CCA Grant Program

Special Grant Cycle for Spring 2023 Projects
Announcing a special mid-year competition for CCA grants! Cornell students, student groups, faculty, departments, and programs are eligible to apply. Projects must occur in Spring 2023, and students cannot use...
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CCA Grants: Info Session 4/14
Information Session: Thursday April 14 from 12-1pm EST Applications Due: Friday April 22 The Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) announces the annual competition for the CCA Individual Grant Program. ...
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CCA Grants Open 2022!
The Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) is now accepting applications to the individual grant program. Faculty members, student organizations and individual students alike are invited to apply for up...
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"Regio (Royal)" premiers online May 21 and 23
Bilingual “Regio (Royal)” highlights lives of immigrant Latinx workers
“Regio (Royal),” a new theatre production that uses contemporary dance and puppetry to share stories about Latinx immigrant workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, premiers online May 21 and 23, produced...
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Adam Shulman
What is That Outside of Schwartz!?
For many Cornellians, sunbathing on the patio outside of Schwartz Performing Arts Center is a quintessential memory of joyful warm days in Ithaca. Yet, despite its location in the busiest...
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Deadline April 28 to apply for arts council grants
The Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) announces the competition for the CCA grant program. CCA Grants offer direct financial support for the development of new, experimental and exceptional arts projects...
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"Benchmark," a play by student Anna Evtushenko, streams live March 26 and 27.
Memories, tech intertwine in student play ‘Benchmark’
Anna Evtushenko is a student of both information science and playwriting. At the intersection of these two passions is “Benchmark,” her play about a woman who relies on technology to preserve...
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Deadline Sept. 14 to apply for arts council grants
The Cornell Council for the Arts has extended to Sept. 14 the deadline to apply for funding through the Individual Grant Program, which offers direct financial support for the development of new...
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Eder Muniz
Botanic Gardens mural nurtures connections with plants
In addition to its natural splendor, Cornell Botanic Gardens now boasts an outdoor art installation: a two-story mural, created in September 2019 by Brazilian street artist Eder Muniz. “A Dança Da Natureza”...
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‘Ithaca Sounding’ celebrates homegrown experimental music
Cornell’s Department of Music is collaborating with performers from Ithaca College and the Ithaca community to offer “Ithaca Sounding 2020,” a multiday, multi-venue event, Jan. 30-Feb. 2. The festival and symposium will...
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“Union Made: Fashioning America in the 20th Century” celebrates the history of the U.S. fashion industry and American textile production through the lens of the history of organized labor.
Cornell fashion exhibit to run at American Labor Museum
The American Labor Museum, in Haledon, New Jersey, is set to celebrate fashion trends alongside the history of organized labor and union labeling efforts in the United States by hosting...
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Debate at the State: Baldwin vs. Buckley—The Faith of Our Fathers
Debate team to re-create Buckley vs. Baldwin in play at State
Cornell Speech and Debate Society members have a busy few weeks coming up as they prepare for the national championships and prelims. On top of that, the students are trying...
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35th Annual CFC Runway Show
Regina Mun and the Cornell Fashion Collective Stun Cornell’s Barton Hall
Founded by Onslo Carrington ’88 and Laura Russel ’88 in 1984, the Cornell Fashion Collective started as a small organization based out of Willard Straight Hall. Today, it has grown...
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Feminist Directions
Symposium welcomes artists, public to explore feminist performance
The history of feminist performance is one of radical storytelling, of showing how the personal is political, and of carving out spaces in which women can feel, in the words...
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Cornell Fashion Collective 35th Runway Show
Hollywood and brides: Designers ready for 35th Runway Show
Months of sketching, designing and hand-sewing original garments comes to a climax for more than two dozen student designers this week at the Cornell Fashion Collective’s 35th annual Runway Show, March...
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Provided/Andrew Moisey
The Curdling of American Masculinity in University Frats
Published in October 2018, Moisey’s The American Fraternity: An Illustrated Ritual Manual chronicles a startling pantomime of stunted, rapacious youth alongside the text of a 60-year-old “ritual book” discovered on the floor of...
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TEXTURE
TEXTURE Exhibit Invites Patrons Into a World of Tactile Textiles
Cornellians can now immerse themselves in a world of fabric and feel their way through a new exhibit called TEXTURE, hosted by the Cornell Costume and Textile Collection. TEXTURE displays...
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Wynton Marsalis
Students, faculty reflect on lessons from Wynton Marsalis’ visit
Intense. Approachable. Wise. Those were among the impressions several Cornell faculty and students have from a week spent with jazz musician and educator Wynton Marsalis, on campus March 22-28 for...
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Jacqueline Fogarty ’18
Designers prep for 34th annual Runway Show
With materials ranging from locally sourced fibers to reclaimed scraps from clothing manufacturers, and designs from transparently human (and feminine) to one-size-fits-all, the 2018 Cornell Fashion Collective (CFC) Runway Show,...
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Wynton Marsalis
Wynton Marsalis to mentor, perform during Cornell visit March 22-28
Famed musician Wynton Marsalis comes to Cornell next week for his first visit as an Andrew Dickson White Professor-at-Large, to mentor and perform with student musicians, participate in classes and...
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Locally Grown Dance 2018
Locally Grown Dance performances showcase improvisation, discipline
The Department of Performing and Media Arts (PMA) will present the 2018 Locally Grown Dance concert March 1-3 at the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts on the Kiplinger Theatre...
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“Obsession” by graduate student Jingyang Liu.
Cornell Council for the Arts supports 35 new projects
Proposals from faculty and students ranged from art and design projects to interdisciplinary projects linking science, engineering and the arts. Projects for 2017-18 include individual student exhibitions and performances, and...
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Polyphony
Arts council accepting applications for project funding
The Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) is now accepting grant applications for new arts projects to be exhibited or performed on campus during the 2017-18 academic year. The CCA...
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A Muslim girl among the crowd at a demonstration in Phnom Penh in December 2014, in a scene from "Angkor Awakens."
‘Angkor Awakens’ explores Cambodia’s hope, traumatic past
Robert H. Lieberman set out to paint a portrait of modern-day Cambodia with his new documentary, “Angkor Awakens.” As a people, Cambodians are struggling to understand their past under a...
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Polyphony
Art You’re a Part of: Polyphony at the John Hartell Gallery
Underneath the Sibley dome, adjacent to the College of Architecture, Art and Planning Dean’s Office, is Polyphony. It is an interactive art installation designed by Liu (Leo) Jingyang ’15, Shining (Christina)...
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Master of Fine Arts student Jerry Lim's handmade artist book "The Light House is Not a Nautical Themed Bar.”
Cornell Council for the Arts supports 40 new projects
The Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) has awarded grants supporting 40 projects to be presented or performed during the 2016-17 academic year. Through its Individual Grant Program, the CCA offered 15...
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The Cornell Fashion Collective's recent runway show was supported by a Cornell Council for the Arts grant.
Cornell Council for the Arts accepting project proposals
The Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) is seeking members of the campus community with new, experimental and exceptional art projects to apply for project grants this semester. The CCA...
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Linnea Fong ’16 works on her sportswear collection.
Cornell to strike a pose at 32nd runway show March 12
At the 32nd Annual Cornell Fashion Collective (CFC) Runway Show, more than 100 student models, cast from across campus, will walk the runway wearing the original creations of 34 student designers for...
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Ariana Kim
Ariana Kim records ‘powerful’ works by women composers
Violinist Ariana Kim, assistant professor in the Department of Music, showcases works by pioneering american women composers in debut solo album, 'Routes of Evanescence.' Kim, who began playing violin at...
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Access Apparati by Lauren van Haaften-Shick
Cornell Council for the Arts awards 33 project grants
The Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) awarded grants earlier this year to support 33 art projects being presented on campus in academic year 2015-16.
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Cornell Council for the Arts seeks project proposals
The Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) is accepting applications through March 14 for its next grant cycle, supporting new creative projects to be presented during fall 2013 and spring...
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Image by Joanna Baucic BFA '13, CCA grant recipient
CCA grant winners to present arts projects at Cornell
From sculptural installations, exhibitions and performances to a symposium on DIY electronics, 41 art projects by Cornell artists and organizations will be presented on campus this academic year with funding...
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Image by Elizabeth Corkery, M.F.A. '13, CCA grant recipient
Cornell Council for the Arts seeks project proposals
The Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) is accepting applications for its next grant cycle, supporting new creative projects to be presented between October 2012 and the start of the...
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CCA Grants 45 Arts Projects
In November 2011 the Cornell Council for the Arts awarded grants to nine student organizations, 19 faculty and departments, and 17 students to complete and present art projects. For information...
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2010 CCA Poster
CCA Fall Poster 2010
CCA's POSTER 2010 features work by grant recipient Julie Phillips Brown (PhD '11 candidate, English Literature). Her current project, The Adjacent Possible, will be a booklength sequence of poems centered...
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2008 CCA Poster
CCA Fall Poster 2008 CREATE | INNOVATE | ENGAGE
The Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) - composed of representation from 12 university departments/units affiliated with the arts at Cornell University - supports the production of art, interdisciplinary creativity,...
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Patrick Dougherty installation. Photo by Julie Magura.
CCA Installation by Patrick Dougherty
To inaugurate the CCA CornellPublic commitment to bring major Contemporary Artists installation to Cornell - the CCA invited artist Patrick Dougherty to create a series of public sculptures on Sheldon...
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Fall 2008 CCA Poster
CCA Fall Poster 2007 CREATE | INNOVATE | ENGAGE
Fall Poster 2007: CCA Installations - CCA XDesignGroup - CCA Urban Ideas Competitions - CCA CornellPublic - CCA Grants + Awards
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Fall 2006 CCA Poster
CCA Fall Poster 2006
CCA Installation | CCA Symposia | CCA Lectures | CCA XDesigngroup | CCA Grants + Awards
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Image by Carrie T. Chalmers, CCA grant recipient
CCA Fall Poster 2005
With a founding vision of placing Cornell at the forefront of creative inquiry that is multidisciplinary and socially engages, the CCA's new initiative for catalyzing public discussion -- CornellPublic --...
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Image by Elidor Mehili, CCA grant recipient
CCA Spring Poster 2005
Through Individual Artist and Project Grants, the Cornell Council for the Arts supports artist projects and creative work in the genres of visual + media arts, performance + music arts,...
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Image by Catherine Callahan, CCA grant recipient
CCA Fall Poster 2004
Beginning in Fall 2004 and continuing through Spring 2006, the Cornell Council for the Arts funded major grants and hosted CCA Director's Forums related to the theme, "Tolerance + Territory."
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Image by Medina Lasansky, CCA grant recipient
CCA Spring Poster 2004
Through Individual Artist and Project Grants, the Cornell Council for the Arts supports artist projects and creative work in the genres of visual + media arts, performance + music arts,...
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Image: Detail from "Touch" video by Janine Antoni, courtesy of the artist and the Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York
CCA Fall Poster 2003
Art and Politics:Politics and Art Political identity is and has been a central concern of visual, performing and creative artists whose goal is to make the everyday experience the site...
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Image by Camilo Jose Vergara
CCA Spring Poster 2003
Art and Politics:Politics and Art Political identity is and has been a central concern of visual, performing and creative artists whose goal is to make the everyday experience the site...
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