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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

118-128 N Broad St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102

800Largest Group
6Meeting Rooms
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  • Overview
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is two venues in one. The elegant Victorian architecture of the Historic Landmark Building and the spacious, contemporary Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building offer the perfect backdrop to dine and dance in the galleries, surrounded by one of the best collections of American art in the world. 

Located directly across from the Pennsylvania Convention Center, PAFA is the starting point of Philadelphia's celebrated Museum Mile intersecting the Avenue of the Arts. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will guide you throughout the entire planning process to ensure a memorable event for you and your guests.

Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
Philadelphia
Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
Philadelphia International Airport / 20
Public Transportation Options:
Taxi
Bus
Subway
Train
Lyft
Uber
Metro/Public Transportation Proximity:
Within walking distance
Parking:
Fee
Availability:
Daytime and Evenings
ADA Accessible:
Yes
Largest Group:
800
Number of Meeting & Event Rooms:
6
Largest Theatre Style:
300
Largest Standing Reception:
800
Largest Seated Reception:
350
Rooftop Space Available:
Yes
Rooftop Capacity:
100
Technology:
Our Auditorium space has built in projection with screen. We have basic A/V equipment in house and recommend IMS for any additional audio/visual or event production needs.
Onsite Wireless Internet:
Free
Wi-Fi In Meeting Space:
Yes
Food & Beverage:
With two preferred caterers available, PAFA offers a wide variety of dining options and price points.
Must Use In-house Catering:
Yes
Cultural Catering Available:
Yes
Alcohol Permitted:
Yes
Special Rates and Packages:
PAFA Business Partners receive a 10% discount on facility rentals Preferred pricing for convention-related events and repeat clients – please ask for details During the months of January, February, March, July, and August, PAFA offers a 10% off standard rental fees
Rental Policies:
Corporate rental includes: 2 hours of event set-up time; 4 hour event time; 1 hour of event tear-down time, all Housekeeping and Security charges. Social rental includes: 2 hours of event set-up time; 5 hours event time; 2 hours of event tear-down time; ceremony rehearsal time; all Housekeeping and Security charges. The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts requires $1 million in liability insurance from all clients and vendors.
Phone:
215-972-1609
Event Space Available:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Ideally suited for:
Corporate Social Events
Meetings/Conferences/Trainings
Outdoor Event Space
Social/Special events
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions



Talk to a Venue Specialist: 1-877-244-6110