P.L.A.Y. Event: Scholastic Art Awards East Central Pennsylvania Region
March 14-22 (Exhibit in the Miller Art Gallery)
March 22 | 1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Schaeffer Auditorium, Kutztown PA

The most prestigious awards competition for secondary students from Carbon, Berks, Lehigh, and Northampton County schools returns for its second year at Kutztown University.


FREE and open to the public

P.L.A.Y. Event: KU Summer Arts Academy
June/July 2020
Kutztown University Campus, Kutztown PA

KU’s College of Visual and Performing Arts will host a myriad of summer camp opportunities for high school students through its various departments. These students will gain advanced training in art, design, film and music.

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P.L.A.Y. Event: Dance Theatre of Harlem – Lecture/Demonstration for Schools
February 5 | 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
Schaeffer Auditorium, Kutztown PA

This world-class dance company is celebrating their 50th anniversary. In this assembly performance, DTH will speak about their history, how they started as a revolutionary, multiethnic dance company, and then they’ll perform excerpts of their forward-thinking new works that highlight female choreographers, women of color, and African-American themes.


FREE for K-12 Schools (including bussing to and from KU)
Interested Teachers/School Administrators, call or email Elaine Bonfitto at
bonfitto@kutztown.edu or 610-683-1523

KU Goes to New York
September 30, 2019


P.L.A.Y. Event: KUNÉ – Lecture/Demonstration for Schools
November 12 | 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
Schaeffer Auditorium, Kutztown PA


On behalf of the board of the Kutztown University Arts Society, we would like to express our sincere gratitude for your support of the Arts Society Holiday Gala and KU Artisan Sale on December 6 at The Publishing House. This event was a success because of the generosity of our volunteers, local businesses and you.

Special thank you to: Kat Keegan from The Publishing House and the building owners Rob and Erin Keegan, gala organizers Janna Gregonis and Karen Stanford, and the artists in our raffle Jeff Dietrich, Amanda Seanor, Emily Shaffer, and Evan Summer. 

Amazing food was by KU Alums Anna Shiffler and Zane Zwillinger from the Daily Loaf and great tunes were performed by KU undergraduates, The Michael Mester Group. Big thank you's to the donors for our party: Ladd Forsline from PanPastel, LLC, Pinnacle Ridge Winery, MB Home & Barn, and Sandy Green.

Extra thanks to our vendors:

Archive Collection, Rose Fritch, Dave Jones, Melanie Linder & Jen Lindsay, and Kathleen Walck; and to the KU Alums in our capsule collection: Lauren Beauchner, Lisa Caruso, Kathi Ember, Josh Dannin, Nicole Didusch, Erika Hewston, Luke Ott, Melissa Scoppa, Emily Shaffer, and Meghan Sutton. Undergrads: Corrine Deichmeister, Acacia Bermudez, Megan Laird, Joey and Michael Strain. 

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