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Penn Presents


Bill Charlap
Bill Charlap
Children of Uganda
Children of Uganda



International House
Around The World With Relâche
May 20, 2006, 8 p.m.




Undergraduate Senior Graduation Exhibition
Addams Gallery
May 8-15, 2006

Untitled from the Undergraduate Senior Graduation Exhibition


PennDesign Graduate Exhibition
Meyerson Lower/Center Gallery
May 12-16, 2006

Tadashi Moriyama
Artist: Tadashi Moriyama
Andrew Graham
Artist: Andrew Graham
Brent Wahl
Artist: Brent Wahl
Ivanny Pagan
Artist: Ivanny Pagan
Emmy Hoy
Artist: Emmy Hoy


Garden Life: A Juried Photographic Exhibit
Morris Arboretum
Through May 15, 2006


Garden Life Exhibit
Red Tulip by Susan Rothchild was one of last year's winners.



The Arts of the Future will be Radical Transformations of Situations, or They Will Be Nothing: Guy Debord Cineaste;
Slought Foundation
Through May 25, 2006

Vive le detournement

Film Still, Guy Debord


Educating the Youth of Pennsylvania:
Worlds of Learning in the Age of Franklin
Rosenwald Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library
Through May 31, 2006


Educating Youth Exhibit
Educating Youth Exhibit
Benjamin Franklin, Proposals Relating to the Education of Youth in Pensilvania Philadelphia; Franklin and Hall, 1749; Image courtesy of Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania
Hornbook of "H.H." 1799; Historical Society of Pennsylvania Collection; Image courtesy of Atwater Kent Museum of Philadelphia.


Delaware River Valley Schoolhouses:
From the Age of Franklin
Rosenwald Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library
Through May 31, 2006

Delaware River Valley Schoolhouses


The Library is Burning
Text, Image, Object: 1963-2006, Osvaldo Romberg
Kamin Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library
Through June 7, 2006

Osvaldo Romberg

Osvaldo Romberg's Installation book in Negev Desert, Israel, with Borges text cast in cement, in the direction of Jerusalem,1995.


The Early Modern Painter-Etcher
Arthur Ross Gallery
Through June 11, 2006

Early Modern Painter-Etcher

Peter Paul Rubens, St. Catherine, 1530s, etching.
Courtesy of the New York Public Library


Dennis Oppenheim Exhibits
Slought Foundation
Through June 1, 2006

Dennis Oppenheim Reading Position for Second Degree Burn, 1970, Jones Beach, New York, Duration of Exposure: 5 hours. Part of the exhibit, Tactics: Early Video Works by Dennis Oppenheim, 1970-1974.
Waves Artwork from Wave Forms: Oppenheim Proposal for 3401 Chestnut St., Philadelphia


Female Gender Stereotypes in Our Contemporary Media
International House
May 5 through June 30, 2006

Female Gender Stereotypes in Our Contemporary Media

Female Gender Stereotypes in Our Contemporary Media


ICA Spring Exhibits
April 21 Through July 30, 2006

Kai Althoff
Filmgroup West (Kai Althoff, Michaela Eichwald, Ralf Schaf, TK) Aus Lauter Haut, 2000
Video, minutes
Image courtesy of the artists.
From the exhibit,
Make Your Own Life: Artists In & Out Of Cologne

Soft Sites
Mary Ellen Carroll, Late (view 1), 2005
Silver gellatin print, 16 x 16 inches
From the exhibit, Soft Sites
Candida Hofer
Candida Höfer, BNF Paris XX, 1998
C-print, 33 1/2 x 33 1/2  inches
©2004 Candida Höfer / Artists Rights Society (ARS).
Image courtesy of the artist.
Zoe Strauss
Detail I-95 (Camden Mattresses) Camden, NJ, 2002
Courtesy of the Philadelphia Public Art Project
From the exhibit, Ramp Project: Zoe Strauss


Housing the Bell: 150 Years of Exhibiting an American Icon
Kroiz Gallery
April 20 Through August 18, 2006

Housing the Bell
Drawing from Housing the Bell exhibit.


An Investment in Knowledge:
Franklin's Vision for Penn
First Floor, College Hall
Through September, 2006

An Investment in Knowledge Exhibit
Investment in Knowledge
Benjamin Franklin,
Idea of the English School, 1751, p. 1
Portrait of William Smith
(1727-1803), Penn's First Provost
An Investment in Knowledge Exhibit

An East Prospect of the City of Philadelphia, 1756.
Engraving by Nicholas Scull & George Heap;
Image courtesy The Library Company of Philadelphia


Connecting Cultures: Kids Across the World
Penn Museum
Through November 26, 2006


Mayan Boy Aboriginal Girl
Mayan boy at Christmas festival in Belize. Photo by Joan S. Klatchko. Charleen lives in the tropical north of Australia where Aboriginal people have inhabited the land for around 70,000 years. Photo by Joan S. Klatchko
Indian Boy
Ecuadorian Girl
A young boy from India holds his older brother's schoolbooks. An Ecuadorean girl cradles one of her family's farm animals.


meta Metasequoia
Morris Arboretum
April 30 - Ongoing

Morris Arboretum meta Metasequoia

meta Metasequoia

Morris Arboretum meta Metasequoia


Coming to the Small Screen: Ormandy & Television
Eugene Ormandy Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library

Eugene Ormandy

Drawing by Alfred Bendiner, ca. 1952
Eugene Ormandy dedicated his life to music, from the age of three, when he first picked up a violin, to shortly after his 84th birthday, when he conducted his last concert with the Philadelphia Orchestra. It is with this orchestra that Ormandy's name will forever be associated, by virtue of his serving as its Music Director for 42 years. Image courtesy of the University of Pennsylvania Architectural Archives.


A Wonderful Life: A Daughter's Tribute to a Family of Educators
Lobby, GSE

Pennsylvania Daughter

Pennsylvania Daughter by Joan Myerson.
Digital "painting" of the artist's mother as Penn student.

Visit the artist's website for more images




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