Discover PHL's guide to upcoming exhibitions puts PAFA in the spotlight, with "Only Tony: Portraits by Gilbert Lewis" and "Taking Space: Contemporary Women Artists and the Politics of Scale" making the list.
Artnet contributors Sarah Cascone and Caroline Goldstein highlight upcoming exhibitions opening this fall across the United States. Among their top picks is PAFA's Taking Space: Contemporary Women Artists and the Politics of Scale, which opens on November 19.
PAFA is pleased to announce the updated schedule for the Annual Student Exhibition, opening opening to the public September 12 and on view through October 3, 2020, as well as information about the ASE Preview Party and related events.
Learn more about the preventative measures PAFA is undertaking to reopen our physical spaces for the fall, while prioritizing the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff, and members of the public.
PAFA announces a planned public reopening date for the Museum. Learn more about our revised hours of operation, in addition to the preventative measures designed to protect the health and safety of our guests and staff.
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.