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Visiting an exhibition in person is a much richer experience than visiting online. Why not leave a comment to share your thoughts and impressions with others?

One day, years down the road, when i'm an old man (20 something), I can't wait to come back and visit the PMA. I'm excited for the new designs right now, imagine how much i'll FREAK in the future.

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Sam Thuman - 7.9.2014 - 8:04 PM
The final stage of the outside facade is very surreal - it reminded me of the scene in the Holy Mountain with the rainbow tower palace - and I think it would look like an Egyptian pyramid or an ancient, echoing space within the steps. Very excited! Also, the pillars. Them pillars.

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A. Shats - 7.9.2014 - 8:01 PM
I LOVE all the interesting exhibits and breathtaking architecture. To see something new with more shocking masterpieces would be AWESOME!!!!!!!!!

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William Leighton - 7.9.2014 - 7:30 PM
I LOVE THIS PLACE

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SHAMEBA MCNEILL SANDERS - 7.9.2014 - 7:04 PM
i like it

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kaizeck mcneill - 7.9.2014 - 7:04 PM
I love the Philadelphia Museum of Art! As a board member of the Young Friends of the PMA, I've had the chance to be immersed in the amazing works of the museum. The PMA is a treasure and Philadelphians should be proud, not only of the great history of the museum, but also of the exciting future of the museum.

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Jacqueline Cassidy - 7.9.2014 - 5:39 PM
Being able to bring a stroller or wheelchair into the front door would be great. We feel like we miss out on the experience of entering at the bottom of the Grand Staircase by coming in the Ground Floor and having to take the elevator up to the side.

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Rachel - 7.9.2014 - 10:21 AM
We both find the cut in the iconic front steps disturbing. The currently strong horizontal element is broken with shapes that viewed from ground level are not in harmony with the proportions. The view down the parkway is broken in half and is hokey within the context of a serious art museum. Additionally the sunken seating area adds visual confusion. The light will come from the ceiling as it does in the Louvre, the negatives of the "picture window" far, far outweigh any additional light it might provide. The museum steps are an integral element of the Philadelphia landscape to both art lovers and the general public. Please do not cut the steps! Or destroy the symmetry of the eastern front of the Museum. Why not have Frank Gehry design the headhouse of the parking garage. It would be a stellar addition to the sculpture Garden. // note: writing reflectively with the sound of museum endorsement from the monitor into my right ear.69I2

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Marilyn Moody - 7.8.2014 - 2:34 PM
Remember The Hippocratic oath: "First, do no harm!" So, don't be a hippocrite. Do not change or destroy what is already there, such as the front entrance, or anything else that already stands as original and historical. Adjust and change, but do not wreck what you already have. So, don't cut out a portion of those main front steps. Thank you.

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Kes Lukas - 7.6.2014 - 5:06 PM
Awesome experience! One of the most interesting museums in the world! :)

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Daniel - 7.6.2014 - 3:25 PM
Half a billion dollars at least by the time it's all done and there's a tiny 299 seat auditorium. You can see the film or performance if you're a personal friend of a Museum Board member or if it's something no else is interested in.The height of functionality, like Kimmel. But the well off feel good about it and themselves, the important thing.

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Peter Kubelka - 7.6.2014 - 3:18 PM
My Favrote Is the little models of the Philladelphia Museam of art

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Ryan Hogan - 7.6.2014 - 3:06 PM
Rocky was awesome the tea house and everything was awesome i love philidelphia museum of art

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Sean Hogan - 7.6.2014 - 3:04 PM
TRES INTERESSANTE EXPOSITION QUI DONNE A REVER A CE QUE POURRAIT ETRE DEMAIN CE MUSEE, DEJA SI BEAU ET SI RICHE. UN GRAND MERCI A VOUS ET MEILLEURS SUCCES A TOUS VOS PROJETS.

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AGNES, STANISLAS, VENCESLAS MARCETTEAU - 7.6.2014 - 2:21 PM
I LIKE LOOKING AT ALL THE THINGS HERE

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LISA - 7.6.2014 - 12:49 PM
I enjoyed (my visit to the museum) I saw a band and danced in the stair hall, I saw a chair with red string and aJapanese Kimono with flowers and a tree and maybe a bird sitting. I saw the model of the museum with three figures standing very tall, looking good. I saw a color picture of rainbow color (as you come in)Thank you for inviting me.

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Amy - 7.6.2014 - 12:45 PM
the expansion project is inspired and makes excellent use of existing spaces, entrances and materials which would otherwise cost significant amounts to duplicate.The excavation beneath the plaza is inspired and will provide an modernist contrast to the classsical interior which we now have.The window is the steps is interesting but only adds a distraction from the outside view of the museum steps which currently focuses the viewers eye and lead it naturally to the handsome East entrance. The visual axis which now exists will be compromised by the bifurcation of the steps.The fleeting view of the city for those on the inside, created by this bifurcation, will not compare with that offered from the plaza above. Sadly, it will diminish the harmonious view of the museum shared by the thousands who walk, drive or bike past the museum daily.That would be a terrible price to pay for what is otherwise a gimmick.

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jim McGrath - 7.6.2014 - 12:11 PM
Very sad to see the brilliant Venturi designed East Entrance Desk eliminated

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Anonymous - 7.6.2014 - 11:12 AM
entered by marble floor, walked on wooden floor, passed the ways out by photos on the wall...

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Leann W Lam - 7.6.2014 - 10:54 AM
Thanks Bank of America for the free admission!

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Yiwei - 7.5.2014 - 2:48 PM

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