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Athur Ross Gallery
220 South 34th Street
University City
Philadelphia, Pa 19104
Cross Street: Smith Walk
215.898.2083
Hours of Operation
Gallery Hours Tuesday through Friday: 10 AM to 5 PM Saturday & Sunday: 12 PM to 5 PM Closed Mondays and some holidays.The nearest parking garage is located on 34th St. and Walnut St. between Market and Chestnut. Street kiosk parking is available around the University of Pennsylvania campus.
The Arthur Ross Gallery is a one- room gallery (kunsthalle) located in the Ann and Jerome Fisher Fine Arts Library at the University of Pennsylvania. The building is of national importance, designed by Frank Furness in a late-Victorian Romanesque style in red sandstone and completed in 1891. Established in 1983, the Arthur Ross Gallery is one of three arts and artifacts-focused exhibition centers/ museums on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, a distinction it shares with the Institute of Contemporary Art and the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Despite its more modest facility and program (four exhibitions per year, lectures and educational outreach), the Arthur Ross Gallery sustains a much broader focus: it embraces an eclectic program of changing exhibitions in all fields of the visual arts and cultural artifacts from around the globe.
  • Event Rentals: Please contact Sara Stewart for information about renting the gallery space for special events. Be recognized as a leading source of art education through collaboration among students, scholars, curators and the community. Increase the visibility of the Arthur Ross Gallery by engaging a diverse and broad based community. Work towards enhancing the visual arts through the innovative use of technology. Increase collaboration with other Philadelphia Area Museums and Galleries to present complementary exhibitions and programming. Increase the opportunity to develop traveling exhibitions.
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  • Special Features:
  • Elegant Grand Hall and Staircase
  • Free and plentiful Parking
  • Convenient access to Interstate 95, Route 76,
  • Center City, Sport Complexes, and the Airport

  • Pastoral Setting in Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park

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  • Membership: Young Friends | $25 - Student Membership
    Student donors will receive the same benefits as Members.

    Members | $50 - $99
    Donors at this level and above will be invited to attend openings and exhibition-related lectures.

  • Education Programs: The Arthur Ross Gallery’s interactive Elementary Educational Outreach Program offers children the opportunity for a hands-on, world-class art experience with educator/ artist Sebastienne Mundheim. Programs, teacher packets, performances, and outreach to the Philadelphia community are offered for some exhibitions. For more information about these educational programs, please contact Sara Stewart at arg@pobox.upenn.edu.

    Additional exhibition-related programs for adults and families are offered throughout the year. Please check our events calendar for a complete listing.

     

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