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SOLD OUT: Behind-the-Scenes of the Chinese Art Galleries at Philadelphia Museum of Art
Mar
6
5:30 PM17:30

SOLD OUT: Behind-the-Scenes of the Chinese Art Galleries at Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Explore the newly reinstalled and reinterpreted Chinese art galleries at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Hiromi Kinoshita, The Hannah L. and J. Welles Henderson Associate Curator of Chinese Art, and the project’s interpretative team will offer a tour of the galleries followed by an informal conversation about the collaborative process.

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Behind-the-Scenes at the Please Touch Museum's America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far Exhibit
May
16
6:00 PM18:00

Behind-the-Scenes at the Please Touch Museum's America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far Exhibit

Join us at the Please Touch Museum on Thursday May 16th from 6 to 8 pm to learn about America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far and network with Museum Council members. Hear from staff members and community advisory committee leader Salima Suswell about the development of an exhibit that considers the role of Muslim cultures on local and global scales and what this exhibit means for Philadelphia in our current moment. Check back in April for a link to purchase tickets.

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Nov
7
6:00 PM18:00

Fall Networking Event: “Planning for People in Museum Exhibitions”

How can we design truly engaging exhibitions and interpretive experiences by learning about our visitors and making space for them to contribute throughout the planning process? Independent Exhibitions principal and exhibit developer Kathleen McLean and Institute for Learning Innovation researcher Judy Koke, Ph.D. will share their work, guiding philosophies, and effective practices for integrating visitor perspectives into exhibitions and interpretation. Networking and refreshments to follow.

This event is co-sponsored by University of the Arts Museum Studies Department and the Delaware Art Museum.

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