Monthly Calendar

October 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.


Curatorial Lecture: David Lynch
10/28/2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Auditorium, Historic Landmark Building
Event Type: Exhibitions, Public Programs

$15 General Admission, Free for Members

Curator Robert Cozzolino introduces David Lynch’s visual arts career, beginning with his time at PAFA producing Six Men Getting Sick (1967), and how Lynch’s visual art and film careers have dovetailed into a remarkable body of work.

Art at Lunch: The Athens of America: Exhibiting Technology and Public Works at PAFA, 1811 - 1860
10/29/2014 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, Historic Landmark Building
Event Type: Public Programs, School Events


Elizabeth Milroy, The Zoë and Dean Pappas Curator of Education at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, discusses the first half of the 19th century in which PAFA became an important venue that civic boosters advertised building projects and internal improvements in and around Philadelphia.