Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

The School of Fine Arts at PAFA attracts some of the most committed and promising art students from across the country and around the globe. We offer majors in painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, and illustration taught by our distinguished faculty of working artists. Our campus offers cutting-edge art making and classroom facilities, personal studios for students, a historic cast collection, and the opportunity to exhibit in a world-class museum. PAFA holds a unique position as America's first art school and museum.

Welcome To PAFA!

Visit Our Campus: Learn more about PAFA's exceptional facilities, faculty, and students through a tour of our school and museum galleries. Our campus is centrally located in downtown Philadelphia and is easily accessible by car, public transportation, or on foot. For more information, go to

Meet Your Admissions Counselor: Find and say "hello" to your personal admissions counselor. Our counselors are here to help, so connect with yours now at

Come To Open House: Spend the day getting to know PAFA. You'll meet current students, learn about our degree programs, tour our campus, and join in art making activities. For more information, go to

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