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Sitting atop some very famous steps, the Philadelphia Museum of Art is among the largest museums in the United States, with a collection of more than 227,000 works of art and more than 200 galleries presenting painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, decorative arts, textiles, and architectural settings from Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States.

Our facilities include our landmark Main Building on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the Perelman Building, located nearby on Pennsylvania Avenue, the Rodin Museum on the 2200 block of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, and two 18th-century houses in Fairmount Park, Mount Pleasant and Cedar Grove. We welcome you to enjoy a variety of activities for public audiences, including special exhibitions, programs for children and families, lectures, concerts and films.
Cocktail Dress, Fall 1995
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Dress & Cape, c. 1980s
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Sweater & Pants, S/S 2000
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Evening Dress, early 1970s
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Jacket, c. 2000
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Woman's Suit, c. 1980s
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You may not know this, but we’ve collected a few Oscars of our own over the years… 

Woman’s Cocktail Dress, Fall 1995
Designed by Oscar de la Renta, born 1932
Gift of the designer in honor of Tom Marotta, 2009

Woman’s Ensemble: Dress and Cape, c. 1980s
Designed by Oscar de la Renta, born 1932
Gift of Susan Kaiserman, 2009

Woman’s Ensemble: Sweater and Pants, Spring/Summer 2000
Designed by Oscar de la Renta, born 1932
Gift of Ruth M. Colket, 2007

Woman’s Evening Dress, Early 1970s
Designed by Oscar de la Renta, born 1932
Gift of Grace L. Madeira, 2009

Woman’s Jacket, c. 2000
Designed by Oscar de la Renta, born 1932 
Gift of Ruth M. Colket, 2007

Woman’s Suit: Jacket, Skirt and Blouse, c. 1980s
Designed by Oscar de la Renta, born 1932
Gift of Peggy Gough Weber, 1997

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