Arts & Humanities

Archival Documents Bring Light to Historical African American Legal Triumphs

A sheet of paper at Columbia’s Rare Book and Manuscript Library shows how a Black woman sought—and won—justice in 1791 America.

Columbia University alumni
Bijou Karman
Pass the Remote: Six Women Shaping the Future of TV

These directors, screenwriters, and producers—all with Columbia degrees—have found enviable success in the streaming era. 


Columbia University alum Fri Forjindam
Fri Forjindam (Kaye McCoy)
The Experience Designer Behind Prince’s Paisley Park

Fri Forjindam (SOA ’05) has the enviable task of memorializing the late artist’s life and work.


Avery Spot, Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation.
"Avery Spot Pavilion," a temporary, inflatable, GSAPP-student-designed installation in the space between Avery, Fayerweather and Schermerhorn halls.
GSAPP End-of-Year Show 2021

A digital exhibition of work by GSAPP students that explores pressing issues at the intersection of climate, social and racial equity, and the impact of technology on the built environment. 


Amatrice Exhibition, Italian Academy, Columbia University
Fresco, Church, Amatrice, Italy, 2017
Amatrice in Focus

An online Italian Academy exhibition delves into recording the past through photography.

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