Supporting and Promoting the Arts at the University of Pennsylvania
A two-week mindCORE summer workshop aimed at underrepresented undergrads across the country is focusing on language science and technology, and minds in the world. Participating students hear from more than 20 Penn researchers on a range of topics. The Barnes exercise, one part of the overall program, reveals clues about how the brain processes visual cues.
June 20, 2019
‘Design with Nature,’ 50 Years Later
Beginning on the Summer Solstice, the Ian L. McHarg Center for Urbanism and Ecology at the Weitzman School is presenting “Design With Nature Now,” a multi-platform exploration of the legacy of visionary environmental planner and landscape architect Ian L. McHarg.
June 18, 2019
Maya Arthur Announced as 2019-2020 Kelly Writers House Post-Bacc Fellow
Maya Arthur (C'18) has been selected as the inaugural Kelly Writers House Post-Baccalaureate Fellow.
June 13, 2019
Monumental Move: Penn Museum Sphinx
In a three-day, high-tech operation, the massive sphinx is moved from the gallery where it sat since 1926 to the main entrance hall.
The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation announced its 2019 Grant Awards at a celebration on Thursday, May 2nd at the Penn LGBT Center. Our annual grants process will reopen in the fall of 2019. Please sign up for our newsletter to stay informed.
The Sachs Program’s grantmaking supports innovative arts activities throughout the Penn community, providing funding to Penn faculty, staff, students, departments, programs, and centers. Our vision is that the arts at Penn are valued and embraced as a creative catalyst, driving innovation, inspiration, and action.
Wednesday June 26ICA Presents: Open Video Call Rush Screening 2019
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Open Video Call, ICA will accept RUSH SUBMISSIONS: The first 10 artists to bring video work of up to 10 minutes on June 26th, beginning at 11AM, will have their works screened in the ICA auditorium starting at 6:30PM. There will be snacks, drinks and entertainment at the [...]
Wednesday June 26Penn Museum: Gritty Curates Summer Nights
Spend an evening in the garden of the Penn Museum after work. Enjoy a laid-back atmosphere, music, cocktails, friends and fun with this new take on their Summer Nights Series.
Thursday June 27Dreamweapons: A Musical Afterlife of Tony Conrad with HEVM/David Grubbs
Dreamweapons is a series performances celebrating the multivalent influences of Tony Conrad. These events are presented in conjunction with ICA’s presentation of Introducing Tony Conrad: A Retrospective, the first large-scale museum survey devoted entirely to the artist.
Thursday June 27Water Passion After St. Matthew Performed by the Mendelssohn Club
Composed by Academy Award winner Tan Dun, this piece will be performed by the Mendelssohn Club for its Philadelphia premiere.
Laurel McSherry: A Book of Days is conceived to inspire visitors to think about their everyday landscapes in new and thoughtful ways. Presented at the Arthur Ross Gallery, as part of Design With Nature Now, this site-specific installation by landscape architect and visual artist Laurel McSherry takes as its subject the Clyde River Valley in Scotland: Ian McHarg’s childhood home. McHarg’s experiences in the landscapes there inform the very personal narrative which is central to Design With Nature.