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'Museum Studies' Archive

Fabric Workshop and Museum

Posted September 21, 2017

The Fabric Workshop and Museum was founded in 1977 with a visionary purpose: to stimulate experimentation among leading contemporary artists and to share the process of creating works of art with the public. Today, FWM is recognized as an internationally acclaimed contemporary art museum, uniquely distinguished as the only institution in the United States devoted […]

Barnes Museum

Posted January 13, 2017

Updated 9/20/17 The mission of the Barnes Foundation, which dates back to its founding in 1922, is the promotion of the advancement of education and the appreciation of the fine arts. In furtherance of its mission, the Barnes Foundation promotes appreciation of the arts and horticultural science, through the preservation, presentation, and interpretation of the collections of […]

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Posted September 29, 2014

Updated 9/22/17 Overlooking one of the nation’s most culturally vibrant cities, the Philadelphia Museum of Art welcomes nearly a million visitors each year, encouraging them to embark upon a walk through time that extends across two millennia and six continents. As one of the largest museums in the United States, the Philadelphia Museum of Art […]

The Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University

Posted September 17, 2014

History of the Academy: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia was founded in 1812 “for the encouragement and cultivation of the sciences, and the advancement of useful learning.” The unique aspect of this statement of purpose lies in the word “useful,” a mandate the Academy has continuously redefined through research and education that reflects […]

The Franklin Institute

Posted September 17, 2014

The Franklin Institute’s Mission: In the spirit of inquiry and discovery embodied by Benjamin Franklin, the mission of The Franklin Institute is to inspire a passion for learning about science and technology. The Franklin Institute Internship Program allows students to fulfill school-sponsored internships through volunteering. Internships can be for credit as a Praxis III placement […]