Rodin Museum to unveil restored gardens Thursday

    You have about a two-month window to see the Rodin Museum in its entirety before it closes in September.

    The first phase of renovations is complete, and will be unveiled Thursday: three years’ worth of work to restore the Parkway museum’s gardens.

    June 14 is a purposeful date for the unveiling. Uwishunu reports the museum will show off its new gardens on Bastille Day to honor French sculpture Auguste Rodin and the museum’s original architects, Frenchmen Paul Cret and Jacques Gréber.

    The museum’s website has renderings of the garden renovations, which are part of Philadelphia’s master plan. Sept. 6 is the last day to visit the museum, but the gardens will remain open.

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