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University Archivist Jackie Esposito has a guest column on StateCollege.com on the past and present of the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts (coming to State College & the University Park campus July 14-17, with "Children and Youth Day" on the 13th):
'This year (1967) we only scratched the surface. ... In years to come, when people want to know what is going on in the arts, they will come to central Pennsylvania to find out.'Go to StateCollege.com to read the rest of the article.
That assessment by Dr. Jules Heller, then dean of Arts and Architecture at Penn State, appeared immediately following the very first Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts. Dr. Heller was extraordinarily right. Forty-four years later, the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts is the place to come to learn about the arts, to enjoy your summer days in State College and to create your own family memories.