Arts & Culture

One of Carl Juste's photos of a Haitian man wearing a red t-shirt as a mask. Photo courtesy: Carl Juste

Haiti through Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Carl Juste’s eyes

Carl Juste could not silence his inner voice calling him to become a photographer. For the past three decades, Juste has […]

Associate professor discovers art wherever he walks

Associate professor discovers art wherever he walks

Sometimes you can find art among the mundane things we ignore every day — a smudge on the ground, a […]

Global initiative expands opportunities for students of contemporary art

Global initiative expands opportunities for students of contemporary art

By Andrea Perez The Art Academy of Latvia (LMA) and FIU’s Art + Art History Department have forged a new education initiative […]

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Two decades later, Wolfsonian-FIU a singular reflection of modern history—and its founder

Two decades later, Wolfsonian-FIU a singular reflection of modern history—and its founder

Someone with a keen eye, an exhaustive knowledge of world history and the means to purchase pretty much whatever he […]

A conversation with Cuban art historian Juan Martínez

A conversation with Cuban art historian Juan Martínez

Miami’s Cuban roots run deep. Art offers a rich opportunity to learn more about those roots. FIU Professor Emeritus of […]

Alumna appointed a Library of Congress librarian

Alumna appointed a Library of Congress librarian

  By Camila Fernandez Like many Cuban immigrants, music alumna Eva Reyes-Cisnero ’11 moved to South Florida with little resources and […]

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Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU names new director

Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU names new director

Susan Gladstone has been appointed as the new director for the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. Gladstone brings more than 30 […]

Where there’s music, there’s hope

Where there’s music, there’s hope

Study finds music helps improve the lives of at-risk youth As funding dwindles for arts education nationally, non-profit organizations such […]

Artist-in-residence, local students plant the seeds of sustainability

Artist-in-residence, local students plant the seeds of sustainability

On Earth Day this year, a group of third-graders at Joella C. Good Elementary School gathered on their campus with […]

FIU Theatre major wins national scenic design award

FIU Theatre major wins national scenic design award

By Ivan Lopez FIU Theatre design senior Mario Alonso will be honored with the national award for Outstanding Scenic Design at […]

Drop-in series: Take this class to become a playwright

Drop-in series: Take this class to become a playwright

Inspired by the late Steve Jobs’ commencement speech at Stanford University where he shared how auditing a calligraphy class in […]

FIU Theatre senior awarded Kennedy Center Fellowship

FIU Theatre senior awarded Kennedy Center Fellowship

  By Ivan Lopez Four years ago, Luisa Rodriguez walked into Professor Tony Galaska’s office to interview for the theatre […]

Campbell McGrath

McGrath is a Pulitzer finalist

English Professor Campbell McGrath has been named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. The author of more than […]

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Why are medical students doing rounds at the art museum?

Why are medical students doing rounds at the art museum?

You expect to see medical students doing rounds at a hospital, but at an art museum? That’s exactly what a […]

Free screening of ‘Moonlight’

Free screening of ‘Moonlight’

Academy Award-winning film Moonlight explores a Miami most never see. On Tuesday, April 4, the film will come to FIU. […]