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Penn Presents
Annenberg Center


Dancer of the Vineland Regional Dance Company

Tamika Patton

Tamika Patton, gospel artist, will perform along with The Wilmington Chester Mass Choir Freedom Choir of Philadelphia




Penn Museum

Women's Sekere Ensemble

Young member of the Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble


An actress from the Vagabond Acting Troupe. Troupe will perform the Roman comedy, The Brothers Menaechmus.




Felix Hell Benefit Concert

Felix Hell, German organ virtuoso




Slought Foundation Concerts

Björkenheim, experimental drums and guitar

Claudia Quintet, winds and percussion ensemble


Nancarrow in Mexico City; Experimental computer pianist. Photo by John Fago.

Tomasz Stanko, jazz ensemble


Burton Greene, Jewish/Semetic music with improvised jazz

Ravish Momin's Trio Tarna, fusion of Japanese, Afghani, and North Indian Ethnic music


Sticks and Stones, jazz and fusion improvisation music






Garden Railway: Great American Lighthouses
Morris Arboretum
Through October 11


The 7th year of the Garden Railway display, a miniature world set in the summer garden that features historic buildings.




Local Favorites: Butterflies Worth Watching
Morris Arboretum
Through October 10


Monarch butterfly on a Tithonia. Photo by Jane Ruffin




Personal Space: Paintings by Scott Kahn
Arthur Ross Gallery
Through October 24

Into the Sitting Room by Scott Kahn. Oil on linen, 1999.



Artists in the Garden
Morris Arboretum
Through September 9

A watercolor by by Gwen Koths entitled Paphiopedilum




Magnificent Objects
Penn Museum
Through September 12

Basket Earrings with Sheet-metal Pendants. Troad Region, Turkey. Mid-3rd millennium B.C. Gold. Length: 5 in. & 4.7 in. These are part of the Penn Museum's collection of jewelry reportedly recovered near Troy. Photo: Penn Museum.

Crystal Ball on Silver Stand. China. Qing Dynasty (A.D. 1644-1911). Quartz crystal, silver. Diameter of ball: 10 in. Photo: Penn Museum.

Silver Box with Jeweled Top. Nepal. 18th-19th century. Silver, gold, lapis lazuli, turquoise, coral, and jewels of ruby, emerald, and aquamarine. Length: 7.25 in. Photo: Penn Museum.


Gold Lime Container. Quimbaya, Colombia. Probably Early Quimbaya, 200 B.C.-A.D. 1000. Height: 9 in. Photo: Penn Museum.


Ramses II. Herakleopolis (Ihnasya el-Medina), Egypt. Dynasty 19 (ca. 1250 B.C.). Limestone. Height: (8.5 ft.). Photo: Dr. David Silverman.




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.





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. 34, May 25, 2004