The Stanford Arts Institute will host an Art In Your Dorm program for the entire campus in March 2014, allowing students to showcase their artwork and participate in workshops as part of the University’s growing efforts to support the arts.
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New York Times fashion journalist and critic Cathy Horyn will moderate a series of talks on the fashion industry held by the Stanford Arts Institute, with the first talk to be held on Dec. 2.
For the past month, writer and journalist Paulina Borsook has been working as an artist-in-residence at Stanford on her new art installation project, “My Life as a Ghost,” which integrates video, performance, sound and other media into a built environment.
On the space front, the McMurtry Building, due to open in 2015, will allow the Department of Art and Art History to make better use of studio classrooms thanks to increased storage space. In Music, the piano studio (“small and cramped, resulting in a room crammed with pianos to the point of poor acoustics,” according to Rath) has recently received a substantial upgrade.
Coordinators for the Your Art Here program—an initiative to showcase student art and allow students to curate art spaces around campus—are addressing personnel concerns this year in an effort to revitalize the project.
The Stanford Arts Institute will pilot a new interdisciplinary honors program in the arts during the 2013-14 academic year, an initiative intended to appeal to arts and non-arts majors alike.
The grants, which offer up to $1,500 of funding for projects in various areas within the arts, including architecture, creative writing, film, theater and dance.