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Drawing from the Masters: Corporate Professional Development Workshops

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) offers professional development programs for corporate and university groups interested in exploring teambuilding, managing with emotional intelligence, leadership development and creative thinking.

Cost: Varies based on group size

Location: Historic Landmark Building

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The Art of Observation - Professional Development Workshops

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) offers professional development programs for corporate and university groups interested in exploring teambuilding, managing with emotional intelligence, leadership development and creative thinking.

Cost: Prices vary based on group size

Location: Historic Landmark Building

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Traveling Lecture Series

The Traveling Lecture Series, offered in conjunction with ongoing exhibitions, brings museum staff members to other institutions to give a talk about an artist or art movement.

Cost: $100 per lecture

Location: Your location

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School Field Trip - New Ideas, New Methods

PAFA offers interactive, curriculum-based tours that are recommended for students in Pre-K – 8th grade. All tours are led by art educators and each visit includes three components: learning to look, discussion and response, and a hands-on project in response to the theme of the tour.

Cost: $6 Student / $3 Philadelphia Public and Charter Schools

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School Field Trip - Natural Wonders (K - 8th)

PAFA offers interactive, curriculum-based tours that are recommended for students in Pre-K – 8th grade. All tours are led by art educators and each visit includes three components: learning to look, discussion and response, and a hands-on project in response to the theme of the tour.

Cost: $6 Student / $3 Philadelphia Public and Charter Schools

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School Field Trip - Picturing America 1740 to 1900 (4th - 8th)

PAFA offers interactive, curriculum-based tours that are recommended for students in Pre-K – 8th grade. All tours are led by art educators and each visit includes three components: learning to look, discussion and response, and a hands-on project in response to the theme of the tour.

Cost: $6 Student / $3 Philadelphia Public and Charter Schools

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School Field Trip - Let's Look (Pre-K - 2nd)

PAFA offers interactive, curriculum-based tours that are recommended for students in grades K – 8. All tours are led by art educators and each visit includes three components: learning to look, discussion and response, and a hands-on project in response to the theme of the tour.

Cost: $6 Student / $3 Philadelphia Public and Charter Schools

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June 25, 2018 - 9:00am to August 10, 2018 - 3:00pm

Summer Art Camp

Summer Art Camp sessions take place in PAFA’s Historic Cast Hall from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for one week sessions. The daily schedule includes: 1 morning art session 1 Snack break Lunch in Lenfest Plaza (brought by each camper) 1 afternoon art session Drop off is from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. each day. After-camp sessions are available for an additional fee from 3:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Cost: $330 Per Week Non-Members | $280 Per Week for PAFA Family Level Members

Location: Historic Landmark Building

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July 15, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Family Arts Academy: Summerscapes

Observe the Infinite Spaces exhibitions and learn painting techniques to capture your city from a new perspective. Teaching Artist: Lindsey Bloom

Cost: FREE

Location: 11th Floor of Samuel M.V Hamilton Building, enter from the Plaza

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August 4, 2018 - 2:00pm

Artist Talk | Didier William and Nestor Armando Gil: Building Community in Diaspora

In conversation with the curators of SWARM., PAFA’s summer exhibition of their work, the artists will discuss how their respective practices investigate constructed ideas of history, reflect the heritage of the diasporic communities they call home and draw on a multiplicity of artistic practices. The discussion will be followed by a complimentary toast to the artists in PAFA’s Rotunda.

Cost: $15 | Free for PAFA Members

Location: Historic Landmark Building

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August 9, 2018 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Teacher Workshop: Rina Banerjee

Educators are invited to PAFA for a preview of Rina Banerjee: Make Me A Summary of the World and to begin planning how to engage students with this important new exhibition.

Cost: Free with advanced registration

Location: Historic Landmark Building, 118 N. Broad Street

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August 12, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Family Arts Academy: Make Your Mark

In reference to the exhibition, SWARM., explore your personal narrative through different mark-making techniques. Teaching Artist: Diego Rodriguez Carrion

Cost: FREE

Location: Historic Landmark Building

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