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PAFA Declines to Remove Chuck Close Exhibit After Sexual Harassment Allegations

Museums and institutions around the country are grappling with sexual harassment allegations against renowned painter Chuck Close. Leading the way is the National Gallery of Art in Washington, […]

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PAFA Museum to Undergo Historic Restoration This Summer

If you happen to see scaffolding going up around the hallowed Historic Landmark Building at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, don’t fret. It’s all […]

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There’s a Cool Time-Juggling Sculpture Outside of PAFA Right Now

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts building (yes, that iconic Frank Furness designed structure on North Broad) now has a head-turning addition: a 16-foot […]

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David Lynch’s Twin Peaks To Make Triumphant Return in 2016

Yes, you read that correctly: David Lynch and Mark Frost’s hit television series, Twin Peaks, will return for a 9-episode run in 2016. The miniseries […]

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David Lynch Visits PAFA, Taste-Tests Federal Donuts’ Lynch-Inspired Treats

Film director David Lynch showed up at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) to discuss the much-anticipated exhibition of his work opening at PAFA on Saturday, […]

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Federal Donuts Creates David Lynch Inspired Donuts

The work of filmmaker and artist David Lynch is being shown at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Lynch, who is known for films like […]

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David Lynch PAFA Exhibit Opening In Philadelphia In 2014

David Lynch fans, if you’re wondering when the director of Eraserhead, Blue Velvet, and Twin Peaks is coming out with another movie, I can’t help […]

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Recommended: “The Lion and the Leopard” by Nathaniel Popkin

Nathaniel Popkin’s Philadelphia-set historical novel, The Lion and the Leopard, is a curious book. While it’s not an epistolary novel, it reads a bit like […]