Through its Individual Grant Program, the CCA awarded 15 grants of $2,500 each to Cornell faculty, departments and programs, and 20 grants of $1,000 each to undergraduate and graduate students and student organizations. Proposals from faculty and students ranged from art and design projects to interdisciplinary projects linking science, engineering and the arts.

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Caroline O'Donnell's CCA Biennial project Urchin has received much attention from local and international press. Read the story about this project and it's process in the Cornell Daily Sun.

Applications will begin being accepted in December for new arts projects to be exhibited or performed on campus during the 2018-19 academic year. 

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FALL 2017

Union-Made: Fashioning America in the 20th Century is a collaboration between the Kheel Center and Cornell Costume and Textile Collection to celebrate 20th century fashion trends alongside the history of organized labor and union labeling efforts in the United States.

Aug 31
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Nov 04

Can the act of drawing encompass transcription, translation, and even construction?

Nov 05
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Nov 19

In this biting political satire of Shakespeare's tragedy by renowned Syrian poet and playwright Mamduh Adwan, Hamlet is a narcissistic prince, blissfully unaware of his people's bleak reality. Distracted by drink and theatre rehearsals, Hamlet fails to notice the rise of a brutal plutocratic dictatorship.

Nov 10
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Nov 18

Challenging the distinctions made between the architect as a composer of space and the musician as a composer of time, Music for a Room / A Room for Music will seek to reconfigure common notions of musical instrument design in relation to architectural constructions.

Nov 13

The following program seeks to juxtapose traditional Indian classical art forms with their modern, modified counterparts to explore how the culture is preserved in a place like Cornell University.

Nov 17

Tendederos consists of the creation of an immersive site-specific installation, by Gabriel Ramos (MFA’18), about the visual layering and distortion of forms through the process of recollection.

Nov 20
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Dec 01