Summer Master Classes
5/13/2013 - 7/14/2013
Summer Academy for High School Students
5/13/2013 - 8/2/2013
The Summer Academy, July 8 - August 2, is the definitive program for talented and motivated high school students intent on a fine arts education.
Continuing Education Summer Courses
5/13/2013 - 8/16/2013
Whether you’ve never taken an art class before, returning after a long absence, or preparing a portfolio for art school, PAFA CE has something for you this summer!
History of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
6/12/2013 - 6/26/2013 | 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Historic Landmark Building
Did you know that the first incarnation of PAFA was housed in the front rooms of Independence Hall? Explore the rich history of our nation's oldest art museum and school through gallery lectures, slide presentations and discussion with PAFA faculty Jennifer Zwilling (Registation required).
Coffee, Conversation & Drawing in the Cast Hall
6/18/2013 | 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
HLB Cast Hall
Free - open to alumni only
Bring your drawing supplies and meet other alums!
History of the Museums of Philadelphia
7/10/2013 - 7/31/2013
Get to know the life of your city on a new level with PAFA faculty Jennifer Zwilling. This course will explore the many hidden museum gems of Philadelphia including PAFA, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia Art Alliance, the Philadelphia Athenaeum, the Wagner Free Institute, the Mütter Museum and the myriad historic houses around the city (Registration required).
Slide Lecture with Stuart Shils: Conde Nast Vacation or a Bagel at the Corner
7/12/2013 | 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Stuart Shils, acclaimed painter and PAFA alum and faculty member, will speak on learning to recognize and understand the "perceptual moment" in art using historical and contemporary examples. FREE and open to the public!
Learning to See: Art Appreciation with PAFA & The Violette de Mazia Foundation
7/16/2013 - 8/8/2013 | 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
In partnership with the Violette de Mazia Foundation, this introductory art appreciation course will help you address the following questions: What should I look for when viewing a work of art? What is the artist trying to communicate? What is my role in this communication? (Registration required)