PAFA in Philly
Did you know City Hall's famous William Penn statue, along with 250 other pieces in the building, was designed by PAFA alumnus Alexander Milne Calder?
Work from artists educated at PAFA can be seen at museums across the globe but you don’t need to visit far-flung museums to see wonderful works of art.
Spend an afternoon exploring the city and learn about the public art pieces from the PAFA community which beautify and enrich our blocks.
PAFA in Philly is a free art experience. Lace up your walking shoes and use our map to visit public art created by PAFA artists.
Artists & Artworks
|Title of Work||Artist||Affiliation||Location|
|Air||Walker Hancock||faculty/alumnus||Schuylkill River Trail at Cherry Street|
|Aero Memorial||Paul Manship||alumnus||Aviator Park, Benjamin Franklin Parkway and 20th Street|
|Benjamin Franklin||Joseph A. Bailly||faculty||Interior of the Public Ledger Building, 6th and Chestnut Streets|
|Benjamin Franklin||John J. Boyle||alumnus||University of Pennsylvania, Blanch Levy Park, between Spruce and Locust Streets, 34th and 36th Streets|
|Billy||Albert Laessle||alumnus||Rittenhouse Square, Walnut Street between 18th and 19th Streets|
|Calder Statues||Alexander Stirling Calder||faculty/alumnus||Presbyterian Historical Society, 425 Lombard Street|
|Duck Girl||Paul Manship||alumnus||Rittenhouse Square, Children's Pool, Walnut Street between 18th and 19th Streets|
|Evelyn Taylor Price Memorial Sundial||Beatrice Fenton||alumna||Rittenhouse Square, Walnut Street between 18th and 19th Streets|
|Fingerspan||Jody Pinto||faculty/alumna||Wissahickon Creek trail near Livezey Dam, Fairmount Park|
|Galla Placidia in Philadelphia and Topkapi Pullman||Joyce Kozloff||faculty||One Penn Center (interior), 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard|
|General Galusha Pennypacker Memorial||Albert Laessle||alumnus||Logan Square Benjamin Franklin Parkway and 19th Street|
|Joe Frazier||Stephen Layne||faculty/alumnus||XFINITY Live! Philadelphia, Pattison at 11th Street|
|John B. Kelly||Harry Rosin||faculty||East Fairmount Park, Kelly Drive near Growing Grandstand|
|John Christian Bullitt||John J. Boyle||alumnus||City Hall, North Plaza (Broad and Market Streets)|
|John Paul Jones||Walker Hancock||faculty/alumnus||William M. Reilly Memorial: Revolutionary War Heroes, terrace northwest of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, at Waterworks Drive|
|Major General George Gordon Meade||Alexander Milne Calder||alumnus||Lansdowne Drive north of Memorial Hall, West Fairmount Park|
|Penguins||Albert Laessle||alumnus||Philadelphia Zoo, near Bird House entrance
Zoo admission required to view
|Pennsylvania Railroad War Memorial||Walker Hancock||faculty/alumnus||30th street station (interior) 30th and Market Streets|
|Shakespeare Memorial||Alexander Stirling Calder||faculty/alumnus||Logan Square, Benjamin Franklin Parkway between 19th and 20th Streets|
|Sleeping Woman||Tom Chimes||alumnus||Kelly Drive on the Schuylkill River retaining wall between "Cowboy" and "Playing Angels," Fairmount Park|
|Stone Age in America||John J. Boyle||alumnus||South of the Ellen Phillips Samuel Memorial, Kelly Drive north of Boathouse Row|
|Striving||Charles Searles||alumnus||First District Plaza, 3801 Market Street|
|Sundial||Alexander Stirling Calder||faculty/alumnus||Horticulture Center grounds (Belmont Avenue and North Horticultural Drive, West Fairmount Park)|
|The Puritan||Harry Rosin||faculty||South Terrace of Ellen Phillips Samuel Memorial (north of Boathouse Row on Kelly Drive|
|The Quaker||Harry Rosin||faculty||South Terrace of Ellen Phillips Samuel Memorial (north of Boathouse Row on Kelly Drive)|
|The Reverend Dr. John Witherspoon||Joseph A. Bailly||faculty||Horticulture Center grounds (Belmont Avenue and North Horticultural Drive, West Fairmount Park)|
|The Schuylkill Chained and the Schuylkill Freed||William Rush||A PAFA founder||Fairmount Water Works, North and South Entrance Houses|
|Thomas Fitzsimmons||Giuseppe Donato||alumnus||Sister Cities Park, 18th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway|
|William Penn||Alexander Milne Calder||alumnus||City Hall Tower, Broad and Market Streets|
Alumni: Stay In Touch
As the first art museum and school in the United States, PAFA is proud of its 7,000 alumni across the globe, who continue to inspire the next generation of artists.
Whether you're newly graduated or celebrating your 50th reunion, your connection to PAFA does not end upon graduation.