Art is a vital component to any Philadelphia visit. In fact, often times, art happens to you in Philadelphia. Art surrounds you, reaching far beyond the walls of our famed museums and accompanying you down the street and into our parks and open spaces. You can walk easily from your hotel and pass through neighborhoods to see sculpture, architecture, and murals, as well as unofficial street art.
Home to the largest collection of public art in the U.S., Philadelphia also boasts plenty of historic museums, renowned performing arts companies and eclectic eateries that will impress any art aficionado. Whatever you want to do, Philadelphia is here to inspire the art lover in you.
Philadelphia is filled with wonderful art museums and galleries to explore. Discover this roundup of some of the exciting exhibits that are on view now or coming soon around the region.Top Exhibits
With the oldest theater in America, since 1809, Philadelphia continues to entertain audiences centuries later with magical musicals, spectacular shows and outstanding orchestras and operas.Performing Arts
Mural Arts Philadelphia started as an anti-graffiti program in 1984 and has grown to be an international leader in producing community-based public art. The program is part of a larger campaign by the city to repurpose public spaces and create positive dialogue in communities.City of Murals
April 27, 2022 / Architectural Digest Italy