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Philadelphia Inquirer | Shows at PAFA Spotlight Two Generations of Black Artists

Reporter Thomas Hine looks at two current PAFA exhibitions, "Awakened in You" and  Making Community, for the Philadelphia Inquirer, calling the shows "intimate" and "communal".

About PAFA

Founded in 1805, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is America's first school and museum of fine arts. A recipient of the National Medal of Arts, PAFA offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the fine arts, innovative exhibitions of historic and contemporary American art, and a world-class collection of American art. PAFA’s esteemed alumni include Mary Cassatt, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Thomas Eakins, William Glackens, Barkley L. Hendricks, Violet Oakley, Louis Kahn, David Lynch, and Henry Ossawa Tanner.