The 2021 program will run from Saturday, August 21st through Wednesday, August 25th. The schedule below based on previous years will give a sense of some the activities that will be planned.


Additional PennArts elements may be incorporated after New Student Orientation. These sessions may include a campus arts tour, visit to the Penn Museum, tie-dye activity, small group meetings and upperclass Leader mentorship, and more!

Day One:

Day Two:

  • Arts Master Classes
  • Tour Campus Arts and Culture Centers
  • Tie-Dyeing

Day Three:

  • Arts Master Classes
  • Lunch at Reading Terminal and Philly Arts Tour
  • Philadelphia live performance experience

Day Four:

  • Arts Master Classes
  • Tour Campus Arts and Culture Centers and Meet Arts Faculty
  • Leader Workshops and Panel

Day Five:

The full 2021 PennArts schedule will be shared with participants by the start of the program. Participants are expected to attend all programs to the best of their ability.

For additional information, please contact Megan Edelman, Associate Director of Platt Student Performing Arts House, at or 215-898-2150