Philadelphia Museum of Art~Google Cultural Institute
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is home to more than 227,000 works of art spanning the creative achievements of humankind from all corners of the globe. The Asian art collections contain works from pre-antiquity to the present, while the European holdings date from the medieval era. The American collections, particularly strong in representing the achievements of historic Philadelphia, are among the finest in the country. In addition to these holdings are expanding collections of modern and contemporary art, one of the country’s largest collections of arms and armor, unique architectural settings and period rooms, and encyclopedic collections of costume and textiles and prints, drawings, and photographs.