Visit for Two, Four, or Six to Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) (Up to 52% Off)

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Two buildings showcase artwork from throughout America’s history, including a famous portrait of George Washington

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Old masters rewarded observant art critics by hiding things in their paintings, such as discreet self-portraits and lewd caricatures of the queen. Redeem art history with this Groupon.

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  • $16 for general-admission tickets for two (up to $30 value)
  • $30 for general-admission tickets for four (up to $60 value)
  • $43 for general-admission tickets for six (up to $90 value)
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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) celebrates art from America's entire history. Its galleries take visitors on a chronological trip through the country's ever-changing aesthetic landscape, with special attention paid to sculptures, paintings, and paper works. Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts also trains the next generation of artists, with full-time degree programs at the bachelor and masters levels.

  • Size: two buildings—The Historic Landmark Building and the contemporary Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building
  • Eye Catcher: Gilbert Stuart’s 1796 painting George Washington (The Lansdowne Portrait)
  • Permanent Mainstay: Gallery 128, which showcases a rotating collection of works from current students, alumni, and faculty
  • Visiting Exhibit: Spiritual Strivings: A Celebration of African American Works on Paper, which encompasses more than 90 works (through October 12, 2014)
  • Don't Miss: Highway—George Tooker's 1953 painting depicting the challenges of living in New York City
  • Pro Tip: artists can bring a sketchbook (pencil only) into the the Historic Landmark Building, provided it doesn't exceed 12” x 16” or erupt with trumpet fanfares when opened
  • Special Programs: art-history lectures, evening gallery events, and continuing-education programs in drawing, painting, sculpture, and other mediums


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  • “This is a wonderful treasure in center city PHiladelphia that more people should visit. ”

  • “Brilliant detail, ambience and quality of display during your Special Exhibits. I love visiting both buildings and enjoy browsing Portfolio as a treat at the end of a...”

    “Brilliant detail, ambience and quality of display during your Special Exhibits. I love visiting both buildings and enjoy browsing Portfolio as a treat at the end of a lovely, always enriching visit.”

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    Avenue of the Arts North

    118 N Broad St.

    Philadelphia, PA 19102

    +12159727600

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