February at @PhilaMuseum

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Fall in love with art this February at the Philadelphia Museum of Art!

Check out upcoming events and exhibits to explore.

Camille Claudel’s The Waltz (foreground, left), with the marble after Rodin’s The Kiss. The Rodin Museum is offering extended hours on Valentine’s Day.

 

February 14

  • The Kiss—The Rodin Museum is open for extended hours on Valentine’s Day, 10:00 a.m.–8:45 p.m. Add a bit of artistry to your romance with the stories behind some of Auguste Rodin’s most passionate works. The current installation explores the artist’s most intimate and powerful depictions of love. Admission is Pay What You Wish.

 

February 3

  • Design in Revolution: A 1960s OdysseyFrom Pop Art and psychedelia to the civil rights and anti-war movements, the 1960s was a decade of liberation—and of great loss. See how designers, artists, and architects responded to the tumultuous period that still looms large in the American imagination.

February 15

  • Keith Smith at Home—Friendship, love, desire: Keith Smith’s life is an open book. For five decades, the Rochester NY–based artist has used surprising combinations of materials to chronicle his experiences. Explore an array of Smith’s mixed-media photographs and prints, and—his specialty—handmade artist’s books. Many of these works are from the artist’s collection and have not been exhibited publicly before. The exhibition opens February 17.

 

February 2

  • Uri Gurvich—The saxophonist blends world influences, including sounds from his native Israel, with progressive jazz.

February 9

  • Aaron Parnell Brown—The Philly singer-songwriter offers up a mix of 1970s soul, romantic jazz, and original tunes.

February 16

  • Martha Stuckey—A theatrical evening of jazz standards and originals with the Red 40 frontwoman.

 

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February 17

February 18

 

Last ChanceThrough February 19

  • Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection—In 1917, the most famous lawyer of his day left his astonishing trove of European art to the city of Philadelphia. One hundred years later, we’re taking a new look at one of this country’s most remarkable collections. Encounter treasures by the likes of Botticelli, Bosch, Titian, Rembrandt, and Monet—and see how art historians and conservators keep making new discoveries about the collection.

February 14, 17

 

Ongoing

 

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