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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 […]
Summer camps at Michener Art Museum engage students in a variety of creative activities
Award-winning instructors lead full and-half day programs for students age five through grade 12 DOYLESTOWN, PA – The James A. Michener Art Museum’s longstanding and popular summer camp program is now accepting registrations for full and half-day sessions for students age five through grade 12. Incorporating art instruction and appreciation as well as lively social […]
Michener Art Museum welcomes two new members to board of trustees
In addition, Michener board member Mary Helf is participating in Business on Board leadership program DOYLESTOWN, PA – The board of trustees of the James A. Michener Art Museum, a visual arts museum in Doylestown, PA dedicated to collecting, interpreting, and exhibiting American art, is pleased to welcome two new members: Thomas R. Buckley and […]
Local Applebee’s Franchisee Renews Commitment to the James A. Michener Art Museum School Visit Program
Tens of Thousands of Local Students Have Experienced the Arts Firsthand through The Rose Group and Michener Art Museum Partnership DOYLESTOWN, PA– The longstanding partnership between the James A. Michener Art Museum and the Rose Group, a local franchisee of Applebee’s Grill & Bar and Corner Bakery Cafe, will continue in 2017 to provide art enrichment […]
Michener Art Museum Presents Special Exhibition Exploring Photographic Form and Perspective
Light & Matter: The Photographic Object will open on February 18, 2017 DOYLESTOWN, PA – Among other special and permanent exhibitions, the James A. Michener Art Museum will present an exhibition that explores photographic form and perspective in the digital age. Opening February 18, Light & Matter: The Photographic Object will survey contemporary artists as […]
Michener program presented through PNC Arts Alive initiative will feature nationally known Broadway performers and a free ticket sweepstakes  
Three-part cabaret series will debut this spring at the Michener Art Museum   DOYLESTOWN, PA – 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 […]
New Exhibition at The Michener Art Museum Reveals Arctic Landscapes
Polaris: Northern Explorations in Contemporary Art Opens on January 14, 2017 DOYLESTOWN, PA – On January 14, 2017, the James A. Michener Art Museum will present Polaris: Northern Explorations in Contemporary Art, an exhibition showcasing the work of regional artists who have explored personally and creatively remote northern landscapes in Iceland, Greenland, Norway/Svalbard, and the […]
James A. Michener Art Museum Will Present Groundbreaking Exhibition Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography, and Sculptural Form
Multimedia retrospective to display never-before-seen photographs from a modernist icon created during his five-year tenure at Condé Nast Doylestown, PA (December 12, 2016) — In the spring of 2017, the James A. Michener Art Museum will present Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography, and Sculptural Form, a groundbreaking exhibition that features never-before-seen photographs by Charles Sheeler, one […]
Google Captures Largest Gigapixel Painting to Date with Art Camera at the Michener Art Museum  
DOYLESTOWN, PA – A celebrated mural among the 3,000 objects in the permanent collection of the James A. Michener Art Museum’s– A Wooded Watershed by Pennsylvania Impressionist painter Daniel Garber– is now the largest gigapixel painting captured to date with Google Art Camera. The 22-foot, lunette-shaped mural is featured along with 132 other objects in […]
Renowned Sculptor Robert Engman Featured in Monographic Exhibition
Beginning on October 22, the Michener Art Museum Will Showcase the Artist’s Sculpture and Jewelry DOYLESTOWN, PA – Beginning October 22, the James A. Michener Art Museum will present an exhibition highlighting the work of renowned sculptor Robert Engman, whose large-scale piece Triune is a distinctive part of Philadelphia’s Center City landscape.  Showcasing the artist’s […]
Fall/Winter Music Programs at the Michener Art Museum Feature Jazz, Opera, Blues, and Rock
DOYLESTOWN, PA – The James A. Michener Art Museum, a vibrant visual arts museum and cultural center in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, will present a series of concerts this season by accomplished performers in jazz, opera, blues, and rock. All programs are open to the public; performance dates are November 6, November 12, November 18, December 16, […]
Michener Art Museum to Host Exhibition of American Art Exploring Shifts in Style, Taste, and Culture Over the Past Century (with media preview)
MEDIA PREVIEW on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2016 for the exhibition The Death of Impressionism? Disruption & Innovation in Art WHAT: Event for members of the media to introduce a special exhibition exploring the stylistic transformations, changing patterns of taste, and cultural shifts throughout the past century of American art WHEN: Friday, November 11 from 11:30 am […]
Abstract Expressions Emerge at the Michener Art Museum
New Exhibition Will Feature Watercolors of Artist Jonathan Hertzel DOYLESTOWN, PA – A new exhibition featuring works by painter and sculptor Jonathan Hertzel will open to the public at the James A. Michener Art Museum on Saturday, September 24, 2016. On view through December 31, 2016, Jonathan Hertzel: When Sparks Fly showcases the artist’s recent […]
Jonas Lie Paints the Panama Canal in a New Exhibition at the Michener
Oh Panama! Will Celebrate the History and Current Expansion of the Panama Canal DOYLESTOWN, PA – Starting June 25, the James A. Michener Art Museum will present an exhibition highlighting the 1914 construction of the Panama Canal as told through the art of Jonas Lie. Oh Panama!: Jonas Lie Paints the Panama Canal recalls the […]
Lloyd Ney brings Bucks County to Life in Local Color
New Exhibition to Feature Abstract Works of New Hope-Based Modernist DOYLESTOWN, PA – A new exhibition featuring works by Modernist Lloyd Ney will open to the public at the James A. Michener Art Museum on Saturday, June 4, 2016. On view through September 11, 2016, Lloyd Ney: Local Color showcases life in New Hope, Pennsylvania, […]
Michener Art Museum to Host Photography Exhibition Featuring Afghanistan-Themed Work by Steve McCurry (with media preview)
MEDIA PREVIEW on FRIDAY, JULY 15 for the exhibition Unguarded, Untold, Iconic: Afghanistan through the Lens of Steve McCurry. WHAT:  Event for members of the media to introduce a special exhibition featuring the work of famed photographer Steve McCurry, best known for his iconic Afghan Girl image WHEN: Friday, July 15 from 11:30 am to […]
Photographers Come Head to Head in New Exhibition at the Michener
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tête-à-Tête: Conversations in Photography Explores Photographic Dialogues Across Decades DOYLESTOWN, PA — A new exhibition sparking photographic dialogue will open to the public at the James A. Michener Art Museum on Saturday, June 11, 2016. Tête-à-Tête: Conversations in Photography celebrates over 25 years of photographic programming at the Michener while introducing a […]
Michener Art Museum Receives $25,000 Grant from National Endowment for the Arts
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DOYLESTOWN, PA — The James A. Michener Art Museum has received a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support the MAGICAL & REAL: Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd: A Retrospective exhibition with an accompanying catalogue. Co-organized with the Roswell Museum and Art Center in New Mexico, the […]
Michener Art Museum Hosts 25th Annual Corporate Business Partner Reception
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kevin Putman Receives Herman Silverman Cultural Leadership Award DOYLESTOWN, PA — On Thursday, May 5, 2016, 200 members of the Bucks County business community gathered at the James A. Michener Art Museum to celebrate the nexus of commerce and culture. Marking the 25th successive year the museum has hosted an annual reception […]
Lloyd Ney Brings Bucks County to Life in Local Color
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Exhibition to Feature Abstract Works of New Hope-Based Modernist DOYLESTOWN, PA – A new exhibition featuring works by Modernist Lloyd Ney will open to the public at the James A. Michener Art Museum on Saturday, June 4, 2016. On view through September 11, 2016, Lloyd Ney: Local Color showcases life in […]
Michener Art Museum Recognizes Volunteers for Outstanding Service
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE At the 22nd Annual Ann Silverman Volunteer Recognition Ceremony, the Museum Honored Michener Volunteers for Sharing Their Time and Talents  DOYLESTOWN, PA – The James A. Michener Art Museum honored its volunteers, including those receiving special awards, at the 22nd Annual Ann Silverman Volunteer Recognition Award Ceremony, held at the Michener Art […]
Michener Art Museum Launches 30 x 30 Crowdfunding Initiative
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Museum Seeks to Acquire 30 New Masterpieces in Celebration of 30th Anniversary DOYLESTOWN, PA – The Michener Art Museum has launched a new crowdfunding initiative, 30 x 30, in preparation for its 30th anniversary in 2018. The fundraiser seeks to expand the museum’s permanent collection with 30 major acquisitions — representing each […]
Michener Art Museum Launches Youth Audio Tour
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Audio Guide Crafted by Students Now Available for Museum’s Permanent Collection DOYLESTOWN, PA – The Michener Art Museum’s Youth Audio Tour is now available to the public. Researched, written, and recorded by student docents, the audio tour provides visitors with detailed descriptions of various pieces included in the Museum’s Permanent Collection. With […]
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