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PAFA’s 113th Annual Student Exhibition:
A Celebration of Tradition and the Art of Today

May 9 – June 1, 2014

 

PHILADELPHIA (April 21, 2014) — The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) presents its 113th Annual Student Exhibition (ASE),  May 9 – June 1, 2014 in PAFA’s Samuel M.V. Hamilton…

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PAFA presents David Lynch: The Unified Field, on view September 13, 2014 through January 11, 2015. The Unified Field will be the first major U.S. museum exhibition of internationally-renowned filmmaker and PAFA alumnus David Lynch (b. 1946), featuring works from all periods of Lynch’s career
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PAFA Alumna Mia Rosenthal Awarded Prestigious
Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund Grant

"Valuable input from faculty, visiting artists and peers at PAFA helped me find my voice as an artist."

PHILADELPHIA (April 9, 2014) - The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is proud to announce Mia…

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PAFA Launches Fine Arts Venture Fund

Over $15,000 Awarded to Fine Arts Students in Support of Their Artistic Goals

PHILADELPHIA (March 21, 2014) – The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is pleased to launch a new program for Fine Arts students: The PAFA Fine Arts Venture Fund. Spear-headed…

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PAFA Announces Preview Party for 113th Annual Student Exhibition

Thursday, May 8, 2014, 4:00-8:30pm

 

PHILADELPHIA (March 12, 2014) — The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) will kick off the 113th Annual Student Exhibition (ASE) with a Preview Party, hosted by PAFA’s Women’s Board, on…

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PAFA Hosts Annual Open Studio Night

Visitors and art collectors get an inside look into the creative process of tomorrow’s art stars

Philadelphia, PA (February 12, 2014) – The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) hosts its annual Open Studio Night on Friday, February 21, 5:30-8 p.m. in the…

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PAFA Alumni Gallery Presents

A Question of Scale: Paintings by Three Muralists

Jon Laidacker, Charles Newman and Thomas Walton

On view through April 20, 2014

Gallery Talk: February 23, 12 p.m.

Philadelphia, PA (February 10, 2014) – The PAFA Alumni Gallery presents an exhibition of studio work by three…

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PAFA Presents Over 30 Programs and Free Sunday Admission

in Conjunction with Beyond The Paint: Philadelphia’s Mural Arts

PHILADELPHIA (February 6, 2014) – In conjunction with the special exhibition, Beyond the Paint: Philadelphia’s Mural Arts, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) presents…

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PAFA Hosts PAFA in Bloom, April 4–6

National Floral Designers Transform Historic Landmark Building

With Over 60 Blooming Masterpieces

Preview Reception: April 3, 5:30-9:00 p.m.

 

PHILADELPHIA (January 23, 2014) – The galleries of PAFA’s Historic Landmark Building will burst into bloom this April during…

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The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is pleased to announce that Dr. Anna Marley, Curator of Historical American Art, has been elected the next Co-Chair of the Association of Historians of American Art (AHAA).
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Steven Dufala (Cert. ‘00) and Billy Blaise Dufala (Cert. ‘03) are prolific multidisciplinary artists whose work defies categorization extending from sculpture and drawing to theater, music and performance art. They co-teach a course in the BFA program. In conversation with artist Sharon Louden, the…
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The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art (SAMA) is celebrating the work of more than 40 artists in the PAFA community. Scott Dimond, SAMA’s Curator for Visual Arts, said the exhibition brings a contemporary twist on traditional and realist painting.

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.