Events

Take in a world music concert or attend an ethnic festival. 

Participate in a conference or symposium on an international topic at one of the 
region's distinguished colleges and universities. or research institutes.  

Attend a public reception for visitors from another country or a talk by a senior foreign policy official
There's always something for the global citizen to do in the Philadelphia region! 

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Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 11:00am - Sunday, May 10, 2020 - 5:00pm

How one visionary woman revived the art of tapestry weaving for the modern era.

In 1930s Paris, leading modern artists experimented with tapestry design, thanks to pioneering entrepreneur Marie Cuttoli (1879–1973). Cuttoli lived between Algeria and Paris and collected work by artists such as Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, and Georges Braque.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 12:00pm

This talk examines temporality and transience as an urban condition in the cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi. While these are presented as the main driving force behind the spectacular structures that dominate their cityscapes, there is a resistance among its citizens — locals and expatriates alike. Refusing to succumb to the label of transients they are seeking ways to establish a sense of connection to the cities they live in, setting down roots and for a brief moment of time counter the force of the ‘Temporary City.’  

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 3:00pm - 8:00pm

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 6:00pm - 9:45pm

The annual February Japanese Film Series is presented by the University of Pennsylvania Center for East Asian Studies (UPenn CEAS) and the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia (JASGP) The theme for 2020 is “Modernism vs. Tradition in Japanese Cinema.” All screenings are free and open to the public. No registration required.

This animated film focuses on the life and works of Japanese artist and ukiyo-e painter Katsushika Hokusai, as seen from the eyes of his daughter, Katsushika O-Ei.

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Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Dominicanos in the Delaware Valley is a rapidly growing organization with the intention of increasing awareness and promoting Dominican culture in the Delaware Valley. Due to the heavy presence of Dominicans in the region, it is important to make our culture accessible and visible to residents in our area. We understand the importance of inclusion and believe that it is through cultural understanding that community relationships and social integration can occur.