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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Athletes, Actors Sport Dramatic Connections

athletes and actors
Although they may seem worlds apart, drama students and student-athletes are performers, and at Carnegie Mellon University they are connecting now more than ever.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

School of Art Graduate Students Exhibit “The Very Best Deserts” at Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s 937 Gallery

MFA Exhibit
The exhibition, April 2-23, showcases new work by a diverse group of 11 emerging artists working in a range of methodologies, conceptual frameworks and media.
Friday, March 17, 2017

CMU Honors Renowned Feminist Artist Birnbaum with New Award

Dara Birnbaum exhibit
Carnegie Mellon University's School of Art has created the Birnbaum Award in honor of renowned feminist artist and alumna Dara Birnbaum, a trailblazer and pioneer in the media arts since the 1970s.
Thursday, March 9, 2017

School of Art Master Candidates Open “FAM,” March 24

The MFA Class of 2017
The free, public exhibition, which runs through April 16, features new work by artists Kevin Brophy, Brittany De Nigris, Hannah Epstein, Adam Milner and Moses Williams, and showcases large-scale installations, sculpture, video and augmented reality artworks.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Carnegie Mellon Receives Largest Gift to its School of Music

Music Chorus singers
Two regional foundations created by the late Jack G. Buncher have given $5 million to support Carnegie Mellon’s School of Music and endow the Jack G. Buncher Chair for the head of the school.
Friday, February 10, 2017

Robot’s Personality Comes to Life in Museum Exhibit

Robot at Museum
Ph.D. student Madeline Gannon's "Mimus" is engaging visitors like a curious animal at the zoo.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Social Artist, Activist Appointed First MFA Director at CMU's School of Art

Jon Rubin
Jon Rubin, an associate professor of art, is recognized as a leading artist in the field of social and contextual practice.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Groban Joins Alumni Duo To Star in "The Great Comet of 1812"

Josh Groban and Denee Benton are starring in the Great Comet of 1812
The road to Broadway can be a varied and winding path, a truism for "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812" and its cast.
Monday, February 6, 2017

ETC Explores Augmenting Reality

A student team created an avatar to provide information about a display
Students at CMU's Entertainment Technology Center are studying applications of augmented reality.
Thursday, February 2, 2017

Artists Reconstruct Story of African-American Folk Hero

Monteze Freeland and Delana Flowers perform at the New Hazlett theatre
The story of railroad man John Henry is being brought to life Feb. 9-18 at The August Wilson Center in downtown Pittsburgh.
Friday, January 27, 2017

Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University Accepting Submissions For Arts Education Honor at 2017 Tony Awards

Marilyn McCormick
Submissions are being accepted now through Feb. 10 for the third annual Tony Award for "Excellence in Theatre Education Award."
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Miller Gallery Hosts Exhibition of Feminist Art + Tech, Jan. 28 – Feb. 26

“Hacking / Modding / Remixing as Feminist Protest” features 22 artists, designers and developers working at the intersection of art and technology.
Friday, December 30, 2016

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year
The Carnegie Mellon University community shares greetings in many languages.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Artists Send Symphony to the Stars

Andromeda symphony
CMU Professor of Art and pioneering space artist Lowry Burgess is banking on the fact that life forms in space appreciate the arts the same way humans do.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016

CFA Winter Festival Celebrates the Arts at CMU

Cardenes directing
Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Fine Arts will showcase its students’ work during the Winter Celebration weekend, Friday, Dec. 9, and Saturday, Dec. 10.

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