An interview with Batikh Batikh, a SWANA (Southwest Asian, North African), femme, queer artist collective based in Philadelphia. I spent the day at their exhibition Echoes / أصداء, by member…
“Am I Not a Man and a Brother?”: Antislavery Art in the PMA’s Collection
A few months ago, the Philadelphia Museum of Art added two small yet vital items to its collection: a ceramic medallion (fig. 1) fabricated at the Wedgwood pottery in Etruria,…Read more >
Twenty years ago, when I first arrived in the United States as an international student, I took my first steps on American soil in Philadelphia. And what did I do…
Learn more about the Queer Representation in Art Learning Community (QRALC), a group of PMA staffers working to surface LGBTQ+ narratives in our collection.
On Mary Ishimoto Watanabe’s legacy of celebrating Japanese heritage in Philadelphia.
Looking closely at “Portrait of Elizabeth Brown Montier,” an 1840 portrait of a free Black woman from Philadelphia.
A conversation with the artist Nick Cave about the historic, familial, and personal perspectives in early works in the museum’s collection
Teaching artist Lisa Volta draws connections between the accomplished artists she admires and the budding ones she mentors
On the continued relevance of the artist’s pink leather flag, inspired by the AIDS crisis of the 80s