Auguste Rodin

Versions of two of Rodin's most famous sculptures, "The Kiss" (background left) and "The Thinker" (facing away from camera at center) share a gallery in the newly renovated museum.  Credit: John McDevitt.

With Oooohs and Ahhhhs, Renovated Rodin Museum Reopens

After being closed for nearly a year for interior renovations, Philadelphia’s Rodin Museum reopened Friday morning to the delight of visitors.


("The Thinker" sits in front of the main entrance to the Rodin Museum, near 22nd and the Parkway.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

More To Think About: Rodin Museum To Reopen After 3-Year Renovation

The Rodin Museum will reopen to the public on Friday after a three-year, $9-million renovation that restores the site to the original vision of its architect, Paul Cret.


(Philadelphia Museum of Art director Tim Rub, at the base of Rodin's "Thinker," today.  Photo by Karin Phillips)

Philadelphia’s Rodin Museum Shows Off New Exterior Renovations

Restoration work has now been completed on the exterior and gardens of the landmark Rodin Museum, on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway at 22nd Street.



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