Community Education

  • Art in Process

    Special Programs for PAFA's New Wednesday Evening Museum Hours

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  • A Behind-the-Scenes View into the Work Environments of Philly-Based Artists:

    Inside the Artist's Studio

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  • For Practicing Artists, Collectors, and Art Lovers Alike:

    The Secret Life of Paintings

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Community Education Programs

School and museum programs for artists and art lovers of all ages and skill levels who want to learn about and make art.

As part of PAFA's mission to create a home for contemporary artists to reinvent traditions and make their marks on the future, Community Education programs offer studio art courses, workshops and programs for art students and art appreciators of all ages.

  • Family Programs engage parents and children with the collection and art making. 

  • School and Teacher Programs provide museum visits, outreach programs and art-making lessons to thousands of teachers and students each year. 

  • Teen and Pre-College Programs offer high school students opportunities to develop their artistic passions and skills while preparing for college. 

  • Adult Programs present a variety of studio classes and study programs for adult artists and art appreciators of all backgrounds and levels of ability.

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