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Points of View Speaker Series: What Good is an Academy?
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

A panel discussion exploring the role of the art academy in light of the 250th birthday of the Royal Academy, the institution upon which the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts was modelled in 1805.

Panelists: Susan Cahan, Dean of the Tyler School of Art; Christopher LeBrun, President of the Royal Academy of Arts; Jane South, Chair of the Fine Arts Department at Pratt Institute; Didier William, Chair of the MFA Program at PAFA; Arthur Watson, President of the Royal Scottish Academy; Moderated by Clint Jukkala, Dean of PAFA.