Monthly Calendar

September 2014
Docent Tour: Highlights of the Permanent Collection
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays | 1:00 and 2:00 pm
Historic Landmark Building, Lobby
Event Type: Tours

Docent-led tour of the permanent collection featuring some of American art's finest paintings and sculptures.We recommend you call on the day of to confirm these times.


Pre-K Tour
9/5/2014 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Event Type: Public Programs

Explore Portraits

Pre-K Tours engage young minds (ages 3-5) through art education and multi-disciplinary learning through interactive gallery activities.  Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate and apply tools and techniques for school readiness.

Homeschool Workshop
9/5/2014 | 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Event Type: Public Programs

Artist Investigation: Claes Oldenburg

Each homeschool workshop consists of a 45-minute tour in the Museum galleries, and a 45-minute art-making activity.

Watercolor Workshop
9/6/2014 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Event Type: Public Programs

Drawing inspiration from various artists in the exhibition, including Romare Bearden and Benny Andrews, this workshop will introduce participants to the basics of watercolor.

Family Arts Academy
9/7/2014 | 2 pm - 4 pm
Event Type: Public Programs

Move Your Body

Visiting Artists Program - Martha Clippinger
9/18/2014 | 11:45 a.m.
Hamilton Auditorium, Historic Landmark Building
Event Type: Academy Events, Public Programs, School Events

Martha Clippinger’s work inhabits the fertile area between painting and sculpture. She calls attention to color, the physical qualities of her materials, and to the architectural spaces in which her work is installed.

Art at Lunch: The Sharecropper on the Street
9/24/2014 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Type: Public Programs


Dr. Anna Arabindan-Kesson, Assistant Professor of American Art at Temple University, explores the disparate experiences of urban and rural American life from the Great Depression era until the Civil Rights Movement in African American Art.

9/27/2014 | 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Event Type: Academy Events, School Events

Come learn about the best of what PAFA has to offer!