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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 Museums website: September 4 Wednesday, 5:00 - 8:00 pm P.M. @ Penn Museum Summer Nights Concert Leana Song The Penn Museums popular summer concert series continues through September 11. This Philadelphia-based drum & music ensemble, specializing in Afro-Cuban and West African drumming, combines traditional call-and-response patterned Yoruba songs with modern folk and jazz instruments and harmony. Concerts move indoors in case of rain, Admission: $5 (includes Museum admission). For more information, call 215.898.2680. September 8 Sunday, 1:00 - 4:00 pm Family Second Sunday Workshop Golden Cartouches A cartouche, an oval encircling Egyptian hieroglyphs, is a nametag of a pharaoh. In this drop-in workshop, visitors can learn to write their name in hieroglyphs and become instant royalty when they make their own cartouche to take home. Guests can also explore hands-on artifacts associated with ancient Egypt. Free with Museum admission. For more information, call 215.898.4016. September 11 Wednesday, 5:00 - 8:00 pm P.M. @ Penn Museum Summer Nights Concert The Boyler Boys For the finale in our outdoor summer concert series, the Penn Museum presents this lively Irish pub band, which has been playing together for more than 15 years. The Boys play a mix of traditional and quasi-traditional tunes, jigs, reels, hornpipe, and polkas, as well as a few songs about celebrating life. Admission: $5 (includes Museum admission). For more information, call 215.898.2680. September 1314 Friday, 7:00 pm; Saturday, 2:00 and 7:00 pm FringeArts Event Jennifer the Unspecial: Time Travel, Love Potions, and 8th Grade The Penn Museum hosts three performances of this award-winning new musical as a 2013 FringeArts program. Staged in the dramatic setting of our Egypt (Sphinx) Gallery, the show tells the story of Jenniferan awkward, clumsy 8th-grader who struggles to fit inand her three classmates as they go on a journey through time. After getting marooned in ancient China and meeting historical figures ranging from Shakespeare, to Da Vinci, to members of the Womens Suffrage movement, she soon realizes she doesnt need approval from others to be a confident, radiant young woman. Admission: $15. For more information, call 215.898.2680.

September 21 Saturday, 10:30 - 11:15 am Young Family Workshop Gallery Romp: Egypt Young children (ages 3 to 6) and their favorite grownups are invited to explore the Penn Museum's galleries through stories, crafts, and play. Kids can journey with Hen, Goose, and Duck on a picnic, and explore a feast for the afterlife on an Egyptian tomb mural nearby. Each workshop is limited to 25 people and advance registration is encouraged. To register, email September 22 Sunday, 1:00 pm Afternoon Lecture Seth, Evil God of Power and Might The ancient Egyptian god Seth is often seen as the god of evil in ancient Egyptian religion, as he killed his brother Osiris in order to claim the kingship of Egypt. In this lecture, Dr. Eugene Cruz-Uribe, Indiana University East, tries to rehabilitate Seths stature, taking into account numerous new studies (including Dr. Cruz-Uribes own) on the numerous protective roles that Seth held throughout Egyptian history. Some new and unpublished scenes of the god Seth, from the speakers own fieldwork in Egypt, are shown. Sponsored by the American Research Center in EgyptPennsylvania Chapter and the Archaeological Institute of AmericaPhiladelphia Chapter. Free admission. For more information, call 215.746.4475. September 26 Thursday, 12:30 pm Brown Bag Lecture An Historic Repatriation: The Return of Native American Baskets in California Dr. Jeffrey Fentress, San Francisco State University, speaks. In 2012, San Francisco State University repatriated Native American baskets to the federally recognized Santa Rosa Rancheria Tachi Yokut Tribe and to the non-federally recognized Tubatulabals of Kern Valley under the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAPGRA). This occasion was the first time baskets had been repatriated to an Indian Tribe in California, and the first time in the United States that a basket was repatriated to a non-federal Indian group. The research and consultation process leading to the repatriation is described in this talk, with photos and video of the celebration marking the return of the baskets to the tribes. Sponsored by the Penn Cultural Heritage Center. Free admission. For more information, call 215.746.4475. September 28 Saturday, 1:00 - 5:00 pm World Culture Afternoon Turkish Delight! Visitors are invited to an afternoon of pure Turkish delight! The event features Turkish dancing and music, talks on ancient and modern Turkey, an authentic cuisine demonstration, crafts, and more. This GlobalPhilly 2013 event is sponsored by the Turkish American Friendship Society of the United States and the Middle East Center of the University of Pennsylvania. Free with Museum admission. For more information, call 215.898.2680.

October 2 Wednesday, 6:00 pm Great Voyages Lecture The Voyages of Chinese Explorer Zheng He Dr. Adam Smith, Assistant Curator, Asian Section, kicks off the 20132014 Great Lectures series. This years theme: Great Voyages. Zheng He, a Muslim-born eunuch, is the most famous of the men that led the spectacular maritime expeditions of the Ming Dynasty, mounted during the early 15th century as an assertion of Chinas power and prestige among neighboring peoples of Southeast Asia. Dr. Smith discusses Zheng Hes seven voyages, which reached beyond Southeast Asia to India, the Middle East, and the east coast of Africa over three decadeshalf a century before Portuguese navigators reached these same regions via the Cape of Good Hope. Sign up for a series subscription and save: $40, general public. Individual lecture with advance registration: $5, general public; $10 at the door based on availability. Registration will be available beginning August 15 at For more information, call 215.898.2680. October 2 Wednesday, 6:00 pm P.M. @ Penn Museum 1st Wednesday Quizzo On the first Wednesday of every month, Penn Museum galleries stay open until 8:00 pm, with a half-hour gallery tour at 5:00 pm. Watch or sign up with a team and compete for prizes at Quizzo with DJ Quizzy Jeff at 6:00 pm. The Pepper Mill Caf offers happy hour specials and light supper until 7:30 pm. The Museum Shop remains open until 7:30 pm. For more information, call 215.898.2680. October 3 Thursday, 4:30 pm Afternoon Lecture A Place That Matters Yet: South Africas MuseumAfrica in the Postcolonial World In this lecture, Dr. Sara Byala, Critical Writing Program, University of Pennsylvania, and author of A Place That Matters Yet, argues that MuseumAfrica (formerly the Africana Museum) retains its relevance in postcolonial Johannesburg despite its current reputation as an outmoded colonial space. By reimagining the museum as an archive both of material culture and of ideas about material culture in the eras before, during, and after apartheid, Dr. Byala tells a little-known story while discussing a method for reanimating colonial institutions in general. Book signing to follow. Sponsored by the Penn Cultural Heritage Center. Free admission. For more information, call 215.746.4475. October 8 Tuesday, 6:15 pm Evening Lecture Art, Archaeology, and Advanced Technology: The Case of the Alexander Mosaic at Pompeii Dr. John Dobbins, University of Virginia at Charlottesville, speaks. The Alexander Mosaic from the House of Faun at Pompeii is one of the most famous mosaics that survived from antiquity. The mosaic is well lighted and easy to see in its present location at the National

Museum of Naples. In this lecture, Dr. Dobbins discusses the ancient viewing conditions that existed at the House of Faun, which have been recreated using a 3-D model of the house designed by Ethan Gruber, a colleague at the University of Virginia. Sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of AmericaPhiladelphia Chapter. Free admission. October 11 Friday, 5:00 pm - 12:00 am Young Professionals Event Jump N Funk The Penn Museum presents a night of music, dance, and networking at this late-night event. Rich Medina and The Marksmen headline the evening, offering up an energetic set of hip-hop, house, Afrobeat, funk, and soul music in the Museums Egypt (Mummies) Gallery. Attendees must be 21+ and show ID. Admission: $10. For more information, call 215.898.2680. October 13 Sunday, 1:00 - 4:00 pm Family Second Sunday Workshop Owl Puppets Athena, a favorite goddess of the ancient Greeks, is symbolized by an owl. Guests can craft their own owl puppet to take home during this drop-in workshop, and learn more about Athena and other ancient Greek gods when they explore the Greece Gallery with a brochure. Free with Museum admission. For more information, call 215.898.4016. October 13 Sunday, 2:00 pm Second Sunday Culture Film Maestra (2011) This years Second Sunday Culture Films series kicks off with the 2011 documentary, Maestra. In Cuba in 1961, some 250,000 volunteer teachers joined the Cuban Literacy Campaign, traveling to all corners of the country to teach families how to read and write. Many volunteers were under 18, and more than half were women. Using interviews, still photos, and archival film footage, this film explores the experiences of nine of those women, and how their lives were changed as a result. After the film, Dr. Rachel Ellis Neyra, Wesleyan University, leads a discussion on how reglobalization will affect Cuba. Sponsored by the Philadelphia Film Society, Penn Cinema Studies, the Penn Humanities Forum, the University Museum Library, and Penn Latin American and Latino Studies. Free with Museum admission. For more information, visit October 17 Thursday, 4:30 pm Penn Premiere Film Screening

African Independenceby Dr. Tukufu Zuberi African Independence, a feature length documentary written, directed, and produced by University of Pennsylvania professor and PBS History Detectives host Tukufu Zuberi, has won awards and kudos internationally since its January premiere. The film explores the epic, evolving story of Africa today, told through the lens of four watershed eventsWorld War II, the end of colonialism, the Cold War, and the era of African Republicswhich have redefined a continent once wracked by enslavement and shaped by European colonization. The film is presented in conjunction with Dr. Zuberis current exhibition, Black Bodies in Propaganda: The Art of the War Poster, on view through March 2, 2014. Dr. Zuberi offers an introduction to the film. This GlobalPhilly 2013 featured event is cosponsored by the Penn Center for Africana Studies. Free admission; online reservations highly recommended at For more information, call 215.898.2680. October 17 Thursday, 6:00 pm Young Friends Halloween Event The Curse of Tutankhamun Halloween is just around the corner, and the Young Friendsyoung professionals and graduate students, ages 21 to 45invite guests to join them in welcoming Dr. David Silverman, Curator, Egyptian Section, for a look at the Curse of Tutankhamun. Guests can hear tales of death and mystery surrounding the exploration of Tuts tomb, and enjoy drinks from a cash bar. Admission: $10. For more information, call 215.898.5093. October 18 Friday, 5:30 pm - Saturday, 9:00 am Sleepover Program 40 Winks with the Sphinx Penn Museum's popular sleepover program, geared to ages 6 to 12 and their families or chaperones, invites guests to an overnight "expedition" of the Museum. The night's activities take intrepid explorers on a journey through time and across continents, with hands-on games, crafts, and more! A scavenger hunt and a flashlight expedition through the galleries offer new ways to connect with the ancient artifacts awaiting discovery. Later in the night, explorers roll out their sleeping bags to doze at the foot of the largest granite Sphinx in the Western Hemisphere! Sleepovers sell out quickly, so register now for the fall and winter! To register, visit October 19 Saturday, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm National Archaeology Day Celebration Hijinks with the Sphinx This month, our magnificent, 3,200-year-old granite Sphinx, the largest in the Western Hemisphere, is celebrating its 100-year anniversary at the Penn Museum! Guests hear stories of the Sphinx and see a special display of Sphinx-related artifacts from Museum storageas well as an exclusive Egyptian kitsch display drawn from the Museum Egyptologists personal collections. Visitors can match wits in a True/False game about ancient Egypt, race through an Indiana Jones-style obstacle course, and enjoy an ancient hairstyles demonstration. Attendees can also join the Sphinx for a celebratory slice of cake at this afternoon of Egyptomania fun for all ages. Cosponsored by the Archaeological

Institute of AmericaPhiladelphia Chapter. Free with Museum admission. For more information, call 215.898.2680. October 19 Saturday, 3:30 pm Afternoon Lecture The Millionaire and the Mummies: Theodore Daviss Gilded Age in the Valley of the Kings In this lecture, John M. Adams, American Research Center in Egypt, speaks about Theodore Davis, one of the most famous names in archaeology at the start of the 20th century. Davis was a poor country preachers son who won great wealth in Gilded Age New York through corruption and fraud, only to atone for his ruthless career by inventing new standards for systematic excavation, and by discovering a record 18 tombs in Egypts Valley of the Kings. Sponsored by the American Research Center in Egypt - Pennsylvania Chapter. Admission: $8. For more information, visit October 20 Sunday, 2:00 pm Pompeii Lecture Series Mount Vesuvius in Human History The Pompeii Lecture Series, presented in conjunction with The Franklin Institutes new A Day in Pompeii exhibition, kicks off with this talk by Dr. Robert Giegengack, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Mount Vesuvius is the most active volcano in Europe and the Mediterranean; its explosive eruption in 79 CE produced a cloud of heated dust and gases that killed about 16,000 people in Pompeii, Herculaneum, and the adjacent countryside. In this lecture, Dr. Giegengack discusses the history and science surrounding the eruptions of Vesuvius and other volcanoes in the Calabrian Arc. Admission: $10; $5, Penn Museum members and Franklin Institute members. For more information, call 215.898.2680. October 23 Wednesday, 5:00 - 8:00 pm Free Community Night Penn Museum Open House Visitors can find out more about what happens in the galleriesand behind the scenesat this 125-year-old museum of archaeology and anthropology, where new research and discoveries continue to happen. Curators, keepers, and researchers share some of their projects. Docents offer gallery tours, and graduate students teach Egyptian hieroglyphics and Sumerian cuneiform mini-classes. Guests can also enjoy live performances of music and dance in the galleries. Free admission. October 26 Saturday, 10:30 - 11:15 am Young Family Workshop Gallery Romp: Egypt Young children (ages 3 to 6) and their favorite grownups are invited to explore the Penn Museum's galleries through stories, crafts and play. Kids can take an adventure with Bill and Pete down the Nile at the foot of the Museums 15-ton sphinx, and make a special craft

inspired by ancient Egypt to take home. Each workshop is limited to 25 people and advance registration is encouraged. To register, email October 26 Saturday, 2:00 pm Panel Discussion Women in the Civil War The American Civil War reached beyond the battlefields to affect the life of every American citizen. In this panel discussion, three scholars discuss the effects of the war on American women in both the North and Southtouching on the lives of free black women in the Union, alienated white women in the Confederacy, and women laborers who fought for a fair wage. With the men away, women were forced to enter civil societyto do the farming, the accounting, work in industry, and fend for themselves, including rioting and raiding government warehouses to feed their starving children. The Womens Movement had begun within the Anti-Slavery Societies, but the Civil War set in motion a movement that could not be stopped. Free admission. For more information, call 215.898.2680.

The Penn Museum (the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology) is dedicated to the study and understanding of human history and diversity. Founded in 1887, the Museum has sent more than 300 archaeological and anthropological expeditions to all the inhabited continents of the world. With an active exhibition schedule and educational programming for children and adults, the Museum offers the public an opportunity to share in the ongoing discovery of humankind's collective heritage. The Penn Museum is located at 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (on Penn's campus, across from Franklin Field). Public transportation to the Museum is available via SEPTA's Regional Rail Line at University City Station; the Market-Frankford Subway Line at 34th Street Station; trolley routes 11, 13, 34, and 36; and bus routes 21, 30, 40, and 42. Museum hours are Tuesday and Thursday through Sunday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Wednesday, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm, with P.M. @ PENN MUSEUM evening programs offered select Wednesdays. Closed Mondays and holidays. Admission donation is $15 for adults; $13 for senior citizens (65 and above); free for U.S. Military (and free for military families over the summer, through participation with the Blue Star program); $10 for children and fulltime students with ID; free to Members, PennCard holders, and children 5 and younger. Hot and cold meals and light refreshments are offered to visitors with or without Museum admission in The Pepper Mill Caf; the Museum Shop and Pyramid Shop for Children offer a wide selection of gifts, books, games, clothing and jewelry. Penn Museum can be found on the web at For general information call 215.898.4000. For group tour information call 215.746.8183.