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Poster, Rites of Passage, Department of Urban Outreach, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1976

This is a Poster. It was designed by Dan Friedman and made for (as the client) Philadelphia Museum of Art. It is dated 1976 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is offset lithograph on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Ken Friedman. It is credited Gift of Ken Friedman.

Its dimensions are

56.0 x 76.2 cm (22 1/16 x 30 in. )

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black at upper left: RITES OF PASSAGE / 11 January 1976 - 25 June 1976. At center right a block of text reads: The Department of Urban Outreach / of the Philadelphia Museum of Art / announces a sequence of collaborative / exhibitions created by members of five / diverse cultural groups. The exhibitions / examine the ceremonies and circumstances / which highlight the passage from one state / of life to another. Community resource / persons, students, artists and families have / engaged in a unique and extended / workshop process which has facilitated the / development of each presentation. Through / the exhibition of works of art, artifacts, documents, photographs, slides and video / tape, the groups focus on their cultural / heritages and their impact of the life of / Philadelphia today. / This exhibition series is supported by grants / from the National Endowment for the Arts, a / Federal agency and the Dolfinger-McMahon Foundation.

Cite this object as

Poster, Rites of Passage, Department of Urban Outreach, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1976; Designed by Dan Friedman (American, 1945–1995); offset lithograph on white wove paper; 56.0 x 76.2 cm (22 1/16 x 30 in. ); Gift of Ken Friedman; 1997-19-216

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