Events Calendar

Format: Jun 2016
Format: Jun 5 2016
Format: Jun 5 2016
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Community Education

May 6, 2016 -

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Homeschool Workshop: Naturescapes

Discover how artists are inspired by nature.

Cost: $10/student, parents free, family member free

Location: Historic Landmark Building

PAFA After Dark

May 11, 2016 - 6:00pm

iCreate: A Brandywine Workshop Lecture Series featuring Marta Sanchez

PAFA is excited to partner with the Brandywine Workshop and Archives to present a six part lecture series entitled iCreate. Launching in the Spring of 2016 and continuing into the Fall, each lecture in the series will feature one of six artists that are working to create a collaborative printmaking project as part of the Brandywine Workshop's iCreate initiative.

Cost: Free

Location: Historic Landmark Building


May 12, 2016 -

4:00pm to 8:30pm

115th Annual Student Exhibition Preview Party

The Women’s Board of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts cordially invites you to attend the Preview Party in celebration of the 115th Annual Student Exhibition. The gala evening is the major annual fundraiser of the Women's Board.

Cost: Ticket prices vary

Location: Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

Academic Calendar

May 13, 2016 -

5:00pm to 8:00pm

115th Annual Student Exhibition Public Opening Reception

View an amazing array of more than 1,000 artworks by student artists graduating from this year's BFA, Certificate, and MFA programs.

Cost: Free

Location: Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

PAFA After Dark

May 18, 2016 -

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Young Collectors: The Annual Student Exhibition

This fun and informative series for young collectors will address topics of aesthetics, taste, and trends in contemporary art, while providing an opportunity to mingle with other young collectors, artists, gallerists, and industry experts.

Cost: $20 | Free for PAFA Members (ages 21 - 40)

Location: Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

PAFA After Dark

May 25, 2016 -

5:30pm to 6:30pm

SAI Artists Panel Discussion

Join PAFA for an artists panel on art and practice in partnership the Senior Artists Initiative, a nonprofit organization that assists artists in understanding the need for and processes involved in organizing their life's work.

Cost: Free

Location: Historic Landmark Building

Every Day at PAFA
Family Tours

Docent Tour: Highlights of the Permanent Collection

Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays | 1:00 and 2:00 pm

Docent-led tours of the permanent collection featuring some of American art's finest paintings and sculptures. Visitors should call on the day they plan to visit to confirm times.

Discover the Collection