Museums & Attractions in Philadelphia – With Art Philadelphia™

Philadelphia is one of the world's great art destinations with incomparable art institutions, priceless artworks and one of the...

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Will Barnet | Contemporary Fine Art & Original Prints ...

Will Barnet

About the Artist

Will Barnet was born in 1911. Mr. Barnet trained at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School and the Art Students League New York.� By 1936 he had established himself as a professional printer and the youngest instructor of graphic arts ever to hold a faculty position at the Arts Students League. He later taught art at such leading American schools as Yale University and Cornell...

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Philadelphia Museum of Art (PA): Top Tips Before You Go ...

Tue 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wed 10:00 am - 8:45 pm

Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fri 10:00 am - 8:45 pm

Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Fee: Yes


As one of the largest museums in the United States, the Philadelphia Museum...

As one of the largest museums in the United States, the...

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University of the Arts (Philadelphia) - Wikipedia

University of the Arts.

In 1876, the Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art was founded as a museum and art school. In 1938, the museum changed its name to the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the school became the Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Art. In 1964, the school became independent of the museum and renamed itself the Philadelphia College of Art.

In 1985, the Philadelphia...

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Were Benjamin Franklin, the city's first museum patron, to come back to 21st Century Philadelphia, he would marvel at what he had started. Philadelphia's museums are small and massive, historic and modern, interactive and exclusive, eccentric and unexpected.

There are grand places like The Franklin Institute Science Museum and...

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Philadelphia Art Galleries and Philadelphia Gallery Guide

Philadelphia gallery guide and listing of fine art galleries located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. These art galleries feature contemporary art and traditional fine art, glass art, prints, sculpture, fine art photography and other types of visual art. If you are interested in collecting art or would like to purchase art, these are art galleries where you can find best artworks in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia has a monthly art event where galleries are open on the First Friday from 5pm to 9pm. This happens rain or shine. A large number of galleries can be found...

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Peter Voulkos biography presented by - Frank Lloyd Gallery


Born in 1924 to Greek immigrant parents in the town of Bozeman, Montana, Peter Voulkos is one of America's most significant sculptors of the 20th century. Voulkos got his start in art in the late 1940s, when he was studying at Montana State College, Bozeman on the G.I. Bill, after being drafted and serving as an airplane armorer-gunner in the Pacific in World War II. In classes with...

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Jean-Baptiste Pillement (Lyon 1728 - Sphinx Fine Art

Jean-Baptiste Pillement (Lyon 1728 - Lyon 1808)

Jean-Baptiste Pillement was a painter and designer, known for his exquisite and delicate landscapes, but whose importance lies primarily in the engravings done after his drawings and their influence in spreading the Rococo style, and particularly the taste for chinoiserie, throughout Europe.

Pillement, born in Lyon, had an unusually cosmopolitan...

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Mike Parr - Wikipedia

Early life[ edit ]

Parr spent his childhood in rural Queensland . He was born with a misshapen arm, and this physical characteristic has featured within his art work. Parr commenced an arts/law degree at the University of Queensland in 1965 but discontinued his studies the following year.

He is the brother of installation /photography artist, Julie Rrap (formerly Julie Brown-Rrap).

Parr moved to...

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Philadelphia Museum of Art - Archives : Finding Aids

Arensberg Archives : Historical Note

Historical Note

Art collectors Walter and Louise Arensberg were friends with some of the most important artists of the 20th century, and as such, played an integral role in the formulation and promulgation of avant-garde artistic ideas and activities in the United States. Walter Arensberg (1878-1954) was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the oldest child of...

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Philadelphia Museum of Art | Our Story

Sitting atop some very famous steps, the Philadelphia Museum of Art is among the largest museums in the United States, with a collection of more than 227,000 works of art and more than 200 galleries presenting painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, decorative arts,...

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Museums & Attractions in Philadelphia —

Benjamin Franklin Museum

Dedicated to the life, times and legacy of Philadelphia's famous founding father, the Benjamin Franklin Museum invites you to explore a variety of exhibitions. Credit: R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia

Philadelphia plays home to an astounding collection of museums, artistic venues and historical attractions. There's the Liberty Bell, of course -- plus amazing art...

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Home | Parkway Museums District Philadelphia

Stretching from City Hall to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia's grand tree-lined Benjamin Franklin Parkway is flanked by some of the city's most acclaimed destinations. Visitors to the Parkway Museums District...

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African Success : Biography of Esther MAHLANGU

South Africa > Arts : Esther MAHLANGU

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Esther Mahlangu (Born in 1935) is a South African artist.

Born november 11th 1935 in Middleburg (South Africa).Esther Mahlangu lives in the village of Weltervrede in the Mpumalanga Province. She is a remarkable woman who against all odds, traveled and exhibited overseas in...

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Social tagging - Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections

Social Tagging, or a folksonomy, is a user-generated taxonomy used to categorize and retrieve web content, such as Web pages, photographs, and Web links, using open-ended labels called tags. The...

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Taos Painters: Ernest Leonard Blumenschein (1874-1960)

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Ernest Blumenschein, Las Tres Mujeres, Oil on Board, 9" x 12"

Ernest L. Blumenschein was far and away the most well known of the Taos painters during his lifetime. His painstakingly executed canvases, in his distinctive style that was first called "post-impressionist" and later modernist, garnered him a wide and appreciative audience, and...

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Philadelphia Museum of Art - Calendar : Today at the Museum

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These intimate, 90-minute classes offer first-hand tutorials for creating exceptional food and drink. Local food celebrities and international experts lead interactive demonstrations with assistant chefs on hand to help...

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American Paintings Highlights | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Thomas Sully (American (born in England), 1783-1872)


Admired for his lively brushwork, Thomas Sully was the leading portrait painter in Philadelphia in the second quarter of the nineteenth century. Historical subjects such as this one were rare in his oeuvre of well over two thousand portraits. Sully studied first with a succession of miniature...

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Top 10 MFA Programs | BLOUIN ARTINFO

Faculty: Antoni Muntadas, Joan Jonas ,

About: There is big emphasis placed on the critical studies program portion of the program, and its connections with the advanced technology community of greater MIT. Of the other schools on our list, MIT's MFA has a unique experimental and systematic approach to visual art that is very research heavy, stressing an interdisciplinary approach. The MFA is part...

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Philadelphia Museum of Art - Research : Library

Wellcome Library

The Wellcome Library in London made 100,000 art and medicine images available online for open use. This collection is where to look for offbeat, bizarre photos including medical art of all types including manuscripts, paintings, etchings, early photography and advertisements. The images may be used for commercial or personal purposes, with an acknowledgement of the original...

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Montgomery, AL Apartments for Rent

Located on the Alabama River, Montgomery is the capital of Alabama. With 156.2 square miles of area and a 2013 estimated population of more than 201,000, Montgomery is the second largest city in the state - after Birmingham. There is history overflowing throughout the streets of Montgomery as the Confederate States of America and the Civil Rights Movement were...

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Philadelphia Museum of Art - On View : In the Galleries

In the Galleries

Our galleries beckon with treasures from all corners of the globe, boasting works of art from pre-antiquity to the present day. So whether you're searching for quiet contemplation or visual stimulation, whether you want to visit a favorite collection or discover a brand new installation, we offer over 200 galleries for you to explore and enjoy.


Paintings from Renaissance Venice

Gallery 273, second floor

From one of Bellini's earliest depictions of the Virgin and Child to a rare surviving...

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