Opening day for a show about the most American of paint styles

Watercolor is a uniquely American medium, and this new exhibit shows how it rose to prominence via great artists like Winslow Homer and John Singer Sargent. Trace the legacy through classic landscapes and illustrations, plus designs for ceramics and stained glass.

Where: Philadelphia Museum of Art at 2600 Ben Franklin Pkwy. 19130

When: March 1, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. to May 14, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

How much: $25 adults; $19 kids


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