Philadelphia Museum of Art - Archive (press)

2018
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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2017
November
28,
2017
The Art Institute of Chicago, the High Museum of Art (High), the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston (MFAH), The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (NAMA), and new partner institution the Philadelphia Museum of Art (...
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November
16,
2017
In 2017 major museums around the world are celebrating the centenary of Auguste Rodin’s (1840–1917) death and living legacy with traveling exhibitions, permanent collection installations, and a robust program of educational activities. In Philadelphi...
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September
25,
2017
This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present Patricia Urquiola: Between Craft and Industry, the first solo exhibition devoted to the work of this internationally acclaimed designer. The exhibition will showcase her versatility in creating p...
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August
31,
2017
About Jeanne Van Heeswijk Jeanne van Heeswijk facilitates the creation of dynamic and diversified public spaces to “radicalize the local.” Her projects question art’s autonomy by combining performative actions, discussions, and other forms of organi...
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August
31,
2017
Philadelphia Assembled—a project consisting of actions, dialogues, performances, and installations—culminates this fall in an exhibition in which narratives of radical community building and active resistance will be assembled and performed. From Sep...
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August
28,
2017
Art gives us real delight only when the eye derives pleasure from what is really worthy. (John G. Johnson, from his art and travel memoir, Sight-Seeing in Berlin and Holland among Pictures, 1892.) This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will ...
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August
22,
2017
The Philadelphia Museum of Art, with the support of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, continues its 2017 season of Inside Out, a major arts initiative that brings high-quality reproductions of Museum masterpieces into communities throughout...
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August
15,
2017
Philadelphia Assembled September 10–December 10, 2017 Press Preview: Friday, September 8 Perelman Building The first exhibition of its kind at the Museum, Philadelphia Assembled joins art and civic engagement. Realized in collaboration with a n...
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August
10,
2017
Monday, August 14, Beginning 12:50 P.M. (EST) In 1888-89 in the southern French city of Arles, Vincent van Gogh painted a number of versions of what was to become one of the most famous images in the history of art, his Sunflowers. Today these ...
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June
21,
2017
The Philadelphia Museum of Art today announced a number of new acquisitions that will significantly enrich its collection. Among the works that have been recently acquired are: a group of contemporary films and videos; Japanese ink paintings mounted ...
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May
25,
2017
Wild: Michael Nichols June 27 – September 17, 2017 Press Preview: June 22, 2017 Dorrance Galleries, the Great Stair Hall, and the permanent collection galleries The first major art museum exhibition dedicated to one of the world’s leading natur...
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