Pre-College Events

Teens can connect with PAFA at a range of Pre-College events, where they can learn about art, society and exciting opportunities for growth.

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Free Museum Tickets for Students Interested in Summer Academy 

Now through June 6

In order to allow students and their families to get a sense of the inspiring space PAFA offers to create art, we are offering a free Museum visit for up to 3 people for each student considering Summer Academy.
 

Hope Hummingbird RBG

Youth Council Presents a Workshop for Teens: Street Art and Social Justice

Sunday, May 16, 3 PM

Explore the Philadelphia street art scene with artist Hope Hummingbird. Learn about Hope’s practice, watch a demonstration, discuss the importance of addressing social justice issues through public art, and create work inspired by issues important to you. 

Students drawing in cast hall

Summer Academy Open House

Sunday, May 23, 10 AM

Get an overview of Summer Academy and get all of your questions answered in the Cast Hall, where classes will take place. Then enjoy an exclusive tour of highlights from the Historic Landmark Building. After the Open House ends by 11 AM, guests are welcome to remain and explore the rest of the Museum.

Student painting self-portrait

Pre-College Summer Program Open House

Wednesday, May 26, 5 PM

Come to this open house to learn all about the in-person and virtual programs available to high school students this summer! We're excited to help creative teens grow. Bring your questions.

Student painting self-portrait

Pre-College Summer Program Open House

Tuesday, June 1, 5 PM

Come to this open house to learn all about the in-person and virtual programs available to high school students this summer! We're excited to help creative teens grow. Bring your questions.