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Berman Museum

About the Museum

Named for the late philanthropists Philip and Muriel Berman, the Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College is regarded as one of the nation's finest small college art museums.  The museum program is fully accredited by the American Association of Museums and houses over 4,000 paintings, prints, drawings, sculpture, decorative, and cultural objects representing a broad array of art historical genres.  In addition, a spectacular collection of large-scale outdoor sculpture is integrated throughout the living and learning environment of the 170-acre campus, making it an ideal place to study, stroll and contemplate.

Since opening in 1989, the museum has offered a diversity of exhibitions and programming which have educated, influenced, and served as a cultural resource for the community in the Tri-state region.

With over 30,000 visitors annually, the Berman Museum has enriched the fabric of the community and redefined liberal learning at Ursinus College.  Its exhibitions, publications and efforts by the staff have received national recognition through a network of professional organizations.  Our museum professionals remain committed to providing a positive, informative and enjoyable experience for both the novice and the art aficionado.

The Museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, and noon to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The Museum is closed Mondays and college holidays. Admission is free. The Museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums. Exhibitions.

For Further Information Contact: Berman Museum, 610-409-3500

In the News 

Berman Receives More than 1,300 Works of Art; Highlighted in Exhibition, ‘A to Z.’

From their belief in the power of art to stimulate people and transform lives, the Bermans built a collection known for its depth and breadth, and helped build one of the finest museums of its kind.

BERMAN VIDEO from Ursinus College on Vimeo.


Corinne Duchesne Monkey Cup #1, 2013

Diary of the One Swelling Sea: ART, MUSIC and POETRY CONNECT AT BERMAN MUSEUM of ART 

Jill McCabe Johnson, Corinne Duchesne, and Garrett Hope

March 21 through May 16 Upper Gallery

Opening reception: 
March 20, 4 to 7 p.m

Closed April 19-21.