What's On

Museum staff member installing a new exhibition

Upcoming Exhibitions

  • Sarah Huckleberry sitting cross legged on floor and arranging small sticks of wood

    IDENTIFY Sandy Huckleberry

    Performing KNOW on October 28, 2017 at 4p.m.

    Internationally-recognized performance artist Sandy Huckleberry is known for thoughtful, meditative performances that draw attention to the space in which they occur and the relationship between the audience and the performer.

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  • Early painting of a man at a forge (blacksmithing)

    The Sweat of Their Face: Portraying American Workers

    November 3, 2017 - September 3, 2018

    “The Sweat of Their Face” combines art and social history with representations of American laborers across genres and centuries of art.

    Image: Pat Lyon at the Forge by John B. Neagle / 1829, Oil on canvas / Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Gift of the Lyon Family, 1842.1

     

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  • Young Asian woman holding a violin

    Recent Acquisitions

    November 17, 2017 - November 4, 2018

    This annual exhibition features 27 objects that tell the story of America through the art of portraiture and showcase some of the newest additions to the museum’s collection.

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  • Painting of a woman in a long red dress with lang black hair agains an orange background

    Portraits of the World: Switzerland

    December 15, 2017 - November 12, 2018

    “Portraits of the World: Switzerland” is the inaugural exhibition of a series that will highlight the global context of American portraiture.

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