World Cultures Day

March 10, 2023
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

This free one-day program, presented by the Middle East Center, Penn South Asia Center, and the Penn Museum, provides high school students with an opportunity to expand their interest in global studies and gain a better understanding of diversity around the world. Students will hear from a keynote speaker, interact with international educators, tour the Penn Museum, and receive access to additional educational resources.

A monumental statue of the Buddha in the background of a Buddhist temple.

If you are a high school teacher interested in attending virtually with your class, please email ic@pennmuseum.org. Please complete this brief form for in-person attendance by January 31st. We will confirm your class participation by February 10, 2023. Space is limited. Applications are accepted on a first-come first-serve basis with a maximum of 30 students per school. Each school group should plan to have 1 teacher-chaperone in attendance for every 10 students in their group. Priority will be given to Title I schools.

World Cultures Day Schedule
9:00 am – 9:45 am Welcome & Keynote Cultural Engagement Presentation
10:00 am – 10:45 am Gallery Tours
11:00 am – 12:00 pm International Classroom Program Workshops