Past Exhibitions

Anne Minich: The Truth of Being Both/And

February 15, 2017 May 14, 2017

Richard C. von Hess Foundation Works on Paper Gallery, Historic Landmark Building

Investigating the consistency and the truth of human duality, ambiguity, and multiplicity

Anne Minich: Boat Series

February 15, 2017 April 16, 2017

Alumni Gallery, Historic Landmark Building

A companion exhibition to Anne Minich: The Truth of Being Both/And, featuring work from the PAFA alumna's Boat Series

World War I and American Art

November 04, 2016 April 09, 2017

Fisher Brooks Gallery, Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War

Seachange: Contemporary Highlights

January 24, 2017 April 09, 2017

Annenberg Gallery, Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

A broad selection of abstract art from PAFA's permanent collection, spanning from the 1930s to the 1990s

A Big Story

November 25, 2016 February 05, 2017

School of Fine Arts Gallery, Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

An exhibition devoted to work by selected American artists and illustrators of the past and present

From the PAFA Foundry: 30 Years of Casting

November 30, 2016 February 05, 2017

Alumni Gallery, Historic Landmark Building

Highlighting the influence PAFA's foundry has had on its alumni, and honoring those who have been stewards and promoters of the tradition

Thomas Eakins: Photographer

October 19, 2016 January 29, 2017

Richard C. von Hess Foundation Works on Paper Gallery, Historic Landmark Building

Thomas Eakins' early adoption of the new art and science of photography changed his career, and the course of American figurative art

Seachange

June 30, 2016 November 20, 2016

Annenberg Gallery, Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

Seachange brings together a broad range of abstract art from the 1930s through about 1990

Ben Volta: Pattern Process

September 21, 2016 November 20, 2016

Alumni Gallery, Historic Landmark Building

Examining the variety of ways in which art can work as a catalyst for change, within individuals as well as institutions

Fernando Orellana: His Study of Life

August 20, 2016 November 06, 2016

Morris Gallery, Historic Landmark Building

Using robotic machines to investigate the paranormal, forcing us to confront the difference between what we see and what we think we see

Education Makes Me a Modern Girl

April 27, 2016 October 09, 2016

Richard C. von Hess Foundation Works on Paper Gallery, Historic Landmark Building

A Collections Focus of works from the Linda Lee Alter Collection of Art by Women, curated by PAFA’s Youth Council 

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