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Join us for UArts Weekend!

We celebrate the students, alumni and families that make up the UArts community! This fun-filled weekend includes a variety of events across our campus on Philadelphia’s Avenue of the Arts. UArts Weekend takes place Oct. 4–6, 2019.

Friday, October 4

2-9 p.m.
Family Check-in (grab a gift bag, tickets for food trucks at the Block Party, and a schedule of events)

4-7 p.m.
UArts Block Party (Join us on Pine Street for food trucks, live music, and fun as we start the weekend with a kick-off celebration!)

7-9 p.m.
Open Mic Night (Campus Life is hosting their popular Open Mic Night, families are invited to perform as well)

Saturday, October 5
7-8 a.m.
Family Fitness (Join us for a morning yoga session, a fun run/walk, or check out the new pop-up gym space)

8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Family Check-in (for any families that missed us on Friday)

8:30-10:30 a.m.
Family and Faculty Brunch

10:30-11:30 a.m.
State of the University address

11:30 a.m. -1 p.m.
Pick up a picnic lunch (grab a boxed lunch and enjoy Furness Courtyard or neighborhood park)

12-7 p.m.
Midtown Village Fall Festival (UArts takes over the block on Chestnut Street from Broad to Juniper Street! Visit the Festival to see the UArts stage, vendor tents, and activities)

12-4 p.m.
Gallery Crawl

5-8 p.m.
Family BBQ

8-9 p.m.
Family Night in Furness Courtyard (join us to wind down from a busy day with lawn and board games)

Sunday, October 6

9-11 a.m.
Farewell Brunch

Friday, October 4

4-6 p.m.
Class of '69 50th Reunion Cocktail Party

Saturday, October 5

9:30 - 11 a.m.
Alumni Brunch

11 a.m.
State of the University address

12-7 p.m.
Midtown Village Fall Festival (UArts takes over the block on Chestnut Street from Broad to Juniper Street! Visit the Festival to see the UArts stage, vendor tents, and activities)

12-4 p.m.
Gallery Crawl

1-2 p.m.
How to Get and Keep and Audience: Alumni Workshop presented by Garron Gibbs

6-9 p.m.
Alumni Happy Hour, Sponsored by the class of '09 (Franky Bradley's, 1320 Chancellor St, Philadelphia, PA 19107)

The university receives special rates from the below area hotels.  When booking a room, simply mention the UArts preferred pricing

Double Tree - Use account # 560032780 and Company Name, "University of the Arts" to receive 10% off room rate (215) 893-1600. 
Holiday Inn - $134.00 per night (215) 735-9300
Fairfield Inn -  Click HERE for UArts Friends and Family Discount 
Cambria Hotel - 30% off the best available rate. Call hotel for rate discount: (215) 732-5500

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