The Museum offers more than 200 galleries presenting art from all corners of the globe, showing works from pre-antiquity to the present day. Outdoors, a one-acre, terraced Sculpture Garden presents monumental three-dimensional works.
The collection ranges from a 1920s Drawing Room of a New York Town House, to Modern American Landscapes, Mexican Modernism; South Asian Art; Korean Ceramics, Ink Painting and Calligraphy; to Masters of American Craft and American still life painting. Across the street, the refurbished landmark Art Deco Perleman Building houses 30,000 items in Costumes and Textiles; 150,000 Prints, Drawings, and Photographs; Modern and Contemporary Design exhibitions; and other temporary exhibitions.
Owned by the City, the nearby Rodin Museum (see separate listing)and two furnished colonial houses in Fairmount Park, are administered by the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Nearly 500 artworks, at two museums, provide a retrospective of Johns’s seven-decade career