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October 2017

FSU Moves Up!

Florida State University has jumped to No. 33 among national public universities in the U.S. News & World Report rankings after moving up five places for the second consecutive year. The rankings appear in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2018” guidebook.


Department of Art

FSU Art Professor Julietta Cheung’s &...

Department of Art Education

Art Ed Doctoral Candidate, Cindy Jesup, Pub...

Department of Art History

Art History’s Museum Object Students ...

Department of Interior Architecture & Design

Interior Architecture & Design Atlanta ...

School of Dance

School of Dance Presents “Days of Dan...

School of Theatre

Taking Center Stage: An Interview with Scho...

Facility for Arts Research


FSU / Asolo Conservatory

FSU/Asolo Conservatory Opens the 2017-2018 ...


MANCC Awarded NEA Grant to Support Legacy A...

Museum of Fine Arts

MoFA Opening Reception of “Aubrey Bea...


FSU Department of Art Assistant Professor Julietta Cheung, is exhibiting her sculptural project, If, And, Or, Nor, But at the Chicago Artists Coalition in Chicago, IL., this month. Cheung’s project will travel to Philadelphia in October for an exhibition at Little Berlin.

Art Education

FSU Department of Art Education doctoral candidate Cindy Jesup recently published Adapting Art Critiques to Address Digital Harm in a recent issue of Visual Arts Research which explores the ever-changing world of technology and its implications within the classroom.

Art History

This fall the Art History Museum Object class, under the direction of Ph.D candidate Jennifer Baez, is developing the exhibition The Thrill of the Hunt: Dynamics of Authenticity in African Tourist Arts, to open Thursday, November 16.

Interior Architecture & Design

Friends and alumni of the Department of Interior Architecture & Design gathered in Atlanta on September 21 for a reception at the Steelcase Worklife Center. With students and faculty from both Studio II and Studio IV, students had the opportunity to rub shoulders with alumni and to take a tour.


Florida State University’s School of Dance presents “An Evening of Dance”. These performances will highlight the broad scope of choreographic exploration and breadth of performance capabilities of the students and faculty.


Just a few weeks ago, School of Theatre alum Christiani Pitts (BFA Music Theatre ’15) stepped into the role of Jane in the Broadway musical “A Bronx Tale”! Ms. Pitts was previously featured in the Ensemble of “A Bronx Tale” and over the better part of the year has served as an understudy for Jane.

Facility for Arts Research

Join the Facility for Arts Research for our inaugural RESEARCH NIGHT, and check out FAR’s new event space designed by Chalet Comellas on October 27th from 7:00pm-9:00pm. Small Craft Advisory Press will also be hosting artist Lee Emma Running from October 16 – 20th.

FSU / Asolo Conservatory

The FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training proudly kicks off its 2017-18 season with Sophocles’ OEDIPUS, one of the most widely known plays in the modern world, directed by Director Greg Leaming. It will feature the entire second-year Conservatory class!


The Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC) has been awarded a $40,000 grant by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support residencies for two legacy artists, including Kota Yamazaki (Japan/NYC) who comes to MANCC this fall 2017.

Museum of Fine Arts

The Museum of Fine Arts will be hosting an opening reception of “Aubrey Beardsley: The Aesthetics of Decadence and the Line Block Print” Friday, October 13th from 6:00-8:00pm. The fantastic imagination and graphic sensibilities are represented by selections from the collection of Patrick M. Rowe.

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