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Frank Gehry’s Master Plan

The Philadelphia Museum of Art begins a new phase of transformation and renewal, supported by a $525 million campaign. A key part of this campaign, the Core Project will create a significant amount of new public space within the footprint of the landmark building and add 23,000 square feet of new gallery space for the display of the collection.

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March
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Click here to read the latest updates regarding the Core Project.
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2017
“We’ve embarked upon an exciting new chapter, the next phase of our Facilities Master Plan, which we are calling the Core Project.”— Leslie Anne Miller and Timothy Rub
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Frank Gehry Biography Raised in Toronto, Canada, Frank Gehry moved with his family to Los Angeles in 1947. Mr. Gehry received his bachelor of architecture degree from the University of Southern California in 1954, served in the US army in
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What is the Facilities Master Plan? The Facilities Master Plan was first envisioned in 2004, when the Museum’s staff and trustees recognized the need to renew and improve the several buildings that housed its collection and to plan for the
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The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s internationally renowned collection consists of more than 240,000 objects, spanning 4,000 years. An additional 200,000 items are in the Library and Archives. The Museum is a collection of collections, with
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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
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Architects and Consultants Gehry Partners, LLP Magnusson Klemencic Associates (Structural) AltieriSeborWieber LLC (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing) Jensen Hughes, Inc. (Life Safety) Olin Partnership (Landscape Architects) L’Observatoir