Fine Arts

School for Classical & Contemporary Dance hosts evening with renowned choreographer

TCU’s School for Classical & Contemporary Dance to host a special event April 6 featuring world-renowned choreographer Stephen Petronio. Petronio is an American choreographer and dancer, praised for his integration of multiple forms of art in his creative works. His keen interest in the contemporary dance movement coupled with an appetite for improvisation has afforded him numerous… Read more »

TCU brings art and science together to benefit Fort Worth Zoo

An interdisciplinary course titled Zoo Enrichment launched this semester within the College of Science & Engineering and the School of Art. An interdisciplinary course titled Zoo Enrichment launched this semester within the College of Science & Engineering and the School of Art. Fifteen students, including artists and sculptors as well as scientists interested in ecology, the environment… Read more »

TCU professor stars in local performance of “A Christmas Carol”

Lydia Mackay, adjunct professor in TCU’s Department of Theatre, plays several characters in a remake of A Christmas Carol including the Ghost of Christmas Past, who haunts a Victorian-era miser. This classic novel by Charles Dickens tells the story of the bitter Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation into a kinder, gentler man after visitations from… Read more »

Stream the Lu and Karr performance at Shanghai Conservatory of Music

Tickets to the concert at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music sold out in days, but you can stream the event with Yuan Xiong Lu and Gary Karr Dec. 19 at 8:30 p.m. via Lu and Karr are renowned double bass artists. The double bass is the largest and lowest-pitched instrument of the violin family…. Read more »

Fort Worth ISD student praises TCU Percussion Ensembles for recent concerts

TCU’s Percussion Ensembles performed at Bass Hall recently as part of the Children’s Education Program for Performing Arts Fort Worth and as a prelude to the 2015 Percussive Arts Society International Convention tour. The concerts, geared toward middle school children in the Fort Worth Independent School District, featured TCU’s percussion ensemble, percussion orchestra and steel… Read more »

Dean of TCU’s College of Fine Arts secures two grants for upcoming book

Anne Helmreich, dean of TCU’s College of Fine Arts, is the beneficiary of two grants from the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art. The Paul Mellon Centre, an educational charity, offers a variety of fellowships and grants that support scholarship, academic research and the dissemination of knowledge in the field of British art… Read more »

TCU alum drops by for impromptu visit with percussion students

John Angeles always knew he wanted to perform in the Broadway musical STOMP and he has achieved his lifelong goal thanks to a strong will, musical talent and opportunities afforded him at TCU. Angeles dropped by his alma mater recently to meet with percussion students at the request of his former professor, Brian West, division… Read more »

“Boar’s Head Festival” hot off the press

Available in coming days is The Boar’s Head Festival: A Christmas Celebration by LaLonnie Lehman, professor of theatre and costume designer at TCU, that features illustrations based on the Boar’s Head and Yule Log Festival presented by the Fort Worth University Christian Church. For more information on the book or to purchase, visit TCU Press.

Castiglione, Barocci and Bohn

Babette Bohn, professor of art history at TCU, will give a public lecture at the Kimbell Art Museum on Wed., Dec. 2 at 12:30 p.m. Bohn’s lecture, Color is the Keyboard: Drawing with Color in Early Modern Italy, is sponsored in conjunction with the Kimbell’s exhibition featuring the drawings and prints of Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, an Italian… Read more »

Art professor headed to the Arctic Circle

The Arctic Circle is an annual expeditionary residency program that brings together international artists, scientists, architects and educators to explore remote destinations and investigate rapid changes in the global climate. Now in its sixth year of residency, the program takes place on a specially outfitted sailing vessel. As a working contemporary artist, Adam Fung was… Read more »