Museum Studies Internship Program
- Museum Staff-Led Tours are offered Tuesdays through Fridays, 12:00–4:00 p.m. There is a $75 lecture fee plus $12 admission per student with valid ID. These tours must be booked at least one month in advance and are subject to staff availability.
- Self-Guided Tours are offered Tuesdays through Sundays, 12:00–4:00 p.m. There is a $12 admission fee per student with valid ID. These tours must be booked at least two weeks in advance.
College Day on the ParkwaySaturday, September 28 2013
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Free admission for college students with valid ID The Philadelphia Museum of Art will be participating in the annual College Day on Saturday, September 28th, 2013. Now in its 27th year, College Day 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 on College Day 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 Honickman and Berman Galleries to see the exhibition The Enchanted World of German Romantic Prints and check out Barbara Chase-Riboud: The Malcolm X Steles in Alter Gallery 176. At the Rodin Museum, students can download an interactive app and enjoy the restored, renovated and reinterpreted gardens and Museum. For those interested in visiting the Museum year round, discounted memberships are available for full-time students. More information on Campus Philly’s College Day>>
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
$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 partner, in a conversation about the designer’s fashion designs and career.
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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.
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
With Lisa S. Roberts, Museum Trustee and member of Collab
Lisa Roberts, Museum Trustee and member of Collab: The Group for Modern and Contemporary Design at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, presents her new book designPOP, featuring game-changing international products designed since the year 2000. Following the presentation enjoy an episode from her TV series, My Design Life, along with a book signing and reception.
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Jitish Kallat (born 1974) is one of India's foremost artists. His multifaceted practice confronts time and place through the language of popular culture. Kallat will discuss his art and how it informs his vision as Artistic Director and Curator of the upcoming Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014, India's newly-instituted, large-scale international contemporary art exhibition. This lecture on South Asian contemporary art is generously supported by Ajay Raju.
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Join Anne Cross, Luce Fellow in American Prints, as she offers an in-depth look into Richard Pousette-Dart's works on paper. The discussion will focus on Pousette-Dart's role in the emerging Abstract Expressionist movement of the 1940s and compare his work to that of contemporaries such as Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko.
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
With Tom Gunning, Edwin A. and Betty L. Bergman Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Art History, Department of Cinema and Media Studies, and the College, University of Chicago
Tom Gunning’s lecture on Paul Strand’s photography and cinema will follow a screening of Strand’s first film, Manhatta (1921, co-directed with Charles Sheeler). A silent film, Manhatta will be accompanied by a live musical performance of the popular 1890s songs played at the film’s 1921 debut at New York’s Rialto Theatre.
9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Scholars of art history, literature, and film reconsider the work of Paul Strand, offering new insights into every aspect of his long career with particular emphasis on his extended photographic projects in Mexico (1932-34); New England (1943-46); Luzara, Italy (1953); and Ghana (1963-64), as well as his avant-garde and documentary films of the 20s, 30s, and 40s. The symposium is co-organized by Peter Barberie, the Brodsky Curator of Photographs, Alfred Stieglitz Center, Philadelphia Museum of Art; and Karen Beckman, Elliot and Roslyn Jaffe Professor of Cinema and Modern Media in the History of Art Department, University of Pennsylvania.Speakers include: Caroline Blinder, Goldsmiths, University of London; Rachael DeLue, Princeton University; Tsitsi Jaji, University of Pennsylvania; James Krippner, Haverford College; Anne McCauley, Princeton University; Maria Antonella Pelizzari, Hunter College; Masha Salazkina, Concordia University; and Terri Weissman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Moderated by: Peter Barberie, Karen Beckman, and Amanda Bock, the Museum's Project Assistant Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs The 2014 Anne d’Harnoncourt Symposium is made possible with support from Charles K. Williams II, Gr ’78, HON ’97. It is presented by the History of Art Department of the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology and the Philadelphia Museum of Art in honor of the late director of the Museum.
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Known for his self-portraits and use of pop culture icons (such as Billie Holiday, Michael Jackson and Zinedine Zidane), Lyle Ashton Harris creates work in photographic media, collage, installation and performance to explore intersections between the personal and the political and the impact of ethnicity, gender and desire on the contemporary social, global and cultural dynamic. He will talk about his recent work and how he challenges the viewer's perceptions and expectations by adjusting the familiar with the extraordinary. The Arnold Newman Lectures at the Philadelphia Museum of Art are generously supported by The Arnold and Augusta Newman Foundation.
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
With Meryle Secrest
Join award-winning author Meryle Secrest as she discusses her newly released biography of Elsa Schiaparelli, the first such study devoted to the grand couturier, surrealist, and embattled figure (her medium was apparel), whose extraordinary work has stood the test of time. The lecture will be followed by a book signing. The Irma and Herbert Barness Endowed Lectures at the Philadelphia Museum of Art are generously supported by The Irma and Herbert Barness Endowed Fund.
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