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The Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building

Located at 2525 Pennsylvania Avenue (between 25th and 26th streets), this landmark Art Deco building was originally the headquarters of Fidelity Mutual Life Insurance Company when it first opened in 1927. The renovated and expanded Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman building is home to the Museum’s large and distinguished collections of Costume and Textiles, and Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, as well as an ample new gallery for Modern and Contemporary Design. Highlights include six new galleries, a soaring skylit walkway and a 70 seat café overlooking a landscaped terrace, as well as a spacious Library and Educational Resource Center accessible to the public.

Located across from the street from the main museum building, the Perelman Building has complimentary shuttle service during regular museum hours, departing from the West of the main building every 10 - 15 minutes.

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We are Philadelphia’s art museum. A landmark building. A world-renowned collection. A place that welcomes everyone. We bring the arts to life, inspiring visitors—through scholarly study and creative play—to discover the spirit of imagination that lies in everyone. We connect people with the arts in rich and varied ways, making the experience of the Museum surprising, lively, and always memorable. We are committed to inviting visitors to see the world—and themselves—anew through the beauty and expressive power of the arts.

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 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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