Philadelphia Photo Arts Center

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.


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

Philadelphia Photo Arts Center
1400 N. American Street #103
Philadelphia, PA 19122 US

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