Michener Art Museum Announces Second Phase Of Expansion to Include Premier Event Center

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DOYLESTOWN, PA.- Bruce Katsiff, Director and CEO of the James A. Michener Art Museum yesterday announced that the Museum is moving ahead on the second phase of its $13.2 million expansion. The internationally recognized Philadelphia-based firm KieranTimberlake has been selected to design The Edgar Putman Event Center, a 2,700 square-foot space for concerts, lectures and exhibition openings, as well as private parties and weddings. Plans also include the renovation of the Museum’s Ann and Herman Silverman Pavilion into an education complex with two classrooms, a larger museum shop and café, and a dedicated children’s gallery. “Museum buildings should be elegant architectural statements and we know that KieranTimberlake will achieve that objective,” said Katsiff, who with the Museum’s Board of Trustees chose KieranTimberlake from a pool of four firms who submitted proposals for the project. “We are confident that the new ev