Upcoming Events
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Past Events
May 29: Opening: Garden Party
Please stop by PIFAS Thursday night to view The Garden Party, a temporary photo set located in the not yet named gallery, created by faculty member Constance Mensh. Garden Party also features a conducive GUS installation. The temporary installation will be on view by chance or appointment until Saturday May 31, when it will move to the South Philly Biennial The GUS installation will remain until the next one TBA. Light refreshments will be served.
May 21: Introduction to Mandarin Chinese

Join Dan Wyche for a brief introduction to Mandarin Chinese. Depending on what time allows, we will be diving into pinyin romanization, tones, radicals and the construction of Chinese characters, and even basic greetings and introductory phrases.

If interest is there, we may continue with further coursework, on another evening. Starts around 9PM.

Free and open to the public.
May 09: Narwhalz. Dj Dogdick. Adventure. DLMG. Suicide Magnets.

A musical event at the Institute, this Friday, featuring:
DJ Dogdick.
Suicide Magnets.

Begins at 9PM

Donations Welcome.
May 09: Philosophical Research Group.

The Richard Rorty Department of Philosophy will host another Philosophical Research Group, this Friday, on "House pets and Animal Hospitals."

Begins at 6PM, before the show. Perhaps outside if weather is nice.

Free and Open to the Public.
May 07: Botany Lecture

A Continuation of the Biology Lecture Series.

This coming Wednesday, Research Professor Dr. Jini Naidoo, Ph.D. will take us through the looking glass into the amazing world of Botany. We plan on starting near 5:30.

May 03: Peace in Philadelphia - Screening
Saturday, May 3rd, at 8pm, Elisabeth Wood's residency project for the Eric James Johnson Memorial Fellowship, "Peace in Philadelphia", will be screened. See also the project page.
Bring popcorn.
The final GUS opening of April - Sunday, April 27th, at 7pm, GUS presents a collection of tiny paintings by Roberta Fallon and Libby Rosof.

Please see the project page.
Reception begins at 7pm.
April 27: International Noise Conference

The Philadelphia Institute for Advanced Study hosts the International Noise Conference, beginning at 7PM and continuing into the evening. Numerous acts; short in nature.

Donations Welcome
Going away show for Ramsey Arnaoot, who is moving to Syria in May. An electric garden consisting of hundreds of artificial flowers hand-wired with LEDs in an astroturfed room with fabric walls and projections, as well a goodbye mural announcing the show. Special thanks to Luren Jenison, Leslie Salazar, Katrina Ohstrom, and Gavin Riley.
Opens at 8pm.
The third in the Gallery Under the Stairs' action packed April program: Sunday, April 20th, GUS presents Tova Carlin & Rachel Cohn.
Reception at 7pm