Family and Alumni Weekend : Schedule

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17

1:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Registration & Hospitality

Hamilton Hall Lobby, 320 South  Broad Street

Check in, pick up tickets, and receive your free Family & Alumni Weekend Gift.\

 

1:00-4:00 p.m.

Campus Tours

Sign up at Registration desk

 

1:00-7:00 pm.

Visit UArts Bookstore

307 S. 13th Street

UArts clothing, memorabilia, and gifts

 

4:00– 6:00p.m.

Residence Hall Hospitality Center

All Residence Hall Lobbies, for parents & family of on-campus residential students only.

Student Life staff will be on hand to provide information, directions, and food.

 

5:00- 7:30 p.m.

President’s Reception

2014 Making It Recent Alumni Exhibition and CAMD Rising Senior Exhibition

Solmssen Court in Hamilton Hall, 320 South  Broad Street

Join the President, faculty, alumni, and staff for a reception and exhibition featuring the work of CAMD seniors and recent alumni.   Enjoy one of our School of Music ensembles, light fare, and drinks.  Capture the moment at the free, professional photo booth and receive a photo that will complement your free gift.

 

8:00 p.m.

At the Movies: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Levitt Auditorium

Grab some popcorn and enjoy a movie selected by our UArts students.


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Registration & Hospitality

Hamilton Hall Lobby, 320 South Broad Street

If you have not already checked in, visit Hamilton Hall to pick up tickets and your free gift.

              1:00-4:00 p.m.

              Campus Tours

              Sign up at Registration desk

 

                9:00-2:00 p.m.

                UArts Store Pop Up Shop

                Hamilton Hall Lobby

 

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Alumni Career Panel Discussion&Coffee Reception

Caplan Center for the Performing Arts, Terra Hall, 17th Floor, 211 South Broad Street 

Our panel of recent graduates from a range of programs will share their work and life experiences.  Q & A will follow.

 

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

First Lunch Seating in Terra Hall

Terra Dining Hall, Terra Hall, 211 South Broad Street

Families and alumni with tickets for the first seating are welcome to join us for a special lunch for the weekend.  Free to registered participants.

 

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Second Lunch Seating in Terra Hall

Terra Dining Hall, Terra Hall, 211 South Broad Street

Families and alumni with tickets for the second seating are welcome to join us for a special lunch for the weekend.  Free to registered participants

 

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Golden Arts Reunion

CBS Auditorium, Hamilton Hall, 320 South Broad Street

Members of the Class of 1964 are invited to return to campus to celebrate their 50th reunion and re-connect with classmates! Join us for lunch with your classmates and receive a special UArts gift to remember this milestone. Lunch will conclude with a tour of campus.

 

12:30- 2:00 p.m.

National Collegiate Scholars Center (NSCS) Induction Ceremony

Levitt Auditorium

Students invited to join the UArts chapter of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and their guests are welcome to the annual NSCS induction ceremony.

 

2:00 pm

Theater Presentation: Mad Forest

byCaryl Churchill, Directed by Rosey Hay
Arts Bank Theater, 601 S. Broad Street 

Mad Forest takes place in communist Romania, before, during, and after the Romanian revolution of 1989, written by famed British playwright Carly Churchill.  Content may not be appropriate for children under 13.

Note: This is a special Family & Alumni Weekend Matinee—tickets for this performance can be picked up Family & Alumni Registration.

 or

 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Movement Exploration Workshop

With Connie Michael, Assistant Dean, Liberal Arts and Natasha Goldstein Levitas, BFA’00 (Dance Education)

This participatory session is designed for all ages to engage in a shared movement experience. 

 or

 2:00-3:30 p.m.

Color Exploration Workshop

With Michele Kishita, BFA '97 (Painting), MFA '10 (Painting), Liberal Arts Adjunct Assistant Professor, Academic Advisor, and Chair, Alumni Council

 

4:00 – 5:00 p.m

Tea with the Deans

Meet with the Deans and learn what is happening with the UArts Colleges and Schools.  Teas, coffee, and refreshments.

 

7:30 p.m.

Music Ensemble Showcase

CaplanRecital Hall, Terra Hall, 17th Floor, 211 South Broad Street 

Come join us for a musical showcase featuring a selection from some of the many vocal ensembles at UArts.

 or

 7:30 p.m.

Theater Presentation: Mad Forest

byCaryl Churchill, Directed by Rosey Hay
Arts Bank Theater, 601 S. Broad Street 

Mad Forest takes place in communist Romania, before, during, and after the Romanian revolution of 1989, written by famed British playwright Carly Churchill.  Content may not be appropriate for children under 13.

Note: This is a regular, ticketed performance – tickets for this performance MUST be ordered separately from your Family & Alumni Weekend Registration at tickets.uarts.edu.

or

Dance Concert

Levitt Auditorium, Gershman Hall

Come see some of our talented dance students show their stuff in this special event being performed specifically for Family & Alumni Weekend.


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19

10 a.m.

Farewell Brunch

Furness Courtyard, Furness Hall, 1499 Pine Street

Before departing for home, parents, families, and students are invited to attend a meal with Rabbi Daniel Grodnitsky, Director of the Chabad Jewish Center for Students of the Arts.  Students of all faiths are invited to attend.

 

The University provides an online directory of various other religious sects and denominations, available online at www.uarts.edu/students/section-9-guide-philadelphia.