Timeless pieces of art capture our imagination, and this is the
case when you experience With Art Philadelphia, which highlights the region’s
vast and varied arts scene. For those who utilize their social media to keep in
touch with family and friends you can participate in “Check In to a Masterpiece”
program that features 12 works of art of various eras and genres from six
Philadelphia cultural institutions.
Visit one of these Philly masterpieces and check via Twitter using the hashtag #withartphl:
1. Models (Poseuses) by Georges Seurat at the Barnes Foundation, pictured here, which has just opened on the campus along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
2. Seated Couple by the Dogon peoples at the Barnes Foundation.
3. Supper Time by Horace Pippin at the Barnes Foundation
4. The Large Bathers (Les Grandes Baigneuses) by Paul Cézanne at the Barnes Foundation
5. Swann Memorial Fountain by Alexander Stirling Calder, designed with architect Wilson Eyre at
6. Three Wise Men Greeting Entry into Lagos by Kehinde Wiley at the Pennsylvania Academy of
the Fine Arts (PAFA)
7. The Artist in His Museum by Charles Willson Peale at PAFA
8. Sphinx of Ramses II at the Penn Museum
9. Puabi’s Headdress at the Penn Museum
10. Sunflowers by Vincent Willem van Gogh at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
11. Diana by Augustus Saint-Gaudens at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
12. The Gates of Hell by Auguste Rodin at the Rodin Museum
When you check-in via Twitter you'll be entered into a contest for great prizes. A randomly selected person will win the grand prize—an art-filled weekend stay in Philadelphia that includes a one-night hotel stay and breakfast at the Hilton Inn at Penn. Plus they'll receive museum tickets to the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Perelman Building, PAFA and the Penn Museum, which includes VIP entrance to the exhibit Maya 2012: Lords of Time. Also included is Membership to the Barnes Foundation and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, and a gift certificate to Rembrandt’s restaurant.
Whether you for a weekend or a week, you'll enjoy a winning experience exploring Philadelphia amazing works of arts.
By Melody Schubert
To learn more about the Check In to a Masterpiece and With Art Philadelphia programs, upcoming events, and other contest in the works visit www.visitphilly.com/withart.