Your Wedding at PAFA

Elegant landmark or lofty contemporary space? At the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, you have the best of both worlds at your fingertips. Let our experts assist you in creating a spectacular event for you and your guests. With a dedicated catering staff, personalized menus, and full event-planning resources, PAFA is the ideal location for your Wedding Day.




  • PAFA houses the finest collection of American Artwork in the world.
  • Professional event planners will be by your side from the first site visit, on through the night of your Wedding.
  • Ceremony space is available in both buildings
  • PAFA is within walking distance of many churches, synagogues, hotels & picturesque Philadelphia landmarks.
  • Only one celebration is hosted in either building, at any time.

Included in Your PAFA Rental

  • 2 hours of event set-up time
  • 5 hours event time
  • 2 hours of event tear-down time
  • Ceremony rehearsal time
  • Housekeeping
  • Security staff