Your intellectual experience in the College doesn't just happen in a traditional classroom. Cultural, civic and academic interests converge in a plethora of co-curricular opportunities across Penn's campus. Your challenge will be to decide which to participate in.
Penn's campus is home to many galleries exhibiting both student and professional installations as well as public gardens.
Penn students have a wide range of opportunities for artistic expression both in and outside of the classroom.
Being at a large, diverse university affords College students the opportunity to hear presentations on a broad array of topics by world-renowned intellectuals, researchers, policy-creators and artists.
Opportunities exist for students to take active leadership roles in shaping and informing the work of the College.
Performing Arts, Radio and Writing
Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts is a major cultural destination. Annual programming includes jazz, world music, theatre, dance and more with $10 rush tickets available to students.
Blutt College House Music Program provides partially-subsidized private musical instruction to students and sponsors professional performances, master classes, and other musical events.
Creative Writing Program offers workshops in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, journalistic writing, screenwriting and playwriting, and offers minors in Creative Writing and Journalistic Writing.
Dance—from Latin and Ballroom to Pan-Asian and Hip Hop, students can have a lot of fun while learning about their own or other cultures. A comprehensive listing of offerings can be found at Dance Art Council.
Kelly Writers House hosts public programs and projects including poetry readings, film screenings, seminars, art exhibits and musical performances in its many rooms and in the "Arts Cafe."