Access to the College Green area of campus will be restricted until further notice. Current students, faculty, and staff with a valid Penn card, as well as Alumni Weekend attendees with name badges, may enter and exit Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center through the Rosengarten Undergraduate Study Center on the ground floor, and may enter and exit the Fisher Fine Arts Library through the 34th Street entrance to Meyerson Hall. See our Service Alerts for details.

Creative Ways to Give

Homecoming Weekend 2022

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October 19, 2022, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Open to the Public
A gloved individual holds a photographic plate of two people canoeing

Hear from a collector and curator about how recent gifts of important material culture have enriched Penn’s collections, research, and student experience. 


  • Stephan Loewenthiel, Collector and Penn Libraries Board Member 
  • Lynne Farrington, Senior Curator, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
  • Robert Vosburgh, Director, Gift Planning 

Moderator, Sam Duplessis, Director of Advancement, Penn Libraries

Homecoming Weekend featuring Arts and Culture at Penn

This program is presented as part of Homecoming Weekend featuring Arts and Culture at Penn. Penn Alumni and partners across the University invite alumni and friends to participate in virtual and in-person programming. Learn more and find all upcoming programs on the Penn Alumni website.

Image: Edward S. Curtis, Plate 373: "Canoeing on Clayoquot Sound"(1915). Edward S. Curtis Photography Collection, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts; University of Pennsylvania Libraries. Photo: Chris Lippa, Penn Libraries.