Arts

A site-specific installation for Miller Theatre, Columbia University in collaboration with The Wallach Art Gallery

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery will have a new home on Columbia University's Manhattanville campus. Deborah Cullen, director and chief curator of the Gallery, discusses her vision inspired by the new location.

Award-winning producer James Schamus directs Phillip Roth's Indignation for the silver screen. Photo Courtesy of Roadside Attractions

James Schamus is a longtime film professor at the School of Arts, where this fall he will teach courses on “Topics in American Film” and “The Western.” Last year, he was inducted into the 25 Year Club at Columbia.

Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library’s American Viewbooks Collection provides pictorial documentation of the growth of cities and towns across the United States from the mid-19th century to the early 20th century.
India Art Freer Gallery Columbia University

Chola bronzes, large statues of Hindu deities that fill the temples of south India, are perhaps the best-known images of that country’s religious art.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Receives Kennedy Prize, Views Hamilton Archive
A selection of items from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library's Alexander Hamilton archive is now on view. It includes papers, letters and personal items that figure prominently in the award-winning show.
Artist Olafur Eliasson
A number of exhibitions on campus this summer illuminate Columbia's collections, bringing art, culture and history from around the world to Morningside Heights.
Columbia Great Grad 2016 Natacha Diels
Born in Los Angeles and raised in Texas and New Mexico, Natacha Diels considers herself a nomad. She spent most of her life, however, in New York City, where she attended New York University, graduating with degrees in flute performance and integrated digital media.
Columbia University Humanities Prof. Edward Mendelson

In 1972, while going over a list of essays to include in his collection, Forewords and Afterwords, the poet W. H. Auden turned to the 26-year-old scholar assisting him and asked, “Why didn’t you include my essay on Romeo and Juliet?”

Ben Hoover Columbia University Grad 2016

Photo by Britt Olsen-Ecker

Ben Hoover was working as a neuroscience researcher in a Johns Hopkins lab, and weighing a career in medicine, when he realized he might be able to combine his fascination with the brain and passion for theater into a new way of telling stories.

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