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Rodin Museum

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

Rodin Museum Offers Monthly Sketching Class

The Rodin Museum at 21st and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is considered a jewel of Philadelphia.

07/26/2014

Made In America Festival - Preparation

Parkway Museums Anticipate Drop In Attendance During Made In America Concert

As “Made in America” is set to bring thousands to the Parkway over the holiday weekend, Gail Harrity, CEO of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, has a simple message: the museum is open for business.

08/13/2013

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.

The Rodin Museum: ‘A Jewel Box’

After a major renovation, the Rodin Museum on the Ben Franklin Parkway reopened last summer.

06/22/2013

(The reflecting pool and gardens behind the Rodin Museum in Philadelphia.  Photo by Karin Phillips)

Eye On The Arts: Rodin Museum

If you have an EYE ON THE ARTS for this summer, Philadelphia’s Rodin Museum and Gardens is an oasis to discover along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

05/31/2013

Eakins Oval, in its current configuration, is used as a parking
lot for Art Museum visitors. (Credit: Plan Philly)

Plan For Ben Franklin Parkway Envisions ‘More Park, Less Way’

Deputy Mayor for environmental and community resources Michael DiBerardinis says recent improvements have been remarkable, including $20 million in streetscape improvements, the new Barnes Foundation, the renovated Rodin Museum, Sister Cities Park and the restored Logan Square.

02/04/2013

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Top Free Art Activities In Philadelphia

While art museums and classes can be pricey ventures, the best ways to appreciate and participate in artistic expression in Philadelphia are often free activities.

11/26/2012

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.

07/13/2012

("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.

07/11/2012

by Paul Kurtz

Three Year Restoration Of Rodin Museum Nearly Finished

“It’s sparkling.” Rodin Curator Jennifer Thompson beams as she gazes around the mostly refurbished interior of one of Philadelphia’s cultural treasures. It’s scheduled to open in July.

05/17/2012

(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.

07/14/2011

(File photo)

No Admission Charge at Philadelphia Museum of Art On Wednesday

The Philadelphia Museum of Art will be free and open to the public on Wednesday, in honor of “International Museums Day.”

05/17/2011