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Michener Art Museum Receives 2017 Bank of America Art Conservation Project Grant
Doylestown, PA–The James A. Michener Art Museum, a cultural institution in Doylestown, PA, dedicated to collecting, interpreting, and exhibiting American art, recently received a Bank of America Art Conservation Project Grant. The grant will be used to conserve a mural by Henriette Wyeth, an artist of historical significance whose work will be featured in the […]
Michener Art Museum Offers Free Admission on Sunday, January 14
DOYLESTOWN, PA – The James A. Michener Art Museum, a cultural institution in Doylestown, PA, dedicated to collecting, interpreting, and exhibiting American art, is hosting a Free Admission Day for all visitors on Sunday, January 14, 2018. Four galleries will be open, including three showcasing artworks from the Michener’s permanent collection as well as one […]
On Black Friday, Doylestown Museums Offer Alternative to Shopping
Michener Art Museum and Mercer Museum Host a Day of Exhibitions and Activities for Visitors Followed by Tree Lighting in Borough Doylestown, PA–On Black Friday, families and holiday travelers seeking an alternative to crowded shopping malls can visit two world-class museums in Doylestown, PA. The James A. Michener Art Museum and Mercer Museum expect to […]
Michener Art Museum Board Names Interim Director
DOYLESTOWN, PA – In light of the imminent retirement of current Director and CEO Lisa Tremper Hanover, the board of trustees of the James A. Michener Art Museum has announced an interim director: Barbara Donnelly Bentivoglio. A longstanding Bucks County resident and marketing executive, Ms. Bentivoglio has been a trustee of the museum since 2014. […]
Michener Art Museum Will Present Major Exhibition on Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd
Magical & Real: Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd, A Retrospective explores the work, marriage, and careers of two forceful American artists Doylestown, PA — In January 2018, the James A. Michener Art Museum will present Magical & Real: Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd, A Retrospective, a major exhibition that explores the work, marriage, and careers […]
Michener Art Museum Acquires 50 Works of Art
Permanent Collection Now Includes More Than 3,500 Objects DOYLESTOWN, PA — Following a September meeting of the Michener Art Museum’s Collections Committee, the Museum acquired into its permanent collection 50 works of art courtesy of Andrea Baldeck, the estate of Hugh Mesibov, the estate of Maximilian Vanka, and the Herman Silverman estate. A significant portion […]
Lisa Tremper Hanover, Director and CEO of the Michener Art Museum, Announces Retirement
DOYLESTOWN, PA – After nearly six years at the helm of the James A. Michener Art Museum, a cultural institution in Doylestown, PA, dedicated to collecting, interpreting, and exhibiting American art, Lisa Tremper Hanover has announced that she will retire at the end of the calendar year. She noted it was a very difficult decision […]
Michener Art Museum Hosts Sixth Biennial Art of Wine Celebration
DOYLESTOWN, PA — The James A. Michener Art Museum will host its sixth Art of Wine celebration on Saturday, October 28, 2017. This signature fundraiser for the Michener brings together more than 200 of the Museum’s patrons and supporters for an evening of fine wines, extraordinary cuisine, and lively auctions. All funds raised during the […]
Michener Art Museum Receives Grant through PNC Arts Alive Initiative to Support Public Programming
DOYLESTOWN, PA — For the second consecutive year, the James A. Michener Art Museum has received a grant through the PNC Arts Alive initiative of the PNC Foundation to support its public programming, which is aimed at increasing community engagement and inclusiveness through shared cultural experiences. With PNC Arts Alive grant, the Michener Art Museum […]
Michener Jazz Night Series Features Jerry Weldon on October 14
DOYLESTOWN, PA — The Michener Art Museum continues the Jazz Night series with a live performance from internationally renowned saxophonist Jerry Weldon on Saturday, October 14 at 8 pm. Tickets and information about this concert can be found at MichenerArtMuseum.org. With over 35 years on the jazz scene, native New Yorker Jerry Weldon has produced […]
A Time to Break Silence: Pictures of Social Change Exhibition Opens at Michener Art Museum on September 9
DOYLESTOWN, PA — Beginning on September 9, 2017, the James A. Michener Art Museum will present A Time to Break Silence: Pictures of Social Change, a photography exhibition comprising 31 works that chronicle protests, social movements, and ideological shifts since the 1950s. Presented for the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s controversial speech entitled “Beyond […]
26th Annual Doylestown Arts Festival Expected to Draw Tens of Thousands of Visitors
This year’s celebration will be held September 9-10 in Doylestown, named one of “America’s favorite towns” by Travel + Leisure magazine DOYLESTOWN, PA – Recognized for its picturesque setting and rich year-round arts and culture offerings, the small town of Doylestown, Pennsylvania will once again host the Doylestown Arts Festival, a two-day celebration that is […]
Michener Summer Concert Series Features Trinidelphia on August 9
DOYLESTOWN, PA – The Michener Art Museum concludes its three-part summer concert series A Little Night Music with a performance by Trinidelphia on Wednesday, August 9 at 7 pm. Tickets and information are available for all performances at MichenerArtMuseum.org/events. Trinidelphia is one of Philadelphia’s pre-eminent Caribbean music ensembles, centering around multi- instrumentalist Chris Aschman’s virtuosic […]
Michener Summer Concert Series Features Brian Pastor Octet on July 26
DOYLESTOWN, PA – The Michener Art Museum continues its three-part summer concert series A Little Night Music with a performance by the Brian Pastor Octet on Wednesday, July 26 at 7 pm. The museum will present one more performance as part of its summer series: Trinidelphia, on Wednesday, August 9 at 7pm. Tickets and information […]
James A. Michener Art Museum Will Present Largest-Ever Survey of Work of George Sotter
George Sotter: Light and Shadow will be on view from July 29 through December 31, 2017 Doylestown, PA — Beginning July 29, the James A. Michener Art Museum will present George Sotter: Light and Shadow, the largest-ever survey of the work of George Sotter (1879-1953), a Bucks County-based artist best known for his winter nocturnes. […]
New Exhibition at the Michener Art Museum Spotlights a Distinctive Regional Tradition: Art Collections in Public Schools
Dedicated, Displayed, Discovered: Celebrating the Region’s School Art Collections opens on July 8, 2017 DOYLESTOWN, PA – Beginning on July 8, 2017, the James A. Michener Art Museum will present Dedicated, Displayed, Discovered: Celebrating the Region’s School Art Collections, an exhibition that explores the longstanding tradition of art collecting by public educational institutions in southeastern […]
Michener Art Museum Extends Half-Price Admission Through July 9
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 […]
Michener Art Museum kicks off its Summer Concert Series
DOYLESTOWN, PA — The Michener Art Museum will kick off its three-part summer concert series A Little Night Music with the 1950s-themed musical program “Rosemary Clooney & Friends: Come On-a My House” on Wednesday, June 21 at 7 pm. The museum will present two additional performances as part of its summer series: the Brian Pastor Octet […]
Herman Silverman
MICHENER ART MUSEUM BOARD AND STAFF SADDENED BY DEATH OF FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN EMERITUS HERMAN SILVERMAN DOYLESTOWN, PA — The board of trustees and staff of the James A. Michener Art Museum are deeply saddened by the death of Herman Silverman, a Bucks County businessman and philanthropist whose passion for art and the local community propelled […]
Michener Art Museum Offers Half-Price Admission Special in June
DOYLESTOWN, PA —“The Michener has always enjoyed tremendous community support, and we want to welcome as many visitors from our local community as possible to kick off what promises to be a wonderful summer season,” said Lisa Tremper Hanover, director and CEO of the Michener Art Museum.  “We have several special exhibitions that will be […]
Michener Art Museum Presents Early Work of Philadelphia Artist Sam Maitin
Myths & Nature: Early Prints by Sam Maitin will open on May 6, 2017 DOYLESTOWN, PA — Among other special and permanent exhibitions, the James A. Michener Art Museum will present an exhibition featuring the work of artist Sam Maitin (1928-2004), a Philadelphia-based artist who has been recognized for his playful, visually appealing compositions that are […]
Michener Art Museum to Host Mother’s Day Brunch Featuring “Sumptuous” Buffet and Open Galleries
Seatings on Sunday, May 14 at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Pricing includes museum admission and all taxes, and gratuities DOYLESTOWN, PA — The James A. Michener Art Museum, a cultural institution in Doylestown, PA, dedicated to collecting, interpreting, and exhibiting American art, will be hosting a Mother’s Day brunch on Sunday, May 14. Featuring cuisine […]
Michener Art Museum named one of America’s 25 best galleries and museums
American Art Awards lauds Michener “structure, collection, educational activities, and ‘intense soul'” DOYLESTOWN, PA – The James A. Michener Art Museum, a cultural institution in Doylestown, PA, dedicated to collecting, interpreting, and exhibiting American art, has been named by the American Art Awards as one of the 25 best galleries or museums in America. The […]
Michener Art Museum presents variety of spring music programs
Performances encompass 1920s music, jazz, contemporary rock, Broadway cabaret, and gospel tunes DOYLESTOWN, PA – This spring, the James A. Michener Art Museum presents a diverse array of live music performances ranging from 1920s songs and Broadway cabaret to jazz, gospel tunes, and contemporary rock. For event and ticket details, visit MichenerArtMuseum.org. The spring lineup, […]
Symposium Uncovers “Charles Sheeler, Condé Nast, and the Visual Culture of the Jazz Age”
Michener Art Museum presents scholarly symposium as part of “Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography, and Sculptural Form” exhibition New York, NY (March 28, 2017) — On April 29 from 9am-5 pm, the James A. Michener Art Museum will present a public symposium on “Charles Sheeler, Condé Nast, and the Visual Culture of the Jazz Age.” The […]
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