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April 2019

This Month's Exhibitions



Friday, April 19Grid ViewRows View

Family Programs
 
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 16–Sunday, April 21
Great Stair Hall Balcony

No school over spring break? We’ve got you covered. Kids and grown-ups together get inspired by giant sculptures installed on our Rocky steps, and sculpt their own colossal clay creations.

Balcony Studio
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Art Explorers Tours
11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Visit a medieval cloister, an Indian temple hall, English and French country estates, and a Japanese tea house, all in one hour.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
Tours meet in Education Studio 2
Best for toddlers and their grown-ups

Play at the Museum with your little ones and enjoy circle time, art making, and gallery walks.​
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures.
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition The Impressionist’s Eye.

Learn More >>
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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

In April, artworks with strong connections to poetry are the focus of these in-gallery participatory conversations.

Facilitated by Museum educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania

Presented in conjunction with Art of Poetry, our spring celebration of the written and spoken word
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Religious works by great artists of the Renaissance and beyond, such as Jan van Eyck, Rogier van der Weyden, and Sandro Botticelli.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Explore the history of ceramics from 10,000 BCE to today.
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition The Impressionist’s Eye.

Learn More >>
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 2:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Explore three centuries of paintings, furniture, and decorative arts, with special emphasis on Philadelphia and rural Pennsylvania.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Explore paintings, furniture, sculpture, ceramics, tapestries, and more artworks spanning over three centuries.
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Friday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Performances at 5:45 and 7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall

Full of vivid storytelling, classic country themes, and eternal questions, the songwriting of this Nashville artist is as fresh as it is timeless.

Presented in conjunction with Art of Poetry, our spring celebration of the written and spoken word
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Saturday, April 20Grid ViewRows View

Family Programs
 
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 16–Sunday, April 21
Great Stair Hall Balcony

No school over spring break? We’ve got you covered. Kids and grown-ups together get inspired by giant sculptures installed on our Rocky steps, and sculpt their own colossal clay creations.

Balcony Studio
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Art Explorers Tours
11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
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Events & Activities
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Free after House admission
Cedar Grove, Fairmount Park
$8; free for members & children 12 & under

Celebrate the season at Cedar Grove. Check out our early American kitchen garden with herbal medicine demonstrations and plant sales.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Discover the Museum's superb collection of medieval and Asian paintings, sculptures, and architectural elements.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependent and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Set at the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the views of and from the Philadelphia Museum of Art are justifiably renowned. Join the Park House Guides to tour the East Terrace for an informative and fun hour as they explore the magnificent architecture and outdoor sculpture of the Museum. Discover the building's fascinating history and delight in the wealth of details that adorn this classically inspired building making it a uniquely beautiful part of Philadelphia’s urban landscape.
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition The Impressionist’s Eye.

Learn More >>
Save Event
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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

In April, artworks with strong connections to poetry are the focus of these in-gallery participatory conversations.

Facilitated by Museum educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania

Presented in conjunction with Art of Poetry, our spring celebration of the written and spoken word
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Renaissance feasts, seventeenth-century Dutch breakfast pieces, and other visual treats
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries, including masters such as Picasso, Duchamp, Twombly, and LeWitt.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Explore three centuries of paintings, furniture, and decorative arts, with special emphasis on Philadelphia and rural Pennsylvania.
Save Event
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition The Impressionist’s Eye.

Learn More >>
Save Event
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Explore paintings, furniture, sculpture, ceramics, tapestries, and more artworks spanning over three centuries.
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Sunday, April 21Grid ViewRows View

Family Programs
 
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 16–Sunday, April 21
Great Stair Hall Balcony

No school over spring break? We’ve got you covered. Kids and grown-ups together get inspired by giant sculptures installed on our Rocky steps, and sculpt their own colossal clay creations.

Balcony Studio
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Art Explorers Tours
11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
Save Event
E-mail this to a Friend
 
Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Explore three centuries of paintings, furniture, and decorative arts, with special emphasis on Philadelphia and rural Pennsylvania.
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10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. CANCELED
Great Stair Hall Balcony
Perfect for all ages

You’ve discovered art in our galleries, now create a masterpiece of your own.

Playful puns and fantastic phrases are on our a(rt)genda. Younger kids embark on an alphabet hunt, while bigger kids discover text in art inspired by the wonder of words.

Presented in conjunction with Art of Poetry, our spring celebration of the written and spoken word
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures.
Save Event
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition The Impressionist’s Eye.

Learn More >>
Save Event
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Family Programs
 
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CANCELED
Meet on Great Stair Hall Balcony
For ages 3–5 and 6–10

Look, learn, and tell us what you think on these playful tours.

Playful puns and fantastic phrases are on our a(rt)genda. Younger kids embark on an alphabet hunt, while bigger kids discover text in art inspired by the wonder of words.

Presented in conjunction with Art of Poetry, our spring celebration of the written and spoken word
Save Event
E-mail this to a Friend
 
Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Discover the Museum's superb collection of medieval and Asian paintings, sculptures, and architectural elements.
Save Event
E-mail this to a Friend
 
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries, including masters such as Picasso, Duchamp, Twombly, and LeWitt.
Save Event
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition The Impressionist’s Eye.

Learn More >>
Save Event
E-mail this to a Friend
 
Collection Tours
 
Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures.
Save Event
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 2:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Explore paintings, furniture, sculpture, ceramics, tapestries, and more artworks spanning over three centuries.
Save Event
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Explore three centuries of paintings, furniture, and decorative arts, with special emphasis on Philadelphia and rural Pennsylvania.
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Tuesday, April 23Grid ViewRows View

 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures.
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition The Impressionist’s Eye.

Learn More >>
Save Event
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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
April 23–May 14, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$65 ($50 for members)

Masterpieces emerge when kids explore the galleries and get creative in the studio during these award-winning classes.

Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the museum cancels the class. Children must be must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures.
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Wednesday, April 24Grid ViewRows View

 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Uncover the most entertaining stories, anecdotes, and legends associated with our collection.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures.
Save Event
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition The Impressionist’s Eye.

Learn More >>
Save Event
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Visit a medieval cloister, an Indian temple hall, English and French country estates, and a Japanese tea house, all in one hour.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

An introduction to the arts and cultures of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Tibet, including the only southern Indian temple hall in this hemisphere.
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition The Impressionist’s Eye.

Learn More >>
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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
April 24–May 15, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$65 ($50 for members)

Masterpieces emerge when kids explore the galleries and get creative in the studio during these award-winning classes.

Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the museum cancels the class. Children must be must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
Save Event
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures.
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2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition The Impressionist’s Eye. Peer over the shoulder of Claude Monet, Mary Cassatt, Vincent van Gogh, and others as they make their indelible mark on canvas, paper, and bronze.

We also offer guided tours of this exhibition at these times (no reservations required):
  • Tuesday at 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
  • Thursday at 1:00 p.m.
  • Friday at 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
  • Saturday at 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
  • Sunday at 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. (no tours on the first Sunday of the month)
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Explore paintings, furniture, sculpture, ceramics, tapestries, and more artworks spanning over three centuries.
Save Event
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Visit a medieval cloister, an Indian temple hall, English and French country estates, and a Japanese tea house, all in one hour.
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Wednesday Nights
 
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Free tickets required
Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
In Wallace Gallery 201 through the spring

Free tickets available Wednesdays at 5:00 p.m at any Visitor Services Desk. First come, first served.
Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.
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Wednesday Nights
 
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Free tickets required
Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
In Wallace Gallery 201 through the spring

Free tickets available Wednesdays at 5:00 p.m at any Visitor Services Desk. First come, first served.
Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.
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Thursday, April 25Grid ViewRows View

Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Step back into the world of medieval Europe and view sculpture, paintings, and stained glass in architectural settings.
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Members-Only
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

From models to artists, mistresses to muses, explore the essential role women have played in the creation of art.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures.
Save Event
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependent and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Set at the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the views of and from the Philadelphia Museum of Art are justifiably renowned. Join the Park House Guides to tour the East Terrace for an informative and fun hour as they explore the magnificent architecture and outdoor sculpture of the Museum. Discover the building's fascinating history and delight in the wealth of details that adorn this classically inspired building making it a uniquely beautiful part of Philadelphia’s urban landscape.
Save Event
E-mail this to a Friend
 
 
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

In April, artworks with strong connections to poetry are the focus of these in-gallery participatory conversations.

Facilitated by Museum educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania

Presented in conjunction with Art of Poetry, our spring celebration of the written and spoken word
Save Event
E-mail this to a Friend
 
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Uncover the most entertaining stories, anecdotes, and legends associated with our collection.
Save Event
E-mail this to a Friend
 
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries, including masters such as Picasso, Duchamp, Twombly, and LeWitt.
Save Event
E-mail this to a Friend
 
Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition The Impressionist’s Eye.

Learn More >>
Save Event
E-mail this to a Friend
 
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
April 25–May 16, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$65 ($50 for members)

Masterpieces emerge when kids explore the galleries and get creative in the studio during these award-winning classes.

Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the museum cancels the class. Children must be must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
Save Event
E-mail this to a Friend
 
 
Starts at 2:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Explore paintings, furniture, sculpture, ceramics, tapestries, and more artworks spanning over three centuries.
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5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Philadelphia Navy Yard, South 11th Street & Kitty Hawk Avenue
Tickets available online or at the museum. Price includes a ticket to the Preview Party, admission for the run of the show, and a show catalogue.
5:00 p.m. Admission $600 per person ($450 tax deductible)
6:00 p.m. Admission $300 per person ($150 tax deductible)
6:00 p.m. Admission Young Collectors (under 40) $150

Join museum staff, patrons, and the volunteers for a sneak peek at the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show and a memorable evening of art, music, and delicious food. Dazzle in head-to-toe silver to celebrate the loan exhibit The Art of Silver as the Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus sings a medley of songs in honor of the show.​

Learn more about the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show at its website.

Presented with The Women’s Committee. Proceeds from the show benefit educational programs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Friday, April 26Grid ViewRows View

Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Members $38; guests $45; free for Associates and above ($2,500+); includes show admission and transportation

Take a curator-led tour of American silver at the museum, then enjoy a showcase of Philadelphia’s history and tradition at the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show.

Full itinerary:
9:00–10:00 a.m.
Enjoy a tour of American silver with David Barquist, the H. Richard Dietrich, Jr., Curator of American Decorative Arts, at the museum before it opens to the public.

10:00–10:30 a.m.
Travel to the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show via trolley service. Light treats will be provided during the drive (and Kosher for Passover).

10:30–11:15 a.m.
Take a tour of the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show with those involved in its making. Learn more about the show’s detailed planning and meet vendors.

11:15 a.m.–noon
Enjoy free time to explore the show at your leisure.

Noon–12:30 p.m.
Travel back to the museum via trolley service.​​​
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10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Philadelphia Navy Yard, South 11th Street & Kitty Hawk Avenue
$25; includes show admission & a show catalogue

Guides from the Philadelphia Museum of Art share their expertise with small groups, highlighting notable objects and offering a closer look at the exhibit The Art of Silver.

Learn more about the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show at its website.

Presented with The Women’s Committee. Proceeds from the show benefit educational programs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
Tours meet in Education Studio 2
Best for toddlers and their grown-ups

Play at the Museum with your little ones and enjoy circle time, art making, and gallery walks.​
Save Event
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures.
Save Event
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition The Impressionist’s Eye.

Learn More >>
Save Event
E-mail this to a Friend
 
 
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

In April, artworks with strong connections to poetry are the focus of these in-gallery participatory conversations.

Facilitated by Museum educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania

Presented in conjunction with Art of Poetry, our spring celebration of the written and spoken word
Save Event
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11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Philadelphia Navy Yard, South 11th Street & Kitty Hawk Avenue
General admission tickets available online or at the door.
$20: Adults (Groups of 10 or more $15 per person)
$18: Seniors (over 65)
$16: Museum members (children 18 and under are free)
$5: Children ages 5–12

The Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show presents its 57th year of showcasing the country’s preeminent dealers of antiques and fine art. Browse a collector’s wonderland, where sixty top-notch exhibitors offer a vast selection of decorative and fine art spanning the seventeenth century to present.

Learn more about the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show at its website.

Presented with The Women’s Committee. Proceeds from the show benefit educational programs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Philadelphia Navy Yard, South 11th Street & Kitty Hawk Avenue
$30; includes show admission & a show catalogue

​Hear renowned interior designer Jeffrey Bilhuber speak on the topic of his new book, Everyday Decorating (Rizzoli, 2019). Offering practical decorating advice, Bilhuber discusses the important role of history in looking toward the future of design. His book will be available for sale throughout the run of the show.

Learn more about the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show at its website.

Presented with The Women’s Committee. Proceeds from the show benefit educational programs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition The Impressionist’s Eye.

Learn More >>
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1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Philadelphia Navy Yard, South 11th Street & Kitty Hawk Avenue
$25; includes show admission & a show catalogue

Enjoy a closer look at three dealer booths on a tour hosted by the Women’s Committee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. After a brief talk, don’t miss the chance to chat with each dealer about their area of expertise. ​​

Learn more about the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show at its website.

Presented with The Women’s Committee. Proceeds from the show benefit educational programs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures.
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2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Philadelphia Navy Yard, South 11th Street & Kitty Hawk Avenue
Free event ticket required after general admission to the show
General admission tickets available online or at the door:
$20: Adults
$18: Seniors (over 65)
$16: Museum members (children 18 and under are free)
$5: Children ages 5–12

Laura Beach, Editor at Large for Antiques and the Arts Weekly, moderates a roundtable discussion with dealers and collectors on their best discoveries, how they made them, and “the ones that got away.”

Learn more about the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show at its website.

Presented with The Women’s Committee. Proceeds from the show benefit educational programs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

SOLD OUT
Paid tickets required
Great Stair Hall

Presenter Danny Simmons invites some of Philly’s most recognized poets to gather for an epic evening of artistry in this special takeover of Final Fridays. Featuring Sonia Sanchez, Ursula Rucker, Black Ice, Vanessa German, Bonafide Rojas, and poetic duo Yellow Rage. Hosted by Liza Jessie Peterson.

A DJ set by Rich Medina with visuals by The Marksmen follows the performance.

Please note that this performance contains adult content.

Presented in conjunction with Art of Poetry, our spring celebration of the written and spoken word

This is a Power of Art program, sponsored by the Wind Foundation.
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Starts at 8:00 p.m.
Paid reservations required
The Navy Yard at 11th St & Kittyhawk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19112
$95 per person; includes free parking

​The Antique Dealers Association of America presents Laura Beach, art historian, author, and editor at large of Antiques and The Arts Weekly, with their award of merit. Join Beach as she shares her personal reflections from 30 years on the antiques trail, including cameo portraits of some of the trade’s most colorful and consequential members.

Tickets for this event can be purchased through the ADA website or by mail.
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Saturday, April 27Grid ViewRows View

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Philadelphia Navy Yard, South 11th Street & Kitty Hawk Avenue
$25; includes show admission & a show catalogue

Guides from the Philadelphia Museum of Art share their expertise with small groups, highlighting notable objects and offering a closer look at the exhibit The Art of Silver.

Learn more about the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show at its website.

Presented with The Women’s Committee. Proceeds from the show benefit educational programs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Teacher Workshops
 
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
South Terrace Conference Rooms A & B
​3 NJ or PA hours​
$25 ($15 Members)

​Ekphrastic poetry is poetry inspired by art. Celebrate National Poetry Month and gather new writing ideas to use with your students. Find inspiration in our latest exhibitions, Yoshitoshi: Spirit and Spectacle and The Impressionist’s Eye. Pick up two new teaching posters to bring back to the classroom.​

Presented in conjunction with Art of Poetry, our spring celebration of the written and spoken word
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Discover the Museum's superb collection of medieval and Asian paintings, sculptures, and architectural elements.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
April 27–May 18, 10:30 a.m.–noon
Studio 1
$65 ($50 for members)

Masterpieces emerge when kids explore the galleries and get creative in the studio during these award-winning classes.

Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the museum cancels the class. Children must be must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
April 27–May 18, 10:30 a.m.–noon
Studio 2
$65 ($50 for members)

Masterpieces emerge when kids explore the galleries and get creative in the studio during these award-winning classes.

Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
April 27–May 18, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classroom A
$65 ($50 for members)

Masterpieces emerge when kids explore the galleries and get creative in the studio during these award-winning classes.

Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the museum cancels the class.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
April 27–May 18, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classroom B
$65 ($50 for members)

Masterpieces emerge when kids explore the galleries and get creative in the studio during these award-winning classes.

Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the museum cancels the class.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependent and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Set at the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the views of and from the Philadelphia Museum of Art are justifiably renowned. Join the Park House Guides to tour the East Terrace for an informative and fun hour as they explore the magnificent architecture and outdoor sculpture of the Museum. Discover the building's fascinating history and delight in the wealth of details that adorn this classically inspired building making it a uniquely beautiful part of Philadelphia’s urban landscape.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures.
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition The Impressionist’s Eye.

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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

In April, artworks with strong connections to poetry are the focus of these in-gallery participatory conversations.

Facilitated by Museum educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania

Presented in conjunction with Art of Poetry, our spring celebration of the written and spoken word
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11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Philadelphia Navy Yard, South 11th Street & Kitty Hawk Avenue
General admission tickets available online or at the door.
$20: Adults (Groups of 10 or more $15 per person)
$18: Seniors (over 65)
$16: Museum members (children 18 and under are free)
$5: Children ages 5–12

The Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show presents its 57th year of showcasing the country’s preeminent dealers of antiques and fine art. Browse a collector’s wonderland, where sixty top-notch exhibitors offer a vast selection of decorative and fine art spanning the seventeenth century to present.

Learn more about the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show at its website.

Presented with The Women’s Committee. Proceeds from the show benefit educational programs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries, including masters such as Picasso, Duchamp, Twombly, and LeWitt.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

An introduction to the museum’s extensive collection of art from China, Korea, and Japan.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Explore three centuries of paintings, furniture, and decorative arts, with special emphasis on Philadelphia and rural Pennsylvania.
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition The Impressionist’s Eye.

Learn More >>
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1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Philadelphia Navy Yard, South 11th Street & Kitty Hawk Avenue
$25; includes show admission & a show catalogue

Enjoy a closer look at three dealer booths on a tour hosted by the Women’s Committee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. After a brief talk, don’t miss the chance to chat with each dealer about their area of expertise. ​​

Learn more about the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show at its website.

Presented with The Women’s Committee. Proceeds from the show benefit educational programs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
April 27–May 18, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$65 ($50 for members)

Masterpieces emerge when kids explore the galleries and get creative in the studio during these award-winning classes.

Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the museum cancels the class. Children must be must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
April 27–May 18, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 2
$65 ($50 for members)

Masterpieces emerge when kids explore the galleries and get creative in the studio during these award-winning classes.

Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the museum cancels the class. Children must be must be toilet trained.
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
April 27–May 18, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classroom A
$65 ($50 for members)

Masterpieces emerge when kids explore the galleries and get creative in the studio during these award-winning classes.

Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the museum cancels the class.
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
April 27–May 18, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classroom B
$65 ($50 for members)

Masterpieces emerge when kids explore the galleries and get creative in the studio during these award-winning classes.

Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the museum cancels the class.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures.
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2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Philadelphia Navy Yard, South 11th Street & Kitty Hawk Avenue
Free event ticket required after general admission to the show
General admission tickets available online or at the door:
$20: Adults
$18: Seniors (over 65)
$16: Museum members (children 18 and under are free)
$5: Children ages 5–12

​Timothy Rub, the museum's George D. Widener Director and CEO, moderates a conversation with Beatrice Garvan, Curator Emerita of American Decorative Art, and David Barquist, H. Richard Dietrich, Jr., Curator of American Decorative Art, about their publication American Silver in the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the exhibit The Art of Silver. The catalogue will be available for purchase throughout the run of the show.

Learn more about the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show at its website.

Presented with The Women’s Committee. Proceeds from the show benefit educational programs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Explore paintings, furniture, sculpture, ceramics, tapestries, and more artworks spanning over three centuries.
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5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Philadelphia Navy Yard, South 11th Street & Kitty Hawk Avenue
$50; includes show admission & a show catalogue

Mingle with friends and dealers, and participate in a silent auction. Enjoy light fare and the sounds of Philly’s hottest jazz while browsing the show.

Learn more about the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show at its website.

Presented with The Women’s Committee. Proceeds from the show benefit educational programs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Sunday, April 28Grid ViewRows View

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Philadelphia Navy Yard, South 11th Street & Kitty Hawk Avenue
$25; includes show admission & a show catalogue

Guides from the Philadelphia Museum of Art share their expertise with small groups, highlighting notable objects and offering a closer look at the exhibit The Art of Silver.

Learn more about the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show at its website.

Presented with The Women’s Committee. Proceeds from the show benefit educational programs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

An introduction to the museum’s extensive collection of art from China, Korea, and Japan.
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10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Studio 1
$20 ($16 members) per child

Explore Japanese woodblock prints by Yoshitoshi, whose work inspired modern-day manga. Then create your own printed comics with a teaching artist.

Space is limited. Adults must register as well and are free with admission.

Inspired by Yoshitoshi: Spirit and Spectacle
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10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Great Stair Hall Balcony
Perfect for all ages

You’ve discovered art in our galleries, now create a masterpiece of your own.

Playful puns and fantastic phrases are on our a(rt)genda. Younger kids embark on an alphabet hunt, while bigger kids discover text in art inspired by the wonder of words.

Presented in conjunction with Art of Poetry, our spring celebration of the written and spoken word
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures.
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition The Impressionist’s Eye.

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Family Programs
 
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet on Great Stair Hall Balcony
For ages 3–5 and 6–10

Look, learn, and tell us what you think on these playful tours.

Playful puns and fantastic phrases are on our a(rt)genda. Younger kids embark on an alphabet hunt, while bigger kids discover text in art inspired by the wonder of words.

Presented in conjunction with Art of Poetry, our spring celebration of the written and spoken word
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11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Philadelphia Navy Yard, South 11th Street & Kitty Hawk Avenue
General admission tickets available online or at the door.
$20: Adults (Groups of 10 or more $15 per person)
$18: Seniors (over 65)
$16: Museum members (children 18 and under are free)
$5: Children ages 5–12

The Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show presents its 57th year of showcasing the country’s preeminent dealers of antiques and fine art. Browse a collector’s wonderland, where sixty top-notch exhibitors offer a vast selection of decorative and fine art spanning the seventeenth century to present.

Learn more about the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show at its website.

Presented with The Women’s Committee. Proceeds from the show benefit educational programs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Explore three centuries of paintings, furniture, and decorative arts, with special emphasis on Philadelphia and rural Pennsylvania.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Religious works by great artists of the Renaissance and beyond, such as Jan van Eyck, Rogier van der Weyden, and Sandro Botticelli.
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition The Impressionist’s Eye.

Learn More >>
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Discover the Museum's superb collection of medieval and Asian paintings, sculptures, and architectural elements.
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1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Philadelphia Navy Yard, South 11th Street & Kitty Hawk Avenue
$25; includes show admission & a show catalogue

Enjoy a closer look at three dealer booths on a tour hosted by the Women’s Committee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. After a brief talk, don’t miss the chance to chat with each dealer about their area of expertise. ​​

Learn more about the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show at its website.

Presented with The Women’s Committee. Proceeds from the show benefit educational programs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Studio 1
$20 ($16 members) per child

Explore Japanese woodblock prints by Yoshitoshi, whose work inspired modern-day manga. Then create your own printed comics with a teaching artist.

Space is limited. Adults must register as well and are free with admission.

Inspired by Yoshitoshi: Spirit and Spectacle
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures.
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Members-Only
 
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

From models to artists, mistresses to muses, explore the essential role women have played in the creation of art.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Explore paintings, furniture, sculpture, ceramics, tapestries, and more artworks spanning over three centuries.
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Tuesday, April 30Grid ViewRows View

 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Uncover the most entertaining stories, anecdotes, and legends associated with our collection.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Featuring masterworks by such artists as Picasso, Duchamp, and Dalí, this tour chronicles the course of modern art.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Explore three centuries of paintings, furniture, and decorative arts, with special emphasis on Philadelphia and rural Pennsylvania.
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition The Impressionist’s Eye.

Learn More >>
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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
April 23–May 14, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$65 ($50 for members)

Masterpieces emerge when kids explore the galleries and get creative in the studio during these award-winning classes.

Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the museum cancels the class. Children must be must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Step back into the world of medieval Europe and view sculpture, paintings, and stained glass in architectural settings.
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