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Family Membership

$80
Calendar Current session started Jan 24, 2022
7 additional sessions through Aug 1, 2022

You can purchase Family Membership at the  time of your registration for a family program or summer camp. Just type in the search "membership", select the month during which you are making the purchase, and click add to cart. After that find the program you'd like to purchase, and indicate that you are "becoming a member" in the registration form of the selected program. 

Please note that your registration may be placed on hold till your membership status and claimed discount are confirmed. 

ATTENTION: At the check out mmake sure that you are purchasing only one Family Membership. Only one adult member of the family needs to buy the membership. Do not add it to your children's name at the check out. 

The Family Membership benifits the whole family: 2 adults and their dependent children under 18 for one year from the date of purchase, and includes:

- Discounted and priority registration for Summer Art Camps for Kids.

- Discounted registration for Young Artst Academy, Art Club and other Family Programs. 

- Unlimited free admission to the permanent collection and all special exhibitions

- 10% discount at Tableau Cafè and the Museum Store

- Free or discounted admission to all ticketed public programs and lectures

- Members-only tours, events and exhibition previews

- Family Programs email newsletter

Family Arts Academy-Virtual, Spring 2022

Free

with Melissa Hendrixon

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 13, 2022 at 10:30 am
2 additional sessions through Apr 24, 2022

Friends and family members from all over the United States and even the world are invited to spend time together in our Virtual Family Art Academy. Join our PAFA art educator live on zoom, and make a fun creative projects with materials found mostly at home.

In January we celebrate the start of 2022 and the Lunar New Year! Make fun tiger-inspired crafts to ring in the Year of Tiger and learn about the creatures featured in the Chinese Zodiac stories.

In February we celebrate Valentine’s Day. We will explore how Valentine’s Day cards have evolved over the years and make own unique Valentine’s Day cards using modern and historic techniques!

Every year March is designated to honor women’s contributions in American history. Learn about the wonderful and diverse women artists represented in PAFA’s collection and make your own art piece inspired by their work.

In April we celebrate the start of spring and the upcoming summer season with nature-themed project combining different art making techniques and materials. While getting into the summer-ready mood, you will also have a chance to sample our Summer Art Camp activities and learn about PAFA’s Art Camp 2022.

While each Family Arts Academy workshop might need a small number of specific materials most projects will use the following base set of supplies that you might already have at home: white paper, construction paper, scissors, glue stick, coloring materials, pencil/eraser, and watercolors.

Virtual Homeschool Day at PAFA

$5

with Lindsey Murphy

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 15, 2022 at 1 pm
3 additional sessions through May 17, 2022

Live interactive programming on Zoom will take you to the vitual visit of the first and oldest art museum and art school in the United States. Explore our internationally known collections of 19th- and 20th-century American art. Activities facilitated by professional museum educators are designed to serve homeschools, co-op groups, and individual families, as well as locally attending cyberschool students.

Each two-hour monthly program offers an engaging theme and focuses on the enhancement of academic curriculum highlighting literacy, observation, critical thinking, communication, and social skill development. This program offers a great opportunity for interaction between different homeschool groups.

In Person Homeschool Day at PAFA

$12

with Lindsey Murphy

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 17, 2022 at 1 pm
3 additional sessions through May 19, 2022

Visit the first and oldest art museum and art school in the United States and explore its internationally known collections of 19th- and 20th-century American art. This program focuses on the enhancement of academic curriculum highlighting literacy, observation, critical thinking, communication, and social skill development. It also offers a great opportunity for interaction between different homeschool groups in a creative setting.

Art Camp Virtual Open House

Free
Calendar Next available session starts Feb 24, 2022 at 6 pm

Join us on Zoom to learn about the upcoming Art camp options. Take a virtual tour of the Museum, meet staff, and sample Art Camp activities.  Get an early bird discount and pre-register for PAFA’s Art Camp 2022.





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