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Penn Presents
Annenberg Center


Michael Bublé, jazz singer




Slought Foundation Concerts

Marco Eneidi


Kevin Norton


Cooper-Moore, Abbs and Taylor




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"







Nature Observed: A History of Botanical Engravings
Morris Arboretum
Through May 9

Pink Flowered Rocu by Maria Sibylla Merian




Folio Exhibition
Through May 28

Link by Scott White, Fine Arts Lecturer. Lithograph, 22 x15

Untitled digital print by Nigel Rolfe, Senior Critic

Art Agonist by Susana Jacobson, Assistant Professor





Show Support: A Benefit Exhibition
Slought Foundation
Through June 12

Slought Foundation (Room A1), 2002




Arts and Science Community V: Neighborhood Bike Works
Esther Klein Gallery
Through June 30

Buffalo Ride by Joe Tiburino

Non Stop Watch by Caroline Peterson




ICA Spring Exhibits
Through August 1

Moon by Roe Ethridge, 2003. C-print, 24 x 30 inches. Courtesy of Andrew Kreps Gallery.

Neither Here Nor There by Judy Pfaff, 2003. Installation view courtesy of Ameringer & Yohe Fine Art, NY. Photo by Alyson Horn.


The Forbidden City Ghosts by Yun-Fei Ji, 2002. Ink and mineral pigment on mulberry paper, 64 x 67 inches.





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.




Framing (a Condensation Cube)
Slought Foundation
Through May 20

Condensation Cube, 1963-65.





Public Override Void
Slought Foundation
Through May 20

Sentence Frame Code




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




Terror: A Collaboration Between a
Palestinian and an Israeli Artist
Slought Foundation
Through June 12

From "The Family." Digital Print, 2001.




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

Sky Roses by Marcy Abhau




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.





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. 31, April 27, 2004