Graduation 2018

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Commencement
May 11, 2018

Schedule of Events

Prize Ceremony
May 11, 2018 at 11 a.m.
Historic Landmark Building
118 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19102

Graduation Luncheon
May 11, 2018 at 12:30 p.m

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 213th Year Commencement
May 11, 2018 from 3-5 p.m.
Historic Landmark Building

Annual Student Exhibition
The public opening of the Annual Student Exhibition immediately follows Commencement in the Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building


Seating is somewhat restricted. Every student will receive two tickets for seating in the Rotunda. There will be extra (non-ticketed) seating in one of the side galleries adjacent to the Rotunda with a large video screen set up for a full view of the speakers during the ceremony. In addition, there is always standing room at the back of the Rotunda.


There is a collection of hotels located within walking distance of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Click here for a list of Center City hotels.

Contact Student services if you have any questions or anticipate needing assistance at the ceremony. or 215-972-2199