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The School of Music has appointed Peter Schmelz to the musicology faculty as associate professor, beginning in August 2015. “Peter Schmelz’s research interests are in 20th- and 21st-century music –...
Asleif Willmer, a Doctor of Musical Arts in music performance student, was chosen to sing leading opera roles at the Brevard Summer Music Festival in Brevard, North Carolina. She will perform as...
ASU's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is launching the Curb Creative Enterprise and Cultural Leadership Program to train cultural strategists, disruptors and catalysts.
This summer, ASU Art Museum is presenting a new commissioned work by Mexico City-based artist Yoshua Okón, in an exhibition titled "Oracle." In a recent conversation with Artforum, Okón...
Phil Weaver-Stoesz has been spending some of his summer writing about how the audience took over during a production at the ASU Art Museum.
Tempe, Ariz. — This summer, ASU Art Museum will present a new commissioned work by Mexico City-based artist Yoshua Okón, in an exhibition titled "Oracle" that will be on view July 2 – Aug....
An artist who refused labels, Allen "Big Al" Carter fused styles and invented techniques to share his vision with the world. More than 80 of his powerful paintings, sculptures, drawings and...
What does a creative disruptor do? She changes the way we look at the world – by taking something as mundane and universal as the sign on a women's bathroom and making it soar.
The ASU School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Thompson as assistant professor of music education. “We are delighted that Jason Thompson will join our faculty this fall,”...
Imagine living in a house that knows you and can anticipate your activities when you're home. This is just one example of a long-term application that could result from a National Science...
Ayisha Moss, a Doctor of Musical Arts in performance student and violinist, will be a young artist participant this summer at the InterHarmony International Music Festival in Sulzbach-Rosenberg,...
Praised as “passionate, uninhibited and spellbinding” by the London Independent and having a “luxuriously warm sound and yearning lyricism” by The New York Times, the Brentano Quartet returns to the...
Much like the plot of a superhero-team comic, many of today’s greatest challenges can only be overcome when the unique strengths of the resolute are combined. Arizona State University’s...
The daughter of a teen mother from Yuma, Arizona, Amanda Mollindo produced a thesis exhibition that examines the topic of teen motherhood through a series of portraits of – and interviews with –...
An Associated Press article about the millions of displaced refugees around the globe sparked the most notable project in ASU design student Taylor Loutsis' eight-year undergraduate career:...
Oswaldo Zapata, a Doctor of Musical Arts in trumpet performance student, was recently hired as the new instructor of high brass and mariachi ensemble at Texas A&M International University in...
"Our Kiki: A Gay Farce," a new play written by one ASU alumnus and directed by another, merges the comedic and the serious, putting an often-marginalized group in the spotlight.
Recent Arizona State University graduate Tiernan Warner found her true calling in the art world after an internship at the ASU Art Museum gave her hands-on experience with exhibitions and curatorial...
Tempe, Ariz. – Celebrated ceramic artist Jeanne Quinn, known for her installations, will give a free public lecture at the ASU Art Museum Brickyard on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 7 p.m. This lecture...
The Creation Project, a semester-long, university-wide series inspired by Franz Joseph Haydn's masterpiece "The Creation," will culminate with a performance of Haydn's magnificent...
In an interview with KJZZ's Steve Goldstein, Herberger Institute's Dean Steven J. Tepper discusses the state of the Valley art scene.
Xiangyuan Huang, a Bachelor of Arts in violin performance student in the School of Music, placed second in the strings division of the national 2014–/2015 Music Teachers National Association (MTNA)...
Balance-Unbalance 2015, an international conference that looks to art as a catalyst for exploring the intersections between nature, science, technology and society, will take place March 27-29 at ASU...
School of Music alumnus Jaxon Williams has been awarded a Fulbright Arts Study Grant for 2015–/2016. He will move to Seville, Spain, to study Spanish guitar repertoire with a renowned concert...
Patrick Cooper, 2014 graduate of the ASU master's in music education program, won the 2015 "Outstanding Emerging Researcher Award" for his research on measuring creativity.
Bachelor in Vocal Performance student Nicole Blumenstein of the School of Music was recently awarded the Joan Frazer Memorial Award for Judaism and the Arts at ASU. Blumenstein received the award...
The ASU Art Museum will install a camera designed by experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats to take a millennium-long photograph of the evolving Tempe skyline.
The ASU Art Museum will present a special performance from New York-based media artists E.S.P. TV in conjunction with the museum's season opening reception Feb. 20.
Arizona State University students Michelle Jack, Edmund Jolley, Jenna Stevens, Mark Small and Rubing Qiang are designing a smarter wheelchair cushion that gauges a user’s pressure points to increase...
Growing up is tough, even in the world of fairytale and fantasy. In the latest ASU MainStage production, Finegan Kruckemeyer’s “This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing,” three...
ASU Regents' Professor of Art Mark Klett discusses his new show, up now at New York's Pace/MacGill Gallery, with John Guida of The New York Times.
The ASU School of Film, Dance and Theatre’s Emerging Artists II and Emerging Artists Resite will offer audiences a number of conceptually lush performances this spring: personal experiences of the...
Arizona Public Service Co. and Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts today announced that three research teams from The Design School at ASU have received more than $...
Tempe, Ariz. – The Arizona State University School of Art in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts announces its Spring 2015 Lecture Series, featuring internationally renowned artists and...
Not many students can say that they spent their time as an undergraduate getting up-close-and-personal with a nationally-renowned museum collection containing works by artists ranging from Rembrandt...
When Arizona State University School of Music alum Amy Swietlik decided to apply for a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to study social projects and music education in Brazil, she didn't...

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