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The Decisions Artists Make

Explore aesthetic decision making in the marvelous atmosphere of the Academy whose iconic, colorful building was designed by Frank Furness and George W. Hewitt. Discuss how both architect and artist engage in the expressive process and how the selection of materials and color are instrumental in creating the viewing experience.

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This May, let us open your eyes to the art that is all around you!  Celebrate spring with us by registering for one of our walking tours of Philadelphia or our guided tour of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

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Classes begin this Wednesday!


Join us this April and explore the work of Wilmington artist Edward L. Loper, Sr. (1916 - 2011) whose visual ideas were inspired by the teachings of his instructor, Violette de Mazia.  This three-part course will take place at Hershey's Mill in West Chester, PA and the Biggs Museum in Dover, DE. 

 

 

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Join us this April and explore the work of Wilmington artist Edward L. Loper, Sr. (1916 - 2011) whose visual ideas were inspired by the teachings of his instructor, Violette de Mazia.  This three-part course will take place at Hershey's Mill in West Chester, PA and the Biggs Museum in Dover, DE. 

 

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Our core programs Part I: Informed Perception and Part II: Traditions will take place this spring in the galleries of the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia.  Learn the language of art by registering for our 14-session Informed Perception course, which introduces students to the concepts and application of the objective metho

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