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PAFA Hosts The Review Panel Philadelphia on November 12 

"The highlight of formal art criticism in Philadelphia" - theartblog.org 

 

PHILADELPHIA (November 2, 2014) - The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) hosts the third season of The Review Panel Philadelphia, a yearly series of panel…

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PAFA’s 16th Annual Bacchanal Wine Gala and Auction Brings 
Jean-Charles Boisset to Philadelphia

Gala and auction to raise over $550,000 to support student scholarships 


PHILADELPHIA (October 31, 2014) - For the sixteenth consecutive year, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) will host…

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PAFA Hosts Third Season of The Review Panel Philadelphia  

"The highlight of formal art criticism in Philadelphia" - theartblog.org 

 

PHILADELPHIA (October 2, 2014) - The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) hosts the third season of The Review Panel Philadelphia, a yearly series of panel…

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PAFA Presents Peter Blume: Nature and Metamorphosis

First Retrospective of Iconic 20th Century American Master Since 1976


On view November 14, 2014 – April 5, 2015

Press Preview: November 12, 11 a.m.

 

PHILADELPHIA (September 30, 2014) — The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) presents Peter…

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PAFA Hosts Free Family Arts Festival on Lenfest Plaza

Sunday, October 5, 12-5 p.m.
Presented by PNC Arts Alive

 

PHILADELPHIA (September 24, 2014) – The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) celebrates the arts with a free Family Arts Festival on Lenfest Plaza on Sunday, October 5, from noon to 5…

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PAFA Is Awarded Three-Year $150,000 Grant by Institute of Museum and Library Services

PHILADELPHIA (September 19, 2014) — The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is pleased to announce that it was awarded a three-year $150,000 grant by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to…

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PAFA Presents Eiko: A Body in Places


Two-part collaboration with performance artist Eiko to take place at Philadelphia 30th Street Station and at PAFA, beginning October 3, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (September 18, 2014) — The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) announces a collaboration with…

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PAFA Announces Jodi Throckmorton as New Curator
of Contemporary Art

 

PHILADELPHIA (August 26, 2014) — The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is pleased to announce that Jodi Throckmorton  has been named Curator of Contemporary Art, effective October 27, 2014.

Throckmorton comes to PAFA from…

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The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) presents an exciting array of exhibition-related programs in celebration of David Lynch: The Unified Field, the first major U.S. museum exhibition of international filmmaker, artist and PAFA alumnus David Lynch, on view September 13, 2014 – January 11…
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Local Philanthropists' Art Purchase

Breaks PAFA Student Exhibition Record

Maguire Foundation purchases sculpture at Annual Student Exhibition for $28,000
 

PHILADELPHIA (August 12, 2014) – Two noted local philanthropists who are fixtures of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts’ renowned Annual…

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PAFA Introduces Two New Programs:

Fine Arts Illustration Major and Low-Residency MFA

 

PHILADELPHIA (July 22, 2014) – The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is expanding its curriculum with two new programs developed to serve the needs of burgeoning art students and established creative…

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PAFA Welcomes New Board of Trustee Members

PHILADELPHIA (July 7, 2014) – The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is pleased to welcome four new resident trustees, as well as two new national trustees to its board of trustees. The new members of the board were elected during PAFA’s June Board…

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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.