Artist Reception & Film Screening: James Dupree

Event Information
Historic Landmark Building, Alumni Gallery
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General Public
Free with museum admission
Event at PAFA

James Dupree with The Diptych, 1976/79, acrylic on canvas, 72 × 72 in. Right panel from the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art; left panel from the collection of the artist. Photo courtesy of Mike Zaikowski, Profiles Studios, Philadelphia.


Registration for this event is now closed but there are a few seats remaining seats for this screening.  Please contact our Visitor Desk at 215-972-2060 for information on seat availability.


Join us for a reception at 5 p.m. with artist and PAFA alumnus James Dupree, followed by a 6 p.m. screening of the 2015 documentary The Man I Always Wanted to Be and a Q&A session with the artist and filmmakers.

Registration is required and includes entry into the screening as well as access to PAFA's galleries for the evening. Reception hosted by PAFA's Alumni Association Council & Alumni Gallery.

In addition to PAFA's event, James Dupree and the filmmakers are in the process of raising funds for The Man I Always Wanted to Be for submission to local, national and international film festivals.  To contribute to their campaign, click here

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