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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.
How did Charles Willson Peale fool George Washington with this painting? Find out: http://ow.ly/ouE8B 
Discover more secrets behind other famous eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American artworks with tonight’s “Portraits with a Purpose: Grief, Glamour, Politics, and Memory” Art Talk at 6:00 p.m. http://ow.ly/ouE3D“Staircase Group (Portrait of Raphaelle Peale and Titian Ramsay Peale I),” 1795, by Charles Willson Peale

How did Charles Willson Peale fool George Washington with this painting? Find out: http://ow.ly/ouE8B 


Discover more secrets behind other famous eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American artworks with tonight’s “Portraits with a Purpose: Grief, Glamour, Politics, and Memory” Art Talk at 6:00 p.m. http://ow.ly/ouE3D

“Staircase Group (Portrait of Raphaelle Peale and Titian Ramsay Peale I),” 1795, by Charles Willson Peale

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    Definitely one of the most interesting works at PMA.
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