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September 2014


Saturday, September 20
 
CANCELED
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Seminar Room
$25 ($20 members)

Whether you are a new homeschool family or have been homeschooling your children for many years, this program provides guidance on how to utilize the Museum’s diverse resources to your homeschool curriculum. Museum educators will demonstrate several approaches to looking at art in the galleries, and participants will be provided with take home teaching materials.
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.

From medieval architecture to rare treasures from various parts of Asia, this tour promises to stir the imagination.
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Explore the works of the master painter and Philadelphia native, Thomas Eakins.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist era, learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, and see how their work inspired the masterpieces of modern and contemporary art that would follow.
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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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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

This tour looks at European art, architecture, and decorative arts in the Museum's collection from 1500–1850.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependant and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Take a stroll around the Museum and into the new Anne d’Harnoncourt Memorial Sculpture Garden to explore some of its outdoor artwork and landscape views. This one-acre site hosts two gallery areas, which currently contain the stone sculptures of Isamu Noguchi. The plantings along the lawns and terraces contain trees, shrubs, and perennials that support local wildlife and bloom at various seasons.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

This tour focuses on the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including Colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Take an "inside" look at paintings, furniture, sculpture, block-printed wallpapers, ceramics, and more representing a uniquely European aesthetic.
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Starts at 2:30 p.m.

Rich in architectural detail, history, and mystique, discover how this passageway will be returned to its former glory as the Frank Gehry project becomes a reality.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist era, learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, and see how their work inspired the masterpieces of modern and contemporary art that would follow.
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Sunday, September 21
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Take an "inside" look at paintings, furniture, sculpture, block-printed wallpapers, ceramics, and more representing a uniquely European aesthetic.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

From dramatic panel paintings to colorful stained glass to ornate architectural elements, discover the Museum's superb collection of treasures from Medieval Europe.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

This tour focuses on the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including Colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Family Programs
 
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Best for ages 6-10

The galleries will come to life through treasure hunts, games, sketching, and hands-on activities.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist era, learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, and see how their work inspired the masterpieces of modern and contemporary art that would follow.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependent and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Set at the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the views of and from the Philadelphia Museum of Art are justifiably renowned. Join the Park House Guides to tour the East Terrace for an informative and fun hour as they explore the magnificent architecture and outdoor sculpture of the Museum. Discover the building's fascinating history and delight in the wealth of details that adorn this classically inspired building making it a uniquely beautiful part of Philadelphia’s urban landscape.
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1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Lemon Hill, Mount Pleasant, Strawberry Mansion
$38 ($30 members)

Imagine the lifestyle of the stylish early American owners of Lemon Hill, Mount Pleasant, and Strawberry Mansion with this look at architecture and furnishings.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Take an "inside" look at paintings, furniture, sculpture, block-printed wallpapers, ceramics, and more representing a uniquely European aesthetic.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 2:15 p.m.
Tours meet in West Entrance (Lenfest Hall)
Free for members

Join Park House Guides on a tour of the Fairmount Water Works.
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Starts at 2:30 p.m.

Rich in architectural detail, history, and mystique, discover how this passageway will be returned to its former glory as the Frank Gehry project becomes a reality.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

From medieval architecture to rare treasures from various parts of Asia, this tour promises to stir the imagination.
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Tuesday, September 23
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist eras and learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, including masters such as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Georges Seurat.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

The art objects in the Philadelphia Museum of Art are constantly changing, and every year, hundreds, if not thousands of works are added to the permanent collection. More than 90 percent come as gifts. This tour takes you into all of the major galleries as you learn about some of the Museum's greatest collectors and collections.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

This tour offers an introduction to the Museum’s extensive collection of Asian art, specifically that from China, Korea, and Japan.
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Children's Art Classes
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
September 23 - December 4, 2014
Location: Education Studios

Registration begins Tuesday, August 12, 2014.
Confirmation by email 2 weeks before start of class.


Tuition: Members $130, Nonmembers $160

Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Call 215-235-SHOW to register.

Museum teachers guide children through fun and informative experiences in the galleries followed by hands-on projects in the studios. Children in Ages 3–5 classes must be accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class. All children must be toilet trained. No experience is necessary, and all materials are supplied.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Examine the Museum's monumental Constantine Tapestries up close, with a focus on how they were made and the meaning behind their intricate designs.
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Wednesday, September 24
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

A journey through the galleries to examine fashion as it changes—and sometimes returns—over time.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependent and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Set at the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the views of and from the Philadelphia Museum of Art are justifiably renowned. Join the Park House Guides to tour the East Terrace for an informative and fun hour as they explore the magnificent architecture and outdoor sculpture of the Museum. Discover the building's fascinating history and delight in the wealth of details that adorn this classically inspired building making it a uniquely beautiful part of Philadelphia’s urban landscape.
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Children's Art Classes
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
September 23 - December 4, 2014
Location: Education Studios

Registration begins Tuesday, August 12, 2014.
Confirmation by email 2 weeks before start of class.


Tuition: Members $130, Nonmembers $160

Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Call 215-235-SHOW to register.

Museum teachers guide children through fun and informative experiences in the galleries followed by hands-on projects in the studios. Children in Ages 3–5 classes must be accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class. All children must be toilet trained. No experience is necessary, and all materials are supplied.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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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 button bracelet inspired by the fun fashions and accessories in Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love, on view in the Perelman Building.
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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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Wednesday Night Tour
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.

The art of Spain takes center stage in this inspiring tour.
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6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: East Balcony

Learn about the time-honored practice of yoga through yoga postures with Dhyana Yoga among the beauty of the Museum’s collection.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Van Pelt Auditorium
$10 ($8 members; free for students with valid ID)

The world of fashion is chronicled in three films, including rarely screened documentaries by the celebrated American-born French fashion photographer and filmmaker William Klein.

The Wednesday Night film series is supported by the Dean and Zoë Pappas Family Foundation.

Essential viewing for anyone interested in fashion, William Klein’s sharp, satirical documentary presents an irreverent yet gleeful insight into high fashion in the 1980s. As a photographer for Vogue between 1955 and 1965, Klein shot some of the most iconic fashion images ever published by the magazine, focusing more on the atmosphere in the image than on the clothes.
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Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Explore the works of the master painter and Philadelphia native, Thomas Eakins.
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Thursday, September 25
Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Discover surrealist art within the Museum.
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Children's Art Classes
 
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Paid reservations required
September 23 - December 4, 2014
Location: Education Studios

Registration begins Tuesday, August 12, 2014.
Confirmation by email 2 weeks before start of class.


Tuition: Members $130, Nonmembers $160

Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Call 215-235-SHOW to register.

Museum teachers guide children through fun and informative experiences in the galleries followed by hands-on projects in the studios. Children in Ages 3–5 classes must be accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class. All children must be toilet trained. No experience is necessary, and all materials are supplied.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

This tour offers an introduction to the Museum’s extensive collection of Asian art, specifically that from the Ming Dynasty in China.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

This tour focuses on the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including Colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Children's Art Classes
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
September 23 - December 4, 2014
Location: Education Studios

Registration begins Tuesday, August 12, 2014.
Confirmation by email 2 weeks before start of class.


Tuition: Members $130, Nonmembers $160

Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Call 215-235-SHOW to register.

Museum teachers guide children through fun and informative experiences in the galleries followed by hands-on projects in the studios. Children in Ages 3–5 classes must be accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class. All children must be toilet trained. No experience is necessary, and all materials are supplied.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Discover history’s most notable and elite through period rooms, decorative arts and portraits.
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Starts at 2:30 p.m.

Rich in architectural detail, history, and mystique, discover how this passageway will be returned to its former glory as the Frank Gehry project becomes a reality.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Take an "inside" look at paintings, furniture, sculpture, block-printed wallpapers, ceramics, and more representing a uniquely European aesthetic.
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Friday, September 26
Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

With sculptures, reliquaries, stained glass, and objects of architectural interest, this tour examines the Museum's vast collection of treasures from the Middle Ages.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.

This tour offers an introduction to the Museum’s extensive collection of Asian art, specifically that from China, Korea, and Japan.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

In this tour, discover answers to such questions as "Are there any great women artists?" and "Why are there so few women artists?"
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Free after admission
Tours gather in the Perelman Lobby
Please note that tours are weather dependant and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Resplendent with multicolored and gilded ornaments, and animated with sculptures carved in limestone and cast in terracotta and metal, the Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building is the most richly embellished example of Art Deco architecture to be erected in Philadelphia in the 1920s. Come discover it all in this fascinating tour!
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist eras and learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, including masters such as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Georges Seurat.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 2:30 p.m.

Rich in architectural detail, history, and mystique, discover how this passageway will be returned to its former glory as the Frank Gehry project becomes a reality.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.

This tour focuses on the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including Colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Art After 5
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

The Dance Cartel presents OntheFloor, a new brand dance experience. Fusing a rigorous artistic approach with the vibrant social nature of dance, OntheFloor premiered in summer 2012 to sold-out crowds at Liberty Hall at the Ace Hotel New York. Driven by pumping bass, glitter, and dance theory in equal parts (almost), this energy-busting experience is unlike anything else.
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Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 5:30 p.m.

This tour focuses on the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including Colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependent and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Set at the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the views of and from the Philadelphia Museum of Art are justifiably renowned. Join the Park House Guides to tour the East Terrace for an informative and fun hour as they explore the magnificent architecture and outdoor sculpture of the Museum. Discover the building's fascinating history and delight in the wealth of details that adorn this classically inspired building making it a uniquely beautiful part of Philadelphia’s urban landscape.
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Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries.
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Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 6:45 p.m.

Learn how this unique genre came to be through works of art by masters including Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Georges Seurat.
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Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.

This tour focuses on the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including Colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Saturday, September 27
 
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Locations: Van Pelt Auditorium, Seminar Room
3 NJ or PA hours
Free

Learn about all of the exciting programs and resources the Museum has to offer this school year. Catch up with colleagues over coffee and breakfast and hear a lecture by Kathleen Foster, the Robert L. McNeil, Jr., Senior Curator of American Art, and Director, Center for American Art, about a recent reinstallation in the American galleries, and sample a staff-led school tour (including a demonstration of the Museum’s virtual field trip program). You can also register your class for a school tour.
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College Day
 
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Free admission with student ID

The Philadelphia Museum of Art will be participating in the annual CollegeFest on Saturday, September 27th, 2014. Now in its 28th year, CollegeFest is a daylong festival that offers college students (with valid college ID) free general admission to cultural institutions throughout the city, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Students visiting the Museum during CollegeFest can stroll through more than 200 galleries and take in the Museum’s extraordinary permanent collection including masterpieces by Monet and Cézanne to Brancusi and Duchamp. Stop by the Perelman building to see the exhibition Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love.

At the Rodin Museum, students can download an interactive app and enjoy the gardens and Museum.
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Children's Art Classes
 
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
September 27 - December 6, 2014
Location: Education Studios

Registration begins Tuesday, August 12, 2014.
Confirmation by email 2 weeks before start of class.


Tuition: Members $130, Nonmembers $160

Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Call 215-235-SHOW to register.

Museum teachers guide children through fun and informative experiences in the galleries followed by hands-on projects in the studios. No experience is necessary, and all materials are supplied.

  • Children ages 3–4
    Children ages 5–6

    10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Children ages 7–8
    Children ages 9–12
    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Perelman Media Room
Free for Circle Level and above. Space is limited.

Join Nathaniel Stein, the Horace W. Goldsmith Curatorial Fellow in Photography, in celebrating the recent acquisition of Nachtstilleben (Night Still Life), a large-scale color photograph by the internationally renowned contemporary photographer Wolfgang Tillmans. Stein will speak about connections between Tillmans’ work and photographs, prints, and sculptures from the permanent collection.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

This tour focuses on the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art from the Victorian era, including paintings, furniture, and decorative arts.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependant and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Take a stroll around the Museum and into the new Anne d’Harnoncourt Memorial Sculpture Garden to explore some of its outdoor artwork and landscape views. This one-acre site hosts two gallery areas, which currently contain the stone sculptures of Isamu Noguchi. The plantings along the lawns and terraces contain trees, shrubs, and perennials that support local wildlife and bloom at various seasons.
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Children's Art Classes
 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Paid reservations required
September 27 - December 6, 2014
Location: Education Studios

Registration begins Tuesday, August 12, 2014.
Confirmation by email 2 weeks before start of class.


Tuition: Members $130, Nonmembers $160

Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Call 215-235-SHOW to register.

Museum teachers guide children through fun and informative experiences in the galleries followed by hands-on projects in the studios. No experience is necessary, and all materials are supplied.

  • Children ages 3–4
    Children ages 5–6

    10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Children ages 7–8
    Children ages 9–12
    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Tour meets in the Perelman Lobby.
Free Young Friends event. YF Preservation Alliance Members $8. Space is limited.

Join the Young Friends as they partner with the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia to explore the Perelman Building, the most richly embellished example of Art Deco architecture to be erected in Philadelphia in the 1920s. Following the tour, head up Fairmount Avenue for a happy hour at Jack's, located in a 19th century Firehouse.
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Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Free members event.

This tour explores Jewish art, in its many facets, from venerable 17th-century masterpieces to today’s most cutting-edge creations.
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Starts at 2:30 p.m.

Rich in architectural detail, history, and mystique, discover how this passageway will be returned to its former glory as the Frank Gehry project becomes a reality.
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Sunday, September 28
Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

This tour focuses on the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including Colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby at the Family Cart.

Young visitors and their families enjoy the galleries through picture books and hands-on art projects. Free tickets required.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby at the Family Cart.

Discover the Museum's collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby at the Family Cart.

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up this fun tour designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Take a look at some of the Museum's extraordinary works of German and German-inspired art.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

From medieval architecture to rare treasures from various parts of Asia, this tour promises to stir the imagination.
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12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

All family members can drop in anytime to sketch, doodle, or create a masterpiece in the Museum galleries. Artists are on hand to provide materials and encouragement.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependent and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Set at the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the views of and from the Philadelphia Museum of Art are justifiably renowned. Join the Park House Guides to tour the East Terrace for an informative and fun hour as they explore the magnificent architecture and outdoor sculpture of the Museum. Discover the building's fascinating history and delight in the wealth of details that adorn this classically inspired building making it a uniquely beautiful part of Philadelphia’s urban landscape.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist era, learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, and see how their work inspired the masterpieces of modern and contemporary art that would follow.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Take an "inside" look at paintings, furniture, sculpture, block-printed wallpapers, ceramics, and more representing a uniquely European aesthetic.
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2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Van Pelt Auditorium
$25 ($20 members; $10 students with valid ID)

Join supermodel Pat Cleveland, writer Michael Gross, fashion journalist Carol Mongo, and Bjorn Amelan, who was Patrick Kelly’s life and business partner, in a conversation about the designer’s fashion designs and career.
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Starts at 2:30 p.m.

Rich in architectural detail, history, and mystique, discover how this passageway will be returned to its former glory as the Frank Gehry project becomes a reality.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.

This tour focuses on the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including Colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Tuesday, September 30
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Delight in works of art that evoke the life and times of Paris from 1850-1900, as it awakened to become the "City of Light".
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Children's Art Classes
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
September 23 - December 4, 2014
Location: Education Studios

Registration begins Tuesday, August 12, 2014.
Confirmation by email 2 weeks before start of class.


Tuition: Members $130, Nonmembers $160

Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Call 215-235-SHOW to register.

Museum teachers guide children through fun and informative experiences in the galleries followed by hands-on projects in the studios. Children in Ages 3–5 classes must be accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class. All children must be toilet trained. No experience is necessary, and all materials are supplied.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Located in the Van Pelt Auditorium

Art collecting requires the consideration of a vast array of archival, bibliographic, and photographic materials to evaluate the various contexts -- cultural, socioeconomic, and political -- in which art has been bought and sold, coveted or denounced. In this illustrated lecture, Inge Reist will guide us through the maze of information that researchers face when they study the formation of great art collections.
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