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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.
Fashion Friday
Gearing up for a night out on the town? Let this kaleidoscopic ensemble by Stephen Burrows inspire your late night wardrobe! Burrows was the first African-American fashion designer to gain international stature, rising to prominence in the 1960s with his inventively cut and patterned designs. Always a fashion innovator, his eye-catching ensembles have graced the backs of trendsetters like the designer’s muse, supermodel Pat Cleveland, and First Lady Michelle Obama. Explore more of the Museum’s Burrows’ pieces. “Woman’s Ensemble: Top and Skirt,” 1971-72, Designed by Stephen Burrows

Fashion Friday

Gearing up for a night out on the town? Let this kaleidoscopic ensemble by Stephen Burrows inspire your late night wardrobe! Burrows was the first African-American fashion designer to gain international stature, rising to prominence in the 1960s with his inventively cut and patterned designs. Always a fashion innovator, his eye-catching ensembles have graced the backs of trendsetters like the designer’s muse, supermodel Pat Cleveland, and First Lady Michelle Obama. Explore more of the Museum’s Burrows’ pieces.

Woman’s Ensemble: Top and Skirt,” 1971-72, Designed by Stephen Burrows

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