The Mütter Museum presents Unhoused: Personal Stories and Public Health
The Mütter Museum displays arresting visual projects by Leah den Bok and Willie Baronet that illuminate and humanize homelessness. Pamela J. Forsythe reviews.
The Delaware Art Museum presents The Rossettis
A new look at some old radicals
The Delaware Art Museum has the biggest collection of British Pre-Raphaelite artworks outside the UK, and this exhibition, which opened at Tate Britain and now lands stateside, honors the radical Rossettis. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library presents Ann Lowe: American Couturier
Dior and Chanel’s American peer
Ann Lowe, a Black American designer, should have been as famous as the 20th-century French couturiers who are household names today. A new exhibition at Winterthur charts her remarkable sartorial journey. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Woodmere Art Museum presents Barbara Bullock: Fearless Vision
A pioneering artist, activist, and teacher
Works by Philadelphia artist Barbara Bullock are dancing right off the walls at the Woodmere Art Museum in an enthralling retrospective that explores the intersection of Bullock’s studio art with her work as an educator. Emily Schilling reviews.
The Rosenbach presents Succession: Why Presidential History Matters Now
A precedent for presidents
No, it’s not the hit HBO series about the backstabbing offspring of a fictional media mogul; it’s the Rosenbach’s look at the real-life succession of our own US presidents—reminders we need today. Pamela J. Forsythe reviews.
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Brandywine Museum of Art presents Andrew Wyeth: Abstract Flash
Andrew in the abstract
Andrew Wyeth is not widely known as an abstract artist, but maybe he should be. A beautifully configured exhibition at the Brandywine Museum of Art looks closer. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Brandywine Museum of Art presents Joseph Stella: Visionary Nature
A fluid early futurist
Brandywine Museum of Art presents the first major Joseph Stella exhibition in more than 30 years, proving this pioneering, imaginative modernist’s ongoing importance. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Previewing a summer of LGBTQ+ Pride art exhibitions
Pride events happening in Philly in June through summer 2023
Jake Foster rounds up eight LGBTQ+ art exhibitions on view this Pride Month from the Clay Studio, Mural Arts, William Way LGBT Center, and more.
Meet Camden’s Battleship New Jersey, a great summer trip for Philly-area history fans
All aboard the Big J
On the way to the shore, writer and teacher Bart Stump noticed an intriguing destination while crossing the Ben Franklin: Camden’s Battleship New Jersey, which turns a massive US warship into a public museum.
St. Joseph’s University opens its Frances M. Maguire Art Museum in the former home of the Barnes
A fitting home for artistic diversity
Like many university art collections, St. Joseph’s is an eclectic one, but it now boasts an elegant new home in the former quarters of the Barnes Foundation. Gail Obenreder visits.