Graduation 2019

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
214th Commencement

May 10, 2019

Schedule of Events

11:00 AMPrize CeremonyRotunda, Historic Landmark Building
12:30 PMGraduation LuncheonRotunda, Historic Landmark Building
3:00 - 5:00 PMThe Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 214th Commencement CeremonyRotunda, Historic Landmark Building
5:00 PMAnnual Student Exhibition: Public OpeningSamuel M.V. Hamilton Building



Seating is limited. 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, standing room at the back of the Rotunda will be available to accommodate additional guests.


There are many hotels located within walking distance of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

View a list of Center City hotels (PDF).

More Information

Email Student Services ( or call (215) 972-2199 if you have any questions or anticipate needing assistance at the ceremony.