March 3rd
The Modern Portrait
A conversation with Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, Class of 1940 Bicentennial Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, and Jessica T. Smith, PMA Curator, about the installation Painting Identity at PMA. Their discussion will highlight how these 15 artists used portraiture to frame their perceptions of people, experiment with techniques and reflect upon social issues. The lectures are complimentary, but registration is required in the ticketing system.
April 22nd
Preview Party
Join the preview party to get a first look at the fine works of art offered at this year's virtual show. Tour the show on your own or take a special VIP tour after the welcome remarks by Philadelphia Museum of Art Director Timothy Rub. Tickets will be on sale March 15, 2021.
Booth Talks
Free Activity
These casual conversations will be held throughout the day in various dealer booths with potential discussion topics ranging from early American furniture to Louis Comfort Tiffany glassware to Mid Century Modern Design.