Philadelphia Museum of Art - Archive

2018
February
20,
2018
The Philadelphia Museum of Art begins a new phase of transformation and renewal, supported by a $525 million campaign. A key part of this campaign, the Core Project will create a significant amount of new public space within the footprint of the land...
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2017
March
30,
2017
“We’ve embarked upon an exciting new chapter, the next phase of our Facilities Master Plan, which we are calling the Core Project.”— Leslie Anne Miller and Timothy Rub ...
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March
30,
2017
Frank Gehry Biography Raised in Toronto, Canada, Frank Gehry moved with his family to Los Angeles in 1947. Mr. Gehry received his bachelor of architecture degree from the University of Southern California in 1954, served in the US army in 1955,...
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March
30,
2017
What is the Facilities Master Plan? The Facilities Master Plan was first envisioned in 2004, when the Museum’s staff and trustees recognized the need to renew and improve the several buildings that housed its collection and to plan for the expansi...
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March
30,
2017
The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s internationally renowned collection consists of more than 240,000 objects, spanning 4,000 years. An additional 200,000 items are in the Library and Archives. The Museum is a collection of collections, with 65% of ob...
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March
30,
2017
The following areas of the Museum will be affected from now until the Core Project is completed in 2020 (dates are subject to change; visit philamuseum.org/ourfuture for current information): Now Open Temporary food services October 2018 No...
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March
30,
2017
Architects and Consultants Gehry Partners, LLP Magnusson Klemencic Associates (Structural) AltieriSeborWieber LLC (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing) Jensen Hughes, Inc. (Life Safety) Olin Partnership (Landscape Architects) L’Observatoire Inte...
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March
28,
2017
 Frequently Asked Questions for Press How do I obtain high-resolution images to reproduce in a magazine, newspaper, or website? How do I obtain a press kit for a special exhibition? How do I obtain an exhibition catalogue? How can I obtai...
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March
27,
2017
What are the origins of the Museum? Who designed the Museum's main building? What does the Museum's collection include? What are some of the most famous works in the collection? What are some of the distinctive spaces of the Museum? Ho...
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March
27,
2017
The Work Area a. The number of members of each film or photography crew is restricted according to the size of the galleries and other spaces. The number of people in each crew must be kept to a minimum. b. All equipment cases, extension cords,...
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March
22,
2017
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22,
2017
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2014
May
15,
2014
Dorrance Galleries The Philadelphia Museum of Art has unveiled the comprehensive plan that Frank Gehry has created for the renovation and expansion of its main building on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The exhibition Making a Classic Modern: Fran...
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2006
October
18,
2006
The Philadelphia Museum of Art today announced its selection of Frank O. Gehry as architect for a 10-year master plan to dramatically expand the Museum. Gehry is acclaimed for projects ranging from the Guggenheim Bilbao in Spain to Disney Hall in Los...
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