Fine Art

New art classes at the Michener Art Museum

Month-long sessions with changing themes provide a unique focus for students of all ages and abilities to engage in museum-based art education, creative exploration, and learning. Permanent collections balanced with changing exhibitions provide ongoing opportunities for looking at and learning about a variety of art forms in new ways. Please contact Ruth Anderson at 215.340.9800 […]

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The Michener Art Museum Offers Expanded View of Permanent Collection

The Michener Art Museum Offers Expanded View of Permanent Collection

(DOYLESTOWN, PA) The James A. Michener Art Museum has reinstalled its permanent collection in two dynamic exhibitions in the Byers and Putman Smith Galleries, revealing to the public 80 pieces that include Pennsylvania Impressionist works as well as contemporary paintings and sculpture. Pennsylvania Impressionist paintings, which have sparked renewed national interest in recent years, are […]

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Headlands Center for the Arts Announces New Larry Sultan Photography Award

Sausalito, CA…..Headlands Center for the Arts announces the establishment of the Larry Sultan Photography Award and Marco Breuer as the inaugural recipient. Presented in partnership with California College of the Arts (CCA), Pier 24 Photography, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), the annual Larry Sultan Photography Award recognizes one exceptional artist in […]

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Fall events at the Michener Art Museum

Jazz Night · Trinidelphia, Steel Drums and Jazz October 3 · 8 to 11 pm Delight in rhythmic sound and steel drums during Jazz Night on Saturday, October 3, 8-11 pm, featuring Trinidelphia, Philadelphia’s preeminent Caribbean music ensemble. An Afternoon of Opera … and More With the Academy of Vocal Arts November 1 · 3 […]

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Michelangelo Exhibition at Nashville’s Frist Center Offers Rare Opportunity to See Renaissance Master’s Work in the U.S.

Michelangelo Exhibition at Nashville’s Frist Center Offers Rare Opportunity to See Renaissance Master’s Work in the U.S.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Marking the first time works by Michelangelo have ever been exhibited in Nashville, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts proudly presents Michelangelo: Sacred and Profane, Masterpiece Drawings from the Casa Buonarroti, on view from October 30, 2015, through January 6, 2016. The Casa Buonarroti, the artist’s family home in Florence, Italy, […]

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Third Exhibition in Frist Center Series on the Human Body in Contemporary Art Explores Themes of Loss, Memory, and Spirituality

Third Exhibition in Frist Center Series on the Human Body in Contemporary Art Explores Themes of Loss, Memory, and Spirituality

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- The third in a series of exhibitions about the human body in contemporary art organized by Frist Center Chief Curator Mark Scala, Phantom Bodies: The Human Aura in Art includes provocative artworks that address themes of trauma, loss, and transformation, while considering the possibility of an animating spirit that can exist independently of […]

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The British Passion for Landscape: Masterpieces from National Museum Wales

The British Passion for Landscape: Masterpieces from National Museum Wales

Salt Lake City – A rare gathering of stunning British landscape paintings and photographs by legendary artists opens at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) on August 29 for a 15-week fall run. The UMFA is one of four exclusive U.S. museums to host The British Passion for Landscape: Masterpieces from National Museum Wales, […]

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Michener Art Museum Unveils Work by Philadelphia Painter Elizabeth Osborne

Michener Art Museum Unveils Work by Philadelphia Painter Elizabeth Osborne

(Doylestown, PA) The James A. Michener Art Museum will present Veils of Color: Juxtapositions and Recent Work by Elizabeth Osborne, on view from July 25 to November 15, 2015. This exhibition explores the arc of Osborne’s nearly six-decade career. It is an oeuvre of incredible artistic production distinguished by an exploration of the tension between […]

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Michener Art Museum Pays Homage to Pennsylvania Industrial Heritage

Michener Art Museum Pays Homage to Pennsylvania Industrial Heritage

(Doylestown, PA) Molten steel, billowing smoke, soot-covered miners, and the jagged geometry of mills and factories covering vast tracts of land—these are not the usual subjects for artists, but as seen on the canvases in Iron and Coal, Petroleum and Steel: Industrial Art from the Steidle Collection, they can be transformed into objects of sublime […]

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