Wednesday, February 20, 2019: Due to the impact of the approaching storm, PAFA will be closed. Students will still have access to their studios.
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts boasts galleries and spaces to transform into incredible settings for any event imaginable—from luxury weddings to engaging corporate functions.
Creative Events Start With Creative Spaces
PAFA events break away from the traditional hotel ballroom mold, providing your guests an immersive and unique experience.
Location is key and PAFA is just steps from Philadelphia's premier hotels, Convention Center, City Hall, and parking options.
PAFA's spaces can adapt to the needs of an event. From 10-person private dinners, to 400-person corporate functions to 1,000-person cocktail receptions, our spaces can be used in creative ways to meet your needs.
You can feel good booking an event here—your rental fees go towards fulfilling PAFA's mission of educating tomorrow's artists.
Let our event staff and exclusive partners guide you through the process of planning an event bound to impress your guests.
- Business conferences and meetings
- Convention receptions and private dinners
- Corporate receptions and holiday parties
- Galas and cocktail parties
- Launch parties
- Non-profit fundraisers
- Outdoor fêtes
- Wedding ceremonies and receptions
With a dedicated catering staff, personalized menus, and full event-planning resources, let our experts assist you in creating a spectacular event for you and your guests.
It is a stunning jewel box that took my guests' breath away. What more could you want? I have NO regrets.
Thank you so much for helping make this event so successful! You and your team were wonderful. You all were responsive, incredibly helpful, friendly, engaged—it was great to work with you!
Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
The venue was perfect and our guests were blown away at the setting, the collection and how impressive everything was.