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Philadelphia Museum of Art | Our Story

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.

More Art Monday: Civil Rights
There were those that marched, and those who used creative expression to push forward during the Civil Rights Movement.

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Untitled (Think),” 1967,by  William Nelson Copley 

Triangles in Squares” Quilt, 1970s, Artist/maker unknown 

Portrait of James Baldwin,” 1945, by Beauford Delaney 

Taboo,” 1963, by Jacob Lawrence, © Estate of Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York 

Martin Luther King, Jr.” 1981, John Woodrow Wilson 


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