The Pennsylvania State University

School of Visual Arts

Upcoming Alumni Gatherings

We would like to cordially invite you, our alumni family and friends, to our upcoming events at University Park, New York City, and Fort Worth Texas.  If you are in the area for any event, we would love to see you.  Please stop by and share your story with us!  Event details and locations are provided below:     College Art Association Conference, New York City A reception for Penn State alumni and friends will be held in conjunction with the 2013 CAA Annual Conference in New York (February 13–16). The reception will be held Thursday, February 14, 5:30–7 p.m., in the new ground-floor space of the Driscoll Babcock Galleries, 525 West 25th Street, Chelsea. RSVP’s are welcome, but not required. If you would like to confirm your attendance, email Joyce Hoffman, director of alumni relations, at   Even if you are not attending CAA, all Penn State arts alumni in NYC are welcome at the reception!   National Art Education Association Convention, Fort Worth, Texas The School of Visual Arts’ Art Education program is sponsoring the annual alumni and friends reception in conjunction with the 2013 NAEA National Convention in Fort Worth, Texas (March 7–10). The reception will be held Friday, March 8, 4–7 p.m., at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel, 1300 Houston Street.         College of Arts and Architecture 50th Anniversary, 2012         Join us in celebrating the College of Arts and Architecture’s 50th anniversary during four days of special activities for alumni, friends, faculty, staff, and students, April 4–7, 2013. From disciplines formerly housed in the colleges of Agricultural Sciences, Education, Engineering, and Liberal Arts, the College of Arts and Architecture has diversified and expanded, maintaining its strong commitment to artistic and scholarly creativity, research, and the preparation of specialized practitioners in all of the arts and design disciplines. Join us in April to renew friendships with fellow alumni, rekindle memories of your time at Penn State, and see first-hand what an exciting and inspiring place this is to perform, research, study, and create! For more information contact:Joyce Hoffman, Director of Alumni Relations and Communications, Register at To update alumni contact details, go to