June 29, 2017
DOYLESTOWN, PA – The James A. Michener Art Museum, a cultural institution in Doylestown, PA, dedicated to collecting, interpreting, and exhibiting American art, is offering its half-price general admission through the duration of the Charles Sheeler exhibition. General admission tickets are available online or at the museum; the special offer ran through the month of June and its being extended through Sunday, July 9. For more information, visit MichenerArtMuseum.org.
The Michener Art Museum, which opened in 1988 on the historic site of a former prison, was recently named “One of the 25 Best Galleries or Museums in America” by the American Art Awards. Each year, the museum welcomes 135,000 visitors from around the world. Parking is free, and lunch is available from the Terrace Café, which overlooks the outdoor sculpture garden.
Currently on view at the Michener Art Museum are several permanent exhibitions, including the Lenfest Collection of Pennsylvania Impressionism, the Nakashima Room, and the outdoor sculpture garden, as well as special exhibitions: Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography and Sculptural Form (on view through July 9) and Myths and Nature: Early Prints by Sam Maitin (through August 27). The Michener also presents daytime and evening lectures, gallery talks and tours, concerts, films, family programs, art classes, and summer camps. The half-price admission special does not apply to programs, tours, special events, classes, or camps.
The Michener Art Museum is located at 138 South Pine St., Doylestown, PA. The Museum is open Tuesday through Friday, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm; Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sunday noon – 5:00 pm. For more information, visit MichenerArtMuseum.org or call 215.340.9800.
About the James A. Michener Art Museum
The James A. Michener Art Museum collects, preserves, interprets and exhibits American art, and promotes the work of nationally and internationally known Delaware Valley artists of all eras and creative disciplines. The museum presents exhibitions that explore a variety of artistic expressions and offers diverse educational programs that develop a lifelong involvement in the arts. Throughout the year, the Michener Art Museum hosts a wide range of programs open to the public, including lectures, artists conversations, gallery talks, artist studio tours, dance performances, jazz performances, family-themed activities, and other events. The museum also offers a diverse selection of art classes for children and adults, which include instruction in drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking as well as programs for the public, schools, and teachers designed to support arts education. The James A. Michener Art Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.
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