Clarion Hotel Philadelphia International Airport
76 Industrial Highway
Essington, PA 19029
Phone: (610) 521-9600
Fax: (610) 521-9388
Arts & Museums
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Tu to Sa from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM,Su from 11:00 AM to 05:00 PMIn the 19th century, the Academy was the American equivalent of the best European art schools. A host of genres and mediums from the most prominent names in American art are constantly on display, with new pieces rotating their way into the collection. Some of America's best artists either taught or were students here, including Thomas Eakins and Mary Cassatt. The building itself is a work of art designed by Frank Furness, an influential 19th-century American architect.