Arts & Culture

Inaugural poet to teach at FIU

Inaugural poet to teach at FIU

Richard Blanco is returning to FIU, this time as a professor. The FIU alumnus has spent his career writing and […]

One alumna’s mission to make arts education accessible in Miami

One alumna’s mission to make arts education accessible in Miami

The familiar sound of pounding drums could be heard throughout the hallways of Dr. Michael Krop Senior High School. A […]

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U2 performs on The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 at at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. Photo by Steve Jennings/WireImage.

Hey Richard, U2 is on the line

Alumnus’ poem sets the tone for “Joshua Tree” tour Each night, as U2 prepares to take to the stage, the […]

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Frost Art Museum celebrates Mexican photography this summer

Frost Art Museum celebrates Mexican photography this summer

Two visually-stunning photography exhibitions are on view at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum this summer. Possible Worlds: Photography […]

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 […]