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Continually Collecting: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art's Wide Range Of Works

Over the years, the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s collection has grown to as many as 250 thousand objects.  As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, a special exhibition highlights recent acquisitions that reflect the variety of the museum’s holdings.

First Look: Collecting for Philadelphia runs through September 8th. In addition to the approximately 125 objects on view in the First Look gallery, several hundred other new acquisitions on view in the permanent galleries are identified with First Look labels.

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Philadelphia Museum of Art First Look Co-Curator Alice Beamesderfer speaks with WRTI's Susan Lewis.