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Philadelphia Museum of Art

Art Parkway District

We are Philadelphia’s art museum. A landmark building. A world-renowned collection. A place that welcomes everyone. We bring the arts to life, inspiring visitors—through scholarly study and creative play—to discover the spirit of imagination that lies in everyone. We connect people with the arts in rich and varied ways, making the experience of the Museum surprising, lively, and always memorable. We are committed to inviting visitors to see the world—and themselves—anew through the beauty and expressive power of the arts.

Calendar of Events
Design in Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey
Through Sunday, September 9
Perelman Building, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950
Through Monday, September 3
Experiments in Motion: Photographs from the Collection
Through Sunday, August 19
Now, She: Two Sculptures by Ursula von Rydingsvard
Through Sunday, April 28, 2019
Rachel Rose: Wil-o-Wisp/The Future Fields Commission
Through Sunday, August 19
Biting Wit and Brazen Folly: British Satirical Prints, 1780s–1830s
Through Wednesday, August 22
Agnes Martin: The Untroubled Mind/Works from the Daniel W. Dietrich II Collection
Through Sunday, October 14
Art Splash!
Through Monday, September 3
Face to Face: Portraits of Artists
Through Sunday, October 14
Friday Nights: Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble
Friday, August 24
Final Fridays: Work Your Angles
Friday, August 31
2018 Members' Exhibition
Thursday, September 13
Thursday, September 20
Fall into Art Hosted by the Young Friends
Saturday, November 3
2018 Members’ Exhibition
Friday, September 6, 2019 through Saturday, September 29

All main building tickets include admission to the Perelman Building, Rodin Museum, and our two Historic Houses.

Members are free
Adults: $20,
Seniors (65 and older): $18
Students (with valid ID): $14

Youth (13-18): $14
12 and under: free

First Sunday of every month:
Pay What You Wish

Every Wednesday evening from 5:00-8:45 p.m:
Pay What You Wish

Main Building
Includes Perelman Building

Members: Free at all times
Adults: $16
Seniors (ages 65 & over): $14
Students (with valid ID): $12

Children (excluding groups)
ages 13-18: $12
ages 12 & under: Free

First Sunday of each month:
Pay what you wish all day

Other Information
The Museum connects those with disabilities to the world of art through a wide variety of unique Accessible Programs.

Group Visits & Tours available.

A visitor shuttle between the Perelman Building and the Museum's main building operates every 10-15 minutes on weekends, 10:00 a.m-5:00 p.m.

Visitor Information

Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA 19130
215-763-8100 phone
215-684-7600 TTY

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Perelman Building, Philadelphia Museum of Art


The Water Works behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Photo by Erin DiSerafino.