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Whitman, Alabama
By Philadelphia Museum of Art

Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself" is a joyful celebration of the diversity at the heart of this country -- and our connectedness to one another. To commemorate the great American poet's 200th birthday, we’re taking part in city-wide events with an installation of filmmaker Jenn Crandall's Whitman Alabama, an ongoing project that brings the poem to life through the voices of Alabama residents. See the film alongside photographs from the collection that suggest the richness of American identity.

Philadelphia Museum of Art Hours:

Tuesday–Sunday, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Wednesday & Friday open until 8:45 p.m.
Closed Monday except some holidays*

Photo credit: Jenn Crandall, Whitman Alabama

Date and Time
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Sunday, June 9, 2019
Philadelphia Museum of Art at 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States