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The Philadelphia Museum of Art is your Museum. We welcome you to experience this season’s exciting exhibitions, events, and activities. Connect with art in surprising, lively, new, and memorable ways.

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Please Note: If online ticketing is unavailable, call 215-235-7469 to reserve tickets. Programs are subject to change. Please arrive early as we reserve the right to release seats at the start of the program.

November 30, 2018

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10:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free for Members
No ticket required

Enjoy extra benefits just for you, including free drip coffee and tea at the Café. Shopping discounts include 20% off at the Store, as well as the Holiday Marketplace​ on December 1.
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Family Programs
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
Tours meet in Education Studios 1 & 2
Best for toddlers and their grown-ups

Play at the Museum with your little ones and enjoy music, art making, and gallery walks.​
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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

An artwork takes center stage during a participatory gallery conversation.

Facilitated by Museum educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Our annual holiday bash, only grander and gaudier than ever before. Sip a spiked cocoa, bedazzle a sweater, and let the festive tunes start spinning as Mwenso & the Shakes take the stage.

Holiday Photobooth with Poser Photobooth Co.
5:00–8:00 p.m.
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor
Strike a festive pose, then share it using #PhilaFriday.

DIY Art: Ugly Sweater Studio
5:30–7:30 p.m.
Great Stair Hall Balcony, 2nd floor
Fiber artist Eric Anthony Berdis uses sequins and thrift-store finds to help you create a new expression of the infamous ugly sweater. BYO sweater; some available while supplies last.

DIY Art: Holiday Card Making
5:30–7:30 p.m.
Great Stair Hall Balcony, 2nd floor
Help yourself to our collection of sequins, ribbons, metallic markers, and shimmer paper to create your own holiday cards.

Detour: Holiday Spirits
5:45 & 6:30 p.m.
Meet in Gallery 119
Olde Kensington’s New Liberty Distillery pairs samples of seasonal liquors with artworks in a unique tasting and gallery tour. 21+ only. Free ticket required in advance.

Music: Slowey & the Boats
6:00 p.m.
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor
This five-piece Philadelphia band performs holiday classics with a Hawaiian twist.

Music: Mwenso & the Shakes
7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor
This unique troupe of global artists brings a jazzy, retro holiday variety show to the Great Stair Hall.
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