Arts & Humanities

FSU Art History professor carves out stunning Ph.D. classroom in Türkiye 

Türkiye is home to more than 600 churches carved directly out of rock and volcanic ash. These places of worship, located in the mountainous Cappadocia region, are remnants of a once-flourishing Byzantine Empire. A Florida State University professor and her graduate students traveled to Türkiye in August to establish records of the churches before the […]

FSU College of Music presents ‘amazingly dramatic work’ from University Philharmonia, University Singers

Florida State University’s College of Music presents a collaborative performance from the University Philharmonia and the University Singers, a dramatic piece that focuses on the environment. “Earth Symphony” by Jake Runestad, an Emmy winner and Grammy-nominated composer with libretto by Todd Boss, will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 12 at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall. The […]

FSU College of Music to present ‘past, present and future of wind/band music’

The Florida State University College of Music and the University Musical Associates present the University Wind Ensemble concert featuring selections from George Gershwin, Claude Thomas Smith, Hirokazu Fukushima, John Mackey and more. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 8, in Ruby Diamond Concert Hall. “We are very excited to present […]

FSU Winthrop-King Institute presents ‘Global Africas’ symposium on history and culture of Senegal

Florida State University’s Winthrop-King Institute for Contemporary French and Francophone Studies will welcome French and Senegalese distinguished scholars and well-known artists for a two-day symposium examining the legacies and culture of Senegal. “Senegal: Past and/as Present [Sénégal passé/present]” takes place Thursday, Nov. 3, and Friday, Nov. 4, at the FSU Museum of Fine Arts. The […]

FSU School of Dance to present an evening of ‘incredible athleticism and artistry’

Florida State University’s School of Dance will present “An Evening of Dance,” an annual event to showcase the inventive choreography and diverse performance talent of the university’s students and faculty. Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 4-5 in the Nancy Smith Fichter Dance Theatre in Montgomery Hall, located on the FSU campus. School […]

Florida State University Opera presents Mozart’s ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’

Halloween season at Florida State University’s College of Music is once again slated to be a colorful and costumed affair as FSU Opera presents its fall production, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro.” The opera features music that all ears will find familiar from its use in television and film. The story is based […]

FSU College of Music presents ‘potpourri of sounds’ from the University Symphony Orchestra

Performances of Jessie Montgomery’s “Strum” for String Orchestra, Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Tuba Concerto and Jean Sibelius’ Symphony No. 1 will highlight the University Symphony Orchestra’s second performance of the season on Saturday, Oct. 8, at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall. The evening of innovative symphonic works, from modern compositions that challenge the boundaries of symphonic music […]

FSU Pride Alumni Network reception to feature Museum of Fine Arts special exhibit

The Florida State University Alumni Association’s Pride Alumni Network will host a networking reception at the FSU Museum of Fine Arts, where attendees can meet board members, students and alumni while viewing a local LGBTQ+ exhibit. The museum will offer guided tours of “It’s A Lot Like Falling in Love: Legacies of Naiad Press and […]

FSU, Mississippi School District celebrate winners of Emmett Till Archives contest

Three students from Mississippi’s West Tallahatchie School District have earned top honors in the inaugural Emmett Till Archives Award contest. The contest is a component of the Emmett Till Archival Project, a partnership of the Florida State University School of Communication, FSU Libraries and the West Tallahatchie School District in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi. The partnership […]

‘People I Know’: FSU Libraries hosts student art exhibition

Florida State University Libraries is hosting its first student artist exhibition at the Dirac Science Library as part of the Art in the Library program. The exhibit, titled “People I Know,” features a collection of recent paintings by William Rowe, a graduate student in the FSU Department of Art Education who earned a bachelor of […]

‘Sweet Charity’ to kick off School of Theatre at FSU’s 2022-23 season

The School of Theatre at Florida State University unveils a 2022-23 season that features a combination of Broadway dance and comedy, thought-provoking plays and technicolor Theatre for Young Audiences performances — highlighting the talents of one of the world’s top drama programs. The season begins Oct. 14-23 with “Sweet Charity,” a quirky romance with Bob […]