Continuing Education

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Enter your artwork in the
Continuing Education Programs Annual Juried Student Exhibition!
Artwork submission dates are February 27 & 28.

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Who We Are

PAFA Continuing Education (CE) brings together artists and the public through a range of exceptional studio art courses, workshops and programs for adults and high school students, open to all levels of ability, from absolute beginner through advanced artist.  Whether you’ve never taken an art class before, are returning after a long absence, or are preparing a portfolio for art school, PAFA CE has something for you!

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What We Offer

  • Drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture classes for all ages and skill levels, with special programs for high school students and K-12 educators
  • A stellar faculty of practicing, professional artists who enthusiastically encourage and support their students
  • Art history and appreciation lectures as well as seminars on portfolio building and self-promotion for artists
  • A thriving Center City Philadelphia location only blocks away from the city’s major art museums including the Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia Museum of Art and Rodin Museum
  • Convenient access to mass transit with plenty of discounted parking nearby
  • Access to the PAFA campus, including the breathtaking Cast Hall, PAFA Library and on-site Blick Art Materials store
  • Free admission to the PAFA Museum, featuring a renowned permanent collection of American art and special exhibitions