Supporting and Promoting the Arts at the University of Pennsylvania
“Holding Pattern,” on display at Studio 10 through Aug. 9, is an exhibition featuring 11 recent graduates of the Stuart Weitzman School of Design’s MFA program and partly supported through funds from the MFA program of the Department of Fine Arts and The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation.
August 19, 2019 The Sachs Program is Hiring!
The Sachs Program is seeking a part-time temporary administrative assistant to support the Associate Director in the office for 15 hours a week. The duration of this position is September – May, for a total of 33 weeks.
- August 12, 2019 Penn Remembers and Celebrates Toni Morrison
August 8, 2019
Stuart Weitzman School of Design to Honor Award Recipients
The University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design has selected KPF cofounder A. Eugene Kohn as the 2019 recipient of the Kanter Tritsch Medal for Excellence in Architecture and Environmental Design, and the Regional Plan Association's (RPA) Fourth Regional Plan as the inaugural recipient of the Witte-Sakamoto Family Medal in City and Regional Planning.
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.
Friday August 23Mindfulness at the Museum
Mindfulness at the Museum is a series of drop-in guided meditation sessions facilitated by skilled holistic practitioners. The ICA hosts Mindfulness at the Museum most Fridays throughout the year, from noon to 1 PM. Each session begins with a brief description of how the interaction will unfold. From there, you are led into either walking or seated mediation for approximately 20 – 30 minutes, as you collectively engage with mindfulness in silence with fellow participants. The session wraps-up with a moment of reflection, providing you with an opportunity to learn more about the individuals you’ve taken this journey with, and how your collective experiences relate to art.
Saturday August 24NSO Speakeasy at Kelly Writers House
This open mic night features performances by the Class of 2023. Share your talents with your classmates! Speakeasy is: poetry, prose and anything goes -- so bring your poetry, your fiction, your guitar, or anything you'd like to present. Or just come to hang out, listen, and check out the Writers House.
Wednesday August 28“Designing Natures”: Curators Talk with Karen M’Closkey and Richard Weller
This event will take place at 6:30 pm in the Lower Gallery (210) of Meyerson Hall.
Friday August 30Student Performing Arts Night
Student Performing Arts Night (SPAN) is a showcase of student performing arts groups across Penn's campus, ranging from a cappella to dance to theatre, and everything in between. See members of more than 40 performing groups (including dance, theatre, vocal and instrumental music, comedy, spoken word and a cappella) from the Performing Arts Council perform.
In 2017, Reality Winner was surprised at her home by the FBI, interrogated and charged with leaking evidence of Russian interference in our election. This "blistering piece of political theater" (ARTFORUM) stages the FBI transcript of what happened. September 13-15 at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.