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Sunday, May 31, 2015

Philadelphia Museum of Art Puts Its Famous Artworks on the Streets

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The Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) has hung 60 replicated masterpieces along Philly city streets, making onlookers across the region do double takes.
PMA and the Knight Foundation teamed up to bring a unique outreach program to Philadelphia called “Inside Out,” which hopes to break down the intimidating barriers of the Museum walls, and bring a more casual and approachable feel to classical art.



Twenty-two local neighborhoods will take part in the project within the next two years. The comprising works will span five different areas for three months at a time and then be relocated to five new areas throughout the city. The first five neighborhoods and towns to host the works this spring are East Passyunk, Newtown, Chestnut Hill East/Mount Airy, Haddonfield and Media. Each community hosts up to twelve classical pieces at a time...
Read more about this at http://www.phillymag.com/ticket/2015/05/28/philadelphia-museum-of-art-puts-its-famous-artworks-on-the-streets/#blsHMcJiiUzyYduu.99



*Source Phillymag. com 

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