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Penn Presents
Annenberg Center

Poncho Sanchez, latin jazz musician

Wynton Marsalis, jazz trumpeter


Ustad Shujaat Kahn and Debashish Bhattacharya,
Indian classical musicians





Slought Foundation

Elliot Sharp

Scott Fields and DVPG

Angelica Sanchez

Koch, Schuz, Studer

Boston Orchestra





The Tojan Women: A Love Story




Tamagawa Taiko Drummers




Special Events

20th Annual Children's Festival
Annenberg Center

Jack-Five Oh

BAM-The Blue Barrel Show

Jabali Acrobats

Kaleta: A Children's Festival


Jamie Adkins in Typo


Stars of Peking Acrobats

Mark Jaster--A Fool Named "O"





20th Tokyo Japanese Cherry Blossom Queen






Kelly Writers House
Through April 2

Top left: I Thought I Knew, charcoal and rubber on wood.

Top right: Untitled, digital photography.

Bottom left: Misplaced, conte drawing.




Yunsung Hong
Graduate Student Center
Through April 30

Untitled, acrylic on canvas, 60"x 75", 2003. Work by Yunsung Hung




Mayan Procession
Penn Museum
Through April 21

Procession Near Tecpan by Winifred Godfrey. Oil on canvas, 60" x 80"


Zunil Cemetery by Winifred Godfrey. Oil on canvas, 52" x96"





Fox Family All-Campus Show
Fox Gallery, Logan Hall
Through April 30

Philadelphia Parcels by Lysa Janssen, MFA 2004.
Digital drawing, 36" x 50", 2004.




Master Drawings (1800-914) from the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
Arthur Ross Gallery
Through June 27

Portrait of a Girl by Franz Horny (1798-1824), pencil on paper.

César-Paul Helleu (1827-1859), Two studies of a girl’s head, ca. 1896-7 red, black, and white chalks on fine-textured white paper inscribed in red chalk. Courtesy of Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

A Portrait Head of a Man in Profile by Jeane Auguste Donimique Ingres (1780-1867), graphite on paper.

A Woman Seated in Profile by James Jacques Joseph Tissot (1836-1902), black chalk with body color on blue paper.




Framing (a Condensation Cube)
Slought Foundation
Through May 20

Condensation Cube, 1963-65.




Terror: A Collaboration Between a
Palestinian and an Israeli Artist
Slought Foundation
Through April 17

From "The Family." Digital Print, 2001.




Public Override Void
Slought Foundation
Through May 20

Sentence Frame Code




ICA: Spring Exhibits
Through April 4

Child sculpture, part of Nothing Ever Happens by Yoshitomo Nara.

Epistle, Sarah McEneaney, 1997. Courtesy of the artist and Gallery Schlesinger, New York.

Unnamed map of Tokyo, Aleksandra Mir, part of NAMING TOKYO (Part III), 2003.

Smartwrap, KieranTimberlake Associates LLP. Courtesy of KieranTimberlake Associates.




Antique Rugs of the Turkman Tribes
Arthur Ross Gallery
Through April 4

Main Carpet, Erasari tribe, Turkemenistan, circa 1875, 6 x 10 ft.




New Society for Universal Harmony
Slought Foundation
Through April 15

Case Study, New Society Archives




Works in Encaustic on Wood
Burrison Gallery
Through April 30

R3 by Neil Garrioch. Encaustic on wood, 2003. 18 in. x 18 in. x 2 in.




Mythic Visions: Yarn Paintings of a Huichol Shaman
Penn Museum
Through May 2

All paintings by José Benítez Sánchez

Sun God

Artist imagines how odd the Sun god would have looked to the ancestors when he first appeared. 16" x 16".

Circle of deer and peyote

This is the sacred circle of deer of and peyote. 12" x 12".

Multiple Identities

This work shows that the Huichol world is full of things made of more than one identity. 16" x 16".

Conscious Life

Artists shows that there is a conscious like on as well as beneath the surface of the earth. 24" x 24".


A skeletonized shaman with his feathered power arrow as held aloft. 48" x 48".

Huichol Peyoteros

Hichol Peyoteros fill shoulder bags and burden baskets with peyote for ceremonial use at home. Photo by Peter T. Furst, 1968.




Art-in-Science XVIII: The Earth Exposed
Esther Klein Gallery
Through May 15

Americas by Steve Young.


Philadelphia by Steve Young




Only Controversial and Not Detrimental: The Legacy of Modern Design in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia
Kroiz Gallery
Through May 31

Mrs. Thomas Raeburn White House, 1963. Mitchell/Giurgola, architects. Photo by Rollin LaFrance.

Vanna Venturi House, 1959-1964. Venturi & Short, architects, Robert Venturi, project architect. Courtesy of Venturi, Scott Brown & Associates. Photo by Rollin LaFrance.




Beaux-Arts at Penn
Kroix Gallery
Through May 31

Robert Fulton Memorial

Robert Fulton Memorial, Competition, 1909,
Paul Phillippe Cret, architect




A Show of Roses: Watercolors for the Morris Arboretum
Morris Arboretum
Through June 27.

Sky Roses by Marcy Abhau





Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur
Dietrich Gallery, Penn Museum
Through September

Three vessels. Gold bow, electrum tumbler, and a gold vessel in the shape of an ostrich egg, with lapis lazuli, red limestone, shell, and bitumen, all ca. 2650-2550 B.C.

Gold bull amulet,
1.5 cm x 1.5 cm


Cosmetic box with inlaid lid, of silver, lapis lazuli and shell, found in the Lady Puabi's tomb.

Some of Lady Puabi's jewelry, found in her tomb chamber, including pins of gold and lapis lazuli, a garter and cuff of gold, lapis lazuli and carnelian, finger rings, and more.


Headdress of the Lady Puabi

Front view of the bull-headed Great Lyre from the "Kings Grave" at Ur. Gold, silver, lapis lazuli, shell, bitumen, and wood.




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 web site for more images




  Almanac, Vol. 50, No. 27, March 30, 2004