Now Through December 10, 2017
The first exhibition of its kind at the Museum, Philadelphia Assembled joins art and civic engagement. Initiated by artist Jeanne van Heeswijk, together with hundreds of collaborators from across the city, the project explores Philadelphia’s changing landscape and tells a story of active resistance and radical community building. Challenging, inspiring, and as expansive as the city, Philadelphia Assembled asks: how can we collectively shape our futures?
Now Through February 19, 2018
In 1917 John G. Johnson, the most famous lawyer of his day, left his astonishing trove of European art to the city of Philadelphia. One hundred years later, we’re taking a new look at one of this country’s most remarkable collections. Encounter treasures by the likes of Botticelli, Bosch, Titian, Rembrandt, and Monet—and see how we keep making new discoveries about the collection. In this exhibition, get a behind-the-scenes look at a living, breathing collection and experience first-hand how our understanding and appreciation of these works have evolved over the years.
Now Through Early December 2017
Inside Out brings large-scale replicas of favorite works from the Museum’s collection to neighborhoods in and around Philadelphia. Head outdoors and experience beautiful images by artists like Vincent van Gogh, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Andy Warhol right in your community. Picnic in the park alongside Monet’s waterlilies, visit Brancusi’s Kiss on a romantic stroll, or get transported to Paris during brunch on Main Street.
Now Through December 3, 2017
One hundred years ago, Duchamp’s Fountain turned the art world upside down. Was it art? A hoax? Join us as we celebrate the centennial of the provocative and influential work that changed the course of modern art. Learn the story of Fountain, with period photographs, publications, and more of the artist’s readymades from our unrivaled Duchamp collection.