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2017
June
21,
2017
The Philadelphia Museum of Art today announced a number of new acquisitions that will significantly enrich its collection. Among the works that have been recently acquired are: a group of contemporary films and videos; Japanese ink paintings mounted ...
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May
25,
2017
Wild: Michael Nichols June 27 – September 17, 2017 Press Preview: June 22, 2017 Dorrance Galleries, the Great Stair Hall, and the permanent collection galleries The first major art museum exhibition dedicated to one of the world’s leading natur...
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May
19,
2017
The Philadelphia Museum of Art and Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo have announced a collaborative initiative to jointly commission and acquire new work by artists from around the world who are active in video, film, performance, and sound. The Fut...
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May
16,
2017
Art Splash, the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s popular summer-long family program now in its fifth year, kicks off on Tuesday, June 27, in conjunction with the opening of Wild, a major exhibition celebrating the work of legendary nature photographer Mi...
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May
10,
2017
The Philadelphia Museum of Art, with the support of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, is launching a new season of Inside Out. This major arts initiative brings high-quality reproductions of Museum masterpieces into communities in the city ...
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May
05,
2017
The Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Pinault Collection - Paris and Venice, have jointly acquired two important works by Bruce Nauman (American, born 1941), one of the most influential artists of his generation. These include the monumental video i...
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May
03,
2017
The Philadelphia Museum of Art and the University of Pennsylvania have been jointly awarded $500,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund an ongoing collaboration over the next three years that provides Penn graduate students in art history w...
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April
12,
2017
This spring, the Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Channeling Nature by Design, an exhibition that explores how designers have incorporated inspiration from the natural world into their work from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. From hand...
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April
11,
2017
Beginning in late April, a project entitled Philadelphia Assembled will manifest in a series of activities and actions throughout the city to illuminate and amplify a broad set of hopes, visions, and questions about Philadelphia’s future. Initiated b...
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April
06,
2017
The Philadelphia Museum of Art will present an exhibition of works by Francisco Goya, featuring selections from the artist’s most ambitious series of prints, made between 1797 and 1825. As a court painter to four successive rulers of Spain, Goya was ...
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March
30,
2017
The Philadelphia Museum of Art has officially begun the Core Project, a physical transformation and renovation of its main building led by visionary architect Frank Gehry. As the next phase in the implementation of the Museum’s Facilities Master Plan...
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March
27,
2017
To celebrate the centennial of one of the greatest—and most amusing—controversies in the history of modern art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art is presenting an exhibition on Marcel Duchamp’s legendary “readymade,” Fountain. Marcel Duchamp and the Fou...
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March
22,
2017
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March
13,
2017
This summer, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present Wild: Michael Nichols, the first major exhibition of the work of one of the world’s leading photographers. Keenly interested in the conservation of wildlife habitat, Nichols has collaborated wi...
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March
03,
2017
This spring, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will offer visitors a new look at photographs by women in the collection. Another Way of Telling will present a wide-ranging selection of black-and-white prints by nineteenth- and twentieth-century photogra...
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February
14,
2017
American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent  March 1 – May 14, 2017 Press Preview: February 23, 2017 Americans learned to love watercolor in the years between 1860 and 1925. The work of the two most influential American watercolorists,...
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January
25,
2017
Rodin100 1917-2017 In 2017 several major North American art museums are celebrating the centenary of Auguste Rodin’s (1840–1917) death with traveling exhibitions, permanent collection installations, and a robust program of educational activities. ...
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January
24,
2017
On March 12, The Philadelphia Museum of Art will present the first major American exhibition of phulkari textiles, exquisite embroideries made in Punjab, a region that comprises north central India and eastern Pakistan. This vibrant tradition, shaped...
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January
17,
2017
On Friday, January 27 at 6:00 p.m., the Philadelphia Museum of Art and The Bearded Ladies will honor Color Me Barbra, Barbra Streisand’s celebrated CBS television special, filmed at the Museum more than 50 years ago. The cabaret troupe will pay homag...
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January
13,
2017
Starting this month, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will embark on a new lineup for Friday evening programs. The first three Fridays of the month will be dedicated to live music and the last Friday of every month will be a louder and livelier night o...
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2016
December
30,
2016
The Philadelphia Museum of Art will present the most comprehensive loan exhibition in over forty years devoted to the most important chapter in the history of watercolor painting in this country. American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent wi...
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November
16,
2016
Design Currents: Oki Sato, Faye Toogood, Zanini de Zanine November 19, 2016–March 12, 2017 Presenting the work of three young contemporary designers—Oki Sato (Japan), Faye Toogood (England), and Zanini de Zanine (Brazil)—who employ industrial and...
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November
04,
2016
The Philadelphia Museum of Art announced today the acquisition of five major sculptures by Cy Twombly, one of the foremost American artists of the 20th century. This generous gift of the Cy Twombly Foundation will make these works, which were initial...
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November
01,
2016
A new exhibition, Design Currents, opening this month at the Philadelphia Museum of Art showcases the work of three international designers under the age of 40 who are charting new territories in product, furniture, and environment design. It brings ...
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October
20,
2016
Constance H. Williams, Chair of the Museum’s Board of Trustees since 2010, today announced the Board’s unanimous and enthusiastic election of Leslie Anne Miller as her successor in this position. The Board’s action at its October meeting completes an...
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October
03,
2016
On November 13, 2016, Jitish Kallat: Covering Letter, an immersive installation by one of India’s leading contemporary artists, will open at the Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The presentation of Covering Let...
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September
14,
2016
On October 2 the Philadelphia Museum of Art is reopening its galleries of South Asian art following a comprehensive renovation. Dedicated to one of the most significant collections of its kind in this country, these newly reinstalled galleries offer ...
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August
26,
2016
Designer Stephen Burks will take part in a three-event celebration of his achievements during DesignPhiladelphia in October 2016. Burks will conduct a workshop with students at the Charter High School for Architecture + Design, present an illustrated...
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August
18,
2016
The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition showcasing a remarkable set of early nineteenth-century painted and gilded furniture that profoundly influenced American art and design. The display of this ensemble, made in Philadelphia in 1808 ...
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August
02,
2016
The Philadelphia Museum of Art, with the support of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, continues its 2016 season of Inside Out, a major arts initiative that brings high-quality reproductions of Museum masterpieces into communities throughout...
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