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This week in the arts

April 15, 2024

Public events in the School of Art & Design + Performing Arts Division, week of April 15-21, 2024. All events are free and open to the public.


Arts Announcements

PLEASE READ. Important Weekly Announcements & Resources for students, faculty and staff in the School of Art & Design + Performing Arts Division. Find studio news, deadlines and important information here!


Arts Student Opportunities

Upcoming Opportunities, & Resources for students in the School of Art & Design + Performing Arts Division. Find due dates and deadlines for internships, exhibitions, auditions, and applications here! This week features a large number of opportunities!


Arts Faculty Search Candidate Public Lectures

Arts Faculty Search candidates will give public lectures. Students, faculty, staff and the public are encouraged to attend.


Upcoming Events


A conversation with Deanna Evans

Apr 15, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Scholes Library, Room First Floor Commons

April 15, at 9am in the Scholes Library First floor Commons, Deanna will speak about how she started her gallery in an apartment and grew from there.


Wolfbat Wearable Sculpture Workshop

Apr 07, 12:00 pm - Apr 20, 8:00 pm
Harder Hall, Room 429

This is a two-week, come-and-go-as-you-please workshop hosted by artist Dennis McNett. McNett has held these workshops across the country in which participants create wearable sculptures in the form of full head coverings. There is no fee and all supplies will be provided. These workshops culminate in a procession with McNett's 12-foot puppets and costumes, happening this year on Hot Dog Day. McNett will give a public lecture on April 10 at 4pm in Holmes Auditorium


MFA Thesis Exhibitions

Apr 06, 6:00 pm - May 03, 4:00 pm
Harder Hall, Room Robert C. Turner Gallery and Fosdick-Nelson Gallery

MFA Thesis exhibitions in the Cohen Gallery (4/6), Robert C. Turner Gallery and Fosdick-Nelson Gallery open weekly on Saturdays with receptions from 6-8pm April 6 - May 3 (Friday reception). Galleries open and exhibitions on view Saturdays - Tuesdays weekly.


The Unbound Archive

Apr 13, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fosdick-Nelson Gallery

The unbound Archive Thesis exhibition by Chelsea McMaster opening reception will be on April 13th from 6-8 at the Fosdick-Nelson Gallery. The show will be on view from April 13 to 16.


JHIN: Force to Flow

Apr 13, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robert Turner Gallery

Opening Reception on April 13th, 2024, 6-8pm in the Robert C. Turner Gallery


Hidden In Plain Sight

Apr 13, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fosdick-Nelson Gallery

Chae Eun Lee's MFA Thesis Exhibition. Opening Reception Saturday, April 13, 6-8pm Fosdick-Nelson Gallery


Into the Blackbox

Apr 13, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Harder Hall, Room Robert c. Turner Gallery, Immersive Space, TSI Harland Snodgrass Gallery

Opening Reception April 13, 6-8pm Robert C. Turner Gallery, TSI Harland Snodgrass Gallery, Immersive Space


Alfred Art Walk

Apr 18, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alfred, NY

Alfred Art Walk is a collaborative monthly venture created by the galleries in the Village of Alfred and on the campuses of Alfred University and Alfred State College in an effort to foster dialogue within the local arts communities.


Visiting Arts & Scholars

Apr 18, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Powell Campus Center, Room Nevins Theater

This Spring, the School of Art & Design's Foundations Division has held the Theodore International Randall Chair and welcomed Simeen Farhat to Alfred. Please come and hear Simeen talk about her artistic practice.


Tessellation Workshop

Apr 18, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Harder Hall, Room Co-Space

A paper craft night hosted by the Math and CS Club and the Queer Art Collective (QUAC) on April 18 at 7pm in the Co-Space, located on the 2nd floor of Harder Hall.


Open Screening

Apr 18, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
McGee Pavilion, Room Sound Studio

Thursday, April 18, 6:30-8:30pm in the McGee Sound Studio Harder Hall.


Memories Can't Wait, Objects Can't Die

Apr 20, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robert Turner Gallery

MFA Thesis Exhibition presented by JJ Baker opening reception April 20, 6-8pm in the Robert C. Turner Gallery


Jazz Ensemble Concert

Apr 20, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
TerraCotta Coffeehouse

AU Jazz Band performing at the Terra Cotta Coffeehouse on Hot Dog Day: April 20 at 1pm


Bill and Jack and Other Friends

Feb 22, 12:00 am - Jul 30, 12:00 am
Alfred Ceramic Art Museum

Opening reception of the Spring 2024 exhibition will take place on February 22 from 5-7pm. Bill and Jack and Other Friends features the recent acquisition of sculptures by Jack Earl along with companion works from the permanent collection. The exhibition is on view through July 30, 2024.


Open Draw Every Friday

Jan 26, 12:00 am - Apr 26, 12:00 am
Brick Residence Hall, Room Basement

Free Weekly Figure Drawing sessions. Fridays at 5:30pm in the Brick basement during the semester.


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