Meet. Mingle. Network: Young Friends of the PMA

Young Professionals Preview Night is a special, high-profile preview cocktail reception and networking event for young professional leaders in the Philadelphia area.


There are over a dozen young professional groups participating. Get to know featured organization Young Friends of the PMA, as Manager Megan McNeely answers a few of our questions.

What is Young Friends?

The Young Friends is a dynamic group of art enthusiasts, committed to supporting the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The Young Friends host fund raising events ranging from festive happy hours to formal black-tie galas benefiting the Museum’s art acquisitions, conservation and preservation of the permanent collections, educational programs, and outreach initiatives.

What benefits does your organization offer a young professional?

Members enjoy a diverse schedule of programs, including engaging social events, educational lectures and tours, art-inspired excursions, and enrichment activities especially designed for those ages 21 to 45.

Carol Taylor-Kearney is an artist, arts educator, and curator.
Carol Taylor-Kearney (Curatorial)
Carol Taylor-Kearney (Curatorial)

Carol Taylor-Kearney is an artist, arts educator, and curator. …

Carol Taylor-Kearney is an artist, arts educator, and curator. …

Carol Taylor-Kearney is an artist, arts educator, and curator. …

Susan Leshnoff's visionary painting of skies + landscapes provide insight into nature's peaceful core. The brilliant colors evoke the the harmony and spiritual dimension of nature.
Susan Leshnoff
Susan Leshnoff

Susan Leshnoff's visionary painting of skies + landscapes provide insight into nature's peaceful core. The brilliant colors…

Susan Leshnoff's visionary painting of skies + landscapes provide insight into nature's peaceful core. The brilliant colors evoke the the harmony and spiritual dimension of nature. …

Susan Leshnoff's visionary painting of skies + landscapes provide insight into nature's peaceful core. The brilliant colors evoke the the harmony and spiritual dimension of nature. …

City Landscapes that bring illuminated images of the past buildings and invisible history and juxtaposed them with the current images of the city and the new developments to create mystified urban environments.
Maria R. Schneider
Maria R. Schneider

City Landscapes that bring illuminated images of the past buildings and invisible history and juxtaposed them with the current…

City Landscapes that bring illuminated images of the past buildings and invisible history and juxtaposed them with the current images of the city and the new developments to create mystified urban environments.…

City Landscapes that bring illuminated images of the past buildings and invisible history and juxtaposed them with the current images of the city and the new developments to create mystified urban environments.…

Kat Black
Kat Black
Marcie Ziskind
Marcie Ziskind
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