With events involving large ensembles and audiences impossible at the moment, chamber music might be a solution to our hunger for live performances, with proper social distancing measures in place for performers and listeners.
Specific artists like Édouard Manet, Pablo Picasso, and Jackson Pollock loom large over the dominant history of modern art, leaving other figures underrecognized. If we chart this history without them, what new subjects and ways of telling the story of modern art emerge?
Join Jodi Maile Kirk (Director of Active Learning) and Heather Meeker (Executive Director) from The Musical Theater Project to examine issues of social justice through musical theater.
The intersection of Jewish and popular music culture has been an exceedingly rich and productive encounter. Is it Jewish? Is it American? Can we claim the voices of such luminaries as Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Carole King, and a host of others?
In this course, we will study the remarkable breakthroughs across the arts and sciences in the first several decades of the twentieth century.
This course focuses on the study of select American artists in Europe from the colonial period to the post-1945 era. These artists were offered exposure to the great ateliers, museums, and frescoes overseas. A few of these artists in the twentieth century remained in the US for their professional training, yet they absorbed European sources.