Monthly Calendar

November 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: Social Concern in Jewish American Art, 1900-1940
11/5/2014 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, Historic Landmark Building
Event Type: Exhibitions, Public Programs

Free

Dr. Matthew Baigell, Faculty Emeritus, Rutgers University, examines Jewish American artists who were born in Eastern European ghettos or on New York’s Lower East Side, and who grew up in a religious culture that made support of the poor, needy, and hungry an imperative.

"It's A Strange World:" Music of David Lynch
11/6/2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Historic Landmark Building
Event Type: Public Programs

$20 General Admission, $10 PAFA Members

Spend an evening surrounded by the drawings and paintings of international filmmaker and PAFA alumnus David Lynch, while an incredible lineup of Philadelphia musicians and singers present a concert at the intersection of music, movies, and art.

Bacchanal Annual Wine Auction and Gala 2014
11/8/2014
Event Type: Academy Events

Sixteenth Annual Wine Auction and Gala.

Art at Lunch: Philadelphia Firsts
11/12/2014 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, Historic Landmark Building
Event Type: Public Programs

Free

Monica Zimmerman, Director of Museum Education at PAFA, explores the historic collection of artworks in PAFA’s galleries that capture the story of Philadelphia as a city on the cutting edge of the 19th century, leading the country toward new discoveries in technology, creativity and civic engagement.

Art at Lunch: William Glackens and Language of Line
11/19/2014 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, Historic Landmark Building
Event Type: Exhibitions, Public Programs

Free

Heather Campbell Coyle, Curator of American Art at the Delaware Art Museum, examines the American realist painter and illustrator William Glackens (1870–1938).

Artist/Curator Tour: Michael Gallagher and Jan Baltzell
11/22/2014 | 2:00 pm
School of Fine Arts Gallery, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building
Event Type: Exhibitions, Public Programs, Tours, School Events

Join Michael Gallagher and Jan Baltzell for a walk-through and discussion of their recently curated exhibition A Fine Arrangement.

A "Peek" At Twin Peaks With The Log Lady
11/29/2014 - 11/30/2014 | 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Auditorium, Historic Landmark Building
Event Type: Exhibitions, Public Programs

$40 General Admission, $20 PAFA Members

Catherine Coulson, aka The Log Lady from David Lynch’s cult classic “Twin Peaks,” visits PAFA for one great night of movies, munchies, and midnight tours.