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.

Nov 28 2012

Cornell Jazz Voices and Tarana A Cappella present a collaborative fall project.

Nov 20
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Nov 30 2012

PIGEONHOOD is birds, approximately.

Nov 17 2012

Cornell Cinema presents Herbert Brenon's 1924 film Peter Pan with live musical accompaniment by harpiest Leslie McMichael.

Nov 15
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Nov 17 2012

Visiting artists Jake Heggie, composer, and Gene Scheer, librettist and song writer, will be in residence in the music department this November.

Nov 14 2012

Presented by LGBT Studies - a cabaret performance by interdisciplinary trans performance artist Nina Arsenault.

Nov 09
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Nov 10 2012

Cornell Cinema welcomes back the Alloy Orchestra for a weekend engagement during which they’ll perform their original scores with three different programs.

Nov 05
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Nov 09 2012

Hannah Levy ('13) focuses on the lived experience of spatial domesticity.

Nov 02
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Nov 06 2012

Cornell Cinema presents Nahmias' and Murphy's 2011 film Unfinished Spaces.

Nov 01
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Nov 10 2012

The Melodramatics Theatre Company presents bare, a musical about a group of high school students at Catholic boarding school who are all struggling with, and coming to terms with, their identities and their sexualities.

Oct 29
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Nov 02 2012

An exhibition by Joanna Baucic (BFA '14) exploring childhood experience through a range of media and visual representations.

Oct 27 2012

The brother three—Joe, Pat, and John La Barbera—will perform with the Cornell University Jazz Band, under the direction of Paul Merrill.

Oct 24 2012

The Cornell Cinema presents Jacqueline Goss' 2012 film The Observers.

Oct 20 2012

A performance of the talented Riyaaz Qawwali. Join in on dancing, henna tattoos, delicious food and various other performances.

Sep 29 2012

Critically-acclaimed alternative rock band Yo La Tengo performs at the Cornell Cinema.

Sep 24
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Oct 18 2012

Huiju Park presents a multi-disciplinary work of apparel design and science research, creating a wet-suit type outfit with incorporated temperature-adjusting functions based on research by apparel designers and fiber scientists.

Jul 23
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Jul 27 2012

LaiYee Ho '12 presents an interactive installation that weaves together the disciplines of information science, art and music into storytelling triggered by loss.

May 11
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May 13 2012

Taylan Cihan, DMA ’12 candidate in the Department of Music, will present a series of events including concerts, a sound installation and a conference on music, cognition and technology. For more information: www.mcts2012.com

May 03 2012

Lacie Buckwalter, PhD '16 candidate in Romance Studies / Spanish, will present an interactive installation to explore the concept of insecurity and anxiety in relation to confinement and movement.

May 03 2012

Kimberly Wilczak, M'LArch'12 candidate in Landscape Architecture, will present a collaborative dance performance on the concept of body movement influenced by space, elevation and location.

May 01
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May 12 2012

Cornell University’s Department of Art announces its fifth annual M.F.A. Exhibition, at the White Box Gallery, 329 Broome Street in New York. The show runs from May 1 until May 12 with a reception at the gallery May 11 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.

Apr 28 2012

7PM, Barton Hall Matilda Ceesay, BS '13 candidate in the Department Fiber Science and Apparel Design, will present a line of apparel design inspired by the artist's African heritage. The ten pieces will be constructed from fabrics hand-dyed by women in villages of the Gambia.

Apr 28 2012

7PM, Barton Hall Emily Parkinson, BS '12 candidate in the Department of Fiber Science and Apparel Design, will present a line of apparel designs inspired by European wrought iron work - intricately patterned gates, structural iron forms, heavy metal keys and locks, and the interplay between iron pieces and their environments. The designer will create a collection of pieces ranging from garments and jewelry to bags and belts.Wrought iron inspires ANVIL: intricately patterned gates, structural...

Apr 27 2012

Spring 2012 Roxanne Yamins, BFA December '11 candidate in the Department of Art, and 2010 Cornell University Undergraduate Artist Award winner, will present an installation that discloses systems that are typically unseen or unknown. For this piece, Yamins will replicate in exact detail, select housing units within the Ithaca Public Works systems of water and electricity. The interior panels and mechanisms inside an electrical box or water supply unit, will be fabricated from blue foam core and...

Apr 22 2012

Sunday, April 22, 2012 7:15pm Willard Straight TheatreCornell Cinema presents the classic Swedish silent film, Terje Vigen, with live accompaniment by Swedish composer/musician Matti Bye on amplified piano, glockenspiel & electronic devices.Terje Vigen (A Man There Was)Directed by Victor SjöströmWith Victor Sjöström, Edith Erastoff, August FalckVictor Sjöström is known as the father of Swedish film and he ranks among the masters of world cinema. His work had a...

Apr 21 2012

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art The Johnson Museum Club, a student organization associated with the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, will host its annual show featuring student artwork and performances.  Work will include student films, a student-curated exhibition, poetry readings, dance performances, jazz band and a cappella concerts.

Apr 21 2012

Bailey HallYamatai (Cornell Taiko), a student organization at Cornell University dedicated to spreading the art and joy of Taiko, or Japanese drumming, hosted a workshop in February with invited taiko drummer from New York, Kaoru Watanabe.  Mr. Watanabe is among the most accomplished taiko players on the East Coast, and is a former artistic director of the Japanese taiko ensemble Kodo.  On April 21 2012, Yamatai will present a concert at Bailey Hall featuring Yamatai's energetic taiko...

Apr 18
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Apr 19 2012

April 18 Concert, 8PM, Barnes Hall April 19 Live music and filmscreening, 7:15PM Willard Straight Theatre The Momenta Quartet will present two programs: a concert of new music for string quartet and Javanese gamelan instruments by Cornell graduate students to be performed on April 18 at Barnes Hall; and a performance of works by the Argentinian-born German composer Mauricio Kagel and Beethoven, in conjunction with a screening of Kagel’s film Ludwig Van at Cornell Cinema on April 19. The...

Apr 15
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May 12 2012

Exhibitions: Willard Straight Hall and Milstein Hall Gallery Talks by artists and scientists: April 21, 2012, Milstein Hall Auditorium Collaborative art installation of cross-disciplinary work by seven international contemporary artists investigating and changing light to give new meaning to ideas ranging from mapping the universe to drawing with dust particles.  The blending of visual arts, science and nature is revealed in a series of art installations.  Natalie Tyler, Risley...

Apr 14 2012

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art The History of Art Majors' Society, a student organization at Cornell University, will present its annual student-curated exhibition of selected works from the Museum's collection.  This year's show theme for the exhibition is the concept of space in visual culture and fine arts, inspired by the recent transformations on campus, in particular, the construction of Milstein Hall and the new wing at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art.  The group will...

Apr 13
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Apr 15 2012

Lincoln Hall and Barnes Hall The Cornell Contemporary Chamber Players, a student organization at Cornell University, brings to campus Talea Ensemble, a prominent American contemporary music ensemble, for a residency, performance and two talks on the theme of contemporary music performance and composition.  The ensemble will perform new compositions by Cornell students Niccolo Athens, Charles Cacioppo, Peter Fahey, Amit Gilutz, Jesse Jones and Takuma Itoh.Schedule of events: April 13,...

Apr 02 2012

Spring 2012 Sophie Hochhausl, PhD '14 candidate in the Department of History of Architecture and Urban Development, is the organizer of Convivium Conversations: Collected discussions on architecture, urbanism, and cultural production. This publication is a salon-style collection of work that promotes lively discourse on architecture and urbanism, and their relationship to cultural production. The publication is not only a resource for archiving the discussions, interviews, exhibitions, readings...

Mar 31
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Apr 01 2012

March 31: Symposium, Dillingham Theatre Building, Ithaca College April 1: Rasa Workshops, Dillingham Theatre Building, Ithaca College April 1, 7:30PM: Performance, Barnes Hall The South Asia Program presents a series of events examining the theory and practice of rasa, the aesthetic expression of emotion in performance, being used in both traditional and contemporary music, dance and theatre performances and performer training contexts.Participants in the day-long symposium include...

Mar 30 2012

This literary event, organized by Jackie Savegh, program manager in the Institute for African Development, will include a lecture, poetry readings, music performances and exhibition.

Mar 29
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Apr 01 2012

Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts and various locations A multi-disciplinary conference organized by Nick Salvato and Sara Warner, assistant professors in Theatre Arts, designed to consonate with the Society for the Humanities exploration of sound, this gathering of artists, academics and activists will explore the utterances, echoes, moans and groans that animate contemporary studies of sex, gender and sexuality. The conference will include performances and interactive workshops by...

Mar 29 2012

9PM, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts Jorge Silva, BA '12 candidate in the Departments of Theatre, Film & Dance and Government, will present a multi-media theatre piece including actors, musicians, film students and dancers. The performance will focus on music and rave as a spectacle and form of storytelling. The narrative is inspired by an orchestral album that popularized "disco" in the electronica scene, and tells of the experiences invoked by themes of Latinidad...

Mar 28
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Apr 28 2012

THE SURREAL WORLD OF CZECH ANIMATOR JAN SVANKMAJER

In this exciting series, Cornell Cinema will screen all of Svankmajer's major feature length films, including the Ithaca premiere of his latest, Surviving Life (Theory and Practice) (2010), as well as a collection of shorts. The series was organized in association with curator Irena Kovarova. Additional support provided by the Czech Center New York. Cosponsored at Cornell with the CCA.  All screenings will be in Willard Straight Theatre.  All 35 mm film prints!

Mar 26
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Mar 30 2012

Absolute Monarchy – a screen printed installation simulating the Hall of Mirrors from the Palace of Versailles. Corkery’s Hall of Mirrors confounds any comfortingly rational notion of the real. With refreshing wit, the artist renders porous the traditional boundaries between prints and architecture, surface and depth, image and matter.

Mar 22
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Mar 24 2012

Barnes Hall Visiting distinguished composer and performer Pauline Oliveros, a pioneer of art music and live electronic music performance, will give a concert, public talk and public interview with Cornell faculty member Ben Piekut (Musicology of experimental music).  The concert will include a performance by Cornell Avant-Garde Ensemble (CAGE), an electroacoustic free improvisation ensemble, with Professor Oliveros. Pauline Oliveros defines a new sensibility in both listening and music...

Mar 13
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Mar 14 2012

March 13, Time TBA, Becker House Gamelan Mayangkara, a ten-member musical ensemble, led by Purbo Asmoro, presents a Klenengan (an informal musical performance) with hands-on music workshop for students from West Campus Houses, Cornell students from Indonesia and members of Cornell Gamelan Ensemble. March 14, Time TBA, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art Purbo Asmoro, one of Java's most dynamic and renowned masters of Javanese Wayang Kulit (shadow drama) gives a talk on translating Javanese...

Mar 12 2012

5:30PM, 165 McGraw Hall Writer's Bloc, a student organization at Cornell University, provides a literary platform for the self-expression of incarcerated students of the Cornell Prison Education Program at Auburn and Cayuga Correctional Facilities.  The bi-annual journal includes works of poetry and prose that underscore the experience of incarceration by documenting feelings of loss, triumph, sorrow and growth. This year, Writer's Bloc will host Avi Steinberg, author of Running the...

Mar 12
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Mar 16 2012

Tjaden Experimental Gallery Katherine Somody, MFA '13 candidate in the Department of Art, will present a series of six videos of six individual portraits to be projected in public space for a six-month period, with an interactive component inviting viewers to call a provided phone number and leave a message structured within the artist's formatted script. The project will culminate in an exhibition of the videos and voicemails collected during the six-month public projections.

Mar 11 2012

3PM, Bailey Hall The New York Baroque Dance Company will perform in a staged performance of two excerpts from opera-ballets by André Campra and Jean-Philippe Rameau, respectively, "L'Espagne" from L'Europe galante (1697) and "Les Sauvages" from Les Indes galantes (1736). Choreography will be created by Catherine Turocy, director of the New York Baroque Dance Company, and will be performed by members of the troupe and Cornell students. The performance will be...

Mar 07
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Mar 11 2012

7:30PM, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts Byron Suber, senior lecturer in the Dance Program at Cornell University, will present his second annual dance festival, a week-long event featuring work by students, faculty, alumni and community members from Cornell University, Ithaca College and Hobart William Smith College.  Work presented will include dance, music, film and poetry readings and feature a performance by Cornell freelance private instructor and cellist Zachary Sweet, and an...

Mar 05 2012

4:30PM, Willard Straight Theatre Slava Paperno, director of the Russian Language Program and Kathleen Vogel, associate professor, Science & Technology Studies, will present "The Anthrax Diaries," a 30-minute documentary that explores the social and ethical context of weapon-making. The film explores the research and development of biological weapons in the Soviet Union. It focuses in particular on some of the ways in which the lives of the scientists, who had been trained as...

Feb 27
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Mar 04 2012

Milstein Dome Site-specific installation by Piotr Chizinski, MFA '13 candidate in the Department of Art, of a city that has been fragmented by flooding.  The piece will be fabricated from folded paper and installed in the dome of Milstein Hall. Chizinski's project will be interactive with participation from students in AAP to assemble the paper models and discuss the social issues surrounding the piece.

Feb 27
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Mar 04 2012

Spring 2012, location TBA Gaby Wolodarski, MFA '13 candidate and Daren Kendall, MFA '12 candidate, both in the Department of Art, will present a collaborative installation on the notions of struggle and wilderness as they relate to everyday 'civilized' modes of perception, behavior and interaction. The artists will construct a sculptural piece that will undergo daily change over the course of one week that will incorporate performance and documentary video practice into the...

Feb 20
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Feb 24 2012

Tjaden Experimental Gallery Michelle Tianhui Chen, BA and BFA '13 candidate in comparative literature and art, will present a site-specific installation constructed of folded, hand-patterned paper to create three-dimensional objects.  Chen's sculptural work will be reimagined from functional space to points of contemplation in relation to shape, pattern and texture.  

Feb 19
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Mar 03 2012

Hartell Gallery Cornell University Sustainable Design team will present an exhibition of images, documentation, videos and a publication showcasing the planning, organizing, design and construction of its 2010-11 project, Schoolhouse South Africa. 35 students conducted critical research on the context of child development centers and teaching facilities in Cosmo City, Johannesburg, South Africa. 29 students traveled to South Africa for a three-month construction project and worked alongside...

Feb 16
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Feb 18 2012

8PM and 10PM, A.D. White House Anya Gibian, BS '12 candidate in International Labor Relations and Theatre Arts, will present a theatrical installation of theatre, music, dance and set design.  The piece combines the life of Cornell's first President and his family with Shakespeare's Henry IV and examines women's often-invisible role in history.  Six actors (Anya Gibian, Juliana Kleist-Mendez, James Miller, Nick Shuhan, James Miller and Ilana Gilovich) will portray historical figures...

Feb 12 2012

3PM, Barnes Hall Contrapunkt!, a music composition student organization at Cornell University, will present its second annual multi-disciplinary concert featuring compositions inspired by student works of art.  Composer, President of Contrapunkt!, and director of the event, Liza Sobel is collaborating with Cornell's Undergraduate Artist of the Year, Roxanne Yamins, to create an art installation that will be integral to the composition and enhance the sound. Alex Hallenbeck will...

Feb 10 2012

7:30PM, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts Catherine "Kat" Galasso, BA '06, a performance artist, dancer, filmmaker and choreographer working in San Francisco and New York City will present "Bring on the Lumiere!" a dance theatre piece inspired by the Lumiere Brothers who invented one of the first movie cameras in 1895.  The piece premieres in San Francisco in November 2011, travels to NYC in January and to Ithaca, NY in February.  This is a...

Feb 04 2012

8PM, Barnes Hall The Department of Music will celebrate the life and music of composer Robert Palmer in a chamber music concert featuring his Violin Sonata (1956), his Sonata for two pianos (1944), and his Quintet for Clarinet, String Trio, and Piano (1952).  The performers will include Cornell faculty members Xak Bjerken, piano; Miri Yampolsky, piano; and doctoral student Andrew Zhou.  Guest musicians will include Richard Faria, clarinet; Nicholas DeEugenio, violin; Wendy...

Feb 03 2012

Goldwin Smith Hall Fanclub Collective will host Andrea Fraser, professor of New Genres in the Department of Visual Art at University of California Los Angeles. Ms Fraser's work has been identified with performance, video, context art and institutional critique, and she has presented installations internationally, and contributed essays and performance scripts to various art publications. Ms Fraser will give a lecture / performance and visit studios of several graduate and undergraduate...

Jan 27
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Mar 25 2012

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art Carl Ostendarp, visiting assistant professor in the Department of Art, is best known for paintings that engage the history of late Modernist art, such as Pop, Color-field, and Minimalism. For “Fat Cakes”/ “Myopic Void” Ostendarp has chosen works from the Johnson’s collection by such artists as Andy Warhol, Barnett Newman, Helen Frankenthaler, Mary Heilmann, James Rosenquist, Robert Smithson, and John Chamberlain, primarily from the...

Jan 26
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Jan 29 2012

January 26, 12:30PM: Midday Series of three chamber music concerts, Lincoln Hall January 27, 8PM: Chamber Music Recital, Barnes Hall January 29, 3PM: Recital for cello and piano, Barnes Hall Miri Yampolsky, chamber music lecturer in the Department of Music will collaborate with visiting musicians Hillel Zori, cellist, head of the string department at Israel Rubin Music Academy, Tel-Aviv University, and Israeli-American violinist Carmit Zori, chamber musician, New York.  Concerts...

Jan 01 2012

This calendar highlights, in chronological order,  the events and exhibitions funded in part by the CCA in Spring 2012.  Scroll down for more. -->