The Arts and Social Justice

02/22/2017
Music students introduce Hamilton Boys and Girls Club kids to marching band
hamilton-music.jpgStudents from Brenda Mitchell and Steve Lytle's class, MUS 359 Advanced Instrumental Methods, recently sponsored an outreach event for children from the Hamilton Boys and Girls Club.
02/20/2017
Building Empathy Through Experience
empathy.jpgGraduate and undergraduate students in the Art Department's new Special Topics Studio carried out "standard," daily tasks while using wheelchairs, wearing eyeglasses that imitated cataracts, and other tools that simulated different challenges other people may face.
02/09/2017
It Gets Better Project and Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles visit Miami
The Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles will visit Miami University for a weeklong residency from Feb. 20-25 culminating with a musical performance of “It Gets Better” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, in Hall Auditorium.
12/20/2016
Artists as Activists book features Miami Art faculty
art-activists.jpgA book entitled "Greater Cincinnati Artists as Activists" features Department of Art faculty as part of 50 local artists who use their art as a vehicle for change in bettering the world.
11/11/2016
Pop-up Performance Celebrates the good in America
faculty-string.jpgMusic faculty members performed as a string quartet, an impromptu "pop up" performance on Wednesday, November 9 at 3:30 p.m. in Alumni as part of celebrating all that is good in America.
10/27/2016
"Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992" with Torie Wiggins opens Nov. 3
The Diogenes Theatre Company will give a special production of "Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992," by Anna Deavere Smith, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 3-5, in Studio 88, Center for Performing Arts.
10/21/2016
Miami's production of "The Every 28 Hours Plays" Oct. 22, one of many across country
Miami University will host a production of "The Every 28 Hours Plays" at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, in Gates-Abegglen Theatre, Center for Performing Arts. The performance is free and tickets are not required.
10/03/2016
Miami University Symphony Orchestra concert dedicated to Daniel Pearl World Music Days Oct. 7
The Miami University Symphony Orchestra, directed by Ricardo Averbach, celebrates its centennial season with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in Hall Auditorium. 
09/15/2016
Film Viewing and Meet the Filmmaker
Four Women. Different Cultures. New York City