Philadelphia Museum of Art - Archive (press)

2018
November
14,
2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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July
25,
2018
This fall, the Museum will present Little Ladies: Victorian Fashion Dolls and the Feminine Ideal, an exhibition starring four extraordinary dolls and their extravagant wardrobes. Known as Miss Fanchon, Miss G. Townsend, Miss French Mary, and Marie An...
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July
11,
2018
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is pleased to announce Stir, the new restaurant designed by architect Frank Gehry as part of the Museum’s facilities master plan. Stir will be operated by the Philadelphia-based Constellation Culinary Group and will ope...
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June
13,
2018
Over seven decades of style will be displayed in Fabulous Fashion: From Dior’s New Look to Now, a major exhibition highlighting creativity and glamour. The haute couture and ready-to-wear garments and accessories on view range in date from 1947 – the...
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June
12,
2018
Today, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, in a gathering of City, School District and Museum officials at the Edward Gideon School, announced the gift of a total of twenty-four high-quality, framed, large-scale reproductions of famous paintings from its...
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June
06,
2018
This summer, the Philadelphia Museum of Art presents a unique selection of photographic portraits of artists, from the French painter Henri Matisse to American writer Eudora Welty and the great jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald as well as many other figure...
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May
17,
2018
June 30–September 3, 2018 Offered in conjunction with the special exhibition, Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950, Art Splash will open on June 30, offering families a summer of fun and learning through unique hands-on activities in a comfortable...
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April
23,
2018
May 4 - August 22, 2018 The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Biting Wit and Brazen Folly, an exhibition featuring over sixty incisively drawn and brightly colored British caricatures. Produced in great numbers in the eighteenth and early ninete...
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April
19,
2018
About the Artist Born in Deensen, Germany, Ursula von Rydingsvard has lived and worked in New York since the 1970s. Her work has been broadly exhibited internationally and is represented in the collections of major museums including the Metropolit...
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April
05,
2018
April 20-22 Show Benefits the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Penn Medicine Martha Stewart Presents Special Guest Lecture on April 20 For three days this spring, Philadelphians and visitors can explore exceptional works of art and design spanning ...
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March
29,
2018
On view May 19 - October 14, 2018 This spring, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present an intimately scaled installation featuring four paintings by Agnes Martin from the bequest of the late philanthropist, Daniel W. Dietrich II, a crucial sup...
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March
20,
2018
May 2 - September 16, 2018 The Philadelphia Museum of Art will present a new video installation by Rachel Rose, the inaugural recipient of the Future Fields Commission in Time-Based Media, which has been jointly awarded to the artist by the Museu...
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March
15,
2018
The Philadelphia Museum of Art will soon begin the first comprehensive renovation and reinstallation of its galleries of Chinese art in many decades. This initiative will enable its staff to reimagine the presentation of this important part of the Mu...
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March
05,
2018
The outcome of what may be the most revolutionary Super Bowl bet ever made will be presented in the hometown of the victorious Philadelphia Eagles beginning March 9, when one of Boston’s most distinctive patriots makes a striking appearance in the Am...
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February
28,
2018
  View press release in Korean   l   한글 보도자료 Exhibition dates: March 24—July 15, 2018 The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition dedicated to the work of Jean Shin, a Korean-American artist widely acclaimed for her practice of dra...
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February
26,
2018
Exhibition dates: April 18—September 3, 2018 Press Preview: Thursday, April 12, 2018 This spring, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present an exhibition exploring the creative responses of American artists to the rapid pace of change that occu...
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February
22,
2018
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is organizing the most comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the art and life of Marcel Duchamp ever to be seen in the Asia-Pacific region. From October 2 to December 9, 2018, The Essential Duchamp will be presented at ...
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February
02,
2018
The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents a broad survey of the art and design of the 1960s, ranging from Pop Art dinnerware to space-age furniture and psychedelic record album covers. Design in Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey brings together photographs, ...
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January
24,
2018
Design in Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey February 3 — September 9, 2018 Collab Gallery This broad survey explores how artists, designers, and architects participated in the radical cultural changes of the 1960s and helped shape design trends during...
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January
17,
2018
February 17 – July 8, 2018 Press Preview: February 15, 2018 This winter, the Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Keith Smith at Home, the first major monographic presentation of the artist’s work in five decades. Spanning his entire career, the e...
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January
16,
2018
The 56th Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show will be held at South 11th Street & Kitty Hawk Avenue in the Philadelphia Navy Yard from April 20-22, 2018 and will jointly benefit the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Penn Medicine. The Show features furnit...
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January
10,
2018
The Philadelphia Museum of Art announced today that it has acquired 24 works of art from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation in Atlanta, Georgia. Consisting of important examples by African American artists from the southeastern United States, the acquis...
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