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Core Project Construction Timeline

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):

Now Open
Temporary food services

October 2018

Now Open
New food services

Under Construction
Balcony Café

Spring 2019

Now Open
Newly renovated galleries of Chinese art

Under Construction
Renovation of galleries devoted to 19th century painting and sculpture, through winter

September 2019

Now Open
North Entrance
North Vaulted Walkway
Retail space inside North Entrance
New education classrooms and art studios
New espresso bar adjacent to Vaulted Walkway

Under Construction
Renovation of galleries devoted to 19th century painting and sculpture, through winter
South Vaulted Walkway
West Entrance
Lenfest Hall
Balcony Shop
New galleries of American art and Contemporary art

Winter 2019

Now Open
Newly renovated galleries devoted to 19th century painting and sculpture

Under Construction
South Vaulted Walkway
West Entrance
Lenfest Hall
Balcony Shop
New galleries of American art and Contemporary art

Fall 2020

Now Open
Forum
South Vaulted Walkway
West Entrance
Lenfest Hall
Balcony Shop
New galleries of American art
New galleries of Contemporary Artart

Core Project construction ends
 

 

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