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Monday, April 09, 2012

Uffizi’s ‘Offering of the Angels’ Comes to Michener Art Museum in Doylestown

Beginning April 21st, the Michener Art Museum in Doylestown will provide art lovers with the chance to view a selection of 45 paintings and tapestries from the famed Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy. The works from the Uffizi, which until this tour have never left Europe, embody the diversity, stylistic evolution, scale and technical mastery of art from Italy and Northern Europe over nearly 400 years, and represent a survey of European art at an important moment in its history. The exhibit features works by such Renaissance and Baroque masters as Sandro Botticelli, Il Parmigianino, Lorenzo Monaco, Il Guercino and Cristofano Allori.

The gallery will be on display from April 21st through August 10th, 2012. The museum’s hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Admission is free for members and children under six years of age. Non-member admission is $15 for adults, $13 for seniors $11 for college students with valid ID and $7.50 for children ages six through 18. Adult group tours are available for $12 per person. For more information, visit www.michenerartmuseum.org or call 215-340-9800. The museum is located at 38 South Pine St., Doylestown, PA.

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