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Almanac - May 27, 2014 Volume 60 No. 35

 

RelAche in Residence: Hitchcock's the Lodger
Penn Museum

relache

Relâche in Residence: Hitchcock's the Lodger will be playing at Penn Museum on June 1 at 1:30 p.m. See Music.

 

Moonlight and Roses Gala
Morris Arboretum

rose garden

Morris Arboretum's Moonlight and Roses Gala will take place June 6 at 6 p.m. See Special Events.

 

PM @ Penn Museum Concerts

For all of the below see Music.

El Caribefunk will be performing on June 18 from 5-8 p.m.

Barakka will be performing on June 25 from 5-8 p.m.
Zydeco-A-Go-Go will be performing on July 9 from 5-8 p.m.
Trinidelphia will be performing on July 16 from 5-8 p.m.
M'oudswing will be performing on July 23 from 5-8 p.m.
wpo
West Philadelphia Orchestra will be performing on July 30 from 5-8 p.m.
Newspaper Taxis will be performing on August 6 from 5-8 p.m.
Leana Song will be performing on August 13 from 5-8 p.m.
Minas will be performing on August 20 from 5-8 p.m.
Jimmy Pritchard Band will be performing on August 27 from 5-8 p.m.

 

Skin: Totem and Tattoo
Slought

skin and totem

Skin: Totem and Tattoo, the curatorial and anthropological explorations about the boundary between self, world and society will be on exhibit at Slought until June 20. See Exhibits.

 

BEAR CAVE TOWER
"MAKE MUSIC PHILLY" OUTDOOR CONCERT

bear cave

"Make Music Philly" Outdoor Concerts will feature Bear Cave Tower on June 21 at 11:30 a.m. See Music.

 

Spirited away
International house-family matinee

spirited away

Enjoy Family Matinees this summer at International House. Spirited Away will be shown on June 21 at 2 p.m. See Children's Activities.

 

Small Threads
Burrison Gallery

small threads
Small Threads, photographs of hand-built environments illustrating human relationships by Dana McElroy are on display at Burrison Gallery through June 27. See Exhibits.

 

From Rio to Brotherly Love
International House

Rio
From Rio to Brotherly Love is a show by Daniel Gafanhoto at International House that will run through June 28. See Exhibits.

 

Residents’ Art Show
International House

residents
Residents’ Art Show is a show at International House that will run through June 30. See Exhibits.

 

Summer Wonder
Penn Museum

For all of the below see Children's Activities.
meesha

Meesha Belly Dance will be performing on July 2 from 11 a.m.-noon.

Chinese Music with Kurt Jung and Qin Qian will be performing on July 9 from 11 a.m.-noon.
Aesop's Fables: Puppet Theatre Inside Out will be performing on July 16 from 11 a.m.-noon.
Earth Makers, Earth Shakers: Creation Stories from Around the World will be performing on July 23 from 11 a.m.-noon.
Spice Route Ensemble will be performing on July 30 from 11 a.m.-noon.

 

A hard Day's Night
International House

hard days night

Enjoy a variety of world film this summer at International House. A Hard Days Night will be shown on July 5 at 7 p.m. See Films.

 

On the Wings of Eagle and Raven:
Tlingit and Haida Traditions

Arthur Ross Gallery

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On the Wings of Eagle and Raven: Tlingit and Haida Traditions is a curatorial seminar celebrating Tlingit and Haida people that runs through July 27 at Arthur Ross Gallery. See Exhibits.

 

Tomorrow Never Knows: The Beatles in Text and Image Kamin Gallery Van Pelt-Dietrich Library

beatles
(above) Tomorrow Never Knows: The Beatles in Text and Image is a new exhibit on display at the Kamin Gallery on the first floor of Van-Pelt Dietrich Library, through August 11. See Exhibits.

 

Summer Garden Railway
Morris Arboretum

circus train
oncoming train

Summer Garden Railway, landmarks created from natural materials are on display at the Morris Arboretum through September 1.. See Exhibits.

 

exhibits at morris arboretum

Home tweet home
Feathered Friends
warbler
Exhibits at the Morris Arboretum include Home Tweet Home, running through September 1, and Birds in Their Habitats: Images from the Academy of Natural Sciences, running through October. See Exhibits.

 

Sacred Spaces: The Photography of Ahmet Ertug
Penn Museum

hagia sophia
Kariye Camii in Istanbul, Turkey. Sacred Spaces: The Photography of Ahmet Ertug is open at the Penn Museum. See Exhibits.


Native American voices:
The people - Here and now
penn museum

native dance nation
native american penn museum
native print
Native American Voices: The People—Here and Now, a new long-term interactive exhibition at the Penn Museum, visitors will learn about contemporary issues in Native America. Set against the backdrop of more than 200 objects from the Museum’s expansive collections from the United States and Canada, the exhibition challenges stereotypes and tells powerful stories of Native American successes in achieving independence as sovereign, self-governing Nations. At multimedia stations, visitors will experience audio and video clips of contemporary Native Americans speaking of the many ways in which they maintain their religious, political, linguistic and artistic independence. See Exhibits.

 

the history of nursing as seen through the lens of art
carol ware lobby, fagin hall

nursing
The HUP Nursing Alumni Association commissioned artist Kathleen Shaver, HUP’76, to create an art installation to honor the history and legacy of 125 years of nursing at the University of Pennsylvania. More information here. See Exhibits.




AUDOBON'S BIRDS OF AMERICA
VAN PELT-DIETRICH LIBRARY
audobon's birds of america
This permanent exhibit at Van Pelt-Diectrich Library is devoted to the display of John James Audubon's Birds of America (1827-38). Penn's double elephant folio set of the Birds was a gift by Edwin H. Vare, Jr. in 1957-59. The page opens from the volume on display will be changed on the second Wednesday of every month. This photo is courtesy of the Penn Libraries. See Exhibits.


Human evolution: THE FIRST 200 Million Years

human evolution
Various fossils on display at the Penn Museum's ongoing exhibit Human Evolution: The First 200 Million Years. Visitors have an opportunity to engage with a variety of multi-media programs, as well as view and touch more than 100 casts of fossil bones from primate and human evolutionary records. This photo is courtesy of the Penn Museum. See Exhibits.