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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June: 10 things to do for $10 or less

June 5, 2018

Bestselling author T Cooper joins Emory faculty

June 5, 2018

Emory acquires rare 18th-century Piranesi books illustrating ancient Rome

June 4, 2018

Summer at Emory blossoms with conferences, activities and events

May 29, 2018

Flip and fly a dolphin in a video game for Robert Schneider's new band

May 29, 2018

Student researchers use library archives to reveal the Buddhist in the Beats

May 24, 2018

Spelman College quietly eliminates one of the country's few jazz programs for women

May 22, 2018

Oxford student leader wins ovations in classroom, arts, campus life

May 8, 2018

Arts majors receive national award for achievement in creativity

May 8, 2018

Emory acquires archive of dancers Carmen de Lavallade and Geoffrey Holder

May 7, 2018

May: 10 free things to do on campus

May 3, 2018

Pitts Theology Library Acquires Society of Biblical Literature Archives

May 3, 2018

Their hearts are in Havana: Oxford students take a revolutionary trip to Cuba

May 1, 2018

Emory College names new Koppaka Professor in Telugu, Indian Cultures

April 26, 2018

Crespino to discuss Atticus Finch biography, Harper Lee letters at Emory

April 26, 2018

Film 'Fran K.' gives Emory students experience from page to stage to screen

April 23, 2018

Author Tayari Jones joins Emory University faculty

April 16, 2018

Emory College course features new views of 'the city'

April 12, 2018

Emory junior awarded Beinecke Scholarship to study link between music, identity

April 12, 2018

Science Art Wonder: Students team with labs to bring research to life

April 5, 2018

Emory faculty awarded Guggenheim Fellowships

April 5, 2018

Dance performance reimagines legendary Trisha Brown choreography

April 4, 2018

April: 10 things to do for $10 or less

April 2, 2018

Harper Lee letters offer candid takes on religion, family

April 2, 2018

April arts events include innovative dance, music performances

March 28, 2018

'Carousel' Revival to Credit Agnes de Mille's Original Choreography

March 28, 2018

Bridging medicine and literature through a pilgrimage to Faulkner's home

March 27, 2018

Photos: Tibet Week begins

March 27, 2018

Who Is the Real Atticus Finch?

March 22, 2018

Thinking big: Student research brings microtheatre to Emory

March 21, 2018

Tibet Week to focus on 'compassion, healing and transformation'

March 19, 2018

Andrew Young, Ross Rossin to be featured in Emory conversation

March 19, 2018

Carlos Museum, Emory Autism Center work together to make museum visits more inclusive

March 13, 2018

Irish women poets to give readings this spring at Emory

March 12, 2018

March: 10 things to do for $10 or less

March 6, 2018

March arts events include the return of Barenaked Voices

Feb. 28, 2018

Emory acquires letters by author Harper Lee

Feb. 28, 2018

Film series commemorates pivotal year during Brazilian civil-military dictatorship

Feb. 28, 2018

James Bond Is a Wimp

Feb. 28, 2018

Emory Dance Program professor, alumna revisit first collaboration in 'Rule of Thumb'

Feb. 27, 2018

Glenn Chancel Choir concert will feature songs and words on world peace

Feb. 27, 2018

Emory acquires papers of Obama inaugural poet Richard Blanco

Feb. 21, 2018

Emory students turn curators for Carlos Museum exhibit

Feb. 20, 2018

Photos: Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith

Feb. 20, 2018

'Divine Felines' exhibition showcases Egypt's exaltation of cats

Feb. 14, 2018

Emory to celebrate Black Arts Movement writer Mari Evans with panel, poetry readings

Feb. 13, 2018

From jazz to plays to poetry, February brings diverse arts events to campus

Feb. 1, 2018

Rose Library acquires two Irish collections

Jan. 31, 2018

February: 10 free things to do on campus

Jan. 29, 2018

Lecture on Seamus Heaney's publishing life set for Feb. 1

Jan. 24, 2018

New film series explores 'Black Lives on the Small Screen'

Jan. 23, 2018

Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith to give reading at Emory

Jan. 22, 2018

January: 10 things to do for $10 or less

Jan. 8, 2018

Kevin Young to read from his new book, 'Bunk'

Jan. 8, 2018

Emory grads poised for musical breakthrough as The Shadowboxers

Dec. 13, 2017

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 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

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