Press Release

PAFA Celebrates Art and Community with FREE Spring Family Festival, Sunday, April 28

Win a free week of Summer Art Camp!

PHILADELPHIA – April 17, 2024 – The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) holds its annual free Spring Family Festival, celebrating art and community, Sunday, April 28, 1:00-3:00 pm in Lenfest Plaza, 118-128 N. Broad Street. A raffle to win a free week of Summer Art Camp will be held during the festival.

The Spring Family Festival features art-making stations inspired by exhibitions currently on view, including printmaking, community sculpture, cyanotypes, tie-dye, and collage. Admission to PAFA’s galleries will be free and visitors can enjoy entertainment by WOW Party and live music in the plaza. Cultural organizations such as the Asian Arts Initiative, Wagner Free Institute of Science, and the Free Library will also participate in the Spring Family Festival.

All activities at the Spring Family Festival are free. While registration is highly encouraged, it is not required. Register here.

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Enhance your visit to PAFA with its digital guide on Bloomberg Connects, a free arts and culture app created by Bloomberg Philanthropies. Experience PAFA offsite or onsite as a visual guide with multimedia and audio features and an interactive map. The Bloomberg Connects app is available for free via Google Play or the App Store. For more information.

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Katherine E. Blodgett

Communications Consultant


Last Updated
April 20, 2024 - 8:24 AM

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, William Glackens, Barkley L. Hendricks, Violet Oakley, Louis Kahn, David Lynch, and Henry Ossawa Tanner.