Arts & Humanities

Spring exhibitions at FSU’s Museum of Fine Arts

The Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts (MoFA) is featuring three new exhibitions that display the talent and creative explorations of FSU’s Flying High Circus, photographer Bruce Davidson and ceramist Jiha Moon. “The three shows we have in the museum right now offer something for everyone,” said Meredith Lynn, curator of the Museum of Fine Arts. “‘75 Years of Flying High’ is a fun, engaging show that families […]

FSU Art Therapy international conference tackles pandemic-related mental health issues

Mental health issues are a continuing concern among youth and families, especially with the added stress of the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s why Florida State University’s Art Therapy Program is bringing together art therapy professionals during the international conference, “The Learning from COVID-19 Experiences Project,” where they can exchange techniques and methods for building resilience as well as showcase their […]

FSU College of Music professor receives 2021 Music in American Culture Award  

A Florida State University professor has received the 2021 Music in American Culture Award from the American Musicological Society, which recognizes the best writing on music in American culture. Associate Professor of Musicology Sarah Eyerly received the honor for her book, “Moravian Soundscapes: A Sonic History of the Moravian Missions in Early Pennsylvania,” which explores Moravian music in 18th Century America and the sounds that […]

Department of Interior Architecture and Design announces new graduate degree 

Florida State University’s Department of Interior Architecture and Design is introducing a new graduate degree open to all undergraduate majors covering design fundamentals, professional practice and design software. The First Professional Interior Design Master of Science degree will accommodate students with a bachelor’s degree in another field who wish to augment or change their career to interior design practice. “This new degree […]

World War II Institute partners with Florida Historic Capitol Museum for exhibit on Florida’s role in war

When the United States entered World War II in 1941, Florida was a mostly rural and agricultural state, a relatively unpopulated place compared to the rest of the country. By the time the war ended, federal spending for military bases and an influx of service members had begun a transformation that continues to this day. […]

FSU Film School faculty wins 2021 Suncoast Regional Emmy Award®

Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts filmmaker-in-residence Valerie Scoon won a 2021 Suncoast Regional Emmy Award® in recognition of her documentary “Invisible History: Middle Florida’s Hidden Roots.” The film was nominated in the Documentary Historical category, which recognizes films that are a retelling of an event or situation significant to a current or […]

FSU art professor recognized in prestigious exhibit

Florida State University Assistant Professor of Art Cosmo Whyte‘s work is being showcased in Prospect 5 (P5), a citywide art exhibition that invites artists from around the globe to create projects in a variety of venues throughout New Orleans. “Prospect 5 is an internationally prestigious art platform that takes place across numerous museums and galleries in the greater New Orleans area,” said Lilian Garcia Roig, professor and chair of FSU’s Department of Art. “Curators […]

Profile in Leadership: Dean Queen inspires students to achieve their dreams through the power of music

Music has been a constant source of happiness in Todd Queen’s life, and he’s centered his career around music’s powerful influence on human beings. Queen, regarded as a national leader in music, arrived at Florida State University in the midst of a pandemic, taking over as dean of the College of Music in January 2021. Now, almost a year into his tenure as dean, Queen said it’s great to hear music again in […]

FSU College of Music to showcase talents in two annual concerts

Florida State University · FSU'S College of Music showcases two annual concerts The Florida State University College of Music will present two concerts at the Ruby Diamond Concert Hall showcasing the breadth of talent of the college’s students and faculty featuring a wide range of musical performances. “The 40th annual PRISM concert and the 24th Seasonal Celebration will feature performances of all sizes and configurations, from solos to sectionals, orchestras to […]

FSU School of Dance’s ‘Evening of Dance’ returns to the stage

Florida State University’s School of Dance presents “An Evening of Dance,” an annual event that showcases the ingenious choreography and wide range of performance talent of the school’s students and faculty. Performances for “An Evening of Dance” will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19, and at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at the […]

FSU College of Music celebrates International Education Month with three ensembles 

Florida State University’s College of Music will honor its commitment to music around the world during International Education Month as it presents three ensembles highlighting international music’s unique styles and traditions this November. “The College of Music has a long and rich tradition studying and performing music that celebrates incredible diversity in how music expresses the lives of people,” said Gregory Jones, associate dean in the College […]