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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Emory leads effort to honor M. Agnes Jones Elementary School namesake

Oct. 3, 2019

October performances include world dance premiere, multiple concerts and more

Oct. 2, 2019

Claudia Rankine to deliver Ellmann Lectures at Emory

Oct. 1, 2019

October: 10 things to do for $10 or less

Oct. 1, 2019

Emory professors, alumna honored for recent books

Sep. 25, 2019

Students create campus mural to celebrate Atlanta

Sep. 25, 2019

Emory Dance Program presents world premiere of 'fence' by staibdance

Sep. 24, 2019

Photography exhibit explores Minor White's work and his search for meaning

Sep. 24, 2019

'Pop-up' lab allows Carlos Museum visitors to encounter art conservation in action

Sep. 10, 2019

Carlos Museum to host three-day live reading of Homer's 'The Iliad'

Sep. 9, 2019

10 things to do in September for $10 or less

Sep. 3, 2019

Grammy-winning Kronos Quartet debuts Emory's 2019-2020 arts season

Aug. 29, 2019

New exhibit at the Michael C. Carlos Museum explores allegory and faith in 16th and 17th century prints

Aug. 29, 2019

Story of Atlanta businessman Chip Robert Jr. told with exhibit, reception on Sept. 19

Aug. 21, 2019

Emory authors shine at the Decatur Book Festival

Aug. 20, 2019

Emory explores the legacy of Billy Wilder in free film series

Aug. 13, 2019

Emory to host Decatur Book Festival's opening discussion of Latinx and immigration issues

Aug. 6, 2019

August: 10 things to do for $10 or less

July 30, 2019

Klamath Henry brings new focus to Native American art at the Michael C. Carlos Museum

July 26, 2019

'Black Cosmopolitan' exhibit focuses on James Weldon Johnson's diplomatic career

July 18, 2019

Oxford College students study art and social justice in New York City

July 9, 2019

July: 10 things to do for $10 or less

July 2, 2019

Carlos Museum encourages families to get SmART about art together

June 28, 2019

Tayari Jones wins Women's Prize for Fiction for 'American Marriage'

June 7, 2019

Spelman president and Emory professor discuss representation in African American photographs

June 4, 2019

June: 10 things to do at Emory for under $10

May 28, 2019

Bringing art into the community

May 21, 2019

May: 10 free things to do at Emory

May 2, 2019

'Nutrition for the Performing Arts' course focuses on science behind peak performance

April 25, 2019

Ancient art collection comes to Emory

April 15, 2019

April: 10 things to do for under $10

April 3, 2019

April arts events include poetry, dance, music and more

March 27, 2019

Artist Carrie Mae Weems to explore legacy of African American identity, class, culture

March 26, 2019

Tibet Week explores compassion in action in the world

March 14, 2019

'Framing Shadows' considers lives of African American domestic workers

March 12, 2019

March: 10 free things to do at Emory

Feb. 28, 2019

Popular 'Barenaked Voices' a cappella concert rounds out packed March arts calendar

Feb. 26, 2019

High Museum of Art, Emory receive $1 million grant from Mellon Foundation

Feb. 19, 2019

Printmaker Tom Hück explores the art of provocation

Feb. 13, 2019

February: 10 free things to do at Emory

Feb. 7, 2019

Celebrate your love for the arts with February events

Feb. 5, 2019

A lifelong interest builds a lasting legacy

Jan. 31, 2019

Former inaugural poet Richard Blanco to give free reading at Emory

Jan. 29, 2019

The top 10 films of 2018, according to Emory film experts

Jan. 17, 2019

New exhibition explores art as form of resistance

Jan. 17, 2019

Spring arts events will be musical and amusing

Jan. 16, 2019

Emory Cinematheque explores the wonderful world of color on film in its spring screening series

Jan. 15, 2019

January: 10 free things to do at Emory

Jan. 9, 2019

Emory stars in broadcast of Southern Celtic Christmas celebration

Dec. 18, 2018

A Fine legacy: Bequest from longtime Theater Emory patron will support student experiences

Dec. 13, 2018

Promising poet: Emory senior wins national writing awards

Dec. 11, 2018

Punk is alive and well, thanks to Emory class and Rose archives

Dec. 6, 2018

December: 10 things to do for $10 or less

Dec. 5, 2018

Bicentennial tribute to Frederick Douglass shows abolitionist's speeches still resonate

Dec. 4, 2018

Emory campus traditions celebrate the holiday season

Nov. 28, 2018

Visiting artist Sara Juli takes on motherhood's taboo topics

Nov. 27, 2018

Emory professor T Cooper brings his 'Man Made' film to campus

Nov. 20, 2018

Health sciences library opens 'Spirit Lives On' dementia awareness exhibit

Nov. 13, 2018

Renovated ancient Near Eastern art galleries open at Carlos Museum

Nov. 6, 2018

Talk focuses on Irish poet Seamus Heaney, teaching with archives

Nov. 6, 2018

November: 10 things to do for $10 or less

Nov. 6, 2018

Locate Samuel Beckett letters online in over 25 American literary archives

Nov. 5, 2018

November arts events include dance, music, theater and more

Nov. 1, 2018

Halloween at Emory brings zombies, mummies and more

Oct. 24, 2018

Student helps direct professional cast in new Theater Emory production

Oct. 24, 2018

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival partners with Emory for campus screenings

Oct. 23, 2018

Argentine tango musicians teach, perform at Emory this week

Oct. 16, 2018

Burkett to share stories of collecting Rose Library's African American materials

Oct. 16, 2018

The play's the thing

Oct. 3, 2018

October: 10 things to do for less than $10

Oct. 3, 2018

October arts events bring music, mystery and more

Oct. 2, 2018

'SisterWriters' Tayari Jones, Pearl Cleage share their literary friendship in Emory talk

Oct. 2, 2018

Look for Catlanta's #Carloscats on campus through Friday

Sep. 25, 2018

'Musical genius' Max Richter opens new season of Candler Concert Series

Sep. 20, 2018

Fire claims studio of Atlanta artist and Emory alum Fahamu Pecou

Sep. 13, 2018

Events with R2ISE founder Alexia Jones explore role of arts in recovery

Sep. 12, 2018

Authors Tayari Jones, Pearl Cleage at Emory to Discuss Mentorship, Writing

Sep. 10, 2018

Artist Kosmo Vinyl talks The Clash, DIY culture, art at the Rose Library

Sep. 6, 2018

September: 10 free things to do on campus

Sep. 4, 2018

September arts events include dance, film, music and more

Aug. 30, 2018

Emory's African American collections celebrated in new exhibit

Aug. 28, 2018

Decatur Book Festival announces Emory University as presenting sponsor

Aug. 9, 2018

August: 10 free things to do on campus

Aug. 7, 2018

Special feature: Science on stage

July 8, 2018

Emory trip explores issues common to South Africa, U.S.

July 6, 2018

July: 10 free things to do on campus

July 3, 2018

Summer reading: 10 books by Emory authors to add to your list

June 29, 2018

Wescoat to lead international seminars exploring ancient architecture

June 25, 2018

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

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

May 24, 2018