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    • Barbara Kasten, CONSTRUCT 32 (detail), 1986, 30 x 40 inches, Cibachrome.

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    • Whale Ivory and Gold Crocodile Pendants, Sitio Conte, Panama, ca. 700-900 CE. Photo: Penn Museum (Neg. 246031)

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    • Paul Strand, The Mexican Portfolio.

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    • Fefu and Her Friends banner
    • FEFU AND HER FRIENDS -- Penn Theatre Arts Fall 2014 Production.

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    • Penn Media Pioneers
    • Penn Film and Media Pioneers V -- a symposium organized by Penn Cinema Studies Program.

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    • Inescapable Classics
    • Professor Ralph Rosen's freshman seminar visits the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

    • Nicole Eisenman: Dear Nemesis
    • Nicole Eisenman: Dear Nemesis
    • Chamberfest
    • Chamberfest
    • Penn Chamberfest featuring the Daedalus Quartet.

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    • Native American Voices: The People—Here and Now  at Penn Museum.

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    • Professor Al Filreis interviews Kelly Writers House Fellow Rae Armantrout. 

    • Graphic Design Practicum
    • Graphic Design Practicum
    • Penn's Graphic Design Practicum students designed new branding concepts for Greening Lea, a community organization in West Philadelphia.

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    • Professor Larry Silver leads a tour of the exhibition On the Wings of Eagle and Raven: Tlingit and Haida Traditions at Arthur Ross Gallery. 

    • Institute of Contemporary Art
    • Institute of Contemporary Art
    • ICA (Institute of Contemporary Art)

    • Pig Iron Performance
    • Pig Iron Performance
    • Pig Iron Theatre Company Workshop Performance at Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. 

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    • The Sphinx at Penn Museum.

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    • Abdi Farah audience
    • The crowd at Penn alum Abdi Farah's artist talk at Arthur Ross Gallery.

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    • Pharoah tomb decoration
    • In January 2014, Penn Musuem researchers discovered the Tomb of Unknown Egyptian Pharoah. 

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    • Janet Malcolm
    • Janet Malcolm
    • Professor Al Filreis interviews Kelly Writers House Fellow Janet Malcolm.

    • Modern Japanese Prints
    • Modern Japanese Prints
    • Detail of a Japanese print from the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts. 

    • Covenant, Alexander Liberman, 1974
    • Covenant, Alexander Liberman, 1974
    • Covenant, Alexander Liberman, 1974 -- public art on Penn's campus.

    • Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
    • Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
    • An audience at Anneberg Center for the Performing Arts.

    • Penn Symphony Orchestra Rehearsal @ Irvine Auditorium
    • Penn Symphony Orchestra Rehearsal @ Irvine Auditorium
    • Penn Symphony Orchestra Rehearsal at Irvine Auditorium.

    • Theatre Arts Program
    • Theatre Arts Program
    • In March 2013, Penn Theatre Arts Program staged Playboy of the Western World, a play by John Millington Synge.

    • Yo La Tengo @ WXPN Free-at-Noon Concert
    • Yo La Tengo @ WXPN Free-at-Noon Concert
    • Indie rock heroes Yo La Tengo performed at a WXPN Free at Noon concert.

    • Penn students @ Morris Arboretum
    • Penn students @ Morris Arboretum
    • Penn students explore Morris Arboretum.

Featured Stories

Inescapable Classics: Reimagining The Classical Tradition Through the Visual Arts

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By M. Nina Regenstreif. I had never really questioned the origin of the idea of the perfect body, pondered the significance of Greco-Roman artifacts on modern art, or thought about the ephemeral nature of artistic attitudes toward the classical tradition — that is, until I took CLST 006: Inescapable Classics with…

Triangles, Anne Tyng, and Imagined Archives — My Penultimate Term in the Architecture Major

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By Emma Pfeiffer. I spent the fall semester of 2014 studying triangles. This endeavor, which sounds straightforward enough, was actually the focus of ARCH-401, the penultimate studio course in the Architecture major, and was in fact not straightforward at all. Led by Richard Wesley, the chair of the undergraduate program in…

Theatrical Travels in Penn Theatre Arts’ Environmental Production of "Fefu and Her Friends"

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Penn’s Theatre Arts Program will produce Marie Irene FornesFefu and Her Friends November 20-22 for four performances. Directed by Theatre Arts Program Director, Dr. Marcia Ferguson, Fefu and Her Friends is the 1977 Obie Award-winning experimental play about a metatheatrical and metaphysical weekend of eight friends in the…