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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):

Beginning March 2017

Under Construction
New food services (replacing Cafeteria and Seminar Room)
New Level A Galleries (replacing existing restaurant and Honickman and Berman Galleries)
Forum (replacing Van Pelt Auditorium)
Vaulted Walkway
North Entrance
New education classrooms and art studios

March 2017

Now Open
Temporary food services

June 2017

Now Open
Temporary auditorium in the Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building

Summer 2018

Now Open
Temporary retail space and renovated restrooms

Fall 2018

Now Open
New food services

Under Construction
Balcony Café

Spring 2019

Now Open
Newly rennovated galleries of Chinese Art
North Entrance
North Vaulted Walkway
Retail space inside North Entrance
New education classrooms and art studios
New café adjacent to Vaulted Walkway

Under Construction
South Vaulted Walkway
West Entrance
Lenfest Hall
Balcony Shop
New Level A Galleries of American Art and Contemporary Art

Spring 2020

Now Open
Forum
South Vaulted Walkway
West Entrance
Lenfest Hall
Balcony Shop
New Level A Galleries of Contemporary Art

Under Construction
New Level A Galleries of American Art

Fall 2020

Now Open
New Level A Galleries of American Art


Core Project construction ends

 

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