June 15, 2018Assistant Professor Ebony Elizabeth Thomas’s Exploration of Representations of Slavery in Children’s Literature Featured in Penn Today
Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, an assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education, and an expert on children’s literature and the teaching of African-American literature, history, and culture in K-12 classrooms, has for the past decade been exploring representations of slavery in children’s literature.
June 15, 2018Penn Fine Arts Lecturer Deirdre Murphy Participates in Penn Program in Environmental Humanities (PPEH) Ecotopian Toolkit Project
PPEH's Ecotopian Toolkit is meant to put a more uplifting spin on how we see and care for urban waters, and to create a “cohort of like-minded artists working in the same space.” Penn Today features one of the artists, Deirdre Murphy, whose work for this project revolves around the migration of birds feeding and breeding along the Schuylkill’s edge.
June 15, 2018The Sachs Program’s Recently Launched Newsletter and Ticket Promotion Series
The Sachs Program launched a bi-weekly newsletter in May. We also started a ticket promotion series, and gave away free tickets to Taylor Mac and Kendrick Lamar. And there's more to come...
June 7, 2018Penn Alumni Exhibiting in Philadelphia
Philadelphia has a vibrant art scene, and Penn Alumni play an active role. See the work of three artists and curators at three different spaces around town.
May 20, 2018The Associated Press Publishes Feature on Penn Museum’s Global Guides Program
The Associated Press published a feature on the Global Guides Program at the Penn Museum this weekend. In the article, "Rusty Baker, executive director of the non-profit advocacy group PA Museums, said programs like the Penn Museum’s Global Guides provide visitors with a richer experience and could help grow audiences." The Museum will continue to grow the Global Guides Program as it opens new galleries.