PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

About

Get to Know the SOMA Arts Crawl

In a town dominated by athletics and academics, the arts culture of Penn State rarely sees the spotlight of public interest. Penn State’s Students Organizing the Multiple Arts hopes to bring arts to the forefront for one day a year. In collaboration with several arts organizations, SOMA’s Arts Crawl will take over North Campus tomorrow afternoon for a day-long celebration of arts and creativity in the State College community.

With over 20 bands, and tons of art exhibitions all over North Campus, the Arts Crawl can seem a little daunting. To make sure you make the most of your visit, here’s a breakdown of what will be featured tomorrow afternoon.

  • The Pennsylvania Arts Education Association will be hosting a children’s craft session in 103 Visual Arts Building.
  • The Penn State Clay Club will be working on projects and featuring original work in the Ceramics Building.
  • The Student Film Organization will be showing student films all afternoon in Palmer Museum.
  • Unabridged (the Penn State Association of English Majors) will host an open poetry session in the Gallery Café. Anyone can sign up to read poetry between acoustic sets performed by local musicians.
  • The Sculpture Club will feature exhibits in 307 Visual Arts Building throughout the day.
  • Patterson Gallery will feature student art exhibitions, as well as host live music to go along with the artwork.

The Arts Crawl will feature tons of local musicians, as well as the headliner, WHY?, who will play at 7:30 p.m. in the Visual Arts Building. Here’s a list of all the bands scheduled to perform. (Disclaimer: This list may be subject to change.)

This is a really long list of bands, and even the most dedicated music lovers won’t be able to see all of them. These performances will be spread over seven different locations throughout North Campus. But don’t worry, Onward State has you covered! Make sure you follow Onward State’s live blog of the SOMA Arts Crawl to get up to the minute updates, interviews, photo galleries, videos, and more.

About the Author

Zack Rutstein

Penn State 5th-year Materials Science and Engineering student, Onward State Arts Editor, Musician

Comments

More by Zack

Foster the People Pumps Up The BJC To Kick Off Fall Concerts

On the eve of Penn State’s home opener against Akron, the Bryce Jordan Center opened its fall concert season on Friday night with a show by indie rock group Foster the People and special guest opener The Velvet Teen.

The Sing-Off Live Tour to Make BJC Stop

Mike Wallz on The Layover and Life After College

Athletics

Penn State Women’s Volleyball Releases 2018 Schedule

Russ Rose’s Nittany Lions won’t play a single home match in September, electing to test themselves against teams like Stanford and Oregon early in the season.

Penn State Hoops Alumnus Joonas Suotamo’s Journey To Becoming Chewbacca Featured On ESPN’s ‘E:60’

Evaluating Tony Carr’s Performance At The 2018 NBA Draft Combine

Penn State Hockey Commit Evan Bell Wins Clark Cup With USHL’s Fargo Force

Center Ludvig Larsson Transfers To Penn State Hockey From Merrimack

Student Life

Penn State Esports Wins Tespa Collegiate Hearthstone Championship

With two Penn State Esport teams in the top eight, the odds of winning the National Championship were ever in our favor.

Road And Utility Work Impacting Penn State This Summer

Where Do Penn Staters Move After Graduation?

Plans Submitted For New KFC In State College

Developers have submitted preliminary land development plans to build a new KFC restaurant at 1780 S. Atherton St. in State College.

Predicting Penn State’s 2018 Kickoff Times

As the Nittany Lions have ascended back into college football’s elite, they’ve taken the field at night more often in the past few years and avoided the dreaded early kickoff.

We Are Royalty: Meghan Markle Is A Penn State Fan

Penn State fans are everywhere, even in the British royal family.

Be the first to know

  • Top posts and the best Penn State stories

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

Penn State Esports Wins Tespa Collegiate Hearthstone Championship

With two Penn State Esport teams in the top eight, the odds of winning the National Championship were ever in our favor.

Send this to a friend