The Art of Rube Goldberg

The Art of Rube Goldberg
  • Non-CFAD Program
  • Exhibition
  • Kids + Family
The Art of Rube Goldberg
Date:
October 12, 2018 - January 21, 2019
Time:
Open 7 days, 10am - 5pm
Location:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Cost:

FREE with museum admission ($0 - $13)

This exhibition is wholly produced and presented by the National Museum of American Jewish History


The Art of Rube Goldberg is the first comprehensive retrospective exhibition of Rube Goldberg’s work since the Smithsonian’s 1970 celebration of the artist, explores his varied career—from his earliest published works and iconic Rube Goldberg machine invention drawings, to his Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoons. And more.

Throughout his long career, Rube Goldberg (1883–1970) chronicled almost every salient aspect of modern American life. His work touched on everything from fashion and sports to gender, politics, and international affairs. This exhibition explores the artistry and wit that made Rube Goldberg one of the twentieth century’s most celebrated and enduring cartoonists—and a household name.

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