Past Exhibitions

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 

Alyson Shotz: Plane Weave

April 21, 2016 August 07, 2016

Morris Gallery, Historic Landmark Building

Art bridging disciplines by connecting science and mathematics with the visual arts and through the use of non-traditional materials

Jennifer Coates: Carb Load

April 27, 2016 July 17, 2016

Alumni Gallery, Historic Landmark Building

An exploration in paint and mixed media of familiar foods through an unfamiliar lens

115th Annual Student Exhibition

May 13, 2016 June 05, 2016

Galleries of the Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

PAFA's prestigious student show, sale, and scholarship competition, with a Preview Party presented by the Women's Board

Brown & Brown

February 11, 2016 April 24, 2016

Alumni Gallery, Historic Landmark Building

The Alumni Gallery presents an exhibition of recent works on paper by Emily Brown and photographs by Will Brown

 

Emil Lukas

January 14, 2016 April 10, 2016

Morris Gallery, Historic Landmark Building

Exploring the moment suspended between seeing and understanding what is being seen

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