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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.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Tony Awards, Carnegie Mellon Open Submissions for Theatre Education Award

Tony Education Award Photo 2016
For the third year in a row, the Tony Awards and CMU will recognize a deserving teacher with the “Excellence in Theatre Education Award.”
Saturday, November 12, 2016

CMU’s School of Drama Presents “The Rover”

Rover Poster
The play portrays the adventures of Willmore the Rover during Carnivale in Naples in 1650.
Saturday, November 12, 2016

Miller Gallery Hosts “Climactic: Post Normal Design”

The exhibition focuses on design and activism surrounding issues of coloniality, crises of culture and race, and climate change.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Scholarship Lets Students Immerse in Research

Jennings Scholar
The Jennings Family Brave Companions Fund launches lasting research and career paths for Carnegie Mellon University students.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Digital Archive Shares In-Depth Stories of Black America

HistoryMakers Collage
Thanks to a longtime partnership with Carnegie Mellon University, the HistoryMakers is the largest African-American oral video archive.

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