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The Philadelphia Museum of Art is your Museum. We welcome you to experience this season’s exciting exhibitions, events, and activities. Connect with art in surprising, lively, new, and memorable ways.


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Please Note: If online ticketing is unavailable, call 215-235-7469 to reserve tickets. Programs are subject to change. Please arrive early as we reserve the right to release seats at the start of the program.

March 30, 2018

Art Splash: June 30–September 3, 2018

Learn all about our summertime offerings for families by visiting our Art Splash page.

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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
July & August: Tuesdays & Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
Tours meet in Education Studios 1 & 2
Best for toddlers and their grown-ups

Play at the Museum with your little ones and enjoy music, art making, and gallery walks.​
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Family Programs
 
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor

No school over spring break? We’ve got you covered. Spend the week indulging in creative family time.

10:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.: Family Studio
11:00 a.m.: Family Tours
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12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Free for Members
Resnick Rotunda 161

Get exclusive insight from Museum staff at these casual drop-in discussions.
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Trade your cabin fever for spring fever. Let loose with seasonal cocktails, a spring break–themed story slam, and infectious tunes by New Orleans indie pop band Sweet Crude.


Music: Jabair
5:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor
This local DJ puts some spring in your step with an electric sampling of his signature sound.


DIY Art: Paper Posies
5:30–7:30 p.m.
Great Stair Hall Balcony, 2nd floor
Make a bouquet you don’t need to water at this drop-in, flower-making tutorial.


Detour: What’s Their Sign?
5:45 & 6:30 p.m.
Gallery 159, 1st floor
Unconventional gallery tours for the adventurous: Join astrologer Sue Morris as she searches the collection for celestial signs about the personalities of our favorite modern artists.


DIY: Art in Bloom
6:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Nicole Rossi from Texture Florals demonstrates how to create a beautiful arrangement inspired by Severin Roesen’s Flower Still Life with Bird’s Nest.


In-Gallery Performance: First Person Arts StorySlam
6:15 p.m.
McCausland Gallery 116, 1st floor
Hear stories by people who face the future head-on, whether it’s a self-improvement kick or a doomed romance. Hosted by Geoff Jackson with storytellers Alyssa Al-Dookhi, Nick Kupsey, and Teresa Nutter; accompanied by musician Eric Coyne.
Space is limited. First come, first served.


In-Gallery Performance: First Date
6:15 & 6:45 p.m.
Eglin Gallery 165, 1st floor
Is it queer love at first sight or just another bad date? Find out in this gallery-inspired one-act play written by Emma Goidel, directed by Shira Berger, and performed by actors Hannah Gold and Isabella Sazak.


Music: Sweet Crude
7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor
These New Orleans musicians set English and Cajun French lyrics to indie rock, connecting their Louisiana roots with tribal rhythms and pop hooks.
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