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January 26, 2014

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5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. CANCELED
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

Be an artist for a day. Draw inspiration from artwork on view and let your imagination run wild. Paper and pencils will be provided.

Location provided at any admissions desk
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5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor

Join us this Valentine’s Day and make cards for your loved ones. All materials are provided.
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Wednesday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Every Wednesday night, 5:00 to 8:45 p.m.
Gallery 116, 1st floor

Enjoy board games with your friends and other visitors.

Play Battleship every Wednesday night in February.
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5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor

​The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society creates a still life for your sketching pleasure. Materials are provided.
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. CANCELED
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Gallery 119, 1st floor

Play the board game Mancala with friends and other visitors every Wednesday night in March.
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Gallery 119, 1st floor

Play the board game Mancala with friends and other visitors every Wednesday night in March.
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6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor
Seating is first come, first served.

African Americans have long played a leading role in the cultural and political life of Philadelphia. One family’s history, the Montier-Morreys, is a particularly resonant chapter in this undertold story. Join us for the premiere of The Montiers: An American Story, a documentary about the history of the family, their role in Philadelphia, and the artwork that survives to illuminate our knowledge today. Produced by WHYY in collaboration with the Museum, the film features comments from William Pickens III, a Montier-Morrey descendant, as well as curators and scholars.

After the screening, join us for a panel conversation with Deesha Dyer, former Obama Administration Social Secretary; Gwendolyn Dubois Shaw, associate professor of art history, University of Pennsylvania; and William Pickens III. An audience Q&A follows.

Learn more about the Montier family >>
In 1746, three decades before the signing of the Declaration of Independence, a free African American woman, Cremona Morrey, was bequeathed 198 acres of land just outside Philadelphia. At the time, it was an amazing occurrence in every regard, but even more so because the bequest was from her white common-law husband, Richard Morrey, son of the first mayor of Philadelphia, Humphrey Morrey. The bequest established a free African American community in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania, that later spread throughout the Philadelphia area.

Nearly a century later, Morrey descendant Hiram Montier, a successful bootmaker with a shop near Independence Hall, married Elizabeth Brown. To celebrate their nuptials, they had high-style portraits made. Over 175 years later, these rare paintings—the earliest surviving portraits of an African American couple—are on view at the Museum (gallery 107), a testament to the history and strength of the African American community in Philadelphia.
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. CANCELED
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Gallery 119, 1st floor

Play the board game Mancala with friends and other visitors every Wednesday night in March.
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Gallery 119, 1st floor

Play the board game Mancala with friends and other visitors every Wednesday night in March.
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Gallery 260, 2nd floor

Play the board game Clue with friends and other visitors every Wednesday night in April.
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Wednesday, April 11Grid ViewRows View

Wednesday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. CANCELED
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Gallery 260, 2nd floor

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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Gallery 260, 2nd floor

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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Gallery 260, 2nd floor

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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free tickets required
Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Wallace Gallery 201 most Wednesday nights
First come, first served; space is limited.
Free tickets available Wednesdays at 5:00 p.m at any Visitor Services Desk.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.
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Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
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First come, first served; space is limited.
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Gallery 175, 1st floor

Play the board game Othello with friends and other visitors every Wednesday night in May.
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Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
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First come, first served; space is limited.
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Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.
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First come, first served; space is limited.
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
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Gallery 175, 1st floor

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First come, first served; space is limited.
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Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.
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Wednesday Nights
 
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First come, first served; space is limited.
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
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Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
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Gallery 175, 1st floor

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Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
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First come, first served; space is limited.
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First come, first served; space is limited.
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Wednesday Nights
 
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga outdoors in the Museum’s sculpture garden. Class size varies.

Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.
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Wednesday Nights
 
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga outdoors in the Museum’s sculpture garden. Class size varies.

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Wednesday, June 13Grid ViewRows View

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6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga outdoors in the Museum’s sculpture garden. Class size varies.

Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.
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Wednesday Nights
 
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga outdoors in the Museum’s sculpture garden. Class size varies.

Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.
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Wednesday, June 20Grid ViewRows View

Wednesday Nights
 
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga outdoors in the Museum’s sculpture garden. Class size varies.

Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.
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Wednesday Nights
 
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga outdoors in the Museum’s sculpture garden. Class size varies.

Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.
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Wednesday, June 27Grid ViewRows View

Wednesday Nights
 
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga outdoors in the Museum’s sculpture garden. Class size varies.

Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.
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Wednesday Nights
 
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga outdoors in the Museum’s sculpture garden. Class size varies.

Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.
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Wednesday, July 11Grid ViewRows View

Wednesday Nights
 
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga outdoors in the Museum’s sculpture garden. Class size varies.

Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.
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Wednesday Nights
 
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.
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Wednesday, July 18Grid ViewRows View

Wednesday Nights
 
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga outdoors in the Museum’s sculpture garden. Class size varies.

Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.
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7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.
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Wednesday, July 25Grid ViewRows View

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6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga outdoors in the Museum’s sculpture garden. Class size varies.

Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.
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7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.
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7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga outdoors in the Museum’s sculpture garden. Class size varies.

Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.
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Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.
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Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden (weather dependent)
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