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    • 2015 Visual Studies Senior Thesis Exhibition

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    • The ARTacama Project

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    • ICA Spring 2015 gallery walkthrough with Program Curator Alex Klein and artists Julia Feyrer and Tamara Henderson.

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    • Theatre Arts Professor Jim Schlatter led #Penn19 on a "Magical Mystery Tour" of campus during Quaker Days.

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    • Spring blooms at Morris Arboretum.

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    • Modern Japanese Prints
    • Professor Julie Nelson Davis with students from her Modern Japanese Prints curatorial seminar at Penn's Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts.

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    • Beneath the Surface: Life, Death, and Gold in Ancient Panama -- on view at Penn Museum through November 2015.

    • Heidi Chronicles
    • Heidi Chronicles
    • The Heidi Chronicles -- Penn Theatre Arts Spring 2015 Production.

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    • Building Philadelphia
    • Professor David Brownlee's Art & Culture Freshman Seminar visits the Fairmount Water Works.

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    • Penn Symphony Orchestra
    • Penn Symphony Orchestra rehearsal at Irvine Auditorium.

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    • Barbara Kasten: Stages--on view at ICA through August 16, 2015

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

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    • FEFU AND HER FRIENDS -- Penn Theatre Arts Fall 2014 Production.

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

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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. 

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

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

    • 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

Finding Ground in Poetry: The Spring 2015 Kelly Writers House Fellows Seminar

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By Connie Yu. Jessica Hagedorn—novelist, playwright, poet—began her evening reading at the Kelly Writers House with two new poems. “Poetry is my grounding,” she related; it’s what made her love language. Our Fellows seminar, led by the incoming Director of the Creative Writing Program, Julia Bloch, and Fellows Coordinator…

Building Philadelphia: A Story of Architecture

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By John George Armstrong.   Philadelphia has a story to tell. Have you heard it? Professor David Brownlee, from Penn's History of Art Department, tells the story of Philadelphia through its architecture. The various buildings in the city play the role of characters in this story, each contributing a unique…

Do/Tell: Student Curating at Penn's Institute of Contemporary Art

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By Virginia Seymour.   “Home for me is both the mysterious and mythic—the known and the unknown.” — Carrie Mae Weems Rarely, if ever, do undergraduates get the chance to curate exhibitions at major museums. In the History of Art Department at Penn, however, the practice is commonplace, with several classes…