Arts

David Henry Hwang, Columbia University

The work of David Henry Hwang, an associate professor and head of the School of the Arts’ playwrighting concentration, includes the plays M.

A scene from Father Comes Home from the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3

A scene from Father Comes Home from the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3

Columbia University and Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith are pleased to announce that Suzan-Lori Parks’ Father Comes Home from the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3 is the 2015 winner of the Edward M.

Georg Friedrich Haas

Georg Friedrich Haas with his three upright Yamaha pianos, one tuned according to standard pitch and the other two to pitches smaller than a half step to accommodate his own microtonal compositions and his teaching. Photo by Eileen Barroso.

When the Berlin Philharmonic performed the Georg Friedrich Haas piece dark dreams at Carnegie Hall last October, critics were ecstatic and some audience members booed.

Local Harlem children visit a Wallach Art Gallery exhibit featuring African American artist Romare Bearden’s iconic series of works based on Homer’s "The Odyssey".

Glance through the glass doors of the Miller Theatre and you will see vivid, large-scale paintings pulsating with color on the lobby walls.

Cassandra Trenary in "Me and Mine." Photo: Erin Baiano

Columbia’s Arts Initiative and American Ballet Theatre formed a new partnership to offer students a distinctive immersion into the process of creating a ballet.

Deborah Cullen’s gives a welcoming speech at the opening of Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey at Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery.

Hundreds of people held aloft glowing lanterns honoring African American artist Romare Bearden during the third annual Morningside Lights procession. It kicked off after dark on Sept. 27 in Morningside Park and wound its way up to campus.

Hidden within plain sight around Columbia's campuses is a museum's worth of art donated to the University over the past two centuries.

The list of the rich and famous who are buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx reads like a veritable Who’s Who of late 19th and early 20th century New York high society. On Sept. 3, Sylvan Cemetery: Architecture, Art and Landscape at Woodlawn will open at Columbia’s Wallach Gallery.

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