Experience the transformative power of art and art making at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine (PAFA), an institution dedicated to inspiring the future of American art by creating, challenging, cultivating, and celebrating excellence.
Visit the intimate yet approachable galleries at PAFA and explore its iconic collections of 19th- and 20th-century American paintings, sculptures, drawings and watercolor, photography, sketches, print, and more. As an internationally-recognized school of fine arts, PAFA is a popular destination for those who want to learn about American art just as much as they want to see it first-hand.
At PAFA, you can see examples of American art and learn about America’s artistic history while learning new skills and adapting the tools necessary to understand and talk about American art at the museum and beyond.
Throughout the year, the museum presents special exhibitions in addition to their outstanding permanent collections and work by some of the region's most talented contemporary artists.
What to expect:
The Philadelphia Pass gets you free General Admission tickets to the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA).
Your PAFA tickets include admission to both the Historic Landmark Building and the Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building.