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Derek Gillman, director of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine
Arts, poses near the entry to the historic institution in
Philadelphia. Buoyed by the success of two recent exhibits and some
multimillion dollar donations of money and artwork, the nation's
first art school and museum is in the midst of a $35 million
expansion.

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Venerable art school approaches 200th year with big plans

Plans include modern studios, cafe more gallery space and museum shop

It may be nearly 200 years old, but the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is painting itself in a brand new light.

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