Art, Theater, & Music
From classical concerts to popular artists, fine art galleries to LateNight crafts, and performance art to theater productions, Penn State has opportunities for you to experience the arts in whatever way you choose.
The student engagement manager works with the Center for Performing Arts and Student Affairs to create opportunities for students to have engaging and meaningful art experiences. This position also acts as the advisor to Performing Arts Council (PAC), who work to uplift the many performing arts student organizations on campus and promote collaboration. More information can be found on their website: https://www.psuperformingartscouncil.com/
One of the ways the student engagement manager aims to engage students is through a series of programs, each of which will happen twice a month time allowing.
ArtOut works to animate existing art spaces on campus through one-off events and programs that capitalize on student interests, such as escape rooms and ground them in the arts.
Fall 2018 Events
- September: Library Scavenger Hunt
- October: Photo Pictionary with the Center for Arts and Crafts
- November: Astronomy and Art in Eisenhower Auditorium
Mindful Making aims to use the arts and culture to promote mindfulness and community. These programs are meant to give students the space and the permission to slow down and partake in some self-care.
Fall 2018 Events
- Mindful Photography
September 16 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. at the Arboretum
- Art as Meditation
October 11 from 5:15-6:15 p.m. in the Health Promotion Wellness Suite (IM building)
- Slow Art: a mindful tour of the Palmer
October 18 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in Palmer Art Museum
- A celebration of faith, culture, and community at the Pasquerilla spiritual center
November 12 from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
- Knitting & overnight oats
November 15 from 5:15-6:15 p.m. in the Health Promotion Wellness Suite (IM building)
- Origami cranes & trail mix
December 6 from 5:15 -6:15 p.m. in the Health Promotion Wellness Suite (IM building)