This spring semester explore all that Philadelphia has to offer through the lens of media and communication. Klein on the GO allows for students to reconnect with Philadelphia, it's rich culture and history, fellow Klein students, faculty, and staff. These excursions are COVID-19 safe and follow all public health requirements. Students can learn about media, art, food, music, entertainment, culture, history, and more. All Klein students and faculty are welcome to participate.
On the GO with Crayola with Leeannah McNew and Dr. Maggie Place
Saturday March 6th, 2021 at 1 p.m.
The Crayola IDEAworks exhibit allows visitors to explore their creativity in many ways as well as learn about the
history of Crayola. The exhibit features cutting edge technology, interactive/creative activities, and group activities. This is a great tour for creatives in Klein college as well as students who want to get in touch with their creative problem solving skills. Students can work together to rebuild coral reefs, create homes that withstand unique conditions, and create a ball for Mars. Students will also have the opportunity to explore the rest of the Franklin
and its unique exhibits.
The tour will last approximately 2-2.5 hours. Costs include museum tickets and SEPTA fare. General admission is included in ticket cost. Students will meet Leeannah and Dr. Place in front of the Franklin. To register, please visit: https://kotgonthegowithcrayola.splashthat.com/
A tour of Philly's LGBTQ+ History with Dr. Adrienne Shaw
Wednesday April 7th, 2021 at 3 p.m.
This tour will be hosted by Dr. Adrienne Shaw but led by Bob Skiba, lead curator of the William Way LGBTQ+ community center's John J. Wilcox Jr. LGBT Archive and Vice President of The Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides. It will focus on sites of Philly's LGBTQ+ history in and around the "Gayborhood" area of the city, including the location of early protests, stories of
LGBTQ+ activists, as well as factors that shaped the development of the neighborhood.
The tour will last approximately 2 hours. Costs include SEPTA fare. Students will meet Dr. Shaw at William Way LGBTQ+ Community Center.