Facility Rentals

Welcome and thank you very much for your interest in the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts! We are pleased to offer two unique venue options for your next social or corporate gathering.

Historic Landmark Building

Historic Landmark BuildingFew settings in Philadelphia can offer a more gracious elegance than the galleries of the Academy's Historic Landmark Building. Opened in 1876 for the nation's Centennial Exposition and World's Fair, its unique architectual detail and breathtaking artwork makes the Historic Landmark Building a true jewel box setting for your next event. 

400 guests for cocktail reception
180 guests for seated dinner
150 guests for seated dinner & dancing 


Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building

Historic Landmark BuildingOriginally built in 1915 as an automobile manufacturing plant and showroom, the newly renovated Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building offers a contemporary space in the heart of Center City.

460 guests for cocktail reception
380 guests for seated dinner
350 guests for seated dinner & dancing
800 whole building cocktail reception