Events Calendar

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Community Education

May 6, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Art at Lunch: PAFA Graduating Students

Join us in celebrating the next generation of great American artists! Students from PAFA’s Certificate and MFA graduating classes will share their artistic vision, process, and body of work in advance of the Annual Student Exhibition.

Cost: Free

Location: Hamilton Auditorium, Historic Landmark Building

Community Education

May 10, 2015 - 10:00am

Progressive Ladies of the Garden: PAFA and Stenton

Celebrate the women in your life at this special Mother’s Day event that includes brunch, a private tour of PAFA's exhibition and a trip to Stenton for an afternoon in the garden.

Cost: $40 general admission / $20 members

Location: Historic Landmark Building and Stention House and Gardens

Community Education

May 10, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Sunday Family Workshop: A Garden for Mom

Inspired by The Artists’ Garden and Mother’s Day, learn watercolor blending techniques to create a lasting garden of flowers for your Mom.

Cost: Free

Location: Historic Landmark Building

Community Education

May 16, 2015 - 8:30am

Artists and Gardens: A Day of Art and Horticulture

PAFA and the Arboretum at the Barnes Foundation have partnered to present an engaging and insightful day celebrating art, horticulture, and their historical influence upon one another.

Cost: $95 general admission / $85.50 PAFA and Barnes members

Location: Historic Landmark Building and the Arboretum at the Barnes Foundation

Community Education

May 17, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Sunday Family Workshop: Cityscape Group Sculpture

Collaborate with other creative families on a large scale, 3-D cityscape out of recycled materials that reflect diversity of neighborhoods around the city.

Cost: Free

Location: Historic Landmark Building

Public Program

May 20, 2015 - 5:00pm

Life in Knots: An Artist's Perspective

In conjunction with PAFA's Art in Process, Artist Meg Saligman will host a public workshop addressing social struggle in public art.

Cost: Free

Location: Historic Landmark Building

Community Education

May 20, 2015 - 6:00pm

Monument Lab Lecture: WE THE WEEDS and Alexander Rosenberg

PAFA will partner with Monument Lab on this talk by commissioned artists We the Weeds and Alexander Rosenberg to explore their vision for this innovative project.

Cost: Free with registration

Location: Auditorium, Historic Landmark Building

Community Education

May 24, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Sunday Family Workshop: Celebration and Family Exhibition

Applaud a full semester of art making! View your art masterpieces alongside other family participants and enjoy an interactive storytelling performance with Story Up!

Cost: Free

Location: Historic Landmark Building

Community Education

May 27, 2015 - 6:00pm

Monument Lab Lecture: Zoe Strauss and Kara Crombie

PAFA will partner with Monument Lab on this talk by commissioned artists Zoe Strauss and Kara Crombie to explore their vision for this innovative project.

Cost: Free with a registration

Location: Auditorium, Historic Landmark Building

Every Day at PAFA
Family Tours

Docent Tour: Highlights of the Permanent Collection

Tuesday–Sunday | 1:00 and 2:00 pm

Docent-led tours of the permanent collection featuring some of American art's finest paintings and sculptures. We recommend you call on the day of to confirm these times.

Discover the Collection