Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

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Basic Information

Address: 128 N. BROAD ST
Phone Number: 215-972-2054
Fax Number: 215-567-2429
Director: Brooke Davis Anderson

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Additional Information

Days and Hours: Tuesday- Friday 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., Sat & Sun 11:00 am- 5:00 p.m
Description:

PAFA offers interactive, curriculum-based tours that are recommended for students in Pre-K - 8th grade. All tours are led by art educators and each visit includes three components: learning to look, discussion and response, and a hands-on project in response to the theme of the tour. Tours are adapted for particular grade levels based on each schools' needs. The school tour themes below list suggested grade levels according to themes and currculum.

Grade Levels:
Pre-K
K-5
6-8
9-12
Group Type: School Field Trips and Artmaking Lessons
Disabled Access:

Both exhibition spaces are wheelchair accessible.

Accreditation: PAFA is fully accredited with the American Alliance of Museums
Admission/Tickets: $6/student, $3/students Philadelphia Public/Charter schools
Registration: https://www.pafa.org/school-tour-booking-form
Food: food and drink are not allowed in the galleries, PAFA does not provide a formal gathering place for school groups to eat lunch.
Length of Visit: 1 to 2 hours
Student/Staff Ratio: 1/20
Max. Group Number: 100
Group Requirements: Teachers and Chaperones
Exhibits: please visit https://www.pafa.org/view
Gift Shop/Factory Outlet: Museum Store onsite
Nearby Attractions: City hall, Logan Circle, the Barnes Foundation, the Academy of natural Sciences, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia Convention Center
Mission Statement:

PAFA believes in the transformative power of art and art making.

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