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Community Education

October 6, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Family Arts Academy: Optical Illusion Paper Sculpture

Learn easy tricks from the 1960s Op Art movement to use pattern and rhythm to create an optical illusion sculpture.

Cost: Free, no registration required.

Location: Historic Landmark Building, Hamilton Auditorium

Community Education

March 17, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Family Arts Academy: Drawing in Motion

Make a series of drawings and paintings that explore simple methods of making animations individually and as a group.

Cost: Free, no registration required.

Location: Historic Landmark Building, Hamilton Auditorium

Community Education

April 6, 2019 - 11:00am to June 1, 2019 - 1:00pm

Saturday Classes for Middle School Students: Drawing for Comics II

Saturday classes allow budding artists the opportunity to build skills in different areas of art making, learn from PAFA’s American art collection, and meet new friends who share common interests.

Cost: $300 Non Members/$255 Family Level Members

Location: Historic Landmark Building

Community Education

October 20, 2018 - 2:00pm to December 15, 2018 - 4:00pm

Saturday Classes for Middle School Students: Animation

In this course, middle schoolers will learn basic figure drawing skills and transition to animating personal creations through a variety of tools and computer software.

Cost: $300 Non Members / $255 Family Level Members

Location: Hamilton Building

Community Education

December 2, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Family Arts Academy: Draw, Transfer, Repeat

Join a collaborative workshop with Anthony Campuzano that incorporates drawing, color transfers, and repetition to make large-scale works. PAFA's Family Arts Academy workshops are FREE monthly programs that aim to strengthen initiatives in family development and art education.

Cost: FREE

Location: Historic Landmark Building

Community Education

November 18, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Family Arts Academy: Making Space

PAFA's Family Arts Academy workshops are FREE monthly programs that aim to strengthen initiatives in family development and art education.

Cost: FREE

Location: Historic Landmark Building

Community Education

September 9, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Family Arts Academy: Let's Go Make A Kite

PAFA's Family Arts Academy workshops are FREE monthly programs that aim to strengthen initiatives in family development and art education.

Cost: FREE

Location: Historic Landmark Building

Community Education

September 9, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Family Arts Academy: Let's Go Make A Kite

Inspired by exhibiting artist, Nestor Armando Gil’s kite-making project, “Papalotes,” construct and design your own patterned kite. Teaching Artist: Maisie O'Brien

Cost: FREE

Location: Historic Landmark Building

Community Education

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

Community Education

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

Community Education

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