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Members of the Philadelphia Museum of Art are invited to enhance their experiences at the Museum through a variety of exclusive opportunities including tours which highlight the permanent collection, special exhibition preview days, and bus trips and enrichment programs which provide both social and educational opportunities to engage with other Museum members. Members Tours can be reserved by calling the Ticket Center at 215-235-7469, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.



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Members’ Book Club: The End of Fashion by Teri Agins
Museum Library, Perelman Building

Let your love of art and literature come together with an engaging discussion of The End of Fashion: How Marketing Changed the Clothing Business Forever by Teri Agins.

  • Thursday, December 13, 2018, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (CANCELED)
  • Saturday, December 15, 2018, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (CANCELED)

Tour: Dining through the Ages
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Foyer).

Renaissance feasts, seventeenth-century Dutch breakfast pieces, and other visual treats.

  • Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 15, 2018, 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
  • Sunday, December 16, 2018, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
  • Friday, December 28, 2018, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Exhibition Tour: Fabulous Fashion
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Explore the exhibition Fabulous Fashion: From Dior’s New Look to Now and experience the drama and glamour of some of the most creative feminine fashions ever designed.

  • Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
  • Friday, December 14, 2018, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
  • Thursday, December 20, 2018, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 22, 2018, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
  • Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m., and 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
  • Friday, January 11, 2019, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • Thursday, January 17, 2019, 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
  • Saturday, January 19, 2019, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
  • Sunday, January 27, 2019, 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
  • Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
  • Sunday, February 10, 2019, 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 23, 2019, 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Private Tour: Little Ladies
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Dorrance Galleries, 1st floor
Membership Required
Paid tickets required
Members $25; Patrons and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary tickets to private tours per year.​

Arrive fashionably early and enjoy a crowd-free tour led by exhibition curator Kristina Haugland (Le Vine Associate Curator of Costume and Textiles).

The Godfather of Design
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Collab Gallery, Perelman Building

Take a curator-led tour of Dieter Rams: Principled Design.

Members’ Previews: Chinese Galleries Reinstallation
Galleries 233–237
Membership Required
Free for Members

Enjoy a first look at these galleries reimagined with never-before-seen objects from our collection. Bring guests for only $10 each.

  • Friday, February 1, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 2, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

History of Your Museum
Sunday, February 10, 2019
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Fiske Kimball Room

Discover hidden stories behind the Museum’s rich holdings, from our beginnings to the transition into the new millennium.

A Monument to Your Love
Thursday, February 14, 2019
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Rodin Museum

Start off a romantic Valentine’s Day evening at the Rodin Museum, with in-gallery guides and later hours just for members and their special guests.

Rodin’s Monuments
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Rodin Museum
Membership Required
Free tickets required
Sustainer and above ($500+)

Hear how Rodin shaped modern sculpture through his new approaches to the form and function of monuments with Alexander Kauffman (Andrew W. Mellon–Anne d’Harnoncourt Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow).

Young Friends Events & Programs

Through a broad range of special events and educational activities organized around the Museum’s world-famous collections, the Young Friends provide a forum for increased appreciation of the arts.
Wine Not?
Friday, December 14, 2018
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)

Cheers to the holiday season with a tour and tasting inspired by art, wine, and our new draft wine program.

Young Professionals Across Philadelphia
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Great Stair Hall Balcony
Young Friends Program
Reservations required
Free for Young Friends and members; public $5

A networking happy hour to connect with other young professionals committed to making a difference in our city and regional nonprofits seeking passionate advocates for their cause.

Muses in Dance
Friday, February 22, 2019
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Young Friends Program
Free tickets required
Free for Young Friends; guests $10

Take a tour through the galleries with Pennsylvania Ballet dancers before enjoying free drinks with the Young Friends of the Ballet.

Associates and Chairman’s Council

Through unique and diverse events and exclusive access to Museum experts, Associates and Chairman's Council members witness firsthand how their support positively impacts the art, the people, and the programs of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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