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Academic Program

August 5, 2015 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Visiting Artist: Jane Irish

Jane Irish's art invites confrontations between realms that rarely collide. Painting in egg tempera on large-scale canvas, paper and Tyvek, she infuses sumptuous interiors with memories of colonialism and orientalism.

Cost: Free

Location: Cohen Board Room, Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

Public Program

August 5, 2015 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Art in Process: Historic Cast Hall

Every first Wednesday of the month, Art in Process will feature PAFA's Historic Cast Hall with open hours, tours of the cast collection, and open cast hall drawing.

Cost: Free with museum admission; No registration required

Location: Historic Landmark Building

Public Program

August 5, 2015 - 6:00pm

Art in Process: Game Night!

Board games take on a whole new meaning when their played in front of some of our most famous works of art!

Cost: Free with Museum Admission, No Registration Required

Location: Historic Landmark Building

Community Education

August 7, 2015 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm

Homeschool Workshop: Mini Museum

Explore the summer exhibitions that focus on small scale 2D and 3D Contemporary art, then design and build a mini museum with a miniature paint on canvas project.

Cost: $10 Per Child, Free with Family Level Membership

Location: Samuel M.V Hamilton Building: Sculpture Study Center

Academic Program

August 12, 2015 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Visiting Artist: Hilary Wilder

Hilary Wilder makes paintings and installations that address how specific places are represented and, at times, fictionalized. The works often respond to misunderstandings about landscape or location, or to the simplification or “cultivation” of natural themes in art and design.

Cost: Free

Location: Cohen Board Room, Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

Exhibition

August 12, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Panel Discussion: Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Juried Exhibition

In conjunction with the Fellowship’s 116th Exhibition, on view in the Alumni Gallery July 24 through September 8, join us for a panel discussion about the artists featured in the exhibition, the selection process, and what’s next for this organization of “Artists helping Artists”.

Cost: Free with museum admission; No registration required

Location: Historic Landmark Building

Community Education

August 16, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Family Arts Academy: Playful Prints

Carve impressions into fruits and veggies found in a summer garden. Using block-printing techniques, print and stamp unique shapes onto fun fabric takeaways.

Cost: Free

Location: Historic Landmark Building, Hamilton Auditorium

Exhibition

August 19, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Art Making: Miniatures with Traction Company

Inspired by Traction Company and their featured work subTRACTION, join artists Lucia Thome, Laura Giannini, and others from this collective and learn to make miniatures versions of the work featured in the exhibition.

Cost: Free with museum admission, No Registration Required

Location: Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

Community Education

August 26, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Panel Discussion: Tiny Panel

What makes an art critic choose a work of art to look at and discuss?

Cost: Free with museum admission; No registration required

Location: Historic Landmark Building

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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. We recommend you call on the day of to confirm these times.

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