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    • Chamberfest
    • Penn Chamberfest featuring the Daedalus Quartet.

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

    • ARTH 513 - Modern Japanese Prints
    • ARTH 513 - Modern Japanese Prints
    • History of Art Professor Julie Davis and students from Modern Japanese Prints Curatorial Seminar visit the Kislak Center.

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    • Rae Armantrout banner
    • 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.

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

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

    • Shakespeare's Birthday Party
    • Shakespeare's Birthday Party
    • William Shakespeare's 450th Birthday Party at the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts. 

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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. 

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    • ICA@50 -- ICA celebrates its 50th anniversary with a series of micro-exhibitions.

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

    • Visual Studies Senior Thesis Exhibition
    • Visual Studies Senior Thesis Exhibition
    • Mind the Motion: Drawing in Transit to Combat Rider Mindlessness -- A Visual Studies Senior Thesis Project by Lauren Robie.

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    • Beatles - Penn Libraries
    • Tomorrow Never Knows: The Beatles in Text and Image at Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center.

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    • Penn Theatre Arts Program stages WELL, a play by Lisa Kron.

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

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    • ICA@50
    • ICA@50
    • ICA@50.

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

    • 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.

    • Arnold and Deanne Kaplan  Collection of Early American Judaica
    • Arnold and Deanne Kaplan Collection of Early American Judaica
    • A print from the Arnold and Deanne Kaplan Collection of Early American Judaica.

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

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    • Penn Museum Sphinx banner
    • The Sphinx at Penn Museum.

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    • Levi Gikandi, Fine Arts Major, College of Arts and Sciences.

    • 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.

    • Amiri Baraka @ World Cafe Live
    • Amiri Baraka @ World Cafe Live
    • Amiri Baraka performing with Professor Guthrie Ramsey's Musiqology at World Cafe Live.

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

    • 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.

    • Writing About Art seminar visits ICA
    • Writing About Art seminar visits ICA
    • ICA curator Anthony Elms leads students from Penn's Writing About Art seminar on a tour of the exhibition White Petals Surround your Yellow Heart.

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

Featured Stories

High School Students Explore Art & Architecture at Penn

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By Lydia Filosa Each summer, Penn’s campus is filled with high school students who come from all over the world to take college-level art and architecture courses through the Julian Krinsky program, Art & Architecture: Summer at Penn. Campers can choose from a wide array of arts courses, including Animation…

Arthur Ross Gallery Unveils Never-Before-Seen Collection With Help From Penn Undergrads

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By Lydia Filosa As a Penn undergraduate, one of my favorite places on campus to take a study break, and get a dose of culture in the process, was the Arthur Ross Gallery. Nestled inside Frank Furness’s castle-like Fisher Fine Arts Library, the Arthur Ross Gallery is a one-room…

History of Art Curatorial Seminar offers in-depth and hands-on exploration of Japanese prints

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By Hillary Halter In my time at Penn, I’ve been fortunate to have taken not just one, but three curatorial seminars, all geared towards undergraduates and working with eminent art institutions in Philadelphia. My freshman year I worked with the Institute of Contemporary Art on a show about Andy Warhol taught…