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Arts Initiatives

Schwartz Center

Emory cultivates an active arts community. The university encourages innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration through initiatives including:

  • Arts at Emory, through which the campus hosts hundreds of programs that bring together thousands of students, faculty, guest artists and visitors annually
  • Creativity & Arts, part of Emory's Strategic Plan that fosters interdisciplinary creativity

Arts for Everyone

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Exhibits, Concerts, Programs

Emory annually hosts hundreds of cultural programs, most free and open to the public.

The Arts Map helps visitors find their way to all the exhibits and events on campus.

The Michael C. Carlos Museum, which hosts the Southeast's largest ancient art collection, offers special exhibits and educational programming for all ages.

The Donna and Marvin Schwartz Center for Performing Arts hosts performers and audiences in thoughtful spaces.

Several creative spaces on campus may be reserved for special functions.

Emory broadens access to the arts through community outreach programs and artist residency programs.

Ethics & the Arts programs foster reflection and conversation.

Oxford College offers additional lectures and performances on its campus.

Student Arts

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Classes, Groups, Discounts

Study the arts: Emory offers degree programs in art history, creative writing, dance, film and media studies, music, theater studies, and visual arts.

Student talent and interest sustains dozens of arts-related groups.

The Emory Arts Passport Program lets students see performances free or at a discount.

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