About the Museum
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is known for its world-renowned collection and landmark building, a place that welcomes everyone. The Museum brings the arts to life, inspiring visitors—through scholarly study and creative play—to discover the spirit of imagination that lies in everyone. It connects people with the arts in rich and varied ways, making the experience of the Museum surprising, lively, and always memorable. This institution ranks among the largest and most important art museums in the United States. Home to more than 240,000 objects, it reflects more than 2,000 years of human achievement in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States. The Museum is committed to inviting visitors to see the world—and themselves—anew through the beauty and expressive power of the arts.