Enjoy everything the Museum has to offer—at your own pace and price every Wednesday night. Admission is Pay What You Wish from 5:00 to 8:45 p.m.
- Relax. Dhyana Yoga offers two classes per week.
- Refresh. The Balcony Café is open late, serving fresh snacks, coffee and tea, and wine and beer.
- Get inspired. Explore the collection in a casual and playful atmosphere.
Pay What You Wish on Wednesday Nights
Enjoy board games with your friends and other visitors.
First come, first served; space is limited. Free tickets available Wednesdays at 5:00 p.m at any Visitor Services Desk.
Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.
What is the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? In what ways does his dream for America still resonate?Join us for community conversations in the galleries. Quotes from Dr. King’s most famous speeches will be paired with artwork and used as inspiration for dialogue facilitated by educators from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Bryn Mawr College, and the African American Museum in Philadelphia. Community Conversations are open discussions about socially relevant topics. This program is a part of NewCORE’s 2018 MLK Legacy Conversations: 80/80.
- Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society creates a still life for your sketching pleasure. Materials are provided.
Play the board game Mancala with friends and other visitors every Wednesday night in March.
- Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
- Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
- Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
- Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
$75 ($70 members) Space is limited to 30 people; member priority reservations (public spots will be made available if the demo does not sell out).
Guided by Chef Tamara Christians, make and stretch your own fresh mozzarella to take home with you.
6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
African Americans have long played a leading role in the cultural and political life of Philadelphia. One family’s history, the Montier-Morreys, is a particularly resonant chapter in this undertold story. Join us for the premiere of The Montiers: An American Story, a documentary about the history of the family, their role in Philadelphia, and the artwork that survives to illuminate our knowledge today. Coproduced by WHYY and the Museum, the film features comments from William Pickens III, a Montier-Morrey descendant, as well as curators and scholars.After the screening, join us for a panel conversation with Deesha Dyer, former Obama Administration Social Secretary; Gwendolyn Dubois Shaw, associate professor of art history, University of Pennsylvania; and William Pickens III. An audience Q&A follows. Learn more about the Montier family >>
Play the board game Clue with friends and other visitors every Wednesday night in April.
- Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
- Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
- Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
- Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Play the board game Othello with friends and other visitors every Wednesday night in May.
- Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
- Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
- Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
- Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
- Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
$55 ($50 members)
Sip refreshing wines perfect for warmer weather and entertaining. From bubbly to rosé wines and lighter reds, this tour of summer wines will delight the senses and educate the palate.