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.

 

Art at Lunch: Feet on the Ground, Head in the Sky
10/1/2014 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, Historic Landmark Building
Event Type: Public Programs

Free

Ana Vizcarra Rankin, artist and PAFA alumna, explains the history and concept behind large world map paintings, specifically her work El Norte.

Opening Reception: Spaces Passed Through: New Paintings by Ted Walsh
10/3/2014 | 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Alumni Gallery, Historic Landmark Building
Event Type: Academy Events, Exhibition Openings, Exhibitions, Public Programs, School Events

Working primarily in a contemporary vein of the American Realist tradition, Ted Walsh’s (MFA ’11) paintings depict landscapes and figures that explore the elements of place, memory, environment and history.

Opening Reception: Spaces Passed Through: New Paintings by Ted Walsh
10/3/2014 | 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Alumni Gallery, Historic Landmark Building
Event Type: Academy Events, Exhibition Openings, Exhibitions, Continuing Education, Public Programs

Working primarily in a contemporary vein of the American Realist tradition, Ted Walsh’s (MFA ’11) paintings depict landscapes and figures that explore the elements of place, memory, environment and history. Opening is Free.

Hidden City Walking Tour: David Lynch's "Eraserhood"
10/4/2014 | 2:00 pm
Lobby, Historic Landmark Building
Event Type: Exhibitions, Public Programs

SOLD OUT

When David Lynch moved to Philadelphia in the late 1960s to attend PAFA, he discovered a city that was both terrifying and inspiring. Explore the neighborhood just blocks away from PAFA that so electrified Lynch's imagination with Hidden City's Peter Woodall.

THE REVIEW PANEL Philadelphia with David Cohen - Oct 8
10/8/2014 | 6 p.m.
Hamilton Auditorium
Event Type: Academy Events, Public Programs, School Events

Inspired by the popular series of New York-based public programs founded in 2004 at the National Academy Museum and moderated by David Cohen, The Review Panel Philadelphia will discuss four local exhibitions, chosen in advance by Cohen and his invited panelists.

Art at Lunch: Moving Pictures: A Brief History of Video Art
10/8/2014 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, Historic Landmark Building
Event Type: Public Programs

Free

Dr. Matthew Palczynski, faculty at Temple University, examines the development of video art and its rise to prominence in the 1960s and beyond.

Public Lecture: Land Buoy: A Marker of Three Journeys
10/13/2014 | 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Hamilton Auditorium, Historic Landmark Building
Event Type: Academy Events, Public Programs, School Events

Artist and PAFA professor Jody Pinto gives a public presentation on her recent installation Land Buoy, commissioned by the Delaware River Waterfront Commission for the new Washington Avenue Pier Park (Pier 53) in South Philadelphia.

Art at Lunch: Figuring Abstraction
10/15/2014 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, Historic Landmark Building
Event Type: Public Programs

Free

Clint Jukkala, artist and recently appointed Chair of Graduate Programs at PAFA, discusses his work and influences, his interest in the space between abstraction and representation, and the progression of his exploration of shape, color, and texture.

"Bite My Paintings:" A Conversation With Two Roberts
10/16/2014 | 6:00 pm
Auditorium, Historic Landmark Building
Event Type: Exhibitions, Public Programs

$15 General Admission, Free for PAFA Members

“I like to feel that you could bite my paintings. Not to eat them, to hurt them. I like to feel like I'm painting with my teeth.” - David Lynch

2014 PAFA Benefit Auction
10/18/2014 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Walter and Leonore Annenberg Gallery, Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building
Event Type: Academy Events, School Events

Join us for PAFA's 2nd Annual Benefit Auction featuring artwork by PAFA Faculty and Alumni!

Book Signing: Paper Dolls by Kocot and Hatton
10/19/2014 | 12 p.m.
Alumni Gallery, Historic Landmark Building
Event Type: Academy Events, Exhibitions, Public Programs, School Events

Join artist team Kocot and Hatton for a signing of Paper Dolls, 1970/2014, a two-volume signed and numbered limited digital print edition of 48 collages published in conjunction with the inaugural exhibition of Paper Dolls (on view in "Something Clicked in Philly": David Lynch and His Contemporaries, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, September 13 - December 28, 2014.)

Art at Lunch: A Conversation with Rodger LaPelle
10/22/2014 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, Historic Landmark Building
Event Type: Exhibitions, Public Programs

Free.

Rodger LaPelle, artist and owner of Rodger LaPelle Galleries, talks about his experiences within the art world, his practice, gallery, and experiences with David Lynch.

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

Free

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.