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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), founded in 1805 in Philadelphia, is the nation’s oldest art museum and school. Housed in a landmark Gothic Victorian building designed by Frank Furness and George W. Hewitt, the museum offers one of the world’s finest collections of American painting and sculpture.

Credit: Photo by B. Krist for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Architecture, Arts & Culture, Museums & Attractions

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