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Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Displays War Rugs from Afghanistan

PHILADELPHIA, PA (AP).- From afar, the ornate rug looks like a blur of color and nondescript geometric patterns. But a closer look reveals the unmistakable shapes of helicopters, tanks and weapons. The Oriental carpet from war-torn Afghanistan exemplif...

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Displays War Rugs from Afghanistan

PHILADELPHIA, PA (AP).- From afar, the ornate rug looks like a blur of color and nondescript geometric patterns. But a closer look reveals the unmistakable shapes of helicopters, tanks and weapons. The Oriental carpet from war-torn Afghanistan exemplif...

Slinguff Gallery Shows Michael C. Hsiung’s Fantastical Drawings

Philadelphia, PA.- The Slinguff Gallery in Philadelphia is pleased to present "Michael Hsiung: On Human Failure" from June 4th. Hairy drunken Siamese twins, mystical beasts and mustaches ... they're all present in the very creative work of Michael C...

Exhibition Honoring Four Decades of Support from Collab Celebrates Modern and...

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Showcasing nearly 60 out of the hundreds of works of modern and contemporary design acquired through the generosity of the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s support group for Modern and Contemporary Design, Collab: Four Decades of Gi...

Exhibition Honoring Four Decades of Support from Collab Celebrates Modern and...

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Showcasing nearly 60 out of the hundreds of works of modern and contemporary design acquired through the generosity of the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s support group for Modern and Contemporary Design, Collab: Four Decades of Gi...

Richard Scrushy Collection Sells at Freeman’s Modern & Contemporary Art Auction

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- "Today's auction was another success for Freeman's with an auction total of $2,165,500," Anne Henry, Vice President of Modern & Contemporary art at Freeman's said, "We exceeded our expectations with tremendous prices achieved for the...

Richard Scrushy Collection Sells at Freeman’s Modern & Contemporary Art Auction

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- "Today's auction was another success for Freeman's with an auction total of $2,165,500," Anne Henry, Vice President of Modern & Contemporary art at Freeman's said, "We exceeded our expectations with tremendous prices achieved for the...

Thirty-Six Winners Receive $2.7 million in Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Thirty-six ideas for the Philadelphia arts will receive $2.7 million from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, as part of a community-wide contest to inspire and enrich the city. The Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia, a three...

Penn Museum Launches Louis Shotridge Digital Archive

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- or the first time, scholars, students, and community leaders interested in learning more about Southeastern Alaskan Native history and culture can explore the remarkable Shotridge collection online. The Shotridge collection is widely...

Museums Organize Exhibition Devoted to Rembrandt’s Representation of Jesus

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- For Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669), the greatest painter, draftsman and printmaker of the Dutch Golden Age, the portrayal of biblical themes was a central preoccupation and one to which the artist introduced challenging innovati...

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