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With locally and nationally recognized cultural destinations, the University of Pennsylvania offers opportunities for the Penn and Philadelphia communities to engage with student, regional and international artists of all kinds. The Arts at Penn has something special for audiences of all ages and tastes.

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40 Winks with the Sphinx Sleepover University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 10/28/2011 - 10/29/2011
40 Winks with the Sphinx Sleepover

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

10/28/2011 - 10/29/2011

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An Afternoon of Egyptology University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 09/17/2011
An Afternoon of Egyptology

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

09/17/2011

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An Evening with Ivan Parker and Friends University of Pennsylvania 12/17/2011
An Evening with Ivan Parker and Friends

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania

12/17/2011

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Battleground: War Rugs from Afghanistan University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 04/30/2011 - 07/31/2011
Battleground: War Rugs from Afghanistan

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

04/30/2011 - 07/31/2011

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Book Reading/Discussion Featuring Brian Kenneth Swain Penn Bookstore 09/17/2011
Book Reading/Discussion Featuring Brian Kenneth Swain

Presented by the Penn Bookstore

09/17/2011

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Circus Week Encore at Morris Arboretum Garden Railway Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania 08/28/2011 - 09/05/2011
Circus Week Encore at Morris Arboretum Garden Railway

Presented by the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

08/28/2011 - 09/05/2011

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Community Night: An Evening to Imagine Africa University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 10/26/2011
Community Night: An Evening to Imagine Africa

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

10/26/2011

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Constitution Cafe: Led by Chris Phillips Penn Bookstore 09/15/2011
Constitution Cafe: Led by Chris Phillips

Presented by the Penn Bookstore

09/15/2011

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Culture Change, Adaptation and Image Film Series: Chinese Restaurants University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 10/02/2011
Culture Change, Adaptation and Image Film Series: Chinese Restaurants

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

10/02/2011

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Endgame Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts 11/08/2011 - 11/13/2011
Endgame

Presented by the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

11/08/2011 - 11/13/2011

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Family Sunday: Imagine Creating University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 10/09/2011
Family Sunday: Imagine Creating

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

10/09/2011

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First Person Arts: Grand Slam Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts 05/19/2012
First Person Arts: Grand Slam

Presented by the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

05/19/2012

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From the Sacred to the Historical: Ten Years after 9/11 University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 10/12/2011
From the Sacred to the Historical: Ten Years after 9/11

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

10/12/2011

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Gallery Project Opening: Imagine Africa University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 09/18/2011
Gallery Project Opening: Imagine Africa

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

09/18/2011

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Great Riddles in Archaeology Lecture Series: King Arthur University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 10/05/2011
Great Riddles in Archaeology Lecture Series: King Arthur

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

10/05/2011

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High Adventure Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania 07/25/2011 - 07/26/2011
High Adventure

Presented by the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

07/25/2011 - 07/26/2011

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Hindi Summer Language Program for High School Students University of Pennsylvania 06/12/2011 - 07/25/2011
Hindi Summer Language Program for High School Students

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania

06/12/2011 - 07/25/2011

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Imagine Africa Lecture Series: Africa and the World University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 10/20/2011
Imagine Africa Lecture Series: Africa and the World

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

10/20/2011

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In the Footprint: The Battle Over Atlantic Yards Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts 01/18/2012 - 01/29/2012
In the Footprint: The Battle Over Atlantic Yards

Presented by the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

01/18/2012 - 01/29/2012

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Intrepid Explorers at the Penn Museum University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 10/29/2011
Intrepid Explorers at the Penn Museum

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

10/29/2011

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Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetary University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 04/30/2011 - 04/30/2012
Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetary

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

04/30/2011 - 04/30/2012

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LIVE! Music in The Garden: Fink's Constant WXPN 08/20/2011
LIVE! Music in The Garden: Fink's Constant

Presented by the WXPN

08/20/2011

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LIVE! Music in The Garden: Ken Jenkura and Friends WXPN 09/03/2011
LIVE! Music in The Garden: Ken Jenkura and Friends

Presented by the WXPN

09/03/2011

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LIVE! Music in The Garden: Rattlesnake Hill WXPN 09/10/2011
LIVE! Music in The Garden: Rattlesnake Hill

Presented by the WXPN

09/10/2011

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LIVE! Music in The Garden: Redd Herrings WXPN 08/06/2011
LIVE! Music in The Garden: Redd Herrings

Presented by the WXPN

08/06/2011

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LIVE! Music in The Garden: The Hello Strangers WXPN 09/24/2011
LIVE! Music in The Garden: The Hello Strangers

Presented by the WXPN

09/24/2011

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LIVE! Music in The Garden: Wallace Brothers WXPN 08/13/2011
LIVE! Music in The Garden: Wallace Brothers

Presented by the WXPN

08/13/2011

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Lorene Cary Presents: If Sons, Then Heirs Penn Bookstore 09/21/2011
Lorene Cary Presents: If Sons, Then Heirs

Presented by the Penn Bookstore

09/21/2011

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Making a Monument: The Fall and Rise of the World Trade Center University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 09/11/2011
Making a Monument: The Fall and Rise of the World Trade Center

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

09/11/2011

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MOMIX Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts 05/17/2012 - 05/20/2012
MOMIX

Presented by the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

05/17/2012 - 05/20/2012

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Morris Arboretum Discovery Series-Made in the Shade Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania 08/06/2011
Morris Arboretum Discovery Series-Made in the Shade

Presented by the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

08/06/2011

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Morris Arboretum Garden Railway Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania 05/28/2011 - 09/05/2011
Morris Arboretum Garden Railway

Presented by the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

05/28/2011 - 09/05/2011

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Morris Arboretum Groovin' in the Garden Summer Concert Series Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania 07/28/2011
Morris Arboretum Groovin' in the Garden Summer Concert Series

Presented by the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

07/28/2011

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Morris Arboretum Kids Corner Concerts Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania 08/04/2011 - 08/11/2011
Morris Arboretum Kids Corner Concerts

Presented by the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

08/04/2011 - 08/11/2011

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Performance of Cato: A Tragedy by Joseph Addison Featuring Actor Reg E Cathey University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 09/11/2011
Performance of Cato: A Tragedy by Joseph Addison Featuring Actor Reg E Cathey

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

09/11/2011

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PM @ Penn Museum: 2nd Wednesday Quizzo University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 09/14/2011
PM @ Penn Museum: 2nd Wednesday Quizzo

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

09/14/2011

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PM @ Penn Museum: Summer Nights Bell Blake Duo University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 08/17/2011
PM @ Penn Museum: Summer Nights  Bell Blake Duo

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

08/17/2011

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PM @ Penn Museum: Summer Nights Bohemian Sunrise University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 08/10/2011
PM @ Penn Museum: Summer Nights  Bohemian Sunrise

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

08/10/2011

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PM @ Penn Museum: Summer Nights Leana Song University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 08/03/2011
PM @ Penn Museum: Summer Nights  Leana Song

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

08/03/2011

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PM @ Penn Museum: Summer Nights Timi Tanzania Reggae Band University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 08/24/2011
PM @ Penn Museum: Summer Nights  Timi Tanzania Reggae Band

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

08/24/2011

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PM at Penn Museum Summer Nights Bomple University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 07/27/2011
PM at Penn Museum Summer Nights  Bomple

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

07/27/2011

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Recreating the Nile in Pompeii: Egyptianizing Iconography University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 10/15/2011
Recreating the Nile in Pompeii: Egyptianizing Iconography

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

10/15/2011

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Renaisaance City Views from Above and Afar University of Pennsylvania Libraries 03/14/2011 - 08/13/2011
Renaisaance City Views from Above and Afar

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Libraries

03/14/2011 - 08/13/2011

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Secret Cinema: The Mummy University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 09/21/2011
Secret Cinema: The Mummy

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

09/21/2011

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Secret Cinema: The Thief of Baghdad University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 10/19/2011
Secret Cinema: The Thief of Baghdad

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

10/19/2011

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Storytime at the Morris Arboretum Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania 06/14/2011 - 10/11/2011
Storytime at the Morris Arboretum

Presented by the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

06/14/2011 - 10/11/2011

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Summer Wonder - Habiba Dance Ensemble University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 07/27/2011
Summer Wonder - Habiba Dance Ensemble

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

07/27/2011

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Summer Wonder: Piccirillio Sciencetellers University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 08/10/2011
Summer Wonder: Piccirillio Sciencetellers

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

08/10/2011

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Summer Wonder: Project Capoeira University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 08/03/2011
Summer Wonder: Project Capoeira

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

08/03/2011

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The Life and Times of Deborah Franklin Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts 09/16/2011 - 09/17/2011
The Life and Times of Deborah Franklin

Presented by the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

09/16/2011 - 09/17/2011

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The Midwestern Experience: Ormandy in Minneapolis University of Pennsylvania Libraries 01/14/2011 - 11/30/2011
The Midwestern Experience: Ormandy in Minneapolis

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Libraries

01/14/2011 - 11/30/2011

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The Shape of Things to Come: Developing Collections of Antiquities and Archaeological Materials University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 10/06/2011
The Shape of Things to Come: Developing Collections of Antiquities and Archaeological Materials

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

10/06/2011

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Tree Adventure Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania 07/04/2009 - ongoing
Tree Adventure

Presented by the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

07/04/2009 - ongoing

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Univ of Penn Startalk Urdu High School Summer Program The University of Pennsylvania's South Asia Center 07/11/2011 - 07/29/2011
Univ of Penn Startalk Urdu High School Summer Program

Presented by the The University of Pennsylvania's South Asia Center

07/11/2011 - 07/29/2011

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Watt Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts 11/09/2011 - 11/13/2011
Watt

Presented by the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

11/09/2011 - 11/13/2011

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WXPN's Free At Noon WXPN 04/27/2009 - ongoing
WXPN's Free At Noon

Presented by the WXPN

04/27/2009 - ongoing

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