Arts and Culture

Emory offers degree programs in art history, creative writing, dance, film and media studies, music, theater studies, and visual arts. The Center for Creativity & Arts and 'Creativity: Art & Innovation' foster interdisciplinary creativity.

Arts at Emory hosts more than 300 events in the performing, visual and literary arts annually. The university broadens access through community outreach programs and artist residency programs.

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December: 10 things to do for $10 or less

Dec. 5, 2017

'Bunk': Kevin Young's new book examines the rise of hoaxes

Nov. 26, 2017

Ellmann Lectures explore literary fathers and sons

Nov. 21, 2017

Celebrate the holidays with Emory campus traditions

Nov. 20, 2017

Photos: Emory celebrates Diwali

Nov. 8, 2017

Author Colm Tóibín to examine fathers of famed writers at Ellmann Lectures

Nov. 7, 2017

November: 10 things to do for under $10

Nov. 1, 2017

November arts events include renowned authors, musicians and more

Oct. 31, 2017

Carlos Museum gives students first-hand look at ancient artifacts

Oct. 30, 2017

Emory sophomore Lucy Wainger's poem selected for 'The Best American Poetry' anthology

Oct. 27, 2017

'Like reading a novel of a young philosopher': Emory reacts to Obama's letters

Oct. 25, 2017

Journey to South Africa to explore oppression, reconciliation

Oct. 25, 2017

Halloween at Emory offers both scary and sweet adventures

Oct. 24, 2017

Emory obtains archives of playwright Douglas Turner Ward

Oct. 24, 2017

Carter offers advice, insight in interview with film students

Oct. 23, 2017

Emory, Atlanta poets to present readings of 'Howl'

Oct. 23, 2017

Negro Ensemble Company's 50th anniversary to be celebrated at Emory

Oct. 19, 2017

Emory acquires early letters by Barack Obama

Oct. 19, 2017

Emory hosts Jewish film festival for Homecoming, Family Weekend

Oct. 17, 2017

Staibdance explores desire, destiny in 'wishdust'

Oct. 17, 2017

Emory makes music for the big screen

Oct. 16, 2017

Handwriting of Martin Luther discovered in Emory's Pitts Library

Oct. 16, 2017

Emory Libraries hosts conversation with photographer Hugo Fernandes

Oct. 6, 2017

October: 10 things to do for $10 or less

Oct. 4, 2017

Photos: 'The Dream Machine' exhibit opening

Oct. 4, 2017

Tickets available Oct. 5 for Colm Tóibín's Ellmann Lectures series

Oct. 3, 2017

October arts calendar includes Vienna Boys Choir, Halloween events

Oct. 2, 2017

Emory acquires letter to Jack Kerouac that inspired 'On the Road'

Sep. 27, 2017

Photos: Frankenstein's creation, unveiled

Sep. 27, 2017

Candler Concert Series opens with pianist Alessio Bax, violinist Chee-Yun

Sep. 26, 2017

'Midnight Pillow' opens new season for Theater Emory

Sep. 17, 2017

Emory exhibition celebrates America's Beat Generation

Sep. 15, 2017

Theater Emory's new artistic director pushes tradition of innovation

Sep. 14, 2017

Emory PhD candidate Sumita Chakraborty wins prestigious award for young poets

Sep. 6, 2017

Photos: Emory shines at the Decatur Book Festival

Sep. 6, 2017

September arts events include music, painting, poetry

Sep. 5, 2017

'Threads of Time' exhibit explores cloth as culture

Aug. 31, 2017

Don and Emily Saliers explore music, social justice for Oxford event

Aug. 30, 2017

Composer, klezmer fiddler Svigals to perform original score at Emory

Aug. 28, 2017

Meet Emory authors at this weekend's Decatur Book Festival

Aug. 28, 2017

Rossin's Emory residency celebrates Ethics & the Arts, Frankenstein

Aug. 23, 2017

Emory digital team bringing streets of 'Brotherman' to life at Decatur Book Festival

Aug. 22, 2017

Emory Cinematheque film series explores 'Resisting Fascism'

Aug. 22, 2017

Kessler Collection at Candler's Pitts Theology Library marks 30 years

Aug. 7, 2017

Creative writing professor remembered as caring leader, mentor

Aug. 1, 2017

Emory hosts journalism panel to kick off Decatur Book Festival

Aug. 1, 2017

August: 10 things to do for $10 or less

July 27, 2017

Inspired by Zora Neale Hurston, students create art to reveal communities

July 17, 2017

French professor helps students learn 'the art of living'

July 12, 2017

July: 10 things to do for $10 or less

June 26, 2017

Summer reading: 8 books by Emory faculty to add to your list

June 15, 2017

Emory shares in Georgia's movie industry boom

June 2, 2017

June: 10 things to do for $10 or less

June 1, 2017

'Epitaphs' exhibit to feature Billy Howard's photographs of people living with HIV/AIDS

May 24, 2017

Summer brings opportunity to view campus exhibitions

May 22, 2017

Libraries honor students with undergraduate research awards

May 17, 2017

Pellom McDaniels wins research award for African American Civil War-era exhibition

May 2, 2017

Sudler Prize honors top students in performing, creative arts

May 1, 2017

Emory Arts ends semester with youth, faculty, alumni concerts

May 1, 2017

Colm Tóibín to deliver 2017 Ellmann Lectures

April 25, 2017

Emory students transform art into action to help area nonprofits

April 21, 2017

Creative Writing Program announces 2017-2019 fellows in fiction, poetry

April 20, 2017

Poets Emily Leithauser, Richie Hofmann to give free reading at Emory

April 17, 2017

Emory students excel at American College Dance Association conference

April 12, 2017

Theaster Gates to respond to Emory students' work in 'The Art Sermon'

April 10, 2017

April: 10 things to do for $10 or less

April 5, 2017

April arts events feature Theaster Gates, recitals, family favorites

April 4, 2017

Emory alumnae help shape National Museum of African American History and Culture

April 3, 2017

'Ravished' reimagines the dark side of Shakespeare's popular comedy

March 27, 2017

'Memorial Drive' event explores site-specific dance in Atlanta

March 27, 2017

Emory professor recognized with prestigious poetry awards

March 22, 2017

Photos: Tibet Week begins

March 21, 2017

Tibet Week returns with focus on contemporary Tibetan culture

March 15, 2017

Poet Sidney Lanier's birth celebrated with Chancel Choir concert

March 14, 2017

'Critical Juncture' conference examines role of art in challenging identity

March 14, 2017

Renowned filmmaker provides students a lens for storytelling

March 13, 2017

Climate Week explores policy, myths, environmental justice

March 8, 2017

Atlanta Science Festival celebrates 'frontiers of the unknown'

March 8, 2017

Diplomat, journalist headline India Week at Emory

March 7, 2017

Carlos Museum exhibition shows how a hidden Greece was revealed

March 2, 2017

March arts events include Tibet Week, Barenaked Voices

Feb. 27, 2017

Gallery event explores the impact of Chicago Steppin in Atlanta

Feb. 21, 2017

Watch online as Tibetan sand mandala takes shape at Oxford College

Feb. 21, 2017

Emory Playwriting Fellow incorporates student research in award-winning play

Feb. 13, 2017

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey to deliver Emory Commencement address

Feb. 13, 2017

Inauguration poem: 'XX' by Kevin Young

Feb. 9, 2017

Pecou creates new artwork to commemorate inauguration

Feb. 8, 2017

Saxophonist Teodross Avery headlines Emory's 2017 Jazz Fest

Feb. 2, 2017

Photos: 'Visio Divina' with artist John August Swanson

Feb. 2, 2017

February: 10 things to do for $10 or less

Feb. 1, 2017

February arts events commemorate Black History Month

Jan. 31, 2017

Feast of Words celebrates Emory authors, editors

Jan. 31, 2017

Emory professor wins National Jewish Book Award for debut work on Yiddish literature

Jan. 26, 2017

U.S. Poet Laureate Herrera to give free reading at Emory

Jan. 25, 2017

History of movie censorship in Atlanta kicks off "Memorial Drive" series

Jan. 24, 2017

Emory composer premieres new canticle on world conflict, suffering

Jan. 19, 2017

Emory scholar tells immigrant stories through young adult novels

Jan. 17, 2017

Presidential inauguration events link Emory's past, present and bold future

Jan. 17, 2017

Billops-Hatch exhibit events kick off with Fahamu Pecou

Jan. 13, 2017

World premiere orchestra performance, archival film tour headline January arts events

Jan. 12, 2017

January: 10 things to do for $10 or less

Jan. 4, 2017

10 inspiring Emory stories from 2016

Dec. 21, 2016

Vaught appointed executive director of Emory's Schwartz Center for Performing Arts

Dec. 20, 2016

Emory experts pick the 20 best television shows of 2016

Dec. 15, 2016

Musical America names Emory's William Ransom one of '30 Innovators of the Year'

Dec. 13, 2016

Folger Library director praises Emory's First Folio programming, shares Shakespeare effect

Dec. 8, 2016