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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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

Photos: The Bard and Poetry

Dec. 7, 2016

Photos: Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Dec. 5, 2016

Special events bid farewell to the First Folio

Nov. 30, 2016

Campus events celebrate the holiday season

Nov. 21, 2016

Course, symposium examine impact of how Shakespeare's plays are performed

Nov. 15, 2016

Shakespeare at Emory headlines November's arts offerings

Nov. 8, 2016

Emory's Carlos Museum Education Center named for Thalia Carlos

Nov. 2, 2016

Emory welcomes Shakespeare's First Folio

Nov. 2, 2016

November: 10 things to do for $10 or less

Nov. 1, 2016

Atlanta Music Festival promotes harmony across racial, social landscapes

Oct. 31, 2016

Author shares First Folio history and Folger library founder's obsession

Oct. 26, 2016

Classic vampire film to feature new soundtrack by recent Emory grad

Oct. 25, 2016

Last volume of Samuel Beckett's letters celebrated at Emory

Oct. 20, 2016

Discussion to showcase Shakespeare's impact on artists' books

Oct. 19, 2016

Center for Creativity and the Arts hosts Wonderful Wednesday performances

Oct. 18, 2016

Emory's Carlos Museum receives $1 million gift

Oct. 13, 2016

Emory Dance hosts Israeli artists for EXPOSED Festival

Oct. 11, 2016

Emory professors explore rich intersections of history and poetry

Oct. 6, 2016

October: 10 things to do for $10 or less

Oct. 5, 2016

October brings internationally renowned performers to campus

Sep. 28, 2016

Emory celebrates Shakespeare as First Folio's arrival nears

Sep. 27, 2016

Photos: 'Still Raising Hell: The Art, Activism and Archives of Camille Billops and James V. Hatch'

Sep. 20, 2016

Lights, camera, action: Film crews get warm welcome at Emory

Sep. 20, 2016

Pianos for Peace build community through music

Sep. 19, 2016

Emory's own Vega String Quartet starts the year on big notes

Sep. 14, 2016

Exhibit on African American art and culture takes flight at Woodruff Library

Sep. 14, 2016

Trethewey awarded Academy of American Poets Fellowship

Sep. 9, 2016

Colloquium series to explore issues of race, ethnicity

Sep. 8, 2016

Literary legend Pat Conroy remembered at Decatur Book Festival keynote

Sep. 6, 2016

New works by artist Gonkar Gyatso explore Tibetan identity

Sep. 6, 2016

Emory Arts kicks off the year with superheroes, storytelling and Shakespeare

Aug. 31, 2016

Decatur Book Festival puts Emory in the spotlight

Aug. 29, 2016

Theaster Gates featured in three public events at Emory

Aug. 24, 2016

Billops-Hatch archives of African American arts materials to be on display at Emory

Aug. 13, 2016

Redesigned African galleries raise the bar for contemplation, curation

Aug. 8, 2016

Emory hosts Pat Conroy remembrance for Decatur Book Festival

Aug. 2, 2016

Emory's Olympic legacy

July 31, 2016

Photo collection documenting early days of AIDS epidemic now open at Emory

July 25, 2016

Goizueta alum on the business of show business

July 21, 2016

Get pop-up bargains at museum bookshop

July 5, 2016

July: 10 things to do for $10 or less

July 1, 2016

Art for all: Fahamu Pecou takes his painting to the people

June 30, 2016

Harpists gather at Emory for national conference

June 27, 2016

Trips to Cuba, Bosnia capture cultures in transition

June 14, 2016

Catch campus art exhibits before they end

May 24, 2016

Ryan Sutherland: Undergraduate research creates a musical legacy

May 17, 2016

Students create documentary on Syrian refugee education crisis

April 27, 2016

Redesigned website makes collection of Shakespearean material more accessible

April 26, 2016

Emory history professor lends her scholarly voice to enrich an opera

April 25, 2016

Exhibit explores 100 years of nursing at Emory

April 25, 2016

Student researchers craft 'Resisting Racism' exhibit

April 20, 2016

Theater Emory hosts 12-hour Shakespeare Anniversary Celebration

April 20, 2016

Medical school gala seeks Emory artists' works to support free clinics

April 13, 2016

Randy Gue: Passion for punk sparks new library collection

April 11, 2016

Caroline Schmidt: Scholarship in hand, 'natural storyteller' looks to the future

April 7, 2016

No to Yes: Sociologist examines what defines excellence in musical genres

April 7, 2016

Poet Jericho Brown awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

April 6, 2016

'Critical Juncture' conference examines the space where identities collide

April 5, 2016

April: 10 things to do for $10 or less

April 4, 2016

International Festival and World Cup Tournament coming up April 1

March 30, 2016

Ecocriticism offers interdisciplinary exploration of literature, environment

March 30, 2016

Get ready for your close-up at Dooley's Week events

March 30, 2016

April arts events include new choreography from the Emory Dance Company

March 30, 2016

'Pre-Texts' learning method uses art to engage complex texts

March 29, 2016