Mohamed Ali e Elvis Presley juntos

James A. Michener Art Museum

Mohamed Ali e Elvis Presley juntos em museu estadunidense.

In 1988, with the support of many dedicated citizens, the James A. Michener Art Museum opened as an independent, non-profit cultural institution dedicated to preserving, interpreting and exhibiting the art and cultural heritage of the Bucks County region. The Museum is named for Doylestown’s most famous son, the Pulitzer-Prize winning writer and supporter of the arts who had first dreamed of a regional art museum in the early 1960’s.

In November of 1999, the James A. Michener Art Museum publicly announced the largest single gift in the institution’s history. Marguerite and Gerry Lenfest gave the Museum an extensive collection of fifty-nine paintings by important regional artists of the Pennsylvania Impressionist School. The museum is now home to a world class collection of Pennsylvania Impressionist paintings.

Ensconced in the Museum’s walled, lush “back yard” is an outdoor gallery, the Patricia D. Pfundt Sculpture Garden. Sculptures are on view in a natural setting that pays homage to the Bucks County landscape which has inspired countless artists. The Museum hosts nationally touring special exhibitions and also showcases important regional artists. Above: The front entrance.
Right: Jo Jenks, Woman Washing Her Hair, 1954, black granite, H. 58 x W. 33 x D. 23 inches. James A. Michener Art Museum. Gift from the grandson of the artist.


Ali and Elvis:
American Icons

Through May 15, 2011

Si Lewen: A Journey

Through March 6, 2010

Facing Out, Facing In
Figurative Works from the Michener Art Museum Collection

Through May 1, 2011

An Evolving Legacy
Twenty Years of Collecting at the Michener Art Museum

Now On View

Add Sugar and Stir: Cookbooks and the Lives of Women

Coming March 19, 2011

Making it Better: Folk Arts in Pennsylvania

Coming May 14, 2011

So Bravely and So Well: The Life and Art of William T. Trego

Coming June 4, 2011


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