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Winners of PNC Arts Alive Presents Broadway Cabaret at the Michener – Leslie Odom Jr.
We are pleased to announce the second batch of winners of two FREE tickets to see Leslie Odom Jr. perform at PNC Arts Alive Presents Broadway Cabaret at the Michener on April 6! Curt Shreiner Elizabeth Thomas Michele Benfer Beverly Samson Mariann O’Connor Chloe Knoble William Swezey MaryJane Sheridan Eleanor Heller Howard Salberg Don’t miss out […]
Winners of PNC Arts Alive Presents Broadway Cabaret at the Michener – Leslie Odom Jr.
We are pleased to announce the first batch of winners (today there were 10– there will be 30 total) of two FREE tickets to see Leslie Odom Jr. perform at PNC Arts Alive Presents Broadway Cabaret at the Michener on April 6! Jeanne Devuono Brett Vogelsinger Margaret Wright Kathy Hiban Mary Smith Jeanne Harvey Adrienne […]
Attention educators! Come to our free open house
We are looking forward to welcoming educators to attend our spring Educators Open House from 4-7 pm on Thursday, March 23! It is a free program for all members of the Pennsylvania State Education Association, Mideastern Region (PSEA/MER), administrators, and school board members. The evening includes guided tours of the Michener Art Museum, light refreshments, […]
Three-part cabaret series will debut this spring
This spring, the James A. Michener Art Museum will present a three-part cabaret series featuring nationally known Broadway performers. Through a grant awarded through PNC Arts Alive, an initiative of The PNC Foundation, dozens of free tickets to each performance will be made available through an online sweepstakes. A limited number of tickets to the […]
Michener presents preview of Charles Sheeler exhibition in NYC
This morning, we were delighted to offer a NY preview of Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography and Sculptural Form. The event was held in the spectacular lobby of the Museum of the City of New York, whose loan of nine fashion ensembles for the exhibition paved the way for a partnership. Michener Art Museum Director and CEO Lisa Tremper […]
New dates for meditative program
My OMEI: Observe, Meditate, Experience, Internalize will now be offered the 2nd and 4th Sundays of every month! Free with Museum admission, this innovative program was developed to cultivate the art of looking closely and feeling deeply through meditation and focused reflection on art. The galleries are the perfect places to help bring the focus […]
Happy holidays from the Michener!
We at the Michener Art Museum would like to thank the many people who have supported us in 2016: our visitors, our members, our donors, our volunteers, our community partners… You’ve all made a difference, and we are grateful! We invite you to watch the video below to see what we were able this year […]
This weekend: A charming musical drama
This weekend, the Michener Art Museum welcomes the Town and Country Players to present: “It’s a Wonderful Night Before a White Christmas Carol, Rudolph!” We hope you can join us for laughter and celebration. A family-friendly parody of several classic holiday films, this light-hearted tale follows the Christmas Eve tribulations of Bailey Brown, whose absent […]
Join us as we celebrate the season at our annual Holiday Open House!
A special event of seasonal performances, merrymaking, and FREE admission to the Michener Art Museum and the Mercer Museum!
Exhibitions, shopping, activities, and more on Black Friday in Doylestown!
This Black Friday, avoid the crowded shopping malls and visit two world-class museums in Doylestown! The Michener Art Museum and Mercer Museum expect to see double their normal attendance and have a full-slate of activities planned for visitors who come out! Check out any one of the special exhibitions on view at the Michener such […]
Our final #McCurryStreetChallenge winner has been selected!
Thank you to photographers worldwide for submitting incredibly imaginative and eye-catching shots for the #McCurryStreetChallenge Instagram competition! The third round of submissions were truly difficult to judge. But we have made a decision and we are thrilled to announce our final winning photo… Standing Tall, Plan or Fall by Ezra Hertzel leaves the viewer questioning […]
New additions to the Michener’s outdoor sculpture garden!
If you find yourself wandering about the Michener gardens, you might notice a few additions! We are delighted to feature four new bronze sculptures by local artists Jonathan Hertzel, Robert Engman, and George R. Anthonisen. Take advantage of the beautiful crisp weather and seasonal colors as the backdrop of these exquisite works of art! Jonathan […]
Statement regarding news about Sharbat Gula, Afghan Girl
November 10, 2016: UPDATE FROM THE MCCURRY STUDIOS: Afghanistan’s president, Ashraf Ghani, has welcomed back Sharbat Gula. Pakistani security officials escorted Gula overnight from a hospital in Peshawar, where she had been staying since her arrest last month for living illegally in the country, and handed her over to Afghan authorities at the Torkham border. […]
Check out our second #McCurryStreetChallenge winner!
The number and quality of entries for the Instagram #McCurryStreetChallenge are truly remarkable! After careful consideration of our Instagram feed, we have chosen our second winner! REMEMBER: there’s still one more chance to win before the exhibition Unguarded, Untold, Iconic: Afghanistan through the Lens of Steve McCurry closes on October 23rd. The winning photograph is […]
Thank you to our 2016 Michener Art Museum volunteers!
Jean Abel Janet Adler Dave Aker Jane Aker Kathi Ambrogi Karen Anderson Bernadette Andrews Chris Auman Sherry Baker Barbara Bell Denise Bennett Joan Berna Sally Bibza Wendy Blumenstein-Elliott Geoff Boardman Nora Boardman Jan Boe Patti Bowman Carole Bricker Inga Buccella David Buday Jean Burdick Kathleen Cardinal Allison Carrico Kathleen Carriere Loretta Catrambone Diana Cercone Barbara […]
New McCurry program just added!
We’re delighted to announce that, in tandem with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, we are co-presenting a talk on Monday, September 26 by Bonnie McCurry V’Soske, sister of world-famous photographer Steve McCurry and president of McCurry Studios. “Afghanistan through the Lens of Steve McCurry,” which will take place in Hopewell, NJ, will explore how photography has helped […]
We have our first #McCurryStreetChallenge winner!
We are amazed by all of the incredible Instagram #McCurryStreetChallenge photos supporting the exhibition Unguarded, Untold, Iconic: Afghanistan through the Lens of Steve McCurry. After much deliberation and careful consideration of the amazing images submitted, our Museum curators have chosen our first winner! REMEMBER: we will choose 2 more winners before the exhibition closes on […]
Top 10 Qualities of Arts Education at the Michener
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Join us for the #McCurryStreetChallenge!
In celebration of the exhibition Unguarded, Untold, Iconic: Afghanistan through the Lens of Steve McCurry, we invite you to share your best street photography with the museum curators and McCurry studio on Instagram by using the hashtag #McCurryStreetChallenge. Our curators will choose their favorite images that tell us about street life – from downtown Doylestown […]
To promote community art, the Michener collaborates with Hortulus Farm
The Michener Art Museum has partnered with Hortulus Farm, a nonprofit 18th-century farmstead comprising 100 acres in Wrightstown, PA, to showcase the work of regional sculptors. The first jointly arranged installation, called “Contemplative Spaces,” features monumental pieces created by James Fuhrman, whose large-scale sculptures explore the connections between humans and the natural world. Fuhrman’s work […]
Doylestown Museums Free Day: Saturday, July 16
The Michener Art Museum will be open for FREE on Saturday, July 16! In celebration of the Mercer Museum’s 100th birthday, the Michener, Mercer, the Moravian Pottery & Tile Works, and Fonthill Castle will be free to the public. Also happening on July 16 is the opening of the Unguarded, Untold, Iconic: Afghanistan through the […]
CultureSpots Heads to the Michener: Part Two
We are thrilled to share with you the second installment of CultureSpots‘ visit at the Michener! In case you missed the first blog post (found here), our Youth Audio Tour was developed through the CultureSpots mobile platform and was researched, written, and recorded by our very own Art Audio Guide Team! Get to know some […]
Lightning Lectures with the Photographers of Tête-à-Tête
Join us for a special program in conjunction with Tête-à-Tête: Conversations in Photography. The Lightning Lectures and Artist Q&A will comprise 15-20 minute artist talks by five participating artists. Hear the stories behind the works on view, more about the projects each image came from, and what these dynamic photographers are working on now! The audience […]
In Memoriam: Robert L. Russell (1927-2016)
Early this morning, the entire cultural community lost an incredible benefactor and friend: Robert L. Russell, who, together with his late partner William Mandel, inspired and supported the arts for many decades. Bob and Bill’s connection with the Michener Art Museum spanned many years and countless significant contributions. They were deeply committed to providing the Michener with […]
Welcome Google Cultural Institute!
If you’ve strolled the Michener galleries recently and noticed a few pieces of art missing from the walls – don’t fret! This week, we welcome the Google Cultural Institute to the Michener to do special high resolution gigapixel photography on 50 works from the Museum’s collection. The Michener has been part of the Google Art […]
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