Serendipity, scholars and students combine to bring ‘Gods and Goddesses’ to IU Art Museum

The Indiana University Art Museum will celebrate the opening of three new special exhibitions with a public reception tonight. Behind one of those exhibitions, “Gods and Goddesses: Annibale Carracci and the Renaissance Reborn,” is the story of prints, a palace, a great escape and a good measure of serendipity. The show is the result of […]

Prominent pianist Jeff Cohen offers notes to Jacobs School of Music students in masterclass

On Tuesday evening, six sopranos and six pianists gathered in Ford-Crawford Hall, all elegantly dressed and attentively waiting for their chances to take the stage. The students from the Jacobs School of Music were performing for Jeff Cohen, the pianist and vocal coach who will collaborate with another soprano, Angela Gheorghiu, in concert tonight at […]

Acclaimed documentary photographers Andrew Lichtenstein and Cedric Nunn to speak

Post by IU Newsroom intern Tori Lawhorn: Indiana University’s new Center for Documentary Research and Practice, an entity within The Media School, will present the lecture “Landscape | Memory | Trauma” on Sept. 24 as its first public program. Two contemporary photographers, Cedric Nunn from South Africa and Andrew Lichtenstein from Brooklyn, N.Y., will present their work together […]

Interdisciplinary education at IU helped prepare Kate C. Lemay for National Portrait Gallery post

Indiana University graduate Kate C. Lemay has been appointed historian at The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington. Kim Sajet, director of the museum, said Lemay’s doctorate-level education in both American art and American history fits perfectly with the museum’s mission “to tell the story of America through portraits of people who have made and […]

IU Alum Hannah Fidell Returns to IU as part of “Directed by Women” Series

Post by IU Newsroom intern Tori Lawhorn: Director Hannah Fidell will visit the IU Cinema at 3 p.m. Sept. 12 for a presentation and special screening of her dramatic romance “6 Years” as part of the Directed by Women and International Arthouse Series.  This event is free, but tickets must be obtained in advance. “IU Cinema […]

Grunwald Gallery exhibition emphasizes Halston’s lasting legacy in fashion

Halston dressed socialites and superstars. From the 1960s to 1980s, the iconic designer’s clients included Jackie Kennedy, Elizabeth Taylor, Bianca Jagger, Liza Minnelli and Princess Grace of Monaco. And until Oct. 3, Indiana University’s Grunwald Gallery will be wearing Halston, too. The exhibition “Halston: Line and Legacy” celebrates fashions by one of the most influential […]

‘Directed by Women’ series brings guest filmmakers to IU Cinema

Post courtesy of IU Newsroom intern Tori Lawhorn: Over the next two weeks, special guests at the IU Cinema will include rising young filmmakers Ja’Tovia Gary and Stefani Saintonge, veteran rock ‘n’ roll documentarian Penelope Spheeris and IU alumna Hannah Fidell. These filmmakers are coming to Indiana University Bloomington for screenings, presentations and question-and-answer sessions […]