Marianne Dean

marianne dean

Marianne has been associated with PAFA since 2005 as a committee member for the Annual Student Exhibition Preview Party. She eventually co-chaired the event as an active member of the Women's Committee. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees, where she has been an active member for two years.

Marianne has served as the Peale Circle Co-Chair since 2018 and currently serves on the Development Committee as well as the Public Engagement & Education Committee. She also serves on the Board of Governors.

Philanthropic Affiliations

  • Boys' Latin Charter School of Philadelphia Foundation Board
  • Bryn Mawr Hospital's Women's Board

About PAFA

Founded in 1805, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is America's first school and museum of fine arts. A recipient of the National Medal of Arts, PAFA offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the fine arts, innovative exhibitions of historic and contemporary American art, and a world-class collection of American art. PAFA’s esteemed alumni include Mary Cassatt, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, William Glackens, Barkley L. Hendricks, Violet Oakley, Louis Kahn, David Lynch, and Henry Ossawa Tanner.