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November 25, 2014

Now Open: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Debuts Vitra—Design, Architecture, Communication, On View Through Spring 2015

Furniture — you sit on it, you sleep on it, you eat over it and the rest of the time, you take it for granted. Some furnishings, though, deserve far more attention paid to the form that goes with their function, and now the Philadelphia Museum of Art spotlights one of the greatest makers of […]

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November 17, 2014

The Penn Museum Continues Its P.M. @ Penn Museum After-Hours Series With Drinks With The Sphinx, This Wednesday, November 19

Spend a night with a 15-ton Egyptian sphinx, drink in hand, this Wednesday, November 19 at the Penn Museum, the University of Pennsylvania’s amazing trove of archaeological and anthropological art and artifacts. The latest installment of the museum’s regularly scheduled P.M. @ Penn Museum after-hours events, Drinks with the Sphinx runs this Wednesday evening from […]

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November 12, 2014

The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Opens Its New Exhibit, Peter Blume: Nature And Metamorphosis This Friday, November 14

For the first time since 1976, the art world will look back at avant-garde artist Peter Blume, a key figure in the development of modernism in America, when the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) opens a sweeping retrospective exhibition of the artist’s work this Friday, November 14. After immigrating to the United States […]

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November 11, 2014

The Penn Museum Launches The Three-Concert Series Music for the Mystery of Silents With Relâche, Sunday, November 16

The Penn Museum is known for its world-class selection of ancient artifacts, but in its new series, the renowned museum examines a piece of history much closer to our time. Music for the Mystery of Silents, a three-concert music series, celebrates the silent film genre with musicians-in-residence Relâche performing live accompaniment to soundless cinema in […]

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November 4, 2014

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Contemporary Craft Show Celebrates Its 38th Annual Show At The Pennsylvania Convention Center, November 6-9

This weekend, some of the finest craft artists from across the country will bring their wares to Philadelphia. Far from a run-of-the-mill arts-and-crafts show, more than 195 vendors from across the country bring handmade items to Philadelphia for the Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show, an annual event that raises money for education programs, […]

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November 3, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For November 2014 Art Happenings In And Around Philadelphia

With so much happening on Philadelphia’s arts and culture scene, we want to make Uwishunu, in conjunction with sister site With Art Philadelphia, your one-stop-shop for all that’s happening with local art. Every month, we gather our top art picks, featuring exhibits and events at smaller, alternative galleries and art spaces, as well as at […]

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October 31, 2014

Free First Sunday Returns To The Barnes Foundation This Sunday, November 2, With Performances And Talks From Local Organizations

Every first Sunday of the month — including this Sunday, November 2 — guests are invited to stroll the galleries of the Barnes for no cost at all. The museum promises visitors a look at Dr. Barnes permanent collection which consists of hundreds of works by Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso and many other renowned artists. […]

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October 28, 2014

The Penn Museum Showcases Global Designs During Its Treasures Jewelry Sale And Show, October 31-November 2

Attention jewelry lovers: report to the Penn Museum this weekend to discover a trove of sparkly finds at the biennial Treasures Sale and Show, October 31-November 2. An event organized by the Women’s Committee of the Penn Museum, the jewelry show and sale has evolved from the accessories and furnishings market of years past into […]

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October 24, 2014

Coming Attraction: The Barnes Foundation Presents William Glackens, The First Major Survey On The Philadelphia-Born Painter In More Than 40 Years, Opening Saturday, November 8

Any day of the year, a visit to The Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway involves an awe-inspiring permanent collection featuring 181 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes and 59 Matisses, along with works by Manet, Degas, Seurat, Prendergrast, Titian, Picasso and so much more. This fall and winter, in addition to the remarkable collection, visitors to […]

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October 21, 2014

Must-See Exhibition: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Debuts The Sweeping Retrospective Paul Strand: Master Of Modern Photography, On View Now Through January 4, 2015

Nowadays, everyone is a photographer. Smartphone cameras and Instagram have enabled the general public to take on the photographic medium like never before, giving rise to a widespread contemporary appreciation for the craft. This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art gives photography fans the chance to cull tips from one of the greatest masters of […]

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