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Rising Sun: Artists in an Uncertain America until December 31, 2023 at PAFA and March 3, 2024 at AAMP. 

The African American Museum in Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts have invited 20 artists for Rising Sun: Artists in an Uncertain America, a groundbreaking exhibition that features new art installations spread across multiple galleries at both institutions... Read More

Please note that due to the scale of the Rising Sun: Artists in an Uncertain America, artwork from the collection has been removed temporarily from the galleries of the Historic Landmark Building. Consider seeing works from the permanent collection on tour through the traveling exhibition, Making American Artists. 

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