Ink and Gold: Art of the Kano
Through May 10
The Kano family’s creative dynasty lasted 400 years, forever changing Japanese art. Works in the exhibition will be presented in three rotations–due to their light sensitivity—offering multiple opportunities to experience the full depth, scope, and variety of the art.
Drawn with Spirit: Pennsylvania German Fraktur from the Joan and Victor Johnson Collection
Through April 26
Bold, bright, and rich with exuberant images and elaborate lettering, fraktur are drawings that celebrated milestone moments and everyday joys in the lives of the Pennsylvania Germans.
Vitra—Design, Architecture, Communication: A European Project with American Roots
Through April 5
Renowned for its functional yet inspiring interior designs, furniture, and accessories, the Swiss company Vitra is internationally recognized for its creative partnerships with design visionaries such as Philippe Starck, Ron Arad, and Verner Panton.
New in the Galleries
Allora & Calzadilla: Intervals
Through April 5
Puerto Rico–based artists Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla explore music’s capacity to evoke an ancestral time and ask what makes us human.
Art and Wonder: A Cabinet of Collections
An interactive gallery display reveals secrets within European collections of art, nature, and science.
Saint Francis of Assisi
Visit this gallery to explore the masterful small-scale painting “Saint Francis of Assisi Receiving the Stigmata” with the help of new interactive technology.
A dynamic mix of art, performance, and entertainment March 25, 5:00–8:45 p.m
Tracie Morris: A sound poet, Tracie mixes narrative and music to create a singular style of performance.
Art After 5
Rodin Museum Tour
Exploring the Art of Fraktur March 7, 2:00–4:30 p.m.
Join us for two public lectures on the whimsical art of fraktur, one of the most distinctive and beloved types of American folk art.
Alita Moses March 13, 5:00–8:45 p.m.
University of the Arts senior Alita Moses entertains with jazz, R&B, and pop standards. Click to see all upcoming Art After 5 performances.
In Rodin’s Studio: Portrait Sitters and Models March 18, 11:00–11:45 a.m.
Discover what it was like to have Rodin make your portrait. With curator Jennifer Thompson.
Contemporary Art Lecture
Support the Museum
Okwui Enwezor March 18, 6:30–8:00 p.m.
Join the Artistic Director of the 2015 Venice Biennale for his talk “Disrupted and Disarticulated: Body Politics in Contemporary African Art.”
Sushi-Making March 18, 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Learn the art of sushi-making with our skilled Executive Chef, Gerald Drummond, the former executive chef of Morimoto. $45. Call 215-763-8100 to reserve your spot.
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