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Philadelphia Museum of Art - Archive (press)

2021
April
09,
2021
| 15:56 PM America/New_York
The Philadelphia Museum of Art will be the only East Coast venue for a major traveling exhibition devoted to Senga Nengudi, a leading figure of the 1970s Black American avant-garde and a pioneering artist of our time. Marked by her innovative use of ...
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March
29,
2021
| 14:13 PM America/New_York
On May 7, 2021, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will unveil to the public the culmination of two decades of planning, design, and construction: a project by the celebrated architect Frank Gehry that represents a major milestone in the renovation, reor...
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February
25,
2021
| 13:58 PM America/New_York
For artists who live, work, or spend time in our city, Philadelphia is a vibrant place where they can build creative networks that extend across the country and, in some instances, around the world. New Grit: Art & Philly Now will take the pulse of t...
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February
25,
2021
| 13:58 PM America/New_York
On May 7, 2021, when the Philadelphia Museum of Art unveils its new Robert L. McNeil, Jr. Galleries dedicated to American art from 1650 to1850, visitors will enter a succession of generously proportioned spaces to experience the museum’s spectacular ...
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January
04,
2021
| 10:43 AM America/New_York
Philadelphia, PA (January 4, 2021)—Following the recent temporary closures mandated by state and city officials to limit the spread of COVID-19, in effect since November 20, 2020, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, the Barnes Found...
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2020
December
08,
2020
| 12:44 PM America/New_York
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is pleased to publish American Furniture 1650–1840: Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, co-published and distributed by Yale University Press. It is the first publication dedicated to one of the finest colle...
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December
03,
2020
| 15:24 PM America/New_York
LOS ANGELES and PHILADELPHIA— The Getty Research Institute and the Philadelphia Museum of Art are pleased to announce a two-part virtual event exploring the display of one of the most important private collections in the United States of avant-garde ...
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November
17,
2020
| 14:15 PM America/New_York
Philadelphia, PA (November 17, 2020)—For the safety of our staff, visitors, members, and volunteers, and in accordance with new restrictions announced yesterday by city government and health officials, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Univer...
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August
10,
2020
| 09:30 AM America/New_York
The Philadelphia Museum of Art announced today that it will reopen to the public on Sunday, September 6, 2020, following a nearly six-month closure that was necessitated by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Rodin Museum, previously anticipated ...
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August
10,
2020
| 09:29 AM America/New_York
New Galleries of American ArtOpening May 7, 2021Robert L. McNeil, Jr. GalleriesA major re-installation devoted to the presentation of the museum’s extensive holdings of American Art spanning 1650 through 1840 will inaugurate the museum’s new 10,000 s...
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July
15,
2020
| 10:25 AM America/New_York
The Philadelphia Museum of Art has teamed up with Princeton Architectural Press, the leading publisher of books on architecture, design, and visual culture, to develop two new children’s books. Drawing on the museum’s world-class collections and memb...
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July
15,
2020
| 10:22 AM America/New_York
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is pleased to publish Arms and Armor: Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, distributed by Yale University Press. The volume provides a scholarly assessment of the museum’s internationally renowned holdings of...
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July
01,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
PHILADELPHIA (Wednesday, July 1, 2020) — Art and culture is beginning to reopen in Philadelphia. Following a closure of over three months to protect against the spread of COVID-19, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, the Barnes Foun...
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June
17,
2020
| 10:06 AM America/New_York
Internationally acclaimed sculptor Giuseppe Penone (born, Italy, 1947) has made two extraordinary gifts of works on paper and artist books—created throughout a remarkable five-decade career and documenting its many important phases—one each to the Ph...
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March
25,
2020
| 11:44 AM America/New_York
Our highest priority is the safety of our visitors, staff, volunteers, and collaborators. In order to protect them and to support the nationwide effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, the Philadelphia Museum of Art is closed until further notice. ...
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March
13,
2020
| 18:53 PM America/New_York
The safety of our visitors, members, staff, and volunteers is paramount. In a proactive measure to protect against the spread of COVID-19, The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, the Barnes Foundation, The Franklin Institute, and the Ph...
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March
12,
2020
| 11:52 AM America/New_York
Through October 10, 2021 This spring, the Philadelphia Museum of Art is presenting Fault Lines: Contemporary Abstraction by Artists from South Asia, an exhibition that features the work of Tanya Goel, Sheela Gowda, Priya Ravish Mehra, Prabhavathi ...
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March
02,
2020
| 06:40 AM America/New_York
Previously scheduled to open October 28, 2020 but postponed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it will now run concurrently in Philadelphia and in New York, September 29, 2021–February 13, 2022.NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, March 2, 2020—The most com...
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February
04,
2020
| 11:38 AM America/New_York
Through November 15, 2020 The Philadelphia Museum of Art will present a selection of rare and noteworthy examples of American fine and decorative arts drawn from the collection of the late H. Richard Dietrich, Jr. (1938-2007). A Collector’s Vision...
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January
03,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
The Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo announced today that Lawrence Abu Hamdan has been awarded the 2022 Future Fields Commission in Time-Based Media. This is the third in an ongoing series of commissions offered j...
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2019
November
21,
2019
| 16:24 PM America/New_York
All are welcome to kick off the holiday season with the much-anticipated Tree Lighting against the skyline at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Wednesday, November 27. Enjoy free live music, complimentary candy canes and warm beverages on the East Te...
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November
15,
2019
| 11:24 AM America/New_York
The museum’s new Main Store, located inside the restored North Entrance by Kelly Drive, is stocked with a variety of unique gifts for shoppers this holiday season. Visitors can explore an expanded selection of colorful clothing, handcrafted jewelry a...
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November
13,
2019
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
(Los Angeles—November 13, 2019) The Art Institute of Chicago, the High Museum of Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art are pleas...
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November
07,
2019
| 11:23 AM America/New_York
This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Off the Wall: American Art to Wear, a major exhibition that highlights a distinctive American art movement that emerged in the late 1960s and flourished during the following decades. It examines a ge...
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October
02,
2019
| 12:34 PM America/New_York
Philadelphia Museum of Art: October 22, 2019–March 8, 2020 Press Preview: October 17, 2019, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. (remarks at 10:00 a.m.). More details. Walker Art Center: September 12, 2020–January 3, 2021 Art Institute of Chicago: February 6–Ma...
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September
18,
2019
| 09:48 AM America/New_York
Philadelphia, PA (September 18, 2019) -- In a gathering attended by Mayor Jim Kenney, Superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia Dr. William Hite, museum officials, and architect Frank Gehry, 28 second graders from the Bache-Martin School ...
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September
18,
2019
| 09:45 AM America/New_York
Among the amenities visitors will discover inside the newly-opened North Entrance of the Philadelphia Museum of Art is a new Main Store, which greets them from the lobby and extends alongside the Vaulted Walkway. Designed by Frank Gehry, it offers an...
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August
28,
2019
| 12:02 PM America/New_York
The Philadelphia Museum of Art announced today changes in its admissions fees that will go into effect on October 1, 2019. General admission, offering two-day access to all facilities, will increase from $20 to $25 and admission for seniors will rise...
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August
07,
2019
| 17:13 PM America/New_York
It Starts Here has attracted $455M toward its ambitious $525M goal, thanks to a collective effort involving 397 donors to date who have contributed gifts of $50K or more. Support has come from across the community, with three donors who have contr...
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July
02,
2019
| 10:58 AM America/New_York
Art Splash, the museum’s popular family program running for nine weeks this summer, opens on Friday, July 5, in the Perelman Building, with Pay What You Wish admission through Sunday, July 7. This summer’s Art Splash draws inspiration from two exhibi...
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