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Patti Smith Receives 2013 Hepburn Medal and Performs for Students

Posted February 14, 2013
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Whether she was meeting with students in the afternoon or accepting the 2013 Hepburn Medal in the evening, Patti Smith showed the warmth, humility, and plain-spoken authenticity when she came to campus last week that makes her memoir Just Kids such an irresistible read. And though at times when she spoke you could hear the […]

Video Collection Focuses on Award of 2011 Katharine Hepburn Medal to Helene Gayle

Posted March 15, 2011
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On Saturday, Feb. 12, Bryn Mawr College’s Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center presented the 2011 Katharine Hepburn Medal to Helene Gayle, president and chief executive officer of the international humanitarian organization CARE, in honor of her efforts to fight global poverty and reduce the transmission of HIV/AIDS. Collected here are 10 videos associated with the event: […]

CARE CEO Helene Gayle Accepts 2011 Hepburn Medal: Video

Posted February 17, 2011
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More than 200 guests filled the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts’ Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building on Saturday, Feb. 12, as Bryn Mawr College’s Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center presented the 2011 Katharine Hepburn Medal to Helene Gayle, president and chief executive officer of the international humanitarian organization CARE, in honor of her efforts to fight […]

Helene Gayle, Chief Exec of CARE, To Receive 2011 Katharine Hepburn Medal

Posted November 18, 2010
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To Attend the Ceremony To reserve a space at the award ceremony, fill out this form on the Hepburn Center’s website. Tickets also available at the door. The Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center at Bryn Mawr College will present the 2011 Katharine Hepburn Medal to Helene Gayle, president and chief executive officer of the international humanitarian […]

Mural Arts Director Jane Golden Awarded Hepburn Medal

Posted February 11, 2009
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Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe, and a host of other luminaries gathered at the National Constitution Center Saturday to honor Jane Golden, executive director of the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, with the 2009 Katherine Hepburn Medal in recognition of her tireless efforts to build community through public art, engage at-risk youth, beautify the city and work toward social justice.

Katharine Hepburn Medal to be awarded to Jane Golden

Posted January 9, 2009

Jane Golden, the director of the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program (MAP), will receive the 2009 Katharine Hepburn Medal, Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center Director Leslie Rescorla has announced. The medal recognizes women whose lives, work, and contributions embody the intelligence, drive, and independence of the four-time-Oscar-winning actress. The Hepburn Center memorializes Hepburn and her mother, an […]