Visual & Performing Arts

  • CHESS document

    Out of the blue: Medieval fragments yield surprises

    Daniel Aloi Bookmark 
    Researchers Louisa Smieska and Ruth Mullett are advancing studies of medieval illuminated manuscripts with X-ray imaging at CHESS of the pigment trace elements found in pages in Cornell collections.
  • Jenny Sabin with her "Lumen" installation

    Glowing and misting, Jenny Sabin's 'Lumen' installation opens

    Daniel Aloi Bookmark 
    Architect Jenny Sabin has created a temporary outdoor installation that functions as a work of art and provides shade, seating and cooling for visitors to the Museum of Modern Art PS1 in Long Island City.
  • Alejandro L. Madrid

    Musicologist Alejandro Madrid receives Dent Medal

    Linda B. Glaser Bookmark 
    Alejandro L. Madrid, professor of music, has been awarded the Royal Musical Association's Dent Medal. He is the first Latin American winner of the award, which has been given since 1961.
  • calendar

    Things to Do, June 16-Aug. 4, 2017

    Daniel Aloi Bookmark 
    Summer events on campus this include exhibitions with local connections at the Johnson Museum; cinema under the stars on Willard Straight Terrace; and free performances, lectures and concerts.
  • Steve Reich

    Minimalist composer Steve Reich regales alumni at Reunion

    Susan Kelley Bookmark 
    Steve Reich '57, whose "Double Sextet" won the Pulitzer Prize in 2009, spoke with self-deprecating humor about his music and his life at age 80 during the Olin Lecture June 9 at Bailey Hall. The event was a highlight of Reunion.
  • City with sunlight

    NYC workshop tackles how to build sustainable cities

    Kate Frazer Bookmark 
    On May 23, more than 60 people gathered at the College of Architecture, Art and Planning's studio space in New York City to consider how built environments can help meet climate change challenges.
  • Fall Garden

    Seeds and knowledge shared at 'Planting Moon' gathering

    Daniel Aloi Bookmark 
    Cornell researchers and Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) growers discussed indigenous knowledge and traditional agricultural practices at a symposium at Cornell Botanic Gardens.
  • Goldwin Smith Hall

    Arts & Sciences launches Future Faculty Initiative

    Tricia Barry and Kathy Hovis Bookmark 
    A $10 million challenge gift from Barton and Susan Winokur, both Class of ’61, is helping to launch a fundraising campaign in the College of Arts and Sciences that will support the creation of 15-25 new endowed positions.
  • calendar

    Things to Do, May 26-June 9, 2017

    Daniel Aloi Bookmark 
    Events this week include the Cornell University Chorus and Glee Club Commencement Concert; a talk on better ornithology through technology; and exhibits at the Johnson Museum and Mann Library.
  • calendar

    Things to Do, May 19-26, 2017

    Daniel Aloi Bookmark 
    Events this week include a computer game design showcase; chamber music, poetry and more during the 10th annual Mayfest; films May 19-20 at Cornell Cinema and an exhibit of Dragon Day trophy heads.