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Format: Jul 2019
Format: Jul 20 2019
Format: Jul 20 2019
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Community Education

July 13, 2019 - 1:00pm to August 10, 2019 - 4:00pm

Watercolors On the Water

Explore the beauty and versatility of watercolor while on site at the historic Water Works space on the Schuylkill! Enjoy behind the scene natural spaces while learning a variety of watercolor approaches to painting beautiful waterscapes. Students will take inspiration from the river that continues to define the natural landscape of Philadelphia and will be encouraged to find their own personal means of expression through paint. Class will conclude with an exhibition of original works of art at the Water Works in Fall 2019. Beginners welcome!

Cost: Public: $150 | PAFA Members: $100

Location: Fairmount Water Works (640 Waterworks Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19130)

Community Education

July 20, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Educator’s Workshop: The City and the River

Educators Workshop

Cost: $15 // Free for Teachers with a PAFA Membership

Location: Part I: PAFA, Historic Landmark Building. Part II: Fairmount Water Works (640 Waterworks Dr.)

Young Friends

July 20, 2019 - 9:30am to 11:30am

Kayak the Schuylkill

Get out on the water and enjoy the sunshine as you explore Philadelphia’s hidden river with a professionally guided kayak tour between Walnut Street Dock and Fairmount Water Works. Registration for this event has closed.

Cost: Sold Out

Location: Walnut Street Dock (located under the Walnut Street Bridge on the east bank of the Schuylkill River)

Community Education

July 21, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Family Arts Academy: Water Creatures—Who Lives Where?

Meet live aquatic animals brought in by and learn about the adaptations that help them to survive in their habitat. Create your own creature from the depth of your imagination, while using a variety of artistic techniques and materials.

Cost: Free, no registration required.

Location: Historic Landmark Building, Hamilton Auditorium

Member Program

July 24, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Conservation at PAFA

Join paintings conservator Mary McGinn to learn the ins and outs of painting conservation techniques and see examples of contemporary and historical preservation problem-solving at work in PAFA’s incredible collection.

Cost: Free for PAFA Members | Registration Required

Location: Historic Landmark Building

Visiting Artists Program

July 24, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Visiting Artists Program | Haley Josephs

Artist Haley Josephs comes to PAFA to discuss her work as part of the Visiting Artist Program series. The student-run series brings an outstanding roster of local, national and international artists to PAFA each year.

Cost: Free

Location: Rhoden Arts Center Auditorium, Hamilton Building