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Ongoing Exhibitions

  • Imagining Cathay: Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century Chinoiserie Textiles and Embroideries from the Collection
    Through Fall 2008
  • Curious and Commonplace: European Popular Prints of the 1800s
    Through August 24, 2008
  • Precious Possessions: The American Craft Collection
    Through September 2008
  • Rhythms of India: The Art of Nandalal Bose (1882 - 1966)
    Through September 1, 2008
  • Designing Modern: 1920 to the Present
    Through September 1, 2008
  • Cornucopia: Recent Acquisitions of Japanese Art
    Through October 2008
  • Calder Jewelry
    Through November 2, 2008
  • Notations: Gilbert and George
    Through November 2, 2008
  • Marvels of the Malla Period: A Nepalese Renaissance, 1200 - 1603
    Through December 7, 2008
  • Philadelphia Treasures: Thomas Eakins’s “Gross Clinic” and Augustus Saint-Gaudens’s “Angel of Purity”
    Through February 2009
  • Clay, Wood, + Paper: Materials for Korean Art
    Through Spring 2009
  • Hello! Fashion: Kansai Yamamoto 1971 – 1973
    Through Spring 2009
  • The Fix on Colonial Philadelphia Furniture: A Secret Guide to Cabinetmakers’ Prices
    Through April 29, 2009
  • Mount Pleasant Installations: Lifestyle, Craftsmanship and Biography
    Ongoing

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is among the largest museums in the United States, with a collection of more than 227,000 works of art and more than 200 galleries presenting painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, decorative arts, textiles, and architectural settings from Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States. Its facilities include its landmark Main Building on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the Perelman Building, located nearby on Pennsylvania Avenue, the Rodin Museum on the 2200 block of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, and two 18th-century houses in Fairmount Park, Mount Pleasant and Cedar Grove. The Museum offers a wide variety of activities for public audiences, including special exhibitions, programs for children and families, lectures, concerts and films.

For additional information, contact the Communications Department of the Philadelphia Museum of Art phone at 215-684-7860, by fax at 215-235-0050, or by e-mail at pressroom@philamuseum.org. The Philadelphia Museum of Art is located on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway at 26th Street. For general information, call (215) 763-8100.

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