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Upcoming Arts Events

For some students, finding events  that fit into their busy school schedule can be difficult. Others may not know that these events exist. This article will detail some great events that students should know in the upcoming months.

Fine Arts Festival — Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m.; $5 (Eastern Auditorium).

A collaboration of Eastern’s dance, theater, and music departments, this 90-minute concert features the hard work of both students and faculty alike in the  fine arts departments.

Impressionist Painting Exhibit — Now through Sept. 13th; $14 with student ID (Philly Art Museum).

If you are an art lover, this is an event not to miss! This exhibit focuses on the original paintings of major impressionist painters like Renoir and Monet. According to the website, this might be the only chance for many to investigate these magnificent images. If you do not want to spend any money, you can choose to attend on the first Sunday of the month or any Wednesday. Hooray for free events!

Vatican Splendors Exhibit — Sept. 19 through Feb. 15; $20 (Franklin Institute).

With the papal visit quickly approaching, it is fitting that the Franklin should showcase the treasures of the Vatican. The special exhibit showcases important artifacts in the life of the Catholic Church and the lives of the popes. It purposes to help visitors understand life within the Vatican.

Philadelphia Cheesesteak Festival — Oct. 24th, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (Lincoln Financial Field).

What is better than two authentic cheesesteak vendors competing for the title of finest cheesesteak? A festival celebrating this gem of Philadelphian cuisine! This festival will be held in the stadium of the Philadelphia Eagles. It is rumored that there will also be an attempt to break the record of the world’s largest cheesesteak. Don’t miss this chance to eat  a delicious hoagie and learn history behind Philadelphia’s cheesesteak tradition.

Taste of Berwyn — Oct. 4, $5/free for adolescents and children, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Hilltop House Estate, 570 Beaumont Road, Devon, PA).

A event will benefit the Daemion Counseling Center, a nonprofit organization that provides professional mental health counseling to our community members.

Rittenhouse Square Fine Arts Show — Sep. 18-20; free.

This event is located in the Rittenhouse Square park in Center City. The event is designed to benefit local artists and allow art enthusiasts to find great art at a reasonable price.Sources:

www.eastern.edu

www.visitphilly.com

www.calendarwiz.com

www.friendsofrittenhouse.org

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