Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Super Events At Philadelphia Museum Of Art

Here's an update on events and activities at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on "pay as you wish" Wednesday nights and other events. If you're not taking advantage of these great, economical programs, you're missing something. Hurry on over to the museum! 

Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday Nights
The Museum Main Building is open until 8:45 pm and offers Pay-What-You-Wish admission after 5:00 pm every Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 27

Yoga with Dhyana Yoga
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Great Stair Hall Balcony

Film Screening: Live Cinema: Resonating Surfaces – A Trilogy
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm - Van Pelt Auditorium

Pop-Up Program – A Call to Arms with Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm - Arms and Armor Gallery, 247, Second floor

Art Talk: Triple Play: Cheers! 3 artworks in 33 minutes
7:00 pm and 8:00 pm - Meet in Lenfest Hall, West Lobby, Ground floor

Wednesday, April 3

Night Out Read and Look (ages 3-7) - Gilberto and the Wind
5:15 pm to 6:00 pm
Meet at Family Cart, Lenfest Hall/West Lobby, Ground floor

Film Screening - Rear Window (1954), 112 minutes
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Van Pelt Auditorium, Ground floor

A conversation with Frank Bowling, R.A.- Growing up in London & New York
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Seminar Room, Ground floor (next to Café)

Happenings with violinist Diane Monroe
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Gallery 258, Second floor

Art Talk - Shaking Up Our Thinking about Northern European Masterpieces
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Meet in Lenfest Hall/West Lobby, Ground floor

All Wednesday Nights activities are free after admission.

Special Tours

Great and Mighty Things Guided Exhibition Tour
Friday, March 29 – 11:30 am; 1:30 pm; 6:15 pm
Saturday and Sunday, March 30 and March 31 – 11:30 am; 1:30 pm
Meet in West Lobby/Lenfest Hall, Ground floor

Art After 5

Friday, March 29

A Lorca Soundscape - Using poetry as lyrics, bassist-composer Alexis Cuadrado presents a new work that reflects on Federico Garcia Lorca's book Poeta en Nueva York.

5:00 pm to 8:45 pm
Main Building, Great Stair Hall, First floor
Free after Museum admission

Easter Brunch at Granite Hill, Sunday, March 31
10:30 am to 2:30 pm
A seasonal buffet of traditional favorites, signature dishes and desserts.
Reservations: 215-684-7990
Granite Hill, Main Building, Ground floor



Treasures of the Alfred Stieglitz Center: Photographs from the Permanent Collection - Through April 7, 2013 - Main Building, Honickman and Berman Galleries, Ground floor

Double Portrait: Paula Scher and Seymour Chwast, Graphic Designers - Through April 14, 2013 - Perelman Building, Collab Gallery, First floor


The Art of Golf - Through July 7, 2013 - Main Building, Gallery 280, Second floor


Cy Twombly: Sculptures - Extended through April 2013 - Perelman Building, Skylit Atrium

Live Cinema - Resonating Surfaces: A Trilogy – Through May 5, 2013 – Perelman Building, Julien Levy Gallery, First floor (films are shown on a rotating basis)

Journeys to New Worlds: Spanish and Portuguese Colonial Art from the Roberta and Richard Huber Collection - Through May 19, 2013- Perelman Building, Exhibition Gallery, First floor

'Great and Mighty Things': Outsider Art from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovtiz Collection - Through June 9, 2013 - Main Building, Dorrance Galleries, First floor

Notations: Sean Scully - Through July 14 - Main Building, Alter Gallery 176

All Dressed Up: Fashions for Children and Their Families - through December 1, 2013, Perelman Building, Costume and Textiles Study Gallery, Second floor

Entrance to all exhibitions is included in general admission.

Sunday Family Programs

Sunday, March 31

Drawing Together (all ages)
12:00 noon to 3:00 pm
Gallery 188, First floor

Family Gallery Tour (ages 6-10)
Starts at 11:30 am
Meet i West Lobby/Lenfest Hall, Ground floor

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