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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.

May 25, 2017

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Members-Only
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

What has been more influential than the invention of the wheel? How about the potter's wheel? Join us to see how the ceramics from 2,500 BCE stack up to today's works.​
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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 in a variety of mediums.
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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 12:00 p.m.

Explore the triumphs of artists who were underdogs and achieved personal victories by struggle and perseverance, much like Rocky Balboa.
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Courses & Workshops
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
South Terrace Conference Rooms A & B
$125 ($100 members and BMFI members); includes Museum admission.

Lectures and participatory gallery sessions connect art and film.

The course is co-taught by Bryn Mawr Film Institute and the Museum.

Discover surprising thematic and stylistic connections between art and film. Topics include modernity, science fiction, auteur theory, and costumes, sets, and props. Each class includes lectures and participatory gallery suggestions that connect art and film.
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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 in a variety of mediums.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 2:00 p.m.

From dramatic panel paintings to colorful stained glass to ornate architectural elements, discover the Museum's superb collection of treasures from Medieval Europe.
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