The CCA supports numerous arts-related events and projects each year.. Documentation from grant-supported projects completed and presented, artist award presentations, and CCA-initiated projects are archived, including exhibitions, performances, lectures, individual artist and department-generated projects, concerts, installations, and publications.

Listed below is a sample of projects supported by the CCA from 2001 to 2017.

Dec 06 2005

Cornell Avant-Garde Ensemble (CAGE) presents a full performance of Stravinsky's Histoire du Soldat, involving a diverse student population from the Music, Fine Arts, and Theatre, Film and Dance departments.  Barnes Hall

Dec 01 2005

Film by Zach Jones, exploring the topic of loss and human absence through the documentation of his grandmother, who is living with blindness. Project for FILM 477, presented at Intermediate Film Course Screening

Dec 01 2005

Video documentary based on footage and photographs from the April 2004 activist / educational event at Cornell University, Liberty and Justice for All.

Nov 30 2005

Concert and master-class with violinist Takashi Shimizu. Concert: Nov 30, 2005, 8 p.m., Barnes Hall Master Class: Dec 1, 2005, Lincoln Hall

Nov 13 2005

A multi-part mini-festival of Brazilian music performances and lecture demonstrations. Paolo Sa, a recent DMA from the Federal University of Rio de Janiero State, will be a featured guest performer. Concert (Paulo Sa and Linda Chellouf): Nov 12, 2005, Barnes Hall Lecture demonstration (Paolo Sa): Nov 13, 2005, B20 Lincoln, 6-8 p.m.

Nov 01 2005

EXHIBITION: WILL BOYS BE BOYS? QUESTIONING ADOLESCENT MASCULINITY IN CONTEMPORARY ART. November 2005 - January 2006. H.F. Johnson Museum of Art Works by nineteen artists or artist teams ranging from paintings, photographs, sculpture, to installation pieces and video. Curated by Shamim Momin, associate curator, Whitney Museum of American Art.

Oct 31 2005

Theatre production by Melodramatics Theatre. Student theatre group presents a comedy/horror musical based on a tabloid story "Weekly World News." Organized by Justin Leader. November 11 - 13, 2005, Ithaca High School.  

Oct 14 2005

LIVE PERFORMANCE TO SILENT FILM: Alloy Orchestra performs original scores to accompany silent film Blackmail by Alfred Hitchcock, and the 1925 classic Phantom of the Opera. Oct 14 and 15, 2005, Willard Straight Theatre  

Oct 05 2005

Performance by Ramdas Rulsule, tabla player and Kathak dancers. Barnes Hall  

Oct 02 2005

Deconstruction of traditional photography and commercial artist studio work

Oct 01 2005

Film Noir and Modern Architecture: Program of lectures, seminars, workshops and film series with Cornell Cinema. Professor of architecture, Thomas Hines (UCLA), and professor of film and media studies, Edward Dimendberg (UC-Irvine), focus on modernity, urban landscapes, and the American dream/nightmare.  

Oct 01 2005

Theatrical investigation into the life and work of French poet, Arthur Rimbaud (1854-91), directed by Ross Haarstad; with actors, dancers, visual artists, musicians and writers.

Oct 01 2005

Dance residency and performance. Dance, music, spoken word and visual art with four visiting artists.

Oct 01 2005

M.F.A. creative writing students and Cornell community writers read new works of fiction and poetry.

Sep 29 2005

Highly stylized in nature, Indian temple dance utilizes power and energetic footwork (tandava), juxtaposed with sinuous feminine postures and movements (lasya) that has been handed down from teacher to disciple for thousands of years. This touring dance company brings new dance style to Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts, September 29, 2005

Sep 26 2005

SYMPOSIUM / EXHIBITION: A week-long event of interdisciplinary programming celebrating Turkish arts and culture, and exploring the emergence of Turkey as an industrial nation. Exhibition: Sept 26 - Oct 1, Willard Straight Art Gallery, Willard Straight Hall Symposium: Sept 30 - Oct 2 Classic Turkish Films: September 29 - November 1, Willard Straight Theatre

Sep 15 2005

A musical by author and composer Marc Blitzstein, with guest choreographer Todd Peterson, and guest  musical director. The Performing Arts Center.

Jul 01 2005

Bill Staffeld exhibits transparencies from the 1970s viewed as light sculpture. Hartell Gallery

Jun 16 2005

A free, on-campus performance of concert songs, for piano and voice, composed to the texts of James Joyce. In conjunction with the biennial North American James Joyce Conference. Performers: Scott Klein, Associate Professor of English, Wake Forest University; Sandra Cotton, Ph.D. candidate in music, UNC Greensboro.

May 05
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May 07 2005

Residency of four Latina dance and performance artists with performance of Afro-Caribbean dance forms with political commentary. Part of the CCA's 2004-2005 Themed Initiative: Tolerance + Territory.

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Apr 30 2005

Artist Residency of James Carter with performances, lecture, open rehearsals. Concert: Jazz Festival with Paul Merrill and the Jazz Combos. Apr 28, 8 PM, Barnes Hall Concert: Jazz Festival with Jazz Ensemble II and the Jazz Combos. Apr 29, 8 PM, Barnes Hall Panel Discussion: with James Carter, Paul Merrill, Slide Hampton. Apr 30, 12:00 - 1:30, Barnes Hall Concert: Jazz Festival with Cornell Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensembles I with Slide Hampton and James Carter. Apr 30, 8 PM, Barnes Hall

Apr 16 2005

Sidumo Jacobs, Xhosa South African choral director and teacher of traditional South African song, teaches songs from the Xhosa, Zulu and Sotho cultures to three choirs, and shares his personal perspective on life as a black South African during and after Apartheid.

Apr 16 2005

The Museum Club is organizing the 9th Annual Student Art Showcase. This program is designed to bring students from all colleges and departments together on a basis of shared interest in artistic expression. Exhibition (featuring live music, poetry, dance, and visual art): April 16, 1-4 p.m. Visual work will remain on display through April 17

Apr 14 2005

Cornell Design League fashion show. Independent fashion show featuring collections from Cornell students ranging from couture to ready-to-wear.

Apr 14 2005

Rita Dove. Poet, fiction writer, and essayist, author of On the Bus with Rosa Parks. 7:30, Statler Hall Auditorium.

Apr 07 2005

Exhibitions of paintings, prints and sculpture from the H.F. Johnson Museum's collection of photorealist art and loans from private donors and others. Lecture by Anthony Brunelli, visiting artist: Apr 7, 5:15 PM, H.F. Johnson Museum of Art

Apr 05 2005

Glenn Pushelberg, of the firm Yabu Pushelberg, lectures. Pushelberg's area of expertise is retail and restaurant design. Yabu Pushelberg has won the coveted James Beard Foundation design award for the Monsoon Restaurant and Lounge, and a Gold Key Award at the International Hotel & Restaurant Show for the Blue Fin Restaurant in Times Square, NYC.

Mar 16 2005

Pioneer hip-hop choreographer Rennie Harris and his high-impact dance troupe.

Mar 01 2005

Three installations by visiting architecture critic Mason White and Lola Sheppard: vertical light rods reveal the landscape in new light, making the familiar environment unfamiliar and new.

Mar 01 2005

Therapy Thru Music partners with the Franziska Racker Centers to help children with developmental disabilities better interact with their peers through music.

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Mar 04 2005

Heidi Tinnes exhibits a series of large sculptural objects that engage the theme of organic change.

Feb 01 2005

"Born Into Brothels" by Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski "Hiding and Seeking: Faith and Tolerance after the Holocaust" by Menachem Daum and Oren Rudavsky "The Blonds (Los Rubios)" by Albertina Carri

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Mar 20 2005

Works by artists using everyday materials and objects.

Jan 15 2005

A salon-style installation of Elana Herzog's "deconstructed carpets." January 15 - March 27, 2005. H.F. Johnson Museum of Art