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January 12th, 2009
Springtime Ushers in Dozens of Exciting Adult and Family Programs at Museum

Visitors to the Philadelphia Museum of Art this spring will be presented with a wide variety of programs, including performances, films, family activities, lectures, workshops and special courses. Throughout the season, the adult and children’s programs will highlight such special exhibitions as the much-anticipated Cézanne and Beyond (February 26 - May 17, 2009), debut a new series of “Art Conversations,” and continue to expand its film program, which now includes the monthly Film at Perelman series.

  • SPECIAL EXHIBITION HIGHLIGHTS

  • FILM

  • FAMILY AND CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

  • CONVERSATIONS, LECTURES AND SYMPOSIA

  • CONCERTS AND PERFORMANCES

  • SPOTLIGHT TALKS

  • WORKSHOPS, COURSES AND BOOK DISCUSSIONS

  • MUSEUM TOURS

  • FAIRMOUNT PARK HOUSES

PLEASE NOTE:
To learn more or register for the Museum’s adult programs, call (215) 235-SHOW (7469) or visit the museum website at www.philamuseum.org.

To learn more about family and children’s programs, contact the Division of Education at (215) 684-7580 or educate@philamuseum.org.

Members of the press who would like additional information and assistance or would like to schedule interviews should call the media relations department at (215) 684-7864.

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 Marketing and Communications Department of the Philadelphia Museum of Art at (215) 684-7860. The Philadelphia Museum of Art is located on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway at 26th Street. For general information, call (215) 763-8100, or visit the Museum's website at www.philamuseum.org.

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