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Arts and Culture

Barnes Foundation

"The Barnes Foundation was established by Albert C. Barnes in 1922 to “promote the advancement of education and the appreciation of the fine arts and horticulture.” The Barnes holds one of the finest collections of Post-Impressionist and early Modern paintings, with extensive works by Pierre-Auguste RenoirPaul CézanneHenri MatissePablo PicassoHenri RousseauAmedeo ModiglianiChaim Soutine and Giorgio de Chirico, as well as American masters Charles DemuthWilliam GlackensHorace Pippin and Maurice Prendergast, Old Master paintings, important examples of African sculpture and Native American ceramics, jewelry and textiles, American paintings and decorative arts and antiquities from the Mediterranean region and Asia." 

 

Philadelphia Museum of Art

"Discover works of art at one of the largest and most renowned museums in the country. Find beauty, enchantment, and the unexpected among artistic and architectural achievements from the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America."

 

Pennsylvania Ballet

"Pennsylvania Ballet is one of the premier ballet companies in the United States and has been at the forefront of American dance since 1963."

 

The Philadelphia Orchestra

 "Renowned for its distinctive sound, desired for its keen ability to capture the hearts and imaginations of audiences, and admired for an unrivaled legacy of “firsts” in music-making, The Philadelphia Orchestra remains one of the preeminent orchestras in the world."

 

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