Public Programs | Calendar

The Office of Public Programs and Engagement at Columbia University School of the Arts creates interdisciplinary dialogue through lectures, symposia, readings, film screenings, exhibitions, performances, site visits, and more. Conversations and events take place in cooperation with the Film, Theatre, Writing, Visual/Sound Arts Programs, the Arts Initiative, the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, campus groups, and the city, while providing opportunities for students to work within communities and arts organizations. As the School of the Arts prepares to open The Lenfest Center for the Arts on West 125th Street on the Manhattanville campus, the Office of Public Programs and Engagement offers an array of activity that strengthens local partnerships while highlighting contemporary scholarship, global perspectives, and compelling voices of our time.
 
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February
THE LEROY NEIMAN GALLERY | EXHIBITION
Tues, Jan 19–Wed, Feb 17, 2016
Reception: Thursday, Jan 21, 2016, 5–7 pm
The LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Dodge Hall
Use main campus entrance: 2960 Broadway
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LOVE Closing Event
THE LEROY NEIMAN GALLERY | EXHIBITION
Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016, 7 pm
The LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Dodge Hall
Use main campus entrance: 2960 Broadway
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THEATRE | DIRECTING THESIS
1989
Directed and Devised by Tatiana Pandiani ’16
Wed–Sat, Feb 17–20, 2016, 8 pm
Sat, Feb 20, 2016, 2 pm
$15 General, $5 Senior, and FREE with any valid student ID.
The Connelly Theatre, 220 E 4th Street
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FILM | CARLA KUHN MEMORIAL SPEAKER SERIES
Chapter and Verse
Co-sponsored by the Center for Justice at Columbia University and the Institute for Research in African-American Studies
Jamal Joseph, Kathy Boudin, Soffiyah Elijah,
Carl Hart, Samuel Roberts, Maureen Ryan,
Moderated by Kendall Thomas, School of Law
Thurs, Feb 18, 2015, 6:30 pm
Miller Theatre
2960 Broadway
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FILM MA | SCREENING
Combat de Boxe, Images d’Ostende, La Perle, Monsieur Fantômas
with Introduction by Professor Vito Adriaensens
Fri, Feb 21, 2016, 7:30 pm–9:30 pm
Lifetime Screening Room
Dodge Hall, room 511
Use main campus entrance: 2960 Broadway
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Saïd Sayrafiezadeh
WRITING | CREATIVE WRITING LECTURE
Saïd Sayrafiezadeh
Wed, Feb 24, 2016, 7 pm
Room 501, Dodge Hall
Use main campus entrance: 2960 Broadway
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THE LEROY NEIMAN GALLERY | EXHIBITION
NEW PRINTS
Fri, Feb 26–Thurs, Mar 24, 2016
Reception: Friday, Feb 26, 2016, 5–7 pm
The LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Dodge Hall
Use main campus entrance: 2960 Broadway
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FILM MA | SCREENING
Harpya, De Man Die Zijn Haar Kort Liet Knippen
with Introduction by Professor Vito Adriaensens
Sun, Feb 28, 2016, 7:30 pm–9:30 pm
Lifetime Screening Room
Dodge Hall, room 511
Use main campus entrance: 2960 Broadway
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March

WRITING | READING AND Q & A
Diane Williams
Wed, Mar 2, 2016, 7 pm
Room 501, Dodge Hall
Use main campus entrance: 2960 Broadway
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Columbia Selects: MFA Readings @ KGB Bar
WRITING | ALUMNI READINGS
Columbia Selects: MFA Readings at the KGB Bar
Thurs, Mar 3, 7 pm
KGB Bar, 85 E 4th St
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FILM MA | SCREENING
Il court, il court, le monde, Falsch
with Introduction by Professor Vito Adriaensens
Sun, Mar 6, 2016, 7:30 pm–9:30 pm
Lifetime Screening Room
Dodge Hall, room 511
Use main campus entrance: 2960 Broadway
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THEATRE | DIRECTING THESIS
Undrown’d: Seeking Asylum
Directed and devised by Benita de Wit ’16
Wed–Sat, Mar 9–12, 2016, 8 pm
Sat, Mar 12, 2016, 2 pm
$15 General, $5 Senior, and FREE with any valid student ID.
The Connelly Theatre, 220 E 4th Street
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WRITING | POETRY READING
John Ashbery
Wed, Mar 23, 2016, 7 pm
Room 501, Dodge Hall
Use main campus entrance: 2960 Broadway
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VISUAL ARTS | EXHIBITION
2016 First-Year Visual Arts MFA Exhibition
Sat, March 26–Sat, April 9, 2016, 1–5 pm
Reception: Fri, March 25, 6–8 pm
 
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THEATRE | DIRECTING THESIS
Outlying Islands
David Greig, Marc Atkinson
Wed, Mar 30–Sat, Apr 2, 2016, 8 pm
Sat, Apr 2, 2016, 2 pm
$15 General, $5 Senior, and FREE with any valid student ID.
The Connelly Theatre, 220 E 4th Street
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THE LEROY NEIMAN GALLERY | EXHIBITION
CONTEMPORARY CERAMICS
Wed, Mar 30–Thurs, Apr 26, 2016
Reception: Thurs, Mar 31, 2016, 5–7 pm
The LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Dodge Hall
Use main campus entrance: 2960 Broadway
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April
Columbia Selects: MFA Readings @ KGB Bar
WRITING | ALUMNI READINGS
Columbia Selects: MFA Readings at the KGB Bar
Thurs, Apr 7, 7 pm
KGB Bar, 85 E 4th St
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FILM STUDIES | CONFERENCE
Transformations I: Cinema & Media Studies Research Meets Digital Humanities
Fri–Sat, Apr 15–16, 2016
Michaelson Screening Room, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU
721 Broadway, Room 648
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WRITING | NONFICTION DIALOGUES
Jane Mayer
Distinguished authors in conversation with Associate Professor Lis Harris
Wed, Apr 20, 2016, 7 pm
Room 501, Dodge Hall
Use main campus entrance: 2960 Broadway
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THEATRE | DIRECTING THESIS
The Love Song of J. Robert Oppenheimer
Carson Kreitzer, Sara Rademacher
Wed–Sat, Apr 20–23, 2016, 8 pm
Sat, Apr 23, 2016, 2 pm
The Connelly Theatre, 220 E 4th Street
$15 General, $5 Senior, and FREE with any valid student ID.
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THEATRE | PLAYWRITING FESTIVAL
Columbia New Plays Festival
Wed, Apr 20–Sun, May 15
Ford Foundation Studio Theatre
The Pershing Square Signature Center
480 West 42nd Street
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VISUAL ARTS | EXHIBITION
2016 MFA Thesis Exhibition
Mon, April 25–Mon, May 16, 2016, 12–5 pm
Reception: Sun, April 24, 2016, 2–5 pm
Fisher Landau Center for Art
38-27 30th St, Long Island City
 
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THE LEROY NEIMAN GALLERY | EXHIBITION
Advanced Printmaking Exhibition
Thurs, Apr 28, 2016, 4–6 pm
The LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Dodge Hall
Use main campus entrance: 2960 Broadway
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May

VISUAL ARTS | EXHIBITION
I: Tues–Fri, May 3–6, 2016
Reception: Wed, May 4, 2016, 5–7pm
II: Tues–Fri, May 10–13, 2016
Reception: Wed, May 11, 2016, 5–7pm
The LeRoy Neiman Gallery, 310 Dodge Hall
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Columbia Selects: MFA Readings @ KGB Bar
WRITING | ALUMNI READINGS
Columbia Selects: MFA Readings at the KGB Bar
Thurs, May 5, 7 pm
KGB Bar, 85 E 4th St
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FILM | FILM FESTIVAL
Columbia University Film Festival (CUFF)
Fri–Tues, May 13–17, 2016 Various Times and Locations
Fri, May 13, 7 pm and 9 pm
Sat, May 14, 5pm, 7 pm, 9 pm
Sun, May 15, 3pm, 5 pm; Student Selects, 7 pm
Mon, May 16, Screening Writing Night, 7 pm
Tues, May 17, Awards Night, 7 pm
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July

THEATRE | DIRECTING THESIS
Baby Fat: Act I
Ben Weasel, Michael Scholar, Jr. ’16
Wed–Sat, July 20–23, 2016
$15 General, $5 Senior, and FREE with any valid student ID.
La MaMa Experimental Theater Club, 66 East 4th Street
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Past Events
Columbia Selects: MFA Readings @ KGB Bar
WRITING | ALUMNI READINGS
KGB Bar, 85 E 4th St
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http://arts.columbia.edu/events/spring-2016/Renee_Cox_Queen_Nanny_Series
PUBLIC PROGRAMS AND ENGAGEMENT | EXHIBITION
Fri, Jan 22–Thurs, April 14, 2016
Mon–Fri, 9 am–6 pm
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Mary Roach
WRITING | NONFICTION DIALOGUES
Distinguished authors in conversation with Associate Professor Lis Harris
Wed, Jan 27, 2016, 7 pm
Room 501, Dodge Hall
Use main campus entrance: 2960 Broadway
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FILM MA | SCREENING
Saïda a enlevé Manneken Pis, Maudite Soit la Guerre (War is Hell)
with Introduction by Professor Vito Adriaensens
Fri, Jan 29, 2016, 8 pm–10 pm
Lifetime Screening Room
Dodge Hall, room 511
Use main campus entrance: 2960 Broadway
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WRITING | CREATIVE WRITING LECTURE
Jenny Offill
Wed, Feb 3, 2016, 7 pm
Room 501, Dodge Hall
Use main campus entrance: 2960 Broadway
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Columbia Selects: MFA Readings @ KGB Bar
WRITING | ALUMNI READINGS
Columbia Selects: MFA Readings at the KGB Bar
February readers: K.T. Billey, Marina Blitshteyn, and Kyle Valenta
Thurs, Feb 4, 7 pm
KGB Bar, 85 E 4th St
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Esther Eng
FILM STUDIES | CONFERENCE
Esther Eng and Other Challenges to Women and World Cinema
Yvonne Tasker, Lingzhen Wang, Weihong Bao, Deirdre Boyle, Jane Gaines, DeeDee Halleck, Hilary Hallett, Hikari Hori, Yuka Kanno, Debashree Mukherjee, Frances Negrón-Muntaner, Ying Qian, Paulina Suárez-Hesketh, E.K. Tan, S. Louisa Wei, Patricia White, Liu Yang, Zhen Zhang, Debra Zimmerman
Thurs–Sat, Feb 4–6, 2016
Various locations on campus
Use main campus entrance: 2960 Broadway
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FILM & OFFICE OF UNIVERSITY LIFE | SCREENING & CONVERSATION
99 Homes
Ramin Bahrani, Joseph Stiglitz, Moderated by Stacey Tisdale
Wed, Feb 10, 2016, 6:30 pm
Miller Theatre, 2960 Broadway
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Columbia University School of the Arts offers MFA degrees in Film, Theatre, Visual Arts, and Writing, an MA degree in Film Studies, a joint JD/MFA degree in Theatre Management & Producing, a PhD degree in Theatre History, Literature, and Theory, and an interdisciplinary program in Sound Arts.