Special Exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art featuring over 100 artworks in a diversified display. This exhibit showcases the variety and diversity in the museum’s collections. Here are some of the highlights:
The exhibition also discusses how the museum acquires new collection pieces and helps visitors understand some of the inner working and why certain pieces are important in the existing collections. Not only is there plenty to feast your artistic eyes on but also the added benefit of learning how collections come to be.
The following is an excerpt from the Press Release in describing the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of the largest museums in the United States, with a collection of more than 227,000 works of art. The Museum’s many galleries present painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, decorative arts, textiles, and architectural settings from Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States. Its facilities include a landmark main building; the Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building; the Rodin Museum, and two historic houses in Fairmount Park, Mount Pleasant and Cedar Grove. The Museum offers a wide variety of activities for public audiences, including special exhibitions, programs for children and families, lectures, concerts, and films.