Exhibitions Since 2000

Note: Separate lists are available from the Archives for the Morris Gallery Program, the Peale House Gallery series, and the Annual Student Exhibitions.

2013 |2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000

2014

The Harmon & Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art: Works on Paper
June 27 - October 12, 2014
Annenberg Gallery, Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

Eldzier Cortor: Theme and Variations
June 27 - August 31, 2014
Richard C. von Hess Foundation Works on Paper Gallery, Historic Landmark Building

Summer Shuffle: Contemporary Art @ PAFA Remixed
June 27 - October 12, 2014
Fisher Brooks and Maguire Galleries, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building

From Trompe l’Oeil to Modernism: Still Lifes from the PAFA Collection
January 31 - August 10, 2014
Gallery 8, Historic Landmark Building

Markus Linnenbrink: THERIDENEVERENDS
Installed June 16 - June 22, 2014
Lobby, Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

PAFA Students Select: The Spaces They Inhabit
April 18 - June 22, 2014
Historic Landmark Building, Richard C. von Hess Foundation Works on Paper Gallery

Beyond The Paint: Philadelphia's Mural Arts
November 15, 2013 - April 6, 2014
Fisher Brooks Gallery, Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

Art for Society’s Sake: The WPA and Its Legacy
November 15, 2013 - April 6, 2014
Annenberg Gallery, Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

In with the New! Recent Gifts on Paper
January 17 - April 6, 2014
Historic Landmark Building, Richard C. von Hess Foundation Works on Paper Gallery

2013

Hidden Treasures Unveiled: Watercolors
September 28, 2013 - January 12, 2014
Historic Landmark Building, Richard C. von Hess Foundation Works on Paper Gallery

KAWS @ PAFA
October 12, 2013 - January 5, 2014
Historic Landmark Building

Jennifer Bartlett: History of the Universe-Works 1970-2011
June 27, 2012 - October 13, 2013
Fisher Brooks Gallery, Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

A New Look: Samuel F. B. Morse's Gallery of the Louvre
August 4, 2012 - September 22, 2013
Historic Landmark Building, Gallery 6

Modern Women at PAFA: From Cassatt to O'Keeffe
January 12 - September 1, 2013
Historic Landmark Building

112th Annual Student Exhibition
May 10 - June 2, 2013
Galleries, Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

KAWS at 30th Street Station
April 11, - May 14, 2013

The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World
November 17, 2012 - April 7, 2013

2012

Building a Masterpiece: Frank Furness' Factory for Art
September 29 - December 30, 2012

A Mine of Beauty: Landscapes by William Trost Richards
September 29 - December 30, 2012

Dive Deep: Eric Fischl and the Process of Painting
June 29 - September 30, 2012

Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit
January 28 - April 15, 2012

After Tanner: African-American Artists Since 1940
January 28 - April 15, 2012

Moe Brooker: The Evidence of Things Not Seen
February 10 - April 15, 2012

Cynthia Norton: Freedom Rings Placed Within
March 3 - May 27, 2012

111th Annual Student Exhibition
May 11 - June 3, 2012

PAFA and Dr. Barnes
April 7 - July 8, 2012

Of, To, and From Ray Yoshida
April 7 - July 8, 2012

Olive Thomas "Charms"
June 29 - August 12, 2012
Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building, School of Fine Arts Gallery, Gift of the Women's Board

2011

Anatomy Now
January 27 - April 17, 2011

Oliver Grimley: Menagerie
January 29 - April 17, 2011

AnatomyAcademy
January 29 - April 17, 2011

Pictures of the Body
February 5 - April 10, 2011

How 'ya gonna keep 'em down on the farm after they've seen Paree?"
April 1 - May 29, 2011

110th Annual Student Exhibition
May 13 - June 5, 2011

Katie Dillon Low & Reza Ghanad
June 17 - August 14, 2011

Hiro Sakaguchi: No Particular Place To Go
April 2 – August 28, 2011

Abstract Expressionism and its Discontents
June 17 - August 28, 2011

Urbanism: Reimagining the Lived Environment
July 1 – September 4, 2011

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October 22 - December 31, 2011

Hennessy Youngman & Nathaniel Snerpus Present: The Grand Manner
November 5, 2011 - February 5, 2012
Historic Landmark Building

2010

Philagrafika 2010: The Graphic Unconscious
January 29 - April 11, 2010

C. R. Ettinger Studio Selections from 2000 to 2010
January 29 - April 11, 2010

109th Annual Student Exhibition
May 15 - June 6, 2010

Virgins, Soldiers, Angels and Saints: Violet Oakley's Religious Art from the PAFA Collection
April 29 - July 18, 2010

Andy Warhol Polaroids and B & W Prints
June 26 - September 12, 2010

The Dorothy & Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States
June 26 - September 12, 2010

Summer Surprises
July 10 - September 12, 2010

Roxana Pérez-Méndez: Este Es Mi Pais
May 22 - September 26, 2010

Jasper Johns : Flag
June 26 - September 12, 2010

Ye Great Mogul of the Sketch Club: The Philadelphia Sketch Club and the Art of William Cresson
October 15 - December 12, 2010

Narcissus in the Studio: Artist Portraits and Self-Portraits
October 23, 2010 - January 2, 2011

Same: Difference
October 23, 2010 - January 2, 2011

Portrait of the Artist
October 23, 2010 - January 2, 2011

Tom LaDuke: run generator
October 23, 2010 - March 6, 2011

2009

George Tooker: A Retrospective
January 30 - April 5, 2009; Catalogue

Contemporary Video Art
January 30 - August 8, 2009

108th Annual Student Exhibition
May 8 - 31, 2009

Communion with Nature: Paintings by William Gannotta
June 5 - June 28, 2009

Public Treasures/Private Visions: Hudson River School Masterworks from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Select Private Collections
June 15, 2009 - May 30, 2010

Elizabeth Osborne: The Color of Light
June 26 - September 20, 2009; Catalogue

Sidney Goodman: Man in the Mirror
June 26 - September 20, 2009; Catalogue

2009 PAFA Alumni Invitational: Legacies
June 26 - September 20, 2009

Summer Shorts
August 18 - October 13, 2009

Faculty Collects
October 1, 2009 - January 17, 2010

Abstraction from the Collection
October 2 - December 13, 2009

Barkley L. Hendricks: Birth of the Cool
October 17, 2009 - January 3, 2010: Catalogue

Malcolm McLaren: Shallow 1-21
October 24, 2009 - January 3, 2010

Push, Press and Pull: Prints Since the 1960s
December 18, 2009 - April 11, 2010

2008

Cecilia Beaux, American Figure Painter
February 2 - April 13, 2008; Catalogue

Spot Check: Academy Contemporary
March 1 - June 8, 2008

Harnett, Peto, and Their Accomplices: Trompe l’oeil Paintings from the Collection
April 14 - August 31, 2008; Unpublished checklist

107th Annual Student Exhibition
May 10 - June 1, 2008

20/20: Selections from the 107th Annual Student Exhibition
June 6 - September 28, 2008

Reverberations: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Bank of America Collection
June 28 - September 21, 2008; Unpublished checklist

Jacob Lawrence’s Hiroshima
August 1 - December 28, 2008; Brochure

“Peace, Liberty and Independence”: 225 Years after the Treaty of Paris
September 9 - October 19, 2008; Brochure

Certificate/BFA and Graduate Faculty Exhibition
October 10 - April 24, 2009

Peter Saul: A Retrospective
October 17, 2008 - January 4, 2009; Catalogue

Louis B. Sloan: A Particular Vision
December 14, 2008 - March 8, 2009; Catalogue

2007

Daniel Garber: Romantic Realist
January 26 - April 8, 2007

Portrait of Dr. Samuel D. Gross (The Gross Clinic) by Thomas Eakins
March 8, 2007 to July 6, 2008.

106th Annual Student Exhibition
May 12 - June 3, 2007

The Tradition of Teaching
June 30, 2007 - April 13, 2008

Dreaming of a Speech Without Words: The Paintings and Early Objects of H.C. Westermann
June 30 - September 16, 2007

Virgil Marti: Landscape Wallpaper with Star Border and Shrooms and Flame Dado
July 1, 2007 - March 31, 2008

This Place Is Ours! Recent Acquisitions at the Pennsylvania Academy
July 7 - September 23, 2007

Out of the Chateau: Works from the Demuth Museum
September 22 - December 9, 2007

Space is the Place
October 20 - December 30, 2007

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2006

Art in Chicago: Resisting Regionalism, Transforming Modernism
February 4 - April 2, 2006

Alex Katz in Maine
June 24 - September 3, 2006

Betye Saar: Extending the Frozen Moment
July 15 - December 10, 2006

Villa America: American Moderns, 1900-1950
September 23 - December 31, 2006

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2005

In Full View: American Painting and Sculpture (1720-2005)
January 11 - April 10, 2005

The Chemistry of Color: The Harold A. and Ann R. Sorgenti Collection of Contemporary African-American Art
January 11 - April 10, 2005

Point of Sight: Thomas Eakins's Drawing Manual Reconstructed
February 26 - April 3, 2005

Light, Line and Color: American Works on Paper (1765-2005)
June 25 - September 4, 2005

Works on Paper by Faculty of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
August 27 - November 6, 2005

In Private Hands: 200 Years of American Painting
October 1, 2005 - January 8, 2006

Ellen Harvey: Mirror
October 15, 2005 - January 8, 2006

Making a Mark Once Again: Pennsylvania Academy Faculty 2005
November 19, 2005 - February 5, 2006

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2004

Art at Home Plate: Philadelphia Baseball Legends on Canvas
January 8 - February 29, 2004

Radicals and Conservatives: Abstraction 1945 to the Present
January 24 - April 4, 2004

The Sublime Landscape
June 19 - August 1, 2004

Heartland: Paintings and Drawings by Bo Bartlett, 1978-2002
Sept. 18 - Nov. 14, 2004

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2003

On the Edge of Your Seat: Popular Theatre and Film in Early 20th-Century American Art
February 8 - April 20, 2003

Layers of Meaning: Collage and Abstraction in the late 20th Century
February 8 - April 26, 2003

George Washington: Picturing a Legend
May 17 - September 7, 2003

Academy Animalia
June 7 - August 31, 2003

Times of Change 1913-1945: Masterpieces of the Permanent Collection
June 14, 2003 - January 4, 2004

Our Flag
September 6, 2003 - January 4, 2004

In Quest of Oracles and Sacred Places: Renee Foulks's Work of the Last Decade
October 4 - November 9, 2003

African-American Artists Celebrate Community
November 22, 2003 - April 4, 2004

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2002

American Modern, 1925-1940: Design for a New Age
January 12 - April 7, 2002; Catalogue

Restructured Reality: The 1930s Paintings of Francis Criss
February 2 - April 14, 2002; Catalogue

American Sublime: Epic Landscape of Our Nation, 1820-1880
June 14 - August 25, 2002; Catalogue

Edwin W. Dickinson: Dreams and Realities
September 21, 2002 - January 12, 2003; Catalogue

Imaginative Affinities: Echoes of Edwin Dickinson in Contemporary American Painting
September 21, 2002 - January 5, 2003

Dickinson to Amenoff: American Artists on Cape Cod
September 21, 2002 - January 12, 2003

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2001

New Land Marks: Public Art, Community, and the Meaning of Place
February 10 - April 14, 2001; Catalogue

American Spectrum: Paintings and Sculpture from the Smith College Museum of Art
June 30 - September 30, 2001; Catalogue

Quita Brodhead: Lifework
June 29 - July 22, 2001 (location: Studio 5)

Joseph Maida: Art in the Café
July - November 20, 2001 (location: Museum Café)

Roswell Weidner, Academy Instructor
August 3-26, 2001 (location: Studio 5)

Power and Glory: Portraits from the Uffizi
September 15 - December 9, 2001; Catalogue

Process on Paper: Eakins Drawings from the Bregler Collection
October 6, 2001 - January 6, 2002; Brochure

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2000

Paris 1900: The "American School" at the Universal Exposition
February 12 - April 16, 2000; Catalogue

Views from Home and Abroad: Late Nineteenth-Century Drawings from the Collection
February 12 - April 16, 2000; Unpublished checklist

Looking Back: Selections from the Collection by Elizabeth Johns
April 20-30, 2000; Brochure

Robert Gwathmey: Master Painter
June 17 - August 13, 2000; Catalogue

Andy Warhol: Social Observer
June 17 - September 21, 2000; Catalogue

Thanks to the NEA: Selections from the Permanent Collection
June 24 - September 3, 2000; Unpublished checklist

A Celebration of the Republic [Civil War-theme works from the Collection]
June 24 - September 10, 2000; Unpublished checklist

American Water Colors at the Pennsylvania Academy
October 14, 2000 - January 7, 2001; Catalogue

About Face: American Painting at the Time of Van Gogh
October 21, 2000 - January 14, 2001; Unpublished checklist

A Growing Presence: Art by African Americans
November 22, 2000 - February 25, 2001; Unpublished checklist

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