Free for Members
Featuring all things American, explore three centuries of this country’s greatest works of art.
- Sunday, July 24, 2016, Starts at 2:15 p.m. (CANCELED)
- Wednesday, July 27, 2016, Starts at 10:15 a.m.
- Friday, July 29, 2016, Starts at 6:15 p.m.
- Sunday, July 31, 2016, Starts at 2:15 p.m.
Starts at 2:15 p.m.
Come and whet your appetite for all things food and art. With visual treats including Renaissance feasts and seventeeth century Dutch breakfast pieces, we guarantee this tour will leave you hungry for more!
What has been more influential than the invention of the wheel? How about the potter’s wheel? Join us to see how the ceramics from 10,000 BCE stack up to today’s works.
- Thursday, July 28, 2016, Starts at 2:15 p.m.
- Saturday, July 30, 2016, Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Inspiring, provocative, contemplative—this is the art of our time. Tour one of the finest collections of contemporary art in the US today.
- Friday, August 5, 2016, Starts at 10:15 a.m.
- Tuesday, August 9, 2016, Starts at 10:15 a.m.
- Saturday, August 20, 2016, Starts at 2:15 p.m.
This tour is a 90 minute walk along the river that includes nature, architecture, history, technology, sport and outdoor art as they co-exist here at the gateway to Fairmount Park.Weather permitting.
- Wednesday, August 10, 2016, Starts at 2:15 p.m.
- Friday, August 19, 2016, Starts at 10:15 a.m.
- Sunday, August 21, 2016, Starts at 10:15 a.m.
- Friday, August 26, 2016, Starts at 6:15 p.m.
Of course art is beautiful and uplifting, but it can also be downright scandalous. So join us, as we reveal the controversies inherent in each brushstroke, nude, and artistic impulse.
- Thursday, August 11, 2016, Starts at 10:15 a.m.
- Tuesday, August 16, 2016, Starts at 2:15 p.m.
- Saturday, August 27, 2016, Starts at 2:15 p.m.
- Wednesday, August 31, 2016, Starts at 2:15 p.m.
Free for Members
What does Philly do best? No, not cheesesteaks. ART! Featuring works by famous Philly artists, and images inspired by the city’s most colorful characters, this tour is sure to bring out your inner Phanatic.
- Friday, August 12, 2016, Starts at 2:15 p.m.
- Tuesday, August 23, 2016, Starts at 10:15 a.m.
- Sunday, August 28, 2016, Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Starts at 2:15 p.m.
Now offered on the third Wednesday of each month, this members-only tour provides an overview of some of the Museum’s most renowned treasures in a variety of media.
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Free for Sustainer members and above ($500+)
Space is limited
The British period rooms (galleries 277, 278, 279, and 280) are among the Museum’s most prized spaces and offer visitors a “walk through time.” Filled with architectural elements from English country houses, they showcase the extraordinary talent of British craftsmen and artists from 1720 to 1830. Join us to learn more about the recent reinstallation of gallery 279 and how it explores English country house life and the furnishings and objects used for eating, drinking, and entertaining in these rooms.
Featuring masterworks by such artists as Picasso, Duchamp, Dali, and Warhol, this tour chronicles the course of modern art.
- Thursday, August 18, 2016, Starts at 2:15 p.m.
- Wednesday, August 24, 2016, Starts at 6:15 p.m.
- Tuesday, August 30, 2016, Starts at 10:15 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Join us for a private tour of Citizens Bank Park’s artwork with exhibiting artist Max Mason. A life-long baseball fan, Mason was commissioned by the Phillies to paint three murals for the stadium. After the tour enjoy watching the Phillies play the Dodgers from prime seats.
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
It’s sweet to be a new member, and this Ice Cream Social is just one reason. Have a scoop on us and mingle with fellow new members in the Rodin Museum’s garden—our very own urban oasis. Then cool off in the galleries and take in our famous Rodin sculptures. A complimentary shuttle will be available between the main building and the Rodin Museum.
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Explore the wonder, beauty and spirit of this field with a presentation on Contemporary Craft. Representatives of the Craft Show will discuss its American evolution, the diversity of mediums, and the “how to” of integrating contemporary craft into your home. This show-and-tell presentation includes colorful images, objects, and information and insightful stories about various artists.
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. (Sustainer members and above) Saturday, October 22, 2016
10:00 - 5:00 p.m. (all members) Sunday, October 23, 2016
10:00 - 5:00 p.m. (all members)
Free for Members
Experience the exhibition before it opens to the public during our private Members' Preview. During this time, members have exclusive access to the exhibition galleries for a free first look of Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950. Advance reservations are not required.
Young Friends Events & ProgramsThrough a broad range of special events and educational activities organized around the Museum’s world-famous collections, the Young Friends provide a forum for increased appreciation of the arts.
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
It's a wrap! Help us send Creative Africa off in style while experiencing five dynamic, immersive, and vibrant exhibitions highlighting art and design from Africa. Featuring open bar, light bites, entertainment, and a silent auction—this after-hours party in the Perelman Skylit Atrium will be the perfect way to unwind, mingle, and discover art this fall.Learn More >>
Associates and Chairman’s CouncilThrough unique and diverse events and exclusive access to Museum experts, Associates and Chairman's Council members witness firsthand how their support positively impacts the art, the people, and the programs of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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