Monthly Calendar

December 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: Jenny Kanzler and Catherine Mulligan
12/3/2014 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, Historic Landmark Building
Event Type: Public Programs, School Events


Two artists currently featured in PAFA’s Alumni Gallery speak about their artistic processes.

Opening Reception: Jenny Kanzler and Catherine Mulligan
12/4/2014 | 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Alumni Gallery, Historic Landmark Building
Event Type: Academy Events, Exhibition Openings, Exhibitions, Continuing Education, Public Programs

The works of Jenny Kanzler (MFA ’05) and Catherine Mulligan (Cert. ’09) often draw on the sinister, and the memories and feelings of fear and uncertainty present in childhood.

21st Annual Student Print Sale
12/5/2014 | 4:30-5:30 p.m.: Exclusive Members’ Preview; 5:30 Open to the public - 8:30 p.m.
Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building, 128 N. Broad Street
Event Type: School Events

Purchase etchings, lithographs, woodcuts, stamp prints, screen prints - all made by PAFA students - priced under $150.


William Glackens: Sketchbooks and Major Works
12/6/2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
PAFA and The Barnes Foundation
Event Type: Public Programs, Tours

In celebration of the Barnes Foundation’s upcoming William Glackens exhibition, PAFA is partnering with the Barnes to create an exclusive tour celebrating the life and work of William Glackens. 


The Art Of Making Movies: Cinematographer Fred Elmes
12/7/2014 | 2:00 pm
Auditorium, Historic Landmark Building
Event Type: Exhibitions, Public Programs

$15 General Admission, Free for Members

Fred Elmes and David Lynch developed a rich visual vocabulary over the years as they collaborated on such feature films as Eraserhead (1977), Blue Velvet (1986), and Wild at Heart (1990).

Woman's Board Annual Holiday Luncheon
12/8/2014 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Hamilton Auditorium, Historic Landmark Building
Event Type: School Events

PAFA's Women's Board will host its annual Holiday Luncheon for students - delicious food and, of course, plenty of cookies!