Creative projects listed under EVENTS + EXHIBITIONS are funded in part with a grant from the Cornell Council for the Arts.

The CCA awards grants to Cornell Faculty, Departments, Programs, Student Organizations, and Student Artists to support creative art projects that engage any singular art form or any mixture of art forms, and may be exhibited, presented, or performed in on-campus as well as off-campus venues.

(Check back frequently, as events are continually being added.)

Aug 15
Oct 15

TEXTURE is an eclectic exhibition that emerged from a simple and (intentionally) vague prompt: texture.

Sep 14
Sep 28

Pulse serves as a space for reflection and mindfulness - a refuge from the avalanche of information which we consume.

Oct 20

Marianthi Papalexandri Alexandri developed in collaboration with Kinetic Swiss Artist Pe Lang, Contact Points is a sound installation that uses metallic pins to strike different tones in an emergent and errand manner creating a captivatiing elegance. 

Nov 05
Oct 11

Questioning perception through the use of weight, scale and materiality in the search of the uncanny or unspecified,  Sophia Starling MFA’19, explores these ideas in her new show, The Unforgiving Mould.

Nov 07

The Momenta Quartet and master Javanese musician Darsono Hadiraharjo join forces with the Cornell Gamelan Ensemble, directed by Christopher J. Miller, to perform new works for gamelan and string quartet by Cornell DMA students Can Bilir, Miles Friday, and Piyawat Louilarpprasert. 

Nov 08

Whispers from the Field: Ethnographic Poetry and Creative Prose is a visual and interactive anthropological and literary project that features original poetry and creative prose by Cornell University researches and students, presesnted in the form of a reading event, visual display, or in a chapbook. 

Nov 12
Nov 16

William Jihrel Smith: Blank is an exhibition of painting and sculpture exploring ideas of lightness and darkness; black and white; presence and absence; application and removal; and the ways and which they operate in and for art spaces.

Nov 12
Nov 16

A Cliff is a solo exhibition by Bruno Cancado focusing in sculpture and photography, exploring the physicality of things and the socio-cultural memory inherent in materials and shapes. The exhibition is an investigation of the relationship between architecture and nature.

Nov 15

We aim to connect students and address the social climate at Cornell. Our collaboration aims to initiate a dialogue on campus about the issues we individually and collectively face and express these through design and art. 

Nov 16

Celebrating the completion of Dilmun Hill's new storage barn, student club Building Community is making a set of furniture and shelving units for use during CSA pickups and workshop events held by the student-run organic farm. 

Dec 04

ICE and Cornell composers will work to toy with different notions of sound production and the volatile relationship between performativity, theater, and sound. The way in which sound is produced and listened to within the concert hall is a grand performance in itself. 

Mar 01

Creating an experimental fashion collection, Olivia Haynie merges natural and synthetic materials and explores their relationship in the form of wearable pieces. 

Mar 21

The talented trio of Japanese violinist Noyuri Hazama, baroque cellist and violist da gamba musician Eva Lymenstull, and keyboardist Shin Hwang, explore the more singable works of Shubert and Beethoven centered around the composer's inspiration from the Lied (Germanic songs).