Member Program

Member Program

December 6, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Student Print Sale Member Hour

Take an exclusive first-look at our Student Print Sale, an annual PAFA favorite.

Cost: Free for PAFA Members

Location: Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building

Member Program

December 3, 2019 - 9:00am to December 8, 2019 - 5:00pm

PAFA Member Week

Enjoy increased discounts in The PAFA Store and Tableau, as well as a complimentary coffee, tea, or hot chocolate during your visit.

Location: Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building

Member Program

October 10, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Curator Conversation: From the Schuylkill to the Hudson

Learn behind-the-scenes details about From the Schuylkill to the Hudson from the show’s curator Dr. Anna O. Marley and PAFA professor Doug Martenson.

Cost: $15 for Individual and Family Level Members | Free for Friends Level Members and Above

Location: Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building

Member Program

September 25, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Patron Reception

Patron-level members and above are invited to a special evening reception and after-hours viewing of From the Schuylkill to the Hudson: Landscapes of the Early American Republic with live music, complimentary drinks, and light fare.

Cost: Free for Patron, Benefactor and Young Philanthropist Members

Location: Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building

Member Program

September 12, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

New Member Welcome

New to PAFA? Get acquainted with our galleries and learn about all the exceptional opportunities that are available with your PAFA membership.

Cost: Free for PAFA Members | Registration Required

Location: Historic Landmark Building

Member Program

July 24, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Conservation at PAFA | SOLD OUT

Join paintings conservator Mary McGinn to learn the ins and outs of painting conservation techniques and see examples of contemporary and historical preservation problem-solving at work in PAFA’s incredible collection.

Cost: Free for PAFA Members | Registration Required

Location: Historic Landmark Building

Young Friends

July 20, 2019 - 9:30am to 11:30am

Kayak the Schuylkill

Get out on the water and enjoy the sunshine as you explore Philadelphia’s hidden river with a professionally guided kayak tour between Walnut Street Dock and Fairmount Water Works. Registration for this event has closed.

Cost: Sold Out

Location: Walnut Street Dock (located under the Walnut Street Bridge on the east bank of the Schuylkill River)

Member Program

June 29, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Member Preview Mornings | From the Schuylkill to the Hudson

See the exhibition free and first with Brooke Davis Anderson, Edna S. Tuttleman Director of the Museum, and Dr. Anna Marley, Curator of Historical American Art, as your guides.

Cost: Members: Free

Location: Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building

Member Program

June 28, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am

Member Preview Mornings | From the Schuylkill to the Hudson

See the exhibition free and first with Brooke Davis Anderson, Edna S. Tuttleman Director of the Museum, and Dr. Anna Marley, Curator of Historical American Art, as your guides.

Cost: Members: Free

Location: Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building

Member Program

May 15, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Member Tour: Annual Student Exhibition

Members are invited to tour the Annual Student Exhibition with Clint Jukkala, Dean of the School of Fine Arts.

Cost: Free for PAFA Members | Registration Required

Location: Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building

Young Friends

May 16, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

CANCELLED - Young Friends ASE Tour

Meet exhibiting artists and get an after-hours look at the 118th Annual Student Exhibition (ASE), a long-standing PAFA tradition.

Cost: Free for Young Friends Members | $20 for Guests of Young Friends Members

Location: Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building

Community Education

March 30, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Sold Out: Director’s Tour of Rina Banerjee: Make Me A Summary of the World

Join Brooke Davis Anderson, the Edna S. Tuttleman Director of the Museum, for a last chance, intimate look at PAFA’s major exhibition project this spring. Banerjee’s sculptures, prints and mixed media works are exhibited in conversation with its historic collection of American art, in a project that the Philadelphia Inquirer declared is “the stuff of each day’s headlines” and attendees will hear directly from PAFA’s Director about the insights, contexts and questions that have been most compelling during this contemporary exhibition project.

Cost: Sold Out

Location: Historic Landmark Building

Young Friends

March 28, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Papermaking with the Brodsky Center

Gather for drinks, light bites, and a first look at PAFA’s new papermaking facility in action. Shoe covers will be provided, and casual footwear is recommended—the floor of the studio gets wet!

Cost: Young Friends: Free | Public: $20

Location: Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building

Member Program

April 19, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Introduction to the Brodsky Center

Explore the Brodsky Center, a collaborative paper and printmaking center devoted to the creation of new work that relocated from Rutgers to PAFA in late 2018. View works from the Center’s expansive inventory with Director Paola Morsiani, and learn how paper is made with a demonstration in the new papermaking facility.

Cost: Free for PAFA Members | Registration Required

Location: Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building

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