Special Tours

Making American Artists Highlights Tour

Event Information
Fisher Brooks Gallery
Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building
Join Us
General Public
PAFA Members: Free
Lori Waselchuk
painting by Horace Pippin, "John Brown Going To His Hanging"

Join us for a journey across time, medium and identity in a tour of Making American Artists: Stories from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1776–1976. This flagship exhibition offers new narratives in American art history, embracing stories about women artists, LGBTQIA+ artists, and artists of color with over one hundred of the most acclaimed and iconic pieces in American art on display. Lori Waselchuk, PAFA's Assistant Director of Public Programs, will lead a gallery walkthrough that will highlight PAFA’s legacy as well as its continuing role in shaping American art of the twenty-first century.

Registration includes the entrance fee to PAFA's Museum.

Image: Horace Pippin (1888 - 1946), John Brown Going to His Hanging, 1942, Oil on canvas,  24 1/8 x 30 1/4 in. (61.2775 x 76.835 cm.) unframed; John Lambert Fund.