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Free Evening Programs During Summer arts Festival

July 10 - 16, 2022 Alfred University School of Art & Design + Performing Arts Division welcomes the public to join the Alfred Summer Arts Festival: Making Meaning in an Uncertain World. The Festival includes morning and afternoon masterclasses throughout the week, free evening salons and family friendly activities. Visit go.alfred.edu/summerarts to register


July 10 - 16, 2022 Alfred University School of Art & Design + Performing Arts Division welcomes the public to join the Alfred Summer Arts Festival: Making Meaning in an Uncertain World; designed to embrace the creativity of the community in collaboration with local and international visiting artists. The Festival includes morning and afternoon masterclasses led by an ensemble of world-renowned artists, free evening salons including site-specific performances, installations, participatory projects, and family friendly activities. Visit go.alfred.edu/summerarts to register

Sunday July 10, 6-9pm
Opening Night Party
Cohen Center for the Arts // Lantern making with George Ferrandi // Live Music by The Badgeman + Emerging Artists REGISTER


Monday July 11, 7-9pm
Creating an Open System
Miller Performing Art Center with Visiting and Emerging Artists REGISTER


Tuesday July 12, 7-8:30pm & 9-10pm REGISTER
Commedia Dell’arte and Other Influences
Susan Howell Hall with Jasmine Nagano (piano) and Ana Kim (cello)


Selections from the Light Matter Film Festival
Village Bandstand // Curated by James Hansen and Eric Souther


Wednesday July 13, 7-9pm
How to: Slow Down
Miller Performing Arts Center // Music by Thelonius Garcia, choreography by Melanie Aceto, writing by Vincenzo Di Nicola, joined by emerging artists REGISTER


Thursday July 14, 7-10pm
A Letter from the Treetops + Dance Party
Cohen Center for the Arts // Performance and music by Jesse Chandler, collaboration by visiting and emerging artists // Followed by DJ John Lewis REGISTER


Friday July 15, 8:30-10:30pm
Be Coming Birds
Main Street followed by a performance at the Village Hall // Parade artwork designed by George Ferrandi, music composition by Kathy Kennedy, choreography by Sandy Silva REGISTER


Saturday July 16
Family Friendly Activities
Clay Workshop at Alfred Arts Studio at the West, make music with recycled materials, learn new dance moves, re-center with yoga and much more! See website for more details


6-9pm
Making Meaning in an Uncertain World
Cohen Center for the Arts // Choreography by Melanie Aceto, visual installation designed by Bill Gilbert, music by Jonathan Golove with Matias Homar and Bill Sacks // After show by emerging artists REGISTER