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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When in Rome: Classics convention brings hundreds to Emory

July 24, 2014

Lucy: Debunking the 10% brain myth

July 24, 2014

Joyce Carol Oates tickets available Aug. 5; Emory reading keynotes Decatur Book Festival

July 15, 2014

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Apes vs. humans, finding common ground

July 10, 2014

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Apes vs. Humans, Finding Common Ground

July 10, 2014

Black aesthetics institute features public discussions, film screening

July 7, 2014

Theater Emory hosts 'Breaking Ground' summer series

July 1, 2014

Battle of Atlanta exhibit commemorates 150th anniversary

June 24, 2014

Center for Civil and Human Rights opens with strong Emory ties

June 23, 2014

Papers of prize-winning poet/writer Nathaniel Mackey acquired by Emory

June 16, 2014

Emory launches mobile tour for historic Battle of Atlanta sites

June 9, 2014

Event introduces 'When the Emory Unit Went to War' exhibit

June 9, 2014

Godzilla: King of the tracemakers

June 3, 2014

Hear chamber music in the museum and mountains

June 2, 2014

Conversation with 'Sleepy Hollow' producer and alum Mark Goffman

May 27, 2014

The Dark Room Collective: Where black poetry took wing

May 27, 2014

Nostalgia draws new X-Men film back to the future

May 23, 2014

Carlos Museum offers free admission to military service families

May 23, 2014

Here and now: Natasha Trethewey ends her tenure as U.S. Poet Laureate

May 21, 2014

Graduate students encourage poetry through community service

May 20, 2014

Trethewey talks to students taking poetry beyond the page

May 19, 2014

Film to spark talk on art as therapy for bipolar disorder

May 19, 2014

'Ransom Notes' taking musical captives

May 6, 2014

African American jockey, three-time Kentucky Derby winner celebrated in new bio

April 30, 2014

Shades of beauty: From a dialogue to a movement

April 29, 2014

Carlos Museum has summer camp options

April 28, 2014

Discover 'The Joy of Sax'

April 28, 2014

Medical school Art Gala has theme of service

April 24, 2014

Spring book sale, two lectures at the Carlos Museum

April 17, 2014

ASO to play Emory composer-conductor's symphony

April 17, 2014

Annual exhibition features students as curators

April 17, 2014

'Carmina Burana' to be performed April 16 and 17

April 14, 2014

Emory on Coursera: Ancient Nubia's art and archaeology

April 14, 2014

'Barenaked Voices' presents a pitch perfect benefit performance

April 7, 2014

Hank Aaron materials in Emory collections inspire exhibit by students

April 7, 2014

Chefs put on a show of food and culture for students' projects

April 3, 2014

Students' musical talents will shine in April performances

April 1, 2014

Director to students: 'You don't need to be Steven Spielberg to make a movie'

April 1, 2014

Atlanta nonprofits benefit from student art projects

April 1, 2014

Spring Break Art Camp at the Carlos Museum

March 31, 2014

Kim David nominated for Georgia Author of the Year Award

March 31, 2014

Noah: The origin of the biblical origin story

March 26, 2014

Visual artist and historian to speak at Korea Week events

March 26, 2014

Theater Emory and Emory Dance collaborate cosmically

March 26, 2014

Atlanta Science Festival has elements of surprise

March 25, 2014

Dance partners: Alum and student choreograph rewarding directed study

March 20, 2014

Piano men to perform Beethoven's Fifth

March 20, 2014

Dynamic classical duo to close concert season

March 20, 2014

New works debut, virtuosos perform at 2014-2015 Candler Concert Series

March 18, 2014

Human rights activist to be subject of one-woman performance at Emory

March 18, 2014

MARBL acquires rare Atlanta Fanzines from the 1940s

March 17, 2014

Tibet Week offers cultural feast

March 17, 2014

On PBS: Trethewey talks with poets in prison

March 13, 2014

Author of acclaimed play 'Wit' to speak

March 13, 2014

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Sharon Olds to give reading at Emory

March 13, 2014

Faculty, alumni artists talk about their work

March 12, 2014

Alumna pays tribute to a multi-faceted life in new book

March 11, 2014

Choir to sing the prayers of Bach, Mozart, Beethoven

March 10, 2014

Poet Kevin Young debuts 'Book of Hours'

March 7, 2014

Emory seen as top destination for literary arts

March 6, 2014

Vigil for Ukraine connects to symphony performance theme

March 4, 2014

Alumna pays tribute to a multi-faceted life in new book

March 3, 2014

March music features works of the spirit and the emotions

Feb. 27, 2014

Atlanta-focused speaker series launches with photographer Chip Simone

Feb. 25, 2014

Bringing to life 'Dinosaurs Without Bones'

Feb. 25, 2014

Woman's Club holds gala for string quartet challenge grant

Feb. 25, 2014

'The Help' star Viola Davis gives students the script on being an actor

Feb. 25, 2014

Rushdie shares his love of literature at Emory

Feb. 24, 2014

Lives of activism inspire gift to MARBL

Feb. 20, 2014

Rushdie: India in the midst of a 'cultural emergency'

Feb. 19, 2014

Heaney exhibit celebrates poet's life and work

Feb. 18, 2014

Prize-winning poet visits for reading, discussions

Feb. 18, 2014

Author to discuss religion in African American theater

Feb. 18, 2014

Religion in African American theater topic of author's talk

Feb. 14, 2014

St. Olaf Choir concert, other arts events canceled

Feb. 12, 2014

A close look at tourism's impact in rural China

Feb. 6, 2014

Wilkerson: How 'The Great Migration' shaped modern culture

Feb. 6, 2014

Trethewey's Civil War poem inspires display

Feb. 6, 2014

Pulitzer-Prize winning 'Native Guard' adapted for stage

Feb. 4, 2014

Jazz, classical are for music lovers in February

Feb. 4, 2014

India Summit scheduled Feb. 17-18

Feb. 3, 2014

Sports Lawyer, Author to discuss Super Bowl marketing

Jan. 31, 2014

Alum's artistic talent translates research into art

Jan. 31, 2014

Two events offer insight into evolving dance art forms

Jan. 31, 2014

Rushdie to speak at two public events at Emory

Jan. 30, 2014

New biography of African American jockey Isaac Murphy focus of Emory author talk

Jan. 28, 2014

Visual Arts reschedules faculty-alumni exhibit opening

Jan. 28, 2014

yMusic to perform and demonstrate music-making techniques

Jan. 28, 2014

The Year of the Horse welcomed with music

Jan. 28, 2014

Live reading of 'Odyssey' gives audience an ancient Greek experience

Jan. 22, 2014

Emory Cinematheque series features French films

Jan. 22, 2014

Readings, panel set for festival of new plays

Jan. 17, 2014

Exhibit inspires local 'Odyssey' to hear and see artist's work

Jan. 17, 2014

Seamus Heaney exhibit is tribute to friend of Emory, master poet at work

Jan. 13, 2014

LaFayette memoir offers first person look into civil rights movement

Jan. 6, 2014

13 top stories for 2013

Dec. 28, 2013

Alum artist Brendan O'Connell captures impressions of Walmart

Dec. 23, 2013

Emory Looks at Hollywood: Violence and "The Hunger Games"

Nov. 20, 2013