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Lenfest Plaza

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) will celebrate the completion of its new civic space, Lenfest Plaza, with PAFA’s Party on the Plaza on Saturday, October 1, 2011. The celebration will culminate at sunset with the inaugural lighting of Paint Torch, a sculpture by world-renowned American artist Claes Oldenburg. Read more »

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)

Founded in 1805, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is America’s first school of fine arts and museum.  A recipient of the 2005 National Medal of Arts presented by the President of the United States, PAFA is a recognized leader in fine arts education. Nearly every major American artist has taught, studied, or exhibited at the Academy. Read more »

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)

Historic Landmark Building

118 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215-972-7600

Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building
128 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
 215-972-7600