Philadelphia Museum of Art - Archive (core)

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): Beginning March 2017 Under Construction New food se...
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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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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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