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Member Programs

Members of the Philadelphia Museum of Art are invited to enhance their experiences at the Museum through a variety of exclusive opportunities, including tours that highlight the permanent collection, special exhibition preview days, and bus trips and enrichment programs that provide social and educational opportunities to engage with other Museum members. Member 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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Private Tour: Little Ladies
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Dorrance Galleries, 1st floor

Arrive fashionably early and enjoy a crowd-free tour of Little Ladies: Victorian Fashion Dolls and the Feminine Ideal led by exhibition curator Kristina Haugland, the Le Vine Associate Curator of Costume and Textiles.

Tour: Arms and Armor
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Discover our collection of arms and armor including swords, shields, and equestrian equipment.

  • Friday, January 25, 2019, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
  • Friday, February 8, 2019, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 16, 2019, 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
  • Sunday, February 17, 2019, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

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.

​Offered in conjunction with the new installation at the Rodin Museum, Rethinking the Modern Monument

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, January 23, 2019, 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
  • Sunday, January 27, 2019, 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. (SOLD OUT)
  • Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. (SOLD OUT)
  • Sunday, February 10, 2019, 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. (SOLD OUT)
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
  • Saturday, February 23, 2019, 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. (SOLD OUT)

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, the Andrew W. Mellon–Anne d’Harnoncourt Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow.

​Offered in conjunction with the new installation at the Rodin Museum, Rethinking the Modern Monument

Young Friends Events & Programs

Designed for the area’s most culturally engaged young professionals, the Young Friends program offers captivating events with curators and local artists, art-inspired excursions throughout Philadelphia, and interactive social events designed to spark a lifelong love affair with art.
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.

Associates Events

Women in Art
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Perelman Auditorium, Perelman Building
Associates Level Required
By invitation only
Free reservation required

Associate Sponsors and above are invited to join Museum curators for a discussion on feminism and social activism in art.

Chairman's Council Events

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For more information, please contact Membership by phone at 215-684-7840 or by e-mail at .

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