Fleisher Art MemorialThe Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial is best known as the country’s oldest and largest free and low-tuition visual arts program for adults and children. Founded as the Graphic Arts Sketch Club in 1898, Fleisher has been a vital educational resource that includes instruction in the visual arts, exhibitions, concerts, and interpretation of its historic buildings and permanent collection. The Fleisher Art Memorial has been administered by the Philadelphia Museum of Art since 1945. Gallery Hours at Fleisher
Monday–Friday, 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m
Additional hours when school is in session:
Monday–Thursday, 6:30–9:30 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m
Gallery TalkAbouts Contemplate and converse about the work in the Challenge exhibitions as artist/teacher Mary Murphy moderates these informal and informed discussions that offer a chance to learn, exchange, and express different opinions. All are invited to attend these free events.
January 16, through March 7, 2009