New BIOMOLECULAR aRCHAEOLOGICAL Evidence
Points to the Beginnings of Viniculture in France
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9,000 Year Old Ancient Near Eastern “Wine Culture,” Traveling Land and Sea,
Reaches Southern Coastal France, Via Ancient Etruscans of Italy, in 6th-5th Century BCE
PHILADELPHIA, PA June 3, 2013—France is renowned the world over as a leader in the crafts of viticulture and winemaking—but the beginnings of French viniculture have been largely unknown, until now.
The Penn Museum in Philadelphia Presents Summer Wonder Series,
Family-Friendly Programs Featuring Music, Dance, Storytelling, and More
Wednesday Mornings, 11:00 am–12:00 pm, July 3 through August 21
For the most updated information on programs offered at the Penn Museum, and for online pre-registration (optional or required for some programs) visit the Museum's website: www.penn.museum/calendar.
Black Bodies in Propaganda: The Art of the War Poster
Opens at the Penn Museum June 2, 2013
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PBS History Detective Host Tukufu Zuberi Curates Unique Collection
of Propaganda Posters
Philadelphia READS! Community Night Wednesday, April 10 at the Penn Museum
Kicks off a Month-Long Children's Book Drive
Time to Shine: Penn Museum Raises More than $49 Million
During University's Making History Campaign
March 1, 2013—Last night, University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann announced the conclusion of the truly historic, multi-year Making History Campaign, which raised an extraordinary $4.3 billion.
Penn Museum has raised more than $49 million, thanks to the generosity and commitment of literally thousands of donors who came forth and contributed during the Campaign.
The Science of Conservation and Preservation Takes Center Stage
at a Philadelphia Science Festival Signature Event
Seventeen Partnering Organizations Join to Offer a Behind-the-Scenes Perspective
at the Penn Museum Wednesday, April 24, 5:00 to 8:00 pm
Shake Your Sekere!
Saturday, March 2, 1:00–4:00 pm
Runs Weekly July 1 through August 23, 2013
For the most updated information on programs offered at the Penn Museum and for online pre-registration (optional or required for some programs) visit the Museum's website: www.penn.museum/calendar.
Anniversary of Founding Celebrated With 12-hour Open House 10 am to 10 pm Thursday, December 6, 2012
Museum Launches Online Excavation Timeline, Publishes Special Expedition Magazine Issue, as Part of Celebration