In 2019, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first human landing on the moon. However, American artists were celebrating and documenting our closest celestial body, long before the landing in 1969.
On July 20, 1969, American astronauts Neil Armstrong (1930-2012) and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin (1930-) became the first humans to land on the moon.
James A. Michener was the Pulitzer-Prize winning writer who first dreamed of a regional art museum in the early 1960s. He was born February 3, 1907, New York, New York and died October 16, 1997, Austin, Texas.
The Decorated, Displayed, Discovered: Celebrating the Region’s School Art Collections Exhibit at the Michener Art Museum features a painting by Walter Baum from the gallery at Souderton Area High School.
Thanks to the Google Art Project, the Museum's galleries are now available to be seen via Street View imagery. In addition, thirteen works of the 125 objects online are viewable in [...]
Alan Magee born 1947, “Countermeasure”, 50×75, acrylic on canvas, James A. Michener Art Museum. Museum purchase funded by the Janus Society. © Alan Magee, 2004. As part of [...]
Daniel Garber’s studio palette. James A. Michener Art Museum Archives. Gift of Dana Garber Applestein. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Feb 6th to March 26th 1916 Exhibit Catalogue. [...]