The transformative power of art

Telling the sweeping story of American art since 1805.


Educating the next generation of artists from around the world.

America's First Museum and Art School

As the first art museum and school in the United States, PAFA celebrates the transformative power of art and art-making. Through its world-class museum and school, PAFA nurtures and recognizes artists at every turn in their career.

Upcoming Events

Saturday Classes for Middle School Students
Saturday Classes for Middle School Students
Exhibition Reception
Brodsky Center at PAFA
Special Tours
Family Arts Academy
Member Program

Membership Has Its Perks

PAFA members enjoy complimentary admission, exclusive member programming and events—plus discounts on the Museum Store, Continuing Education, Summer Camps, Tableau Cafè and much more.