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Don't miss your chance to explore the ways artists make visible the endless variety of inner emotions, thoughts, and motives of their subjects. "Expressions" closes on July 31. https://t.co/1IknPVqqiL @philamuseum Philadelphia Museum of Art Videos and pictures

Don't miss your chance to explore the ways artists make visible the endless variety of inner emotions, thoughts, and motives of their subjects. "Expressions" closes on July 31. https://t.co/1IknPVqqiL

In these works by Ken Lum, the artist presents intimate death announcements for people who never existed. At once fictional & factual, Lum uses the past to question the meaning of symbols today. See these works on view now in “New Grit: Art & Philly Now." https://t.co/TMn5RqGlVZ @philamuseum Philadelphia Museum of Art Videos and pictures

In these works by Ken Lum, the artist presents intimate death announcements for people who never existed. At once fictional & factual, Lum uses the past to question the meaning of symbols today. See these works on view now in “New Grit: Art & Philly Now." https://t.co/TMn5RqGlVZ

Let's make! Get inspired by artist Faith Ringgold's "The Sunflower Quilting Bee at Arles," and make your own multi-media "quilt" at home. Follow along with this step by step video of our current Art Kids Studio project. https://t.co/J3dbYADcQs @philamuseum Philadelphia Museum of Art Videos and pictures

Let's make! Get inspired by artist Faith Ringgold's "The Sunflower Quilting Bee at Arles," and make your own multi-media "quilt" at home. Follow along with this step by step video of our current Art Kids Studio project. https://t.co/J3dbYADcQs

Thomas Eakins, one of America’s greatest Realist artists and Philadelphia native, was born on this day in 1844. Eakins spent his lifetime painting the people and landscapes of his city. See this painting and more by Eakins in our American Galleries. https://t.co/J7yiC3RNTR @philamuseum Philadelphia Museum of Art Videos and pictures

Thomas Eakins, one of America’s greatest Realist artists and Philadelphia native, was born on this day in 1844. Eakins spent his lifetime painting the people and landscapes of his city. See this painting and more by Eakins in our American Galleries. https://t.co/J7yiC3RNTR

We're excited to announce that @AntClemons will be headlining our House Party 8/14. This Grammy-nominated R&B artist has collaborated w/Kanye West, Beyoncé, & Camila Cabello. Welcome him back to his local roots! Tickets are $15 ($12 members). More info at: https://t.co/1nv6is9Yq7 @philamuseum Philadelphia Museum of Art Videos and pictures

We're excited to announce that @AntClemons will be headlining our House Party 8/14. This Grammy-nominated R&B artist has collaborated w/Kanye West, Beyoncé, & Camila Cabello. Welcome him back to his local roots! Tickets are $15 ($12 members). More info at: https://t.co/1nv6is9Yq7

“This stunning, chronological reinstallation is a fascinating, visual feast—a curatorial triumph.” —Lance Esplund, "Wall Street Journal" https://t.co/7TAT2JLuFJ

Explore our brand new Early American Art galleries for yourself during your next visit. https://t.co/7fXdwRNgOU @philamuseum Philadelphia Museum of Art Videos and pictures

“This stunning, chronological reinstallation is a fascinating, visual feast—a curatorial triumph.” —Lance Esplund, "Wall Street Journal" https://t.co/7TAT2JLuFJ Explore our brand new Early American Art galleries for yourself during your next visit. https://t.co/7fXdwRNgOU

Using basic drawing materials—ballpoint pen, pencil, pastel, charcoal—in her artistic practice, Toyin Ojih Odutola often explores the representation of skin as a surface & as a social marker of identity. See this work in “Unexpected Surfaces” through 8/5. https://t.co/xtcw1TJ50d @philamuseum Philadelphia Museum of Art Videos and pictures

Using basic drawing materials—ballpoint pen, pencil, pastel, charcoal—in her artistic practice, Toyin Ojih Odutola often explores the representation of skin as a surface & as a social marker of identity. See this work in “Unexpected Surfaces” through 8/5. https://t.co/xtcw1TJ50d

"When in despair, it is beauty that fills us with life and inspiration.”

@JuditSchaechter self-identifies as a decorative artist, yet she is not bound by this art form’s traditional rules. Don't miss her work on view in "New Grit: Art & Philly Now." https://t.co/1RZKzD6wbP @philamuseum Philadelphia Museum of Art Videos and pictures

"When in despair, it is beauty that fills us with life and inspiration.” @JuditSchaechter self-identifies as a decorative artist, yet she is not bound by this art form’s traditional rules. Don't miss her work on view in "New Grit: Art & Philly Now." https://t.co/1RZKzD6wbP

Join us for drop in art-making at the Art Kids Studio! The Studio is open Thursday through Sunday with a collection-inspired project. Free with museum admission. Learn more: https://t.co/ZMP9Tf1Oox @philamuseum Philadelphia Museum of Art Videos and pictures

Join us for drop in art-making at the Art Kids Studio! The Studio is open Thursday through Sunday with a collection-inspired project. Free with museum admission. Learn more: https://t.co/ZMP9Tf1Oox

“If you could say it in words, there’d be no reason to paint.”

Edward Hopper, who was born on this day in 1882, was a painter and printmaker who is recognized for his important role in shaping realist paintings in twentieth-century America. https://t.co/cpoxRdyim6 @philamuseum Philadelphia Museum of Art Videos and pictures

“If you could say it in words, there’d be no reason to paint.” Edward Hopper, who was born on this day in 1882, was a painter and printmaker who is recognized for his important role in shaping realist paintings in twentieth-century America. https://t.co/cpoxRdyim6

Born in Philadelphia on this day in 1898, Alexander Calder produced his first abstract moving sculptures, which Duchamp dubbed “mobiles,” in 1931. Calder created floating 3D worlds in constant flux. The mobile "Ghost" now hangs in our Great Stair Hall. https://t.co/JmTk5ufmk0 @philamuseum Philadelphia Museum of Art Videos and pictures

Born in Philadelphia on this day in 1898, Alexander Calder produced his first abstract moving sculptures, which Duchamp dubbed “mobiles,” in 1931. Calder created floating 3D worlds in constant flux. The mobile "Ghost" now hangs in our Great Stair Hall. https://t.co/JmTk5ufmk0

"an exhilarating show of one of the most original and unclassifiable figures of the past half century." —Philip Kennicott, The Washington Post

LAST CHANCE: "Senga Nengudi: Topologies" closes this Sunday, July 25. https://t.co/SUpHcQzafk @philamuseum Philadelphia Museum of Art Videos and pictures

"an exhilarating show of one of the most original and unclassifiable figures of the past half century." —Philip Kennicott, The Washington Post LAST CHANCE: "Senga Nengudi: Topologies" closes this Sunday, July 25. https://t.co/SUpHcQzafk

The interplay of memory & imagination loom large in @SakaguchiHiro’s work. His imagery straddles memories of his youth in Japan & his adult life in the US, conflating two distinctive cultures. Don't miss his work on view in "New Grit: Art & Philly Now." https://t.co/3AnO905MPD @philamuseum Philadelphia Museum of Art Videos and pictures

The interplay of memory & imagination loom large in @SakaguchiHiro’s work. His imagery straddles memories of his youth in Japan & his adult life in the US, conflating two distinctive cultures. Don't miss his work on view in "New Grit: Art & Philly Now." https://t.co/3AnO905MPD

Today marks the beginning of Eid al-Adha, the Islamic festival of sacrifice.  Over the next three days, Muslims will engage in prayers and feasts with their families and communities.  Eid Mubarak! https://t.co/Q849XlfrNA @philamuseum Philadelphia Museum of Art Videos and pictures

Today marks the beginning of Eid al-Adha, the Islamic festival of sacrifice. Over the next three days, Muslims will engage in prayers and feasts with their families and communities. Eid Mubarak! https://t.co/Q849XlfrNA

Join us for a Block Party on Aug 14 & enjoy music, beer garden, art-making, & more. Then at 6pm, we welcome live music back to the museum with a house party. 

Tickets are Pay What You Wish during the day & $15 ($12 members) for the House Party. More info: https://t.co/I21H4QwStd @philamuseum Philadelphia Museum of Art Videos and pictures

Join us for a Block Party on Aug 14 & enjoy music, beer garden, art-making, & more. Then at 6pm, we welcome live music back to the museum with a house party. Tickets are Pay What You Wish during the day & $15 ($12 members) for the House Party. More info: https://t.co/I21H4QwStd

Edgar Degas was born on this day in 1834. A painter, sculptor, and printmaker he is considered to be one of the founders of Impressionism (though he personally rejected the term). https://t.co/GPu4BiT4Od @philamuseum Philadelphia Museum of Art Videos and pictures

Edgar Degas was born on this day in 1834. A painter, sculptor, and printmaker he is considered to be one of the founders of Impressionism (though he personally rejected the term). https://t.co/GPu4BiT4Od

Oscillating between their cheerful colors and macabre implications, Alex Da Corte’s windows reference the broken windows theory. Learn more about these three works on view in "New Grit: Art & Philly Now." https://t.co/DN00g03tu2 @philamuseum Philadelphia Museum of Art Videos and pictures

Oscillating between their cheerful colors and macabre implications, Alex Da Corte’s windows reference the broken windows theory. Learn more about these three works on view in "New Grit: Art & Philly Now." https://t.co/DN00g03tu2

My friends: Where are you?
Me: On my way.
Also me:
https://t.co/sXiwd3UAqi @philamuseum Philadelphia Museum of Art Videos and pictures

My friends: Where are you? Me: On my way. Also me: https://t.co/sXiwd3UAqi

Join Art Kids every Thursday during the summer for an Art Playdate in the Garden. Enjoy art-making and close looking activities at 10:30am or 1pm. Best for ages 4–8. Free registration required, select your date/time at: https://t.co/4F8r9CwnNq @philamuseum Philadelphia Museum of Art Videos and pictures

Join Art Kids every Thursday during the summer for an Art Playdate in the Garden. Enjoy art-making and close looking activities at 10:30am or 1pm. Best for ages 4–8. Free registration required, select your date/time at: https://t.co/4F8r9CwnNq

Berenice Abbott, who was born on this day in 1898, began her career as a sculptor but transitioned to photography while working for Man Ray. Returning to New York in 1929, she switched her focus to capturing the city’s changing urban landscape. https://t.co/huPtVGzvj9 @philamuseum Philadelphia Museum of Art Videos and pictures

Berenice Abbott, who was born on this day in 1898, began her career as a sculptor but transitioned to photography while working for Man Ray. Returning to New York in 1929, she switched her focus to capturing the city’s changing urban landscape. https://t.co/huPtVGzvj9

Distilled from the artist’s research into the historic trade route between Jamaica & Newfoundland, David Hartt contemplates the larger relationship between representation & history. See this commissioned work in "New Grit: Art & Philly Now" through 8/22. https://t.co/HTnLpKVIEU @philamuseum Philadelphia Museum of Art Videos and pictures

Distilled from the artist’s research into the historic trade route between Jamaica & Newfoundland, David Hartt contemplates the larger relationship between representation & history. See this commissioned work in "New Grit: Art & Philly Now" through 8/22. https://t.co/HTnLpKVIEU