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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.
Friday, January 8, 2016

Tony Awards, CMU Open Submissions for Theatre Education Award

Tony Award logo
This annual honor recognizes a K-12 theatre educator in the U.S. who has demonstrated monumental impact on the lives of students and who embodies the highest standards of the profession.
Friday, December 11, 2015

Student Team Wins Grand Prize at Facebook Global Hackathon

Hackathon Winners
The competition, which took place over three days in late November at Facebook’s Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters, featured 78 finalists representing 21 teams from 11 countries.
Monday, December 7, 2015

Miller Gallery’s “Mind the Matter” Features Culmination of CMU Design Students’ Work

Senior Design Exhibit
The senior class exhibition, which runs through Sunday, Dec. 13, offers "insight into the students’ evolution over four years of study in which they develop both problem-solving and form-giving skills."
Thursday, December 3, 2015

Center for Iranian Music Hosts Segâh Festival of Persian and Turkish Music

Segah Festival
The festival, Jan. 14-16, will bring the shared musical and cultural history of the two civilizations to the foreground and educate people about their entwined history.
Friday, November 20, 2015

Patina Miller's on Fire

Patina Miller
The CMU School of Drama alumna plays a key role in "Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2."
Friday, November 13, 2015

Contemporary Ensemble To Host Rare Performance of “Daniel Variations” and “Ballet Mecanique”

Daniel Curtis
Music Director Daniel Nesta Curtis will conduct the concert at 7 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 22, in CMU's Alumni Concert Hall.
Thursday, November 12, 2015

Drama Presents William Golding’s “Lord of the Flies”

Lord of the Flies
The show, directed by Associate Professor of Directing Caden Manson, will run through Dec. 5 in the Philip Chosky Theater in CMU’s Purnell Center for the Arts.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015

School of Architecture's "Project RE_" Focuses on Reusing, Recycling and Re-envisioning Building Materials

church pews
A Nov. 16 dedication ceremony marks the official opening of the project's location at Construction Junction in Pittsburgh's East End.
Monday, September 28, 2015

School of Drama Presents Annual Cabaret Evening

Stephen Flaherty
Stephen Flaherty, a Pittsburgh native and Tony Award-winning musical theater composer, will return home Oct. 18 to accompany the School of Drama’s Music Theater Ensemble for an evening of song at CLO Cabaret at Theater Square.
Thursday, September 24, 2015

Anthony McKay To Direct Drama’s Performance of Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing”

Much Ado About Nothing
In this comedy, two lovers play cupid the week before their wedding, as they try to convince their bickering friends to forget their differences and fall in love with one another.
Monday, September 21, 2015

“AFTERSOUND: Frequency, Attack, Return” Opens Miller Gallery’s Fall Season

Home made electronics
The exhibit focuses on sound as a medium of contemporary art.
Monday, September 14, 2015

CMU and Its Entertainment Technology Center Host Themed Entertainment Conference Sept. 17-18

The conference will feature a live, onstage interview with Anthony Daniels, the actor known worldwide for his role as C3PO in “Star Wars,” and Walt Disney Imagineering’s Scott Trowbridge, who is dedicated solely to the “Star Wars” franchise. MORE
Friday, September 4, 2015

School of Music’s Season Features Renowned Guest Conductors Yan Pascal Tortelier, Carl Topilow and Paul Polivnick

Andres Cardenes
Maestro Andrés Cárdenes will lead a repertoire that includes many standards and hallmarks from American composers.

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