The Arts

Featured Art Museums/Exhibits

National Museum of American Jewish History

The National Museum of American Jewish History, located on historic Independence Mall in Philadelphia, brings to life the 360-year history of Jews in America. 101 S. Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA 19106. 215-923-3811. COST: Fee. ... More Info

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Barnes Foundation

2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia, PA 19130. 215-278-7221. One of the world's finest holdings of impressionist, post-impressionist, and early modern paintings, African sculpture and metalwork. Fee.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

118 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19102. 215-972-7600. Collections of 19th and 20th century American paintings, sculptures, and works on paper. Fee.

Philadelphia Museum of Art

See over 200 galleries featuring painting, architecture, and artifacts from around the world and dating back to antiquity. Museum tours incorporate a variety of group activities to exercise students' literacy and problem solving skills. 26th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia, PA 19130. Philadelphia County. Tel: 215-684-7580. Cost: Fee.

Susquehanna Art Museum

15 North 3rd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101. 717-233-8668. An educational art museum focusing on exhibits including VanGo! Museum on Wheels, DOSHI Gallery for Contemporary Art, and Commonwealth Art Alliance. Founded on building leadership, creativity, education, and a mutual connection for the arts. Fee.

Wharton Esherick Museum

520 Horse Shoe Trail, Malvern, PA 19355. 610-644-5822. The sculptor ­Esherick’s hilltop studio/residence features over 200 of his works and has been preserved. Fee.

Woodmere Art Museum

9201 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19118. 215-247-0476. 2500 artworks celebrating the art and artists of the Philadelphia region. Fee.