Past Exhibitions

Twelve X Twelve

December 06, 2013 January 26, 2014

Alumni Gallery, Historic Landmark Building

A juried exhibition of over 50 works in 12 x 12 inch format created by 34 PAFA alumni

Hidden Treasures Unveiled: Watercolors

September 28, 2013 January 12, 2014

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

The inaugural exhibition in the Richard C. von Hess Foundation Works on Paper Gallery


October 12, 2013 January 05, 2014

Historic Landmark Building

PAFA's first large-scale gallery intervention exhibition, highlighting the museum's tradition of commitment to contemporary artists who define the iconography of their times

A New Look: Samuel F.B. Morse’s Gallery of the Louvre

August 12, 2012 September 22, 2013

Gallery 6, Historic Landmark Building

By setting Morse's painting in an environment that mirrored what is shown in the picture, a fascinating tale is told about art education, mentorship and practice, and learning from historical art

Bodu Yang: The Museum Paintings

April 27, 2013 June 09, 2013

Alumni Gallery, Historic Landmark Building

Paintings from Bodu Yang’s museum interior series, which focus on the relationship between art, space, and perception

112th Annual Student Exhibition

May 10, 2013 June 02, 2013

Galleries of the Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

PAFA's annual student exhibition, sale, and competition for the coveted Travel Scholarships

KAWS @ 30th Street Station

April 11, 2013 May 13, 2013

Amtrak 30th Street Station

In collaboration with Amtrak, PAFA exhibited KAWS’ 16-foot COMPANION (PASSING THROUGH) at Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station