Get Ready to Come Home (to Penn)!

Author: Lisa Vaccarelli, C’02, GED’10

You’ve saved the date (October 26-28).  Now, take a look at all the great programming taking place over Homecoming Weekend featuring Arts & Culture.  The website is up and registration is open – space is limited for some events, so sign up now to save your space.  For those who need a cheat sheet, here are a few events not to miss.

Get back in the classroom and participate in dynamic discussions with faculty and fellow alumni at one of these Classes without Quizzes: [ARTHUR ROSS GALLERY IMAGE and/or CLASS IMAGE]

  • Frank Furness and the Evolution of the Modern Library (Saturday)
  • The Power of Suggestion/The Pleasure of Groove: New Developments in Contemporary Jazz (Saturday)
  • Masters of Light: French and California Impressionists (Saturday)

Tour Penn’s Architectural Masterpieces with Dr. David Brownlee, Frances Shapiro-Weitzenhoffer Professor of the History of Art:

  • 19th Century Architecture (Friday)
  • 20th Century Architecture (Saturday)

Explore the beautiful grounds of the Barnes Foundation, recently relocated to Center City Philadelphia, with renowned landscape architect and PennDesign professor Laurie Olin (Sunday).

Kids of all ages are invited to Morris Arboretum’s Bloomfield Farm Day, with tours of a working 18th century grist mill and plenty of family-centered entertainment (Sunday).

And finally, be ready to cheer the Quakers on the certain victory against the Brown Bears. Can’t wait to see you there!


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