Throughout the year the School provides the opportunity for its students to participate in special workshops and activities. Below is a list of just some of the programs we offer:
The Art-at-Lunch series of talks on American art and culture takes place Wednesdays from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Students can bring their lunch and enjoy discussions and lectures with scholars and artists covering a variety of topics related to PAFA’s exhibitions, collections and areas of interest. Free to everyone. No reservations required. All lectures take place in Hamilton Auditorium of the Historic Landmark Building.
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Open Studio Night
On February 8, 2013 from 5:30 - 8 p.m., PAFA will host its annual Open Studio Night in the Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building. Studios of students enrolled in PAFA’s Master of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Certificate and Post-Baccalaureate programs are open to the public, allowing visitors the rare opportunity to meet fine arts students, see the inner-workings of their studios, view their work in progress and get a better sense of how students develop their ideas leading up to the Annual Student Exhibition in May.
Student Print Sale
The Printmaking Department at PAFA offers holiday shoppers a unique opportunity with its 19th Annual Holiday Student Print Sale on December 7, 2012.
The sale, held in the Print Shop, located on the sixth floor of PAFA’s Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building, features cards, etchings, lithographs, stamp prints and woodcuts by students as well as demonstrations on different printmaking techniques by faculty. All prints are priced under $100, and there is no cost for admission.
As well as a venue for affordable, artistic holiday gifts, the Annual Holiday Student Print Sale serves as an opportunity for the public to meet PAFA students and discuss their work as a prelude to the Academy’s venerable Annual Student Exhibition in May.