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Release Date: Jan 10 2020

George Trudeau, director of the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State since 2004 and an associate clinical professor in the College of Arts and Architecture, has announced his retirement, effective July 31, 2020.  Under Trudeau’s...

Release Date: Jan 08 2020

Former Penn State administrator and faculty member Grace Hampton, who held a variety of positions in the arts and administration at the University before her retirement in 2014, has been appointed interim director of the School of Visual Arts for...

Release Date: Dec 18 2019

Art Education Ph.D. student Chelsea Borgman was inspired by feminist artist Judy Chicago’s Womanhouse to develop her own project reflecting females’ experiences. Borgman’s proposal for Inside the Dollhouse, an art...

Release Date: Dec 17 2019

Penn State students enrolled in ART 297, a special topics class, are challenging the way they think about traditional art materials by creating their own sustainable elements. The class is connected with the Student Farm at Penn State through the...

Release Date: Dec 17 2019

Double-majoring in music education and public relations, College of Arts and Architecture student marshal Marissa Works will graduate on Dec. 21 with four internships under her belt, six major awards and experience gained from involvement in...

Release Date: Nov 22 2019

In November, eight noted alumni returned to campus to receive the College of Arts and Architecture Alumni Award, established more than 30 years ago to recognize the career achivements of Penn State alumni in the arts and design disciplines. While...

Release Date: Nov 22 2019

When Penn State philanthropists Thomas Sharbaugh and Kristin Hayes learned of their friend Bill Jaffe’s leadership giftto the proposed University Art Museum, they were inspired to make their own gift in honor of Jaffe, a longtime...

Release Date: Nov 20 2019

During his time in the Air Force as a munitions and weapons system technician, Andrew Storck carried missiles and loaded bombs onto the fighter jets in Alaska that protect our country’s northwest border. And by his side was a trusty companion...