Rising Sun: Artists in an Uncertain America has been extended by popular demand!  Learn More

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Be part of this transformative exhibition at two historic museums. Peruse our galleries, engage with the art, and ask yourself if the sun is rising or setting on the experiment of American democracy.

When you purchase a Joint Ticket, which provides access to both museums, the price of admission is reduced to $25 for Adults and $10 for Youth and Children (ages 4-17). It is available online or in person exclusively at the Philadelphia Visitor Center.

Joint Tickets

AAMP Tickets

PAFA Tickets

AAMP Tickets

Joint Tickets

PAFA Tickets

Museum Hours

*Please check individual museum websites for special closures outside of standard hours.


African American Museum in Philadelphia


Thursday – Sunday: 10 AM – 5 PM

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts


Thursday – Friday: 10 AM – 4 PM
Saturday – Sunday: 11 AM – 5 PM


Monday – Wednesday

Travel Route

A 15-minute walk or an 8-minute ride on the 48 bus


Coordinate your visit with special tours and a robust programming schedule, including events at satellite partners throughout the area.


Plan your visit to each Museum. Discover information about group tour opportunities, accessibility services, and much more.



Visit our gift shops for the exhibition catalog (available this summer) as well as exclusive Rising Sun merchandise.

Please Note

Visitors at PAFA who wish to ascend the staircase in the installation for Untitled 1541 (Two Halves of the Same Soul) should please be aware of the waiver agreed to during ticket purchase.

Your entrance into both museums grants us the permission to use your likeness in a photograph, video, or other digital media in any and all publications, including web-based or print publications, without payment or other consideration to support our institutional marketing efforts.