Past Exhibitions

Presence

August 09, 2017 September 09, 2017

Tuttleman and School of Fine Arts galleries, Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

The first annual thesis exhibition for the Low-Residency MFA program at PAFA

Murray Dessner: Illuminations

April 26, 2017 July 16, 2017

Alumni Gallery, Historic Landmark Building

Works on paper by the late Murray Dessner, beloved PAFA faculty member and acclaimed artist

116th Annual Student Exhibition

May 12, 2017 June 04, 2017

Galleries of the Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

Annual student exhibition of works by PAFA's third and fourth-year undergraduate, in addition to its second-year graduate students.

Paul Chan: Pillowsophia

March 22, 2017 May 28, 2017

Morris Gallery, Historic Landmark Building

A sculptural animation as metaphor for violence and sacrifice, and a poem connecting this violence to the current political moment

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

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