March 09, 2017

New exhibit explores how watercolor became an American phenomenon

View paintings by Winslow Homer and John Singer Sargent

Arts & Culture Museums
American Watercolor at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Courtesy of Philadelphia Museum of Art/Painting by Winslow Homer

The 1905 painting "Diamond Shoal" by Winslow Homer will be on display at the new Philadelphia Museum of Art exhibit.

"American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent" is now on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art through May 14.

Watercolor became a uniquely American medium, shaped largely by artists Winslow Homer and John Singer Sargent.

In the exhibit, rarely seen paintings will be on display. Below is a preview of the collection.

   

Tickets to see the exhibit are $19-$25 per person. Included in the price are an audio tour and general admission to all the Philadelphia Museum of Art buildings.

Tours with museum guides are also available.


"American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent"

Wednesday, March 1 through Sunday, May 14
$19-$25 per person
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway