PAFA After Dark Returns With A “Designed With Love” Theme, Thursday, October 25

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, in conjunction with their new Frank Furness exhibition, presents a special edition of “PAFA After Dark” as part of the city-wide celebration of 19th century architect Frank Furness.

Join the celebration and enjoy the beautiful art displays and music while sipping on a tasty cocktail inside PAFA’s Historic Landmark Building, designed by none other than Frank Furness himself.

Get in on the Gallery Talks with painter William Trost Richards as he explains his A Mine of Beauty design theme featuring pocket-sized watercolors and a walk-through tour of Furness’ most innovative design elements.

Meanwhile, move your feet to a curated selection of great tunes by DJ Apt One.

Anthropologie will also have a pop-up show on display featuring fashion pieces designed by PAFA students. There will be a “Show & Tell” by the artists who won the Anthropologie design competition and the shoppers who nominated them. They’ll also be selling their unique creations, so come prepared to indulge in guilty-pleasure shopping.

Get your tickets in advance here.

PAFA After Dark’s Designed With Love
When: Thursday, October 25, 6-9 p.m.
Where: PAFA’s Historic Landmark Building, 118 N. Broad Street
Cost: Free for PAFA members, $10 advance, $15 at door (based on availability)
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