Berman Museum Of Art Museum Analysis

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The museum I chose to view is the Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College in Collegeville Pennsylvania. The museum is situated on the Ursinus College 170 acre campus. The college is in a central part of the community and located twenty five miles from Philadelphia. The museum is named after late philanthropists Philip and Muriel Berman. The museum is fully accredited by the American Association of Museums. It opened in 1989 and has approximately 30,000 visitors annually. The museum has displayed over 4,000 paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures, and cultural objects showing its wide range of genres. It has also added a collection of large outdoor sculptures shown throughout the campus. This museum has enriched the local community along with adding a heightened level of art learning to the college students.
The admission to the Berman Museum is free which makes it very attainable for everyone to enjoy. There is plenty of parking on the campus for parking. The hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday 10 am to 4 pm. The hours are limited to only day time which may make it difficult some busy schedules. However, the environment of the campus is
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Another is Pennsylvania German artifacts that the Berman Museum collects including books, artifacts, documents and objects. It connects the museum to the local heritage of German and Dutch communities. This collection was donated to Ursinus College. Another part of the museum’s permanent collection includes paintings and prints and sculptures expressing 19th and 20th century expression in the arts, literature, sciences, political and social history. This also includes a collection of Japanese scrolls, wood pieces and artifacts. There are many contemporary sculptures throughout the outdoor campus almost eighty pieces that have now intertwined as part of the school and local community landmarks on the

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