Special Tours

Making a Landmark

Event Information
Historic Landmark Building
Join Us
General Public
$25 (Includes museum admission)
PAFA Members: $10
Monica Zimmerman
Historic Landmark Building, looking up from the grand staircase

From design competition to opening day, the story of PAFA’s iconic building is a story of industrial innovation, artistic excellence, and civic engagement, all inscribed in the stone and paint of America’s first museum building. Join Vice President of Public Education Monica Zimmerman for a behind-the-scenes look at how the building that launched American onto the world art stage come together and remains active as a maker-space almost 150 years later.