What is a city? How do religion, politics, and environments effect the growth and development of cities? Throughout history some cities have thrived while others have perished. Join the Penn Museum on the first Wednesday evening of each month, October through June, for our popular "Great Lecture Series: Great Rise of the City". Explore what makes a city a city in diverse regions of the world, from Greece to Mexico to China to the Middle East and even your own backyard.
|$5||Penn Museum Members Advance Ticket*|
|$10||At-the-door based on availability|
Great Lecture Series 2017-18: Rise of the City is sold out!
Due to Harrison Auditorium renovations, this year’s Great Lectures series is presented in the smaller Rainey Auditorium.
*To get the member discount online, you must log in as a member on the ticketing site. Member discount applies only to the number of persons on your membership core benefits.