Arts

Wallach Art Gallery premiered in the newest location on the Manhattanville campus, its latest exhibition titled "Uptown."
Portrait of Florine Stettheimer

Florine Stettheimer, photograph by Peter A. Juley & Son, c. 1917-20. Image provided by Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC. 

Florine Stettheimer, a renowned New York City-based painter, designer and poet, was a woman ahead of her time. Now, the Jewish Museum in New York City is telling her story in an exhibition, "Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry."
Richard Ford

Photo by Eileen Barroso

After Richard Ford published an essay about his mother in Harper’s Magazine in 1986, he always wanted to write a companion piece about his father.

Vikas Arun

Tap dancing and engineering may not seem like they have anything in common. But for graduating senior Vikas Arun, pairing these two passions makes plenty of sense.

Lenfest Center for the Arts Wallach Art Gallery

This year’s MFA thesis exhibition, an annual showcase for the work of students graduating from the Visual Arts program at the School of the Arts, returns to campus for the first time in more than a decade. The show, which opens April 22, will inaugurate the Miriam and Ira D.

Deborah Cullen

Deborah Cullen, Director & Chief Curator, The Wallach Art Gallery, standing before Tomo Mori's Concerto Encircling, 2016, a site-specific mural for the lobby at Miller Theatre. Photo by John Pinderhughes

When Deborah Cullen joined Columbia in 2012, she was given an enviable task. As the new director and chief curator of the Miriam and Ira D.

Carol Becker

Photo by Eileen Barroso

Since it was founded in 1965, Columbia University School of the Arts has produced a stream of award-winning writers, playwrights, filmmakers, actors, directors and visual artists. While the school has never lacked for talent, it has long suffered from a paucity of square footage.

David Henry Hwang and Lynn Nottage

David Henry Hwang (left) and Lynn Nottage. Photo by Joel Jares, Columbia University School of the Arts

Six years ago, Lynn Nottage received an email from a friend who shared that staying afloat financially was a daily struggle.

A 24-Decade History of Popular Music: A Radical Fairy Realness Ritual by Taylor Mac and Matt Ray

A scene from Act III titled Puppets, Whitman and Civil War. Photo by Teddy Wolff

Columbia University and Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith are pleased to announce that A 24-Decade History of Popular Music: A Radical Fairy Realness Ritual by Taylor Mac and

Joanne's Girls by Douglas Miles

A photograph in the Apache Chronicles exhibit titled Joanne's Girls by Douglas Miles.

Douglas Miles is a Native American artist whose paintings and other works reference Apache motifs. In the 1990s, after watching his son skateboarding, he decided to make a board for him.

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