Events

This Little Picture Went to Market: Stories of Art at Auction

Exhibition
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Going to sale at auction is a momentous step in an artwork’s career: it’s on the precipice of a new… view complete listing>>
Letter "T" from the Modern School Alphabet, 1971-2-213

Rockwell Kent and the Art of the Book

Philadelphia Museum of Art
During his long life, Rockwell Kent (American, 1882–1971) assumed the roles of painter, lobsterman, writer, dairy farmer, sailor, printmaker, architect,… view complete listing>>

The Artist in the Nursury: Illustrated Children's Books

Exhibition
Philadelphia Museum of Art

Good Modern Work: Women Gallerists in America

Exhibition
Philadelphia Museum of Art
In the early 1900s the business of art was a quiet one, typically dominated by males. By the 1920s, however,… view complete listing>>

Revisiting the Centennial: Resources from the Library and Archives

Exhibition
Philadelphia Museum of Art
The invaluable resources in this exhibition--including books, pamphlets, scrapbooks, and ephemera--document an extraordinary civic event as well as the broader… view complete listing>>

Steven Speilberg’s 1997 film Amistad

Event
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Saturday, November 8, 1:00 pm  Screening at the Van Pelt Auditorium, Philadelphia Museum of Art Library Company Director John Van… view complete listing>>

Philadelphia Museum of Art Library Announces Saturday Hours

Philadelphia Museum of Art
The Library at the Philadelphia Museum of Art will be open on Saturdays between Labor Day and Memorial Day, with… view complete listing>>

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia Museum of Art Library
2525 Pennsylvania Avenue
(Mailing address: Box 7646, Philadelphia 19101-7646)
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Phone: 215-684-7650
Museum and Library—Fine Arts. The Philadelphia Museum of Art's Library and Archives, located in the Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building, constitute a comprehensive resource for art history research and study, with an emphasis on the collections of the Museum. They serve the Museum's staff--curators, conservators, educators, and guides--as well as visiting scholars, college and university students, and the general public. view full profile >>