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June 2014 events

artsee

ArtSee Activities: Water Wonders

’Tis the season for water wonders, with galleries bursting with cool and refreshing sights. Sketch a seascape, compose a beach bag, and create models of water creatures.

June 22, 2014
1–3 pm (drop-in) 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Free

Free drop-in tickets at admission desk. Collection Gallery admission is not included.

Arboretum photo

Arboretum Tour

Explore the Arboretum—with its 31 state champion trees and rose, lilac, peony, and fern collections—as a remarkable example of early 20th-century landscape design, and an insight into the personalities and collecting philosophies of its founders.

June 22, 2014
1–2 pm 300 N. Latch's Lane, Merion

$15; members $12

Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Cezanne still-life

Cézanne in the Studio

Nina Athanassoglou-Kallmyer, art history professor at the University of Delaware, explores the role of the studio in Cézanne’s artistic practice and how it served as the virtual stage for pieces from portraits to still lifes. Athanassoglou-Kallmyer contributed to the Cézanne exhibition catalogue; a book signing follows the lecture.

June 22, 2014
2–3 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway $15; members $12

Reserve tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

only one you

ARTime Storytime: Only One You

By Linda Kranz

Lively little rockfish remind us that there’s only one you. After the story, design your own pattern fish.

Best for children ages 2–5 and their caregivers.

June 26, 2014
10:30–11 am & 11:30 am–noon 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Free

Space is limited, reserve your free tickets online. Please select a time: 10:30 am or 11:30 am.
Collection Gallery admission is not included.

Arboretum photo

Arboretum Tour

Explore the Arboretum—with its 31 state champion trees and rose, lilac, peony, and fern collections—as a remarkable example of early 20th-century landscape design, and an insight into the personalities and collecting philosophies of its founders.

June 27, 2014
11 am–noon 300 N. Latch's Lane, Merion

$15; members $12

Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Arboretum photo

Arboretum Tour

Explore the Arboretum—with its 31 state champion trees and rose, lilac, peony, and fern collections—as a remarkable example of early 20th-century landscape design, and an insight into the personalities and collecting philosophies of its founders.

June 28, 2014
1–2 pm 300 N. Latch's Lane, Merion

$15; members $12

Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Arboretum photo

Arboretum Tour

Explore the Arboretum—with its 31 state champion trees and rose, lilac, peony, and fern collections—as a remarkable example of early 20th-century landscape design, and an insight into the personalities and collecting philosophies of its founders.

June 29, 2014
1–2 pm 300 N. Latch's Lane, Merion

$15; members $12

Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

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