Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Philadelphia, PA

(215) 972-7600




April Gornick

Intaglio, 31 x 39 inches, 1994, Courtesy of the Artist and Edward Thorp Gallery, New York

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, founded in 1805, is America's first art museum and school of fine arts. The Museum is located at the corner of Broad and Cherry Streets, two blocks north of City Hall and one block west of the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission on Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. Admission is $5.95 adults, $4.95 seniors and students with LD, $3.95 children under 12, and free to members and children under 5. For information, call (215) 972-7600 or visit the Academy's website at

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