Philadelphia Museum of Art - Archive (press)

2019
July
12,
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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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
Herbert Ferber: Form into Space July 2, 2019–January 5, 2020 Gallery 119 This exhibition focuses largely on the sculpture and related drawings that Herbert Ferber (1906-1991) created during the 1950s that represent the artist’s most creative per...
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June
28,
2019
| 06:01 AM America/New_York
Philadelphia Museum of Art: October 22, 2019–March 8, 2020 Press Preview: October 17, 2019 Walker Art Center: September 12, 2020–January 3, 2021 Art Institute of Chicago: February 6–May 16, 2021 The role of designers in shaping how we think a...
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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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July
25,
2018
| 04:53 PM America/New_York
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
| 03:30 PM America/New_York
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
| 07:50 PM America/New_York
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
| 03:30 PM America/New_York
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
| 03:57 PM America/New_York
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
| 04:36 PM America/New_York
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
| 03:53 PM America/New_York
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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