Prospective Students

Arts and Culture

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From dance to slam poetry, jazz ensembles to stand-up comedy, you’ll have an outlet here regardless of your major. Penn has long embraced and celebrated the visual and performing arts, and is also a campus where you’ll find amazing resources for creative writing and the spoken word. And where the arts meet science, students benefit from having a world-class museum on campus, the Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Penn’s diverse student body creates a truly global campus where art and culture contribute to the education of the whole person, making the university an ideal place to discover or fine tune your writing, directing, design, curatorial, choreography, technical and, of course, performance skills.