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Thursday, April 28, 2016

CMU Alumni Help Revive "Shuffle Along" on Broadway

Billy Porter in Shuffle Along
"Shuffle Along, Or, The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All that Followed," opens on Broadway with the help of several award-winning Carnegie Mellon University alumni.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Championship Pitch Sends CMU Team to World Finals

The Originals
The Originals, an all-male a cappella group, is practicing for the finals of the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella, a first for a CMU a cappella organization.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

“Free Germs” Senior Art Exhibition Opens April 29

Free Germs
Students graduating from the Bachelor of Fine Arts and BXA Interdisciplinary Art Degree programs will exhibit their culminating work.
Monday, April 18, 2016

Miller Gallery Hosts Architecture Thesis Exhibit, April 21 – 23

Architecture Thesis Exhibit
The thesis presents an opportunity to develop a project that demonstrates each student’s capacity to make a significant and original contribution to the field of architecture.
Monday, April 4, 2016

CMU Drama Faculty Win 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards

Costume Awards
Two School of Drama faculty members have won Theatre Development Fund Irene Sharaff Awards; an honor among the highest in American costume design.

Monday, March 28, 2016

"What's a Steak"

MFA Steak
The annual exhibition of new work by Carnegie Mellon first- and second-year MFA students opens April 1.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016

College of Fine Arts Steiner Speaker Series Presents Special Guest Anne Bogart

Anne Bogart
Bogart, one of the three co-artistic directors of the SITI Company, is a towering figure in contemporary theater making.
Thursday, March 3, 2016

“Self Driving Car” Opens March 18

Self Driving Car
The Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition presents seven emerging artists forging their own paths through new mutimedia work.
Thursday, March 3, 2016

School of Drama, Pittsburgh CLO Welcome “Spring Awakening” Creators for "Nero" Workshop

The reading will take place at 8 p.m., Saturday, March 19, in the Purnell Center for the Arts’ Al Checco Studio.
Wednesday, March 2, 2016

School of Drama Announces 2016-2017 Season

New Drama Season
Highlights include a guest director from the U.K. and a musical by an acclaimed Pittsburgh composer.
Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Students Present Educational Premiere of “Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical”

“Polkadots” serves as a colorful musical history lesson for children, reminding them that our individual differences make us awesome, not outcasts.
Thursday, February 18, 2016

Correcting Wikipedia’s Gender Trouble

Back-to-back editing marathons Feb. 26 and March 5 will be dedicated to introducing more women in the arts into Wikipedia. MORE
Monday, February 15, 2016

Rock Art Star

Image of David Byrd and posters

For 50 years an alumnus of CMU's School of Art has been creating the look of rock legends as well as other cultural icons.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Sutherland’s "Trojan Cockroach" Celebrated in Posner Center Exhibit

Trojan Cockroach
A six-legged walking robot — the first capable of carrying a human — built at CMU in the early 1980s by alumnus Ivan Sutherland is the subject of an exhibit developed by master's degree student Daniel Pillis.
Monday, January 11, 2016

Miller Gallery Hosts “MAXIMUM MINIMUM IN UNUM,” Jan. 23 – Feb. 28

Ribbon Rack
The exhibition by Carnegie Mellon alumni artists includes works on paper, paintings, sculptures, videos, installation and performance art.

For more, visit the College of Fine Arts websiteQuestions? Contact Pam Wigley, CFA media/public relations director, at or 412-268-1047.