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Thursday–Monday, 10am, 11am, 2pm


Alexey Brodovitch. Poster for 1924 Bal Banal (detail), 1924

$60; members $30; reservation required.

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About the Tour

Led by a specially trained docent, this tour explores the work of Russian-born designer, photographer, and instructor Alexey Brodovitch. An important contributor to the visual culture of the 20th century, Brodovitch is best known for his art directorship of Harper’s Bazaar from 1934 to 1959. He is also known for his mentorship of an extraordinary number of celebrated documentary and fashion photographers, including Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Eve Arnold, and Lillian Bassman, as well as his collaborations with luminaries such as Man Ray, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Brassaï.

This tour is a private one-hour experience for you and up to seven guests. Reservations are required. Private tours must be requested at least four days in advance. To learn more or to reserve a tour, call 215.278.7200.

Includes access to the collection before and after the tour.


Alexey Brodovitch. Poster for 1924 Bal Banal, 1924