Wednesday, June 28, 2017

July 2017 At The Philadelphia Art Museum

Philadelphia Museum of Art
July Newsletter
“Why Wildlife Photography Matters in a Post-Truth Era” – TIME
Wild: Michael Nichols
Through September 17
Explore the work of legendary photographer Michael Nichols, artist, technical innovator, and ardent advocate for preserving natural habitats. Be transported through the split-second magic of images captured in some of the most remote areas of the world. Nichols’s stunning photographs offer intense confrontations with the power and fragility of the wild and a reflection of our own humanity.
A Summer of Creative Play for the Whole Family
Art Splash Gets Wild
Through September 4
Find your inner animal at the Museum. Journey through the wild at Art Splash, where kids and their grown-ups can experience daily gallery explorations, studio art creations, and imaginative play inspired by the wildlife photographs of Michael Nichols.
Special Guest Lecture
Jane Goodall
September 16, 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Join the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees as she reflects on her work advocating for animal welfare and conservation.
The Kiss
Rodin Museum
Pay What You Wish
Discover what passion looks like in the hands of a master sculptor. 2017 is the one hundredth anniversary of Auguste Rodin’s death and the Museum is taking part in worldwide celebrations of the artist’s work and legacy.
Your Chance to Win
Entry Deadline: July 28
Win a WICKED & WILD Weekend inspired by our exhibition Wild: Michael Nichols and the Broadway musical Wicked, which is coming to Philadelphia’s Academy of Music this summer.
Celebrate Independence Day
Pay What You Wish Admission
July 2 and 3
The Museum is Pay What You Wish the first Sunday of every month, but this July we’re doubling the fun. We’ll be open both Sunday, July 2, and Monday, July 3, with Pay What You Wish admission. Spend part of your 4th of July weekend with us. (We’re closed Tuesday, July 4.)
See a full calendar of What's On this season.

Please note:
• We will be open Monday, July 3, and admission will be Pay What You Wish. The Museum will be closed Tuesday, July 4.
• Granite Hill restaurant and the Cafeteria are currently closed.
Enjoy a casual grab-and-go lunch in our temporary Museum Café (members save 10%) or, for more dining options in the area, ask at any Visitor Services desk when you visit. Learn more about our exciting plans for the future, including new dining spaces.
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19101

For more information on the exhibitions and programs listed here, including generous donors and organizers, please visit
Northern Spotted Owl in Young Redwood Forest, California (detail), 2008, by Michael Nichols (Courtesy of the artist) © Michael Nichols/National Geographic. Jane with Jou Jou, Brazzaville Zoo, Republic of the Congo (detail), 1990, by Michael Nichols (Courtesy of the artist) © Michael Nichols/National Geographic. Copy of Rodin's "The Kiss" (detail), carved in marble 1929 by Henri Gréber,  after Auguste Rodin (Bequest of Jules E. Mastbaum, F1929-7-62). 

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