The 2019-20 season at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts offers variety, with Grammy winners, world music, dance companies, chamber ensembles and much more.
The Clemson Virtual Reality Club hosted the inaugural “VR Creators Week” March 4-7 in the Immersive Space at the Watt Family Innovation Center. The student-led contests and workshops focused on creativity in virtual and augmented reality, providing students with an overview of new digital tools and the chance to win a variety of prizes, including a new Oculus Go headset and Amazon Echo Dot.
The Clemson Literary Festival recently received a $3,000 grant from South Carolina Humanities and the South Carolina Arts Commission to defray the cost of bringing nationally known writers to the annual event.
Clemson University Facilities and private pest-control experts are working to make sure the bats that caused the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts to cancel performances will go away and stay away. The maintenance staff has installed an “excluder” – a device that allows bats to leave a building but not return – at a small gap in an outside wall where about 20 bats were seen entering. Since two bats were first sighted at Brooks Feb. 27, the maintenance team has worked to humanely remove bats from the building and seal any entry points.
Ten Clemson University theater students took their show on the road in a big way this month, traveling to Dubai to perform their original play, Hello, My Name Is, at the American University of Sharjah as part of the second International Theatre Festival.
Over the past seven years, the Clemson Community Supported (CSArt) program has been a popular way for the public to build a relationship with student artists. Shares for this spring season’s engaging and unique art-shopping experience are available now.
The Clemson University College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities has changed the name of its performing arts undergraduate degree to more accurately reflect the range of arts programs offered at the university. The Bachelor of Arts in production studies in performing arts degree now will be known as the Bachelor of Arts in performing arts.
From Wednesday, Feb. 27, through Saturday, March 2, the CollabFest at Clemson University will celebrate creativity with a slate of art, film, technology and food events that seek to inspire, entertain and educate. Famed designer Tina Roth Eisenberg will deliver the festival’s keynote at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Watt Family Innovation Center.
Guest scholars will discuss poetry, world cinema, women’s activism and the works of Andy Warhol this spring at Clemson University as a part of the Humanities Hub series of speakers. Among the distinguished guests will be Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Tyehimba Jess, who is headlining the 12th annual Clemson Literary Festival.
The first gallery exhibition of the spring semester at Clemson University features original art from one of the most iconic artists of the 20th century: Andy Warhol. “Warhol: Portraits and the Everyday” is on display through March 6 at Lee Gallery, the primary exhibition space for Clemson Visual Arts (CVA).
Modeled after Community Supported Agriculture, CSArt produces 15 shares of original, handcrafted art by student artists, giving students access to the entrepreneurial and professional side of art.
“A Patient Search: Paintings by Tom Dimond” is the newest exhibit in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts lobby exhibition space, on view through Aug. 2.
For many of the 350 members of Tiger Band, the 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship was the experience of a lifetime. “We’re all just blown away,” said Commander Trey Lockett, a drum major. “I think the band loved every moment of it,” Lockett said Tuesday night in the parking lot of the Brooks Center. […]
After stepping aside as chair of the performing arts department at Clemson, David Hartmann found that new doors opened – or rather, his favorite old ones. Hartmann returned to two great interests: teaching and designing sets for plays. “I’m loving it,” Hartmann said. “I wanted to get back to what drew me to higher education: […]
2018 has been a truly remarkable year at Clemson University. We welcomed new faces, opened new facilities, made major strides in academics and research, and received recognition from reputable organizations across the globe. To recognize the great work that we’ve accomplished together, we’re sharing some of our top faculty and staff stories that shaped our […]