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“The Many Threads of Quilting,” a quilt exhibition that opened April 28 at the Erie Art Gallery, served as the senior capstone project for Victoria Alcorn, who graduated this month from Penn State Behrend with a degree in arts administration.

Behrend student's senior capstone project reveals 'The Many Threads of Quilting'

“The Many Threads of Quilting,” a quilt exhibition that opened April 28 at the Erie Art Gallery, served as the senior capstone project for Victoria Alcorn, who graduated this month from Penn State Behrend with a degree in arts administration. For the project, Alcorn curated the exhibition with the work of regional quilters.
John Champagne leans on a chair in Lilley Library

John Champagne named 2018-19 Penn State Laureate

John Champagne, professor of English and chair of the Global Languages and Cultures program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has been named Penn State Laureate for the 2018-19 academic year. As laureate, he will tour Pennsylvania to ask probing questions about — and offer a historical perspective on — the role of the artist in times of political turmoil.
Laureate pictured.

Penn State Laureate brings ‘FaceAge’ exhibit to Behrend Wednesday

Andrew Belser, a professor of movement, voice and acting, is the 2017-2018 Laureate and director and producer of “FaceAge,” an immersive, three-screen multimedia exhibit that showcases the interactions between young adults and aging individuals. He will visit Penn State Behrend on Wednesday, April 18.
DigitFest 2018

Digital Media Festival returns March 29-30 to Penn State Behrend

Presentations on social media, video game development, digital humanities, augmented reality, and technology, as well as musical performances, will all be offered during the third annual Digital Media Festival, which will be held this month at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.
A woman stands in the doorway of a dilapidated house.

Revitalizing the Rust Belt

The Public Policy Fund at Penn State Behrend will launch with two days of programming, including lessons from redevelopment in Detroit’s urban core.
Two men pose in a work vehicle at a Ford plant in Detroit.

Andrew Moore's Detroit (Image 2)

This image was included in Andrew Moore's 2010 book "Detroit Disassembled," which documented the city's decline. Moore will discuss his photography March 19 at Penn State Behrend.

A woman stands in the doorway of a dilapidated house.

Andrew Moore's Detroit (Image 1)

This image was included in Andrew Moore's 2010 book "Detroit Disassembled," which documented the city's decline. Moore will discuss his photography March 19 at Penn State Behrend.

The second annual Patricia S. Yahn Student Art Show at Penn State Behrend opens Monday, March 12, in the college’s Lilley Library gallery. Its Reception of Awards will be held Friday, March 16, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Penn State Behrend’s Patricia S. Yahn Student Art Show to open this month

The second annual Patricia S. Yahn Student Art Show at Penn State Behrend opens Monday, March 12, in the college’s Lilley Library gallery. Its Reception of Awards will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m on Friday, March 16.
Art from Art Show pictured.

Fourth annual Behrend Faculty, Staff and Alumni Art Show opens Nov. 15

Penn State Behrend’s fourth annual Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Art Show opens Wednesday, Nov. 15, with a “Meet the Artists” reception in the Lilley Library gallery from 6 to 8 p.m. The show features works by faculty and staff members from several departments of the college. For the first time, this year’s show also will include submissions from Penn State Behrend alumni.
A digital painting of a ship next to a large blue wave.

A painting that moves? Behrend art instructor shows what new tech can do

The "paint" in Heather Cole's large fabric painting "Don't Give Up the Ship" is actually computer code. Scan it with the Blippar app, and the ship will move.

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