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Philadelphia Photo Arts Center

Art Community Downtown

The Philadelphia Photo Arts Center is devoted to the study, practice, and appreciation of photography in the Philadelphia region. The organization fulfills this mission by offering educational programs, photographic exhibitions, lectures by practicing artists, and affordable access to high-end digital equipment for the creation of photographs. PPAC is a resource for both practicing artists as well as individuals interested in learning about all aspects of contemporary photography. PPAC provides needed technical services and instruction and promotes the relationships and connections that will lead to a more vibrant photography community.

Calendar of Events
Opening Reception:Teenage Fever
Wednesday, May 23
Teenage Fever
Wednesday, May 23 through Saturday, June 9
Philadelphia Art Book Fair 2018
Saturday, June 2 through Sunday, June 3
Opening Reception and Artist Talk: Debi Cornwall
Thursday, June 14
Welcome to Camp America: Inside Guantánamo Bay
Thursday, June 14 through Saturday, August 25
Photo Walk and Introduction to the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
Saturday, June 16
Members' Printing Workshop
Saturday, June 23
Rendered: Art, Wrongful Imprisonment, and Guantánamo
Thursday, June 28

Tuesday -Thursday 12-8pm
Friday - Saturday 12-6pm
Sunday - Monday - Closed

Visitor Information

Philadelphia Photo Arts Center
1400 N. American Street #103
Philadelphia, PA 19122
215-232-5678 phone

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