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Apr 21, 2020
Lightning Lectures
The Undergraduate Fine Arts & Design Program at the Weitzman School of Design presents Error 404, a virtual thesis project developed by students in a year-long studio and research-based class taught by Kayla Romberger and Ivanco Talevski. Lightning Lectures will feature livestream presentations by students using a variety of visual art mediums to conduct research…
Apr 8, 2020
Mindfulness at the Museum with Shesheena Bray
Mindfulness at the Museum is a series of guided meditation sessions facilitated by skilled holistic practitioners designed to teach participants how to become in tune with the present. Mindfulness meditation can help reduce stress, foster compassion and improve memory. Each encounter is unique from the last, drawing synthesis between the mind and body, leaving participants…
Apr 8, 2020
Mindfulness at the Museum with Sandi Herman
Mindfulness at the Museum is a series of guided meditation sessions facilitated by skilled holistic practitioners designed to teach participants how to become in tune with the present. Mindfulness meditation can help reduce stress, foster compassion and improve memory. Each encounter is unique from the last, drawing synthesis between the mind and body, leaving participants…
Apr 8, 2020
Mindfulness at the Museum with Kate Johnson
Mindfulness at the Museum is a series of guided meditation sessions facilitated by skilled holistic practitioners designed to teach participants how to become in tune with the present. Mindfulness meditation can help reduce stress, foster compassion and improve memory. Each encounter is unique from the last, drawing synthesis between the mind and body, leaving participants…
Apr 8, 2020
Mindfulness at the Museum with Kate Johnson
Mindfulness at the Museum is a series of guided meditation sessions facilitated by skilled holistic practitioners designed to teach participants how to become in tune with the present. Mindfulness meditation can help reduce stress, foster compassion and improve memory. Each encounter is unique from the last, drawing synthesis between the mind and body, leaving participants…
Apr 3, 2020
Online Premiere: ‘Until That Morning Comes’ by Harmony Holiday
On May 13, 1985, the Philadelphia Police Department dropped a makeshift bomb from a helicopter onto the 6200 block of Osage Avenue in West Philadelphia, following a heated standoff between its authorities and the members of MOVE, a Black liberation group founded by John Africa in 1972 that embraced self-determination, eco-justice, and a society free…
Feb 25, 2020
Coffee and Conversation: Trevor Shimizu and the Performance of the Self
Taking inspiration from Frank O’Hara’s celebrated poem “In Memory of My Feelings“(1967), this tour and discussion of the exhibition Trevor Shimizu: Performance Artist will explore how Shimizu visualizes the performance of identity. Realized in both painting and video, Shimizu’s characterizations of his “selves” are conceptually complex yet eminently relatable, typifying a condition that is all…
Feb 12, 2020
Coffee and Conversation: Related Histories and Monuments in Karyn Olivier: Everything That’s Alive Moves
Enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee and join Tamir Williams, Penn History of Art PhD candidate, for a conversation inspired by the ICA exhibition Karyn Olivier: Everything That’s Alive Moves. The discussion will consider how Olivier challenges the often presumed permanence of monuments and questions the histories embedded within them. Participants will examine how Olivier’s…
Jan 23, 2020
SPEC Careers in the Arts Panel
Each year the SPEC Art Collective hosts a careers in the arts panel inviting professionals in arts-related fields to speak with students about their experiences, education, and journey to their current profession. The panelists represent a myriad of fields within the arts including: museum administration, journalism, business, and studio arts. This event is open to…
Jan 7, 2020
Mindfulness at the Museum with Hariprasad Kowtha
Hariprasad Kowtha hails from the Southwestern United States. He has been practicing Eastern spirituality all his life, and began a physical mindfulness practice by age eleven. Hariprasad teaches hatha yoga at community centers and yoga studios in West Philadelphia. He welcomes everyone to his classes, regardless of experience or ability. He bases all his practices…