on two panels.
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Thursday, January 22
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Friday, January 23
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Saturday, January 24
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Wednesday, January 28
 
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

In this drop-in program, craft handmade objects or make art amid the Museum’s collection. Projects vary from sketching or knitting in the galleries to building a Lego mansion or creating a puzzle. Make Stuff programs are perfect for anyone looking for a relaxed, creative atmosphere.

Join us as DJ Sylo and DJ Baby Eagle take you on an artistic journey through music, inspired by contemporary artist Moe Brooker's abstract paintings and creative technique. Create the art that speaks to you while listening and interpeting rhythm and sound. Art materials will be provided.
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Starts at 6:30 p.m.

Author, poet, and emcee Lyrispect presents some of the finest writers, musicians, and performers in the tri-state area to guide us through an honest, engaging, and celebratory journey of the African-American experience using pervasive themes from the featured artists in the exhibition Represent: 200 Years of African American Art.
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Thursday, January 29
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Friday, January 30
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Saturday, January 31
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Wednesday, February 4
Gallery Programs
 
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

In this drop-in program, craft handmade objects or make art amid the Museum’s collection. Projects vary from sketching or knitting in the galleries to building a Lego mansion or creating a puzzle. Make Stuff programs are perfect for anyone looking for a relaxed, creative atmosphere.

Get cozy and comfy in the galleries and learn how to weave your way through winter.
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6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Gallery 111

Participants will engage in lively conversation about the painting Breaking Home Ties by Thomas Hovenden and make connections to the 2015 One Book, One Philadelphia selection, Orphan Train. Each discussion will be facilitated by a staff member from the Museum and the Free Library; feel free to participate in one or all three.

This program is in collaboration with the Free Library of Philadelphia.
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Thursday, February 5
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Friday, February 6
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Saturday, February 7
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Wednesday, February 11
 
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

In this drop-in program, craft handmade objects or make art amid the Museum’s collection. Projects vary from sketching or knitting in the galleries to building a Lego mansion or creating a puzzle. Make Stuff programs are perfect for anyone looking for a relaxed, creative atmosphere.

Be an artist for a day! "Draw" inspiration from the artwork on view and let your imagination run wild. Paper and pencils will be provided.
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Thursday, February 12
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Friday, February 13
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Saturday, February 14
Gallery Programs
 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Free after admission

Come be inspired by the Rodin Museum and its gardens. On the second Saturday of each month, learn a different sketching technique. Topics vary and include the Rodin Museum’s building, sculptures, and the garden, weather permitting. Materials are provided, though bring your own if you’d like (sketch pads, and drawing or charcoal pencils only, please). This drop-in program is primarily aimed at an adult audience.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Wednesday, February 18
Gallery Programs
 
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

In this drop-in program, craft handmade objects or make art amid the Museum’s collection. Projects vary from sketching or knitting in the galleries to building a Lego mansion or creating a puzzle. Make Stuff programs are perfect for anyone looking for a relaxed, creative atmosphere.

Create your own dynamic mobile inspired by Alexander Calder's Ghost.
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6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Gallery 111

Participants will engage in lively conversation about the painting Breaking Home Ties by Thomas Hovenden and make connections to the 2015 One Book, One Philadelphia selection, Orphan Train. Each discussion will be facilitated by a staff member from the Museum and the Free Library; feel free to participate in one or all three.

This program is in collaboration with the Free Library of Philadelphia.
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Thursday, February 19
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Friday, February 20
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Saturday, February 21
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Wednesday, February 25
 
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Join us for an evening of activities inspired by Japanese art and culture. Hear the melodic sounds of the shakuhachi, a Japanese flute, as played by Chris Merwin. Try your hand at the ancient practice of origami, and transform a piece of paper into a colorful flower or animal. Finally, watch the University of Pennsylvania Kendo Club demonstrate the "way of the sword," a Japanese martial art using traditional weapons and armor.
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Gallery Programs
 
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

In this drop-in program, craft handmade objects or make art amid the Museum’s collection. Projects vary from sketching or knitting in the galleries to building a Lego mansion or creating a puzzle. Make Stuff programs are perfect for anyone looking for a relaxed, creative atmosphere.

Learn the ancient art of origami and transform a flat piece of paper into a beautifully-folded design. Make an origami design for yourself, and leave another one at the Museum to be included in a large-scale installation on April 29.
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6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Join us for an evening of activities inspired by Japanese art and culture. Hear the melodic sounds of the shakuhachi, a Japanese flute, as played by Chris Merwin. Try your hand at the ancient practice of origami, and transform a piece of paper into a colorful flower or animal. Finally, watch the University of Pennsylvania Kendo Club demonstrate the "way of the sword," a Japanese martial art using traditional weapons and armor.
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6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Join us for an evening of activities inspired by Japanese art and culture. Hear the melodic sounds of the shakuhachi, a Japanese flute, as played by Chris Merwin. Try your hand at the ancient practice of origami, and transform a piece of paper into a colorful flower or animal. Finally, watch the University of Pennsylvania Kendo Club demonstrate the "way of the sword," a Japanese martial art using traditional weapons and armor.
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6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Great Stair Hall
$45 ($40 members)

Join us for a fun evening of drinks and painting. Participants will receive a small section of a mystery masterpiece to use as a basis in creating their own art work. A guided search for the mystery art work follows the painting session. This program includes two alcoholic beverages and light snacks. Participants must be 21 and over.
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7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Join us for an evening of activities inspired by Japanese art and culture. Hear the melodic sounds of the shakuhachi, a Japanese flute, as played by Chris Merwin. Try your hand at the ancient practice of origami, and transform a piece of paper into a colorful flower or animal. Finally, watch the University of Pennsylvania Kendo Club demonstrate the "way of the sword," a Japanese martial art using traditional weapons and armor.
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Thursday, February 26
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Friday, February 27
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Saturday, February 28
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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