ON-GOING EXHIBITS at MUSEUMSPhiladelphia, New York, Delaware, Washington, D.C. and Bucks CountyMuseum of Modern Art, New York11 West 53rd StreetNew York, NY 10019 (888) 999-8861 or www.moma.org
On Line: Check out The MoMA PS1 Young Architects ProgramPart of MoMA's Permanent Collection is :Vincent VanGogh's Starry Night (in 4th grade's curriculum),Piet Mondrian's Broadway Boogie Woogie (in 1st grade curriculum),Some panels of Claude Monet's Water Lilies painting series (6th grade studies Monet's Water Lilies). Students can see the original paintings up close!_____________________________________________________________________________________The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York5th Avenue at 82nd Street, New York, NY www.metmuseum.org* Special Exhibitions on view now:Arms and Armor: Notable Acquisitions 2003 -2014Now - on-going
Intricate objects of armor, textiles of pageantry from Europe, Japan, India and Tibet. Drawings and prints as well.New Gallery for the Art of Native North AmericaCurrently on-goingNew Galleries for the Art of Arab Lands: Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South AsiaOpens November 1, 2011 - On-going________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Existing Collections :Restored/Renovated the American Wing displays the interior of a Frank Lloyd Wright house - perfect for 4th graders' architecture unit.Also the American Wing has re-hung many paintings including re-known Emmanuel Leutze' "Washington Crossing the Delaware"Also, The Temple of Dendur - True Egyptian Art and Architecture experience for 3rd graders. The Egyptian Wing displays actual mummy cases!Outside behind the Metropolitan Museum, visit Cleopatra's Needle , a genuine, 2000 year-old71 foot high Egyptian obelisk. (32 horses had to drag it to its current location from New York Port in 1880, when it was presented as a gift to the United States by Egypt. The obelisk form inspired the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C.).
Works of Renoir, Monet and Degas are always on display in the Impressionism Rooms, including one of the casts of Degas' statue "Little Dancer" of the young ballerina. (our 3rd graders study these artists)_________________________________________________________________________The Guggenheim Museum1071 Fifth Avenue (at 89th Street)New York, NY(212) 423 - 3500 www.guggenheim.org/new-yorkMostly Modern and Contemporary Art, Photography and Design. The building itself is a work of Art designed by Architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The main gallery section from the exterior view resembles a tornado made of stone - inside it is a continuous spiral ramp (not staircase.) Take your children to walk inside one of the most famous Frank Lloyd Wright buildings!Our 4th graders study his "Form follows Function" architecture by learning about his masterpiece "Falling Water".__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________The Brooklyn Museum200 Eastern ParkwayBrooklyn. NY(718) 638-5000 www.brooklynmuseum.orgLong-Term Installation:American Identities: A New LookAn extensive collection of American Art - among the works one of Edward Hicks' "Peaceable Kingdom" .At the Luce Center for American Art.Also on display:African Innovations - on goingThe Mummy Chamber - on goingDecorative Arts Galleries and Period Rooms - on going_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Philadelphia Museum of ArtBen Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA www.philamuseum.org.Philadelphia Treasures Eakin's Gross Clinic and Saint-Gauden's Angel of PurityThis painting was almost sold away, but saved by Philadelphians to be shown where it was painted.3rd graders have a chance to see the painting they study - how large it is, how it looks up close!An Eakins Masterpiece Restored: Seeing The Gross Clinic AnewWithin this wonderful museum so close - A Japanese Tea House, The Interior of a Chinese Temple, A Renaissance Cloister, Medeival Arms and Armor, Impressionists paintings, a cast of Degas "Little Dancer" ballerina statue and more!____________________________________________________________________________PAFAThe Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts118 North Broad StreetPhiladelphia, PA215 - 972 - 7600 www.pafa.org/MuseumThe building is itself an example of architectural sculpture with its Grand Staircase and Moroccan arches in the main entrance. The building was designed by Frank Furness and George Hewitt - famous Philadelphia Architects.This is an Art Museum and an Art School. When you visit, you may see some classes attending an Art History talk in one of the galleries or students drawing or painting in front of a statue or painting!Current Exhibit:The exciting installation of Claes Oldenberg's giant "Paint Torch" outdoor Public Sculpture in the newly designed Lenfest Plaza adjacent to the museum !American Art Starts Here: PAFA Refreshed, ReloadedOngoing exhibition of the Collection with many addtional pieces from Thomas Eakins, Charles Wilson Peale, Gilbert Stuart,Benjamin West, Cecelia Beaux and more._____________________________________________________________________________________National Geographic Museum, Washington, D.C.17th and M Streets NW, Washington, D.C. 20036Discovery Times Square Exposition226 West 44th Street, New York, NYChanging exhibits_____________________________________________________________________________________National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.National Mall between 3rd and 7th Sts. at Constitution Ave.In the East Building designed by I.M.Pei hangs the giant Mobile by Alexander Calder(weighing more than 920 pounds appears to be very lightweight!)Our 4th graders study the architecture of the building; our 1st graders study Calder MobilesMatisse Cutouts - colorful works of cut paper shapes, abstract and natural formsOur 5th graders look at Matisse's work______________________________________________________________Delaware Art Museum2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, Del.__________________________________________________________________________________________________________Baltimore Museum of Art10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore , MD** Admission Free Everyday for Everyone!Artwork on display includes Louis Comfort Tiffany's stained Glass Windows, other Decorative Arts masterpieces, galleries dedicated to Modern Artists such as Georgia O'Keefe, Marsden Hartley, Joseph Stella and others.Contemporary Art Wing Re-Opening !Ongoing:The Cone collection of artwork from Matisse, Picasso, Guagin and more._______________________________________________________________________________MICHENER ART MUSEUM138 South Pine St., Doylestown, PA215-340-9800Permanent collection of Pennsylvania Impressionists depicting local landscape scenes of Bucks County.Many changing, visiting exhibits of paintings, photographs and sculpture._________________________________________________________________________________THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE222 N. 20th StreetPhiladelphia, PA 19103www.fi.edu___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________BRANDYWINE RIVER MUSEUMU.S. Route 1Chadds Ford, PA 19317610-388-2700Extensive collections of works by N.C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, and Jamie WyethAlso works of other famous Illustrators such as Howard Pyle.Many of these and N.C. Wyeth's illustrations were published with well knownstories such as Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island. To view the original paintings is a wonderfulexperience for children and adults alike!Andrew Wyeth's Studio Now Open for Tours!________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________PRINCETON UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUMNear Nassau St. at Elm DrivePrinceton, NJ 08544(609) 258-3788www.princetonartmuseum.orgThe Princeton Art Museum is closed to visitors as construction for the new museum -anticipated to open in late 2024.Go to website for links to :on-line exhibits, art-makig classes, art for families.______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________MUSEUM OF SCIENCE BOSTON1 Science ParkBoston, MA 02114-1099617-723-2500 mos.org_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Museum of Fine Arts Boston465 Huntington Ave.Boston, MA 02115 www.mfa.org