Join the Penn Museum Young Friends to receive invitations to exciting events designed specifically for young professionals and graduate students, PLUS all of the exciting benefits of regular Penn Museum Membership.
The Young Friends of the Penn Museum is a group of active members ages 21 to 45, with a mission to raise awareness of the Penn Museum among the area’s young professionals and graduate students; help to attract new young members to the Penn Museum; and to support and promote the Penn Museum’s mission through a variety of social, educational, and fundraising activities.
Recent events have included:
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|Lords of Tequila, a tutored tequila tasting and visit to MAYA 2012: Lords of Time|
|Prostitution Ancient and Modern: A Tell-All Confession, a lively discussion of prostitution in ancient Turkey and its modern scholarship with Dr. Nick Rauh of Purdue University.|
|Vampires, Demons, and Mystical Creatures in the Ancient World, a discussion of monsters in ancient Egypt and the Mediterranean followed by cocktail hour and the opening of Fang! The Killing Tooth.|
|Wined Through History, a scavenger hunt through the Museum's galleries paired with a wine tasting featuring wines from various regions in corresponding galleries.|
Young Friends Board Members
Emmeline Babb, Co-Chair
La Vida Johnson
Bethany R. Schell