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An art degree isn't a dead end. ASU Herberger Institute Dean Steven J. Tepper discusses how artists find work and fulfillment in a nontraditional field.
Artist Angela Ellsworth, professor in the ASU School of Art, is one of 100 artists nationwide selected to participate in the exhibition "State of the Art," at Crystal Bridges Museum of...
"Ground Cover" is a project by Ann Morton (School of Art, Bacelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts in Fibers). This project was featured on the PBS show Arizona Horizon.
This holiday season, support museum programs and exhibitions and find thoughtful, unique gifts for everyone on your list at the annual ASU Art Museum Store holiday sale.
Four veterans – Captain Steve Borden, Marcus Denetdale, Karen Pittenger and Joanna Sweatt – are bringing their conversation to the Lyceum Theatre on ASU’s Tempe campus.
Exploring, analyzing and improving existing student web-based peer review systems has led ASU's David Tinapple to a research award of nearly $2 million from the National Science Foundation.
Air Force veteran Patrick Harris, who chose ASU for its music education program and the Pat Tillman Veterans Center, hopes to share his enthusiasm for music with others.
David Tinapple, an assistant professor in the School of Arts, Media + Engineering in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, was awarded a $1,952,419 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant...
Theater lovers can be part of the creative process in the ASU TheatreLAB program, a “second stage” designed to help the School of Film, Dance and Theatre student playwrights develop their projects,...
With its Victorian architecture and small town charm, Tarrytown, New York, forms the perfect backdrop for Washington Irving’s spooky tale, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” Incidentally, Tarrytown is...
For photographer Bob Carey, every month is breast cancer awareness month – not just October.
The Arizona State University School of Film, Dance and Theatre, in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, is one of four institutions that have been selected to join The Acting Company’s...
Arizona State University's Listen(n) Symposium – a series of panel discussions, musical performances and art installations – aims to open our eyes to the issues of sustainability by opening our...
The sound of a bird calling in the distance or the breeze blowing through the brush might seem inconsequential; in fact, for most, these auditory cues go totally unnoticed. On Oct. 16-17, a series of...
The dystopic play "The Hungry Woman: A Mexican Medea," by Cherríe Moraga, is coming to ASU's MainStage, featuring a cast of current ASU theater students under the direction of visiting...
"Trout Fishing in America and Other stories" captures the efforts of conservation biologists in the Grand Canyon while raising important questions about environmental stewardship and...
The new dean of the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts says that a degree in design and the arts "may be one of the best preparations for a 21st-century economy."
Three programs in The Design School in the ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts were ranked among the top design and architecture programs in the region. The prestigious 14th annual...
The ASU Art Museum presents a solo exhibition of the work of artist Richard T. Walker, titled “Richard T. Walker: the predicament of always (as we are),” on view through Jan. 3, 2015.
From highly experimental dance and media pieces to physically charged, Afro-Brazilian and Latin/ballroom fusions, "Known and Unknown" showcases the artistic breadth of the dance program at...
The 2014 ariZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence ceremony, held Sept. 15 at Tempe Center for the Arts, was generous to ASU's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts.
The School of Film, Dance and Theatre presents “Known and Unknown,” the kick-off event of the ASU dance season, featuring nine works created by an impressive roster of ASU faculty, musicians and...
The 2014 ariZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence ceremony, held Sept. 15 at Tempe Center for the Arts, was generous to ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts. Not only did current students...
The ASU Art Museum and ASU Art Museum Ceramics Research Center have announced that artist, writer, curator and educator Garth Johnson will be joining the museum as curator of ceramics.
According to Herberger Institute dean Steven Tepper, "bigger-than-me" experiences are necessary for students to have authentic growth.
ASU professor T. Agami Reddy has been awarded the 2014 Yellott Award by the Solar Energy Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). The award was presented during the 8th...
“Shifting Sands: Recent Videos from the Middle East,” on view through Nov. 29 at the ASU Art Museum, explores zones of conflict, including the Israel-Palestine border and Afghanistan, with a focus on...
ASU theater alum Marcelino Quiñonez believes everything has a purpose. Looking at the trajectory of his life so far, it's not hard to see why.
All five schools in ASU's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts have hired new faculty members for the 2014–2015 academic year.
More than 20 percent of the nominations for this year's ariZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence went to Herberger Institute affiliated students, faculty, staff and alums.
Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts presents a spectacular 2014-2015 season of dance, theater, guitar and opera performances.
The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture Public Art Program, in partnership with Friendly House and the ASU School of Film, Dance and Theatre in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, will...
The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture Public Art Program, in partnership with Friendly House and Arizona State University's School of Film, Dance and Theatre, will receive a $100,000 National...
The ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts has appointed Heather Landes as the director of its world-renowned School of Music.
The ASU School of Film, Dance and Theatre Summer Feature Film Internship Program is an ambitious plan to make one feature-length movie a summer with a predominantly student crew.
Conventional wisdom holds that if you want to break into the film industry, you need to go to Los Angeles. But a unique new program in the School of Film, Dance and Theatre at Arizona State...

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