Fine Arts

PianoTexas brings renowned pianists to campus

The 36th annual PianoTexas International Academy & Festival, presented by the TCU School of Music in collaboration with The Cliburn, brings world-renowned pianists to TCU’s campus through June 17. The complete schedule of events and highlights of performers are available at PianoTexas. Admission is free and open to the public. Designed to integrate the music profession, the… Read more »

Dallas exhibition provides unique opportunity to TCU community

TCU students, faculty and staff have the unique opportunity to experience the México 1900-1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco and the Avant-Garde, currently at the Dallas Museum of Art. Students can see the key works they are studying that were created in Mexico during the first half of the 20th century, a crucial… Read more »

TCU has three Fulbright Finalists for the 2017-2018 academic year

TCU has three Fulbright Finalists for the upcoming academic year as decided by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Philip Antinone, Nicholas Barnette and Kally Nord join approximately 1,900 other U.S. citizens who will teach, conduct research and provide expertise abroad. The Fulbright Program is one of the… Read more »

TCU Jazz Festival celebrates 40 years

Jazz is a type of music characterized by improvisation, modification and a powerful rhythm. Regularly featuring brass and woodwind instruments as well as piano, the genre is said to be the best music to represent America as “there is no better example of democracy: individual freedom but with a responsibility to the group.” In other… Read more »

TCU alum provides backdrop for “Manchester by the Sea”

Manchester by the Sea, the story of a man who tries to comfort his nephew while coping with a tragedy from his past and the death of his older brother, was a 2017 Oscar nominee for Best Picture. The all-star cast includes Casey Affleck, who was named Best Actor for his role, Michelle Williams and Matthew… Read more »

RAWIYA: We Do Not Choose Our Dictators

The Art Galleries at TCU presents social justice photography exhibition March 4 to May 13 “We Do Not Choose Our Dictators” is a selection of photographic works by RAWIYA, a collective focused on human rights and social justice. Translated from Arabic as “she/he who tells a story,” RAWIYA originally was formed in 2009 as an… Read more »

Chair of TCU’s Theatre Department directs “Thurgood” at Jubilee Theatre

Harry Parker, professor and chair of TCU’s Theatre Department, has directed Thurgood, a one-man play depicting the rise of Thurgood Marshall to the U.S. Supreme Court. The production, featured recently in the Fort Worth Business Press, runs through Feb. 26 at Jubilee Theatre in Fort Worth. Parker earned his bachelor’s degree from TCU, and his master’s degree… Read more »

TCU School of Music Director named Music Administrator of the Year

The College Orchestra Directors Association has selected Richard Gipson as the Music Administrator of the Year. Gipson, who’s been the director of TCU’s School of Music since 2002, is credited with the school’s significant growth. Under his leadership, the number of full-time faculty members has grown by 65 percent, the number of students majoring in… Read more »

CICA Museum features work of Fine Arts Senior Casey Leone

Casey Leone, a senior Fine Arts student, utilized 400 of the original 3,000 film stills from Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window and systematically altered them for her “From the Series Voids” exhibition featured in the Concept Winter 2016: Second International Exhibition on Conceptual Art at the Czong Institute for Contemporary Art in South Korea. One of… Read more »

Graphic Design student wins Fall 2016 Helen Hamilton Award for Excellence in Creative Expression

TCU’s student-run undergraduate journal of the arts, eleven40seven, promotes the artistic and creative endeavors of TCU undergraduate students. Each semester, the journal’s staff selects the best art submission for the Helen Hamilton Award for Excellence in Creative Expression, an award created in 2014 as part of the Hamilton Family eleven40seven Endowment to honor their daughter,… Read more »