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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Winning COVID-19 children’s books address facts, emotions surrounding pandemic

May 18, 2020

Two seniors receive Sudler Prize in the Arts for exceptional creativity

April 29, 2020

Distanced dance: Making the move to remote learning

April 28, 2020

'Science of Grief' web event will explore pandemic themes of loss, hope

April 22, 2020

Emory celebrates Women's History Month

March 10, 2020

10 free things to do in March

March 4, 2020

Spring brings a busy calendar of March arts events

March 3, 2020

Conducting for life: Emory's new director of orchestral studies builds student talent

Feb. 28, 2020

Photos: Nikki Giovanni shares her poetry at Emory

Feb. 25, 2020

Emory remembers James V. Hatch, collector of African American arts and activism

Feb. 20, 2020

New art exhibit features etchings by surrealist Unica Zürn

Feb. 20, 2020

Campus memorial service set for Feb. 23 for art history professor emerita Sidney Littlefield Kasfir

Feb. 18, 2020

February brings brand-new theater and musical collaborations to campus

Feb. 5, 2020

Emory to mark Black History Month with lectures, films and more

Feb. 5, 2020

February: 10 free things to do at Emory

Feb. 4, 2020

Celebrated poet Nikki Giovanni to give free reading at Emory

Jan. 29, 2020

Theater Emory introduces original new plays with biennial Brave New Works Festival

Jan. 29, 2020

'Embodied' celebrates the interplay between health and the arts

Jan. 28, 2020

Spring Cinematheque series explores history of African Americans in American films

Jan. 21, 2020

Emory to host new cutting-edge science exhibition venue

Jan. 16, 2020

Enjoy movies, music, museum yoga and more in January

Jan. 15, 2020

New Carlos Museum exhibit explores depictions of Indian gods and goddesses

Jan. 14, 2020

10 things to do at Emory in January for $10 or less

Jan. 14, 2020

Emory celebrates 250 years of Beethoven with year-long event series

Jan. 14, 2020

Kevin C. Karnes appointed vice provost for the arts

Jan. 14, 2020

Emory film experts share their top 10 movies of 2019

Dec. 23, 2019

Film and Media Studies faculty choose 10 best television shows of 2019

Dec. 23, 2019

Film produced by Emory alumni makes Academy Award shortlist

Dec. 23, 2019

10 things to do at Emory in December

Dec. 3, 2019

Ruth Allen joins Carlos Museum as curator of Greek and Roman art

Nov. 26, 2019

Arts calendar sparkles with holiday spirit this December

Nov. 26, 2019

Emory Dance Company presents diverse mix of faculty and guest artist work

Nov. 19, 2019

Four new fellows join Emory's Creative Writing Program

Nov. 14, 2019

November: 10 free things to do at Emory

Oct. 30, 2019

Theater Emory presents haunting sci-fi thriller 'The Nether'

Oct. 29, 2019

Packed November arts calendar features world-renowned vocalist, innovative dance performances

Oct. 29, 2019

Renowned Jazz pianist Brad Mehldau and tenor Ian Bostridge to explore nature of love

Oct. 17, 2019

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