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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.
NOW OPEN! ”Leger: Modern Art and the Metropolis" is officially open. This stunning multimedia installation will shed new light on the vitally experimental decade of the 1920’s in Paris.
This bold painting by Fernand Léger is the centerpiece of our newest exhibition “Léger: Modern Art and the Metropolis." Almost ten feet wide and eight feet tall, this monumental work captures the kinetic energy and sensory assault of modern city life.What does your city look like? Show us your city images by tagging them with #LegerinPhilly.”The City," 1919, by Fernand Léger. © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris 

NOW OPEN! 

Leger: Modern Art and the Metropolis" is officially open. This stunning multimedia installation will shed new light on the vitally experimental decade of the 1920’s in Paris.

This bold painting by Fernand Léger is the centerpiece of our newest exhibition “Léger: Modern Art and the Metropolis." Almost ten feet wide and eight feet tall, this monumental work captures the kinetic energy and sensory assault of modern city life.

What does your city look like? Show us your city images by tagging them with #LegerinPhilly.

The City," 1919, by Fernand Léger. © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris 

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