27 Apr
Sat / 2019

  1. LECTURES
    From the Schuylkill to the Hudson: Landscapes of the Early American Republic

    Law Building

    With a special focus on the work of the Peale family artists as landscape painters, this talk delves into the important and underexplored tradition of landscape representation in Philadelphia.

  2. LECTURES
    Core Program Lecture: Hamza Walker

    The Glassell School of Art

    Hamza Walker, executive director of LAXART, visits for a Core Program lecture. Core Program Lectures are free and open to the public.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Tour “Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings”

    Law Building

    Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings is the first major retrospective of the celebrated artist's career. This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores the exhibition and encourages visitors to discuss the artwork together.

  4. PERFORMANCES
    Artist, Storyteller, Son: Rembrandt Peale’s Reflections on Portraits of George Washington

    Law Building

    Bayou Bend presents a dramatic staging of a talk given in the 1850s by prominent American artist Rembrandt Peale about portraits of the first president of the United States: George Washington.

  5. FILMS
    Capernaum (Chaos)

    While serving a five-year sentence for a violent crime, a 12-year-old boy sues his parents for neglect.

28 Apr
Sun / 2019

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Tour “Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings”

    Law Building

    Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings is the first major retrospective of the celebrated artist's career. This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores the exhibition and encourages visitors to discuss the artwork together.

  2. FILMS
    The Legend of Big Bend: A film and live performance event

    SOLD OUT

    A multimedia film and performance event showcasing the beauty of Big Bend in West Texas.

30 Apr
Tue / 2019

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching in the Gardens of Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Visit Bayou Bend during open-sketching hours, when guests are invited to draw from Bayou Bend’s natural woodlands and formal gardens. Paper, clipboards, and pencils are provided. 

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the Audrey Jones Beck Building

    Beck Building

    ​Join this 45-minute tour to sample works on view from collections throughout the Beck Building. Each tour includes different works of art, so your experience is always a fresh look at the Museum!

  3. LECTURES
    Core Program Lecture: Sharon Hayes

    The Glassell School of Art

    Artist Sharon Hayes uses photography, film, video, sound, and performance to examine the nexus between politics, history, speech, and desire. She visits for a Core Program lecture. Core Program Lectures are free and open to the public.

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