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Question 1: Among the many masterpieces acquired during his tenure were works by ________, William Merritt Chase, Frank Duveneck, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, Childe Hassam, and Edmund Tarbell.
Cecilia BeauxJames Abbott McNeill WhistlerEdward HopperPortrait painting

Question 2: Painter John McLure Hamilton, who began his art education at the Academy under ________, describes the contributions Mr.
The Gross ClinicThe Swimming HoleMiss Amelia Van BurenThomas Eakins

Question 3: Work by The Eight, which included former Academy students ________ and John Sloan, is well represented in the collection, and provides a transition between 19th- and 20th- century art movements.
Thomas EakinsArmory ShowRobert HenriAmerican realism

Question 4: (Bachelor of Fine Arts) degree from the ________.
Carnegie Mellon UniversityUniversity of PennsylvaniaBrown UniversityRutgers University

Question 5: International: Alberta College of Art and DesignBurren College of Art________Nova Scotia College of Art and Design UniversityOntario College of Art & DesignOsaka University of ArtsVictorian College of the Arts
Emily Carr University of Art and DesignColumbus College of Art and DesignPratt InstituteRhode Island School of Design

Question 6: In 1876, former Academy student ________ returned to teach as a volunteer.
Miss Amelia Van BurenThe Gross ClinicThomas EakinsThe Swimming Hole

Question 7: They are the mother and grandfather respectively of Marguerite Lenfest, ________ and board member of PAFA.
AltruismCharitable organizationPhilanthropyFoundation (non-profit)

Question 8: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts was founded in 1805 by painter and scientist ________, sculptor William Rush, and other artists and business leaders.
Charles Willson PealeAmerican Revolutionary WarJames WilkinsonGeorge Washington

Question 9: It held its exhibitions for many years in a modern building of the ________ designed by John Dorsey which was built in 1806, and stood on the site of the American Theater on Chestnut Street.
Doric orderClassical orderCorinthian orderIonic order

Question 10: The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is a museum and art school in Philadelphia, ________.
New JerseyConnecticutPennsylvaniaNorth Carolina


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