One of the most beautiful buildings in the city! And is even before you see the amazing collection and the new modern wing!
This is one of the art academies I have visited and I did also in February. It is very inspiring see your kid doing such a good art work in here.It is like a family and I feel that my daughter is happy and learning every day more about art. I like the idea of a museum just right there... More
This gem is just a very short walk from the big downtown Philadelphia convention center hotels. From the Downtown Marriott, where my wife's conference is being held, it's just a block over and a short block up. We were able to get in with reciprocal privileges from membership at another museum, but it would have been worth the price of... More
Was there several months ago during the week. Remember museums in Philly are closed Mondays. I studied fine art my wife no, but she really enjoyed the time to view and get close to some Great art. The building itself is a great piece of architecture and history. Love Philly!!!
The building, from 1876, is gorgeous and renovated. Some of the art is wonderful, some just average. On Sunday it's free. A really unique experience.
If you're looking for brochures, maps, etc. this is the place to start. Two movies are offered, exhibits both indoors and outside, the Liberty Bell is nearby. Food and rest rooms available plus tables to eat at or just relax.
This is a great Museum on Broad Street just a few blocks up from City Hall. The building itself is a work of art, designed by Frank Furness in the 1800's, the columns, stairs, ceilings, all amazing. Wonderful collection of American art. And "The Gross Clinic" by Thomas Eakins is here!! Such a great experience to see this painting in... More
This is one fine art museum. It should be high on the list of anyone visiting Philadelphia and definitely anyone living in the Delaware Valley. The collection is top-notch ... one of the preeminent collections of American Art in the world. I wish they could exhibit more from their permanent holdings than they do because there are so many gems... More
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