Philadelphia Museum of Art - Archive (press)

2019
November
21,
2019
| 10:24 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
| 05:24 PM 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
| 03:00 PM 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
| 05:23 PM 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
| 06:34 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
| 03:48 PM 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
| 03:45 PM 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
| 06:02 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
| 11:13 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
| 04:58 PM 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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June
30,
2019
| 05:00 AM America/New_York
Ongoing Exhibitions Herbert Ferber: Form into Space July 2, 2019–January 5, 2020 Gallery 219 This exhibition focuses largely on the sculpture and related drawings that Herbert Ferber (1906-1991) created during the 1950s that represent the art...
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May
23,
2019
| 10:02 PM America/New_York
June 8 - September 2, 2019 Press Preview: June 5, 2019 The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Souls Grown Deep: Artists of the African American South, an exhibition including paintings, sculptures, and quilts that celebrates the recent acquisiti...
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April
29,
2019
| 09:07 PM America/New_York
Art Bridges + Terra Foundation Initiative brings together nine Pennsylvania museums to expand access to American art Harrisburg, PA (April 29, 2019) – A transformational new initiative of Art Bridges and the Terra Foundation for American Art has a...
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March
14,
2019
| 10:15 PM America/New_York
April 16–August 18, 2019 Press Preview: April 11, 2019 This spring the Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition devoted to the colorful and expressive prints of Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892), widely-known as the last great master of th...
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March
14,
2019
| 10:15 PM America/New_York
April 16–August 18, 2019 Press Preview: April 11, 2019 The Philadelphia Museum of Art is presenting a broad survey of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism. Drawn almost entirely from its renowned collection, this exhibition brings together more t...
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February
04,
2019
| 09:14 PM America/New_York
The Rodin Museum has reopened with a new installation that explores Auguste Rodin’s innovative, often controversial, approach to designing public monuments. Rethinking the Modern Monument places a number of his designs for sculptures that were intend...
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January
29,
2019
| 10:00 PM America/New_York
Re-opening: Sunday, February 3, 2019 Press Preview: January 31, 2019, 9:00 a.m. − 12:00 p.m. On February 3, 2019, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will open to the public its new galleries of Chinese art following a comprehensive ten-month, $2 mill...
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January
18,
2019
| 06:44 PM America/New_York
The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents the first survey devoted to American photographer David Lebe. Long Light examines his remarkable artistic range and adventurous experimentation over five decades, including his powerful representations of gay e...
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2018
December
12,
2018
| 09:00 PM America/New_York
Exhibition Dates: January 24–June 16, 2019 From January 24 through June 16, 2019, the Philadelphia Museum of Art presents STAND, an installation across the Museum’s East Terrace of ten cast-iron Blockworks sculptures by Antony Gormley, one of the ...
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December
10,
2018
| 01:46 PM America/New_York
Antony Gormley: STAND January 24 – June 16, 2019 Press Preview: January 24, 2019 East Terrace In January, the Museum will present STAND, an installation on the Museum’s East Terrace of ten cast iron ‘Blockwork’ sculptures by British sculptor An...
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November
29,
2018
| 08:56 PM America/New_York
A limited-edition artist book by Tammy Nguyen, A Surreal Archive: The Young-Mallin Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art is inspired by an astonishing archive of Surrealist photographs, correspondence, ephemera, and artwork that has been recen...
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November
14,
2018
| 10:13 PM America/New_York
The public is invited to kick off the holidays at the annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Tree Lighting celebration on the East Terrace. On Wednesday, November 21, well-wishers will enjoy live music and complimentary warm beverages starting at 5:00 p.m...
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November
12,
2018
| 03:22 PM America/New_York
During the Holiday Season the Philadelphia Museum of Art welcomes visitors with a host of festive programs and offerings throughout November and December. Highlights such as caroling in the galleries, musical performances, new dining experiences and ...
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November
01,
2018
| 11:04 PM America/New_York
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 pleased to announce the 2018–20 class...
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October
02,
2018
| 10:30 PM America/New_York
Exhibition dates: November 18, 2018–April 14, 2019 Press preview: November 16, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. This November, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present an exhibition surveying the career of one of the most influential industrial designers liv...
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September
14,
2018
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
Timothy Rub, the George D. Widener Director and Chief Executive Officer at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, announced today that Louis Marchesano will become the Museum’s new Audrey and William H. Helfand Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photog...
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September
13,
2018
| 11:05 PM America/New_York
September 13, 2018 (Atlanta, GA) – The Souls Grown Deep Foundation (SGDF) is pleased to announce a new grant program providing undergraduate students of color paid internships, allowing for the opportunity to develop professional experience in art mu...
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September
13,
2018
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
The Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo announced today that Martine Syms has been awarded The Future Fields Commission in Time-Based Media, a collaborative initiative established in 2016 to support the creation, pro...
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August
22,
2018
| 04:51 PM America/New_York
This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will premiere Bury Our Weapons, Not Our Bodies!, a new site-specific public performance by acclaimed Israeli-born artist Yael Bartana. Scheduled to take place on September 22, 2018 at the Independence Nationa...
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August
02,
2018
| 06:49 PM America/New_York
The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an inside look at the tough and unsentimental world of boxing—including Philadelphia’s Blue Horizon gym—through the photographs of Larry Fink. Widely recognized as one of this country’s greatest photographers, ...
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