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July 2, 2014

Now On View: Frank Gehry’s Master Plan For The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Renovation And Expansion Unveiled In Making A Classic Modern, On View Through September 1

This summer, the Philadelphia Museum of Art pulls back the curtain on its grand plans for the future of one of our city’s cultural treasures. Like Philadelphia’s own Parthenon, the Philadelphia Museum of Art sits majestically on a rise at the end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The vast collections of this temple of art […]

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May 28, 2013

The Terrace Bar Opens At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art With Alfresco Dining And Drinks At The Top Of The Art Museum Steps

Drink and dine at the top of the Art Museum steps this summer at the brand new Terrace Bar at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The alfresco pop-up dining destination will be open to the public two days a week, from 5 to 8:45 p.m. on Pay-What-You-Wish-Wednesdays and Art After 5 events on Fridays. Since […]

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March 13, 2013

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Presents The Art Of Golf, An Exhibit Exploring The World Of Golf And Art, March 16-July 7

This spring, The Philadelphia Museum of Art hosts a new exhibit that delves into golf and its artistic history. Golf lovers, take note — The Art of Golf runs from March 16 to July 7. The exhibit centers around The Golfers, a masterpiece by Scottish artist Charles Lees that dates to 1847. The oil-on-canvas painting […]

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February 28, 2013

Friday Night Art Parties On The Parkway: First Friday At The Barnes Followed By A Late Night Dance Party At The Art Museum To Open Their New Exhibition

The Barnes Foundation and the Philadelphia Museum of Art are hosting events that are sure to be the makings of a perfect Friday night. Stop #1: First Friday at The Barnes Foundation, 6-10 p.m. Head out to First Friday at the Barnes Foundation from 6-10 p.m. This month’s event centers around a Tango theme and […]

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February 26, 2013

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Welcomes Great and Mighty Things, Featuring The Works Of Self-Taught Artists, Opening This Sunday, March 3

Due to a generous donation from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz collection, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will be presenting a collection featuring artwork created by 27 self-taught artists. Great and Mighty Things: Outsider Art from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Collection is an exhibition that will enhance the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s collection of […]

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February 15, 2013

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Presents Journeys To New Worlds, A Collection of Colonial Portugese And Spanish Art, February 16-May 19

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is welcoming an exciting new exhibition on Saturday, February 16. Journeys To New Worlds is a collection from Spain and Portugal and their colonies and contains works from the 17th and 18th centuries. Through this exhibit, the influence of cultures on one another is evident, and the creation of a […]

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February 12, 2013

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Introduces “Pay What You Wish” Wednesday Nights Starting This Wednesday, February 13

Awesome news alert: remember when last summer, we first told you about the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s intention to introduce new pricing and extending evening hours in 2013? Well, now it’s official: the Art Museum is kicking off their brand new Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday Evening admission policy this Wednesday night, February 13. The new Wednesday evening […]

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February 6, 2013

Philadelphia Museum Of Art #4 On Complex Magazine’s List Of “100 Museums To See Before You Die”

A nice accolade for the Philadelphia Museum of Art: Complex Magazine included the Art Museum as #4 on their list of “100 Museums To Visit Before You Die.” It’s no secret to us that the Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of the best in the world, so it’s nice to see Complex Mag recognize this as well. The magazine highlighted the museum’s extensive Duchamp collection and the ever-popular Art After 5 series on Friday nights. You can check out the full article here. [Complex]

December 7, 2012

Roundup: Museum Gift Shops In Philadelphia To Consider For Unique Holiday Presents This Season

Philadelphia is home to some of the most impressive and unique museums in all the world. Let us not forget that in addition to beautiful galleries and treasure-packed collections, nearly every museum has its own gift shop full of merchandise that could end up being exactly what the hard-to-gift might genuinely get excited about this […]

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January 24, 2011

The Peacock Male, A Men’s Fashion Exhibit, Is On Display At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Now Through June

The Peacock Male: Exuberance and Extremes in Masculine Dress is on display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art now through June 2011. Drawn from the museum’s collection of Western fashion, the exhibition examines 300 years of men’s outlandish sartorial display, contradicting the notion of male apparel as staid and restrained. Extravagant costumes on display include […]

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