Alumni and community members celebrated the newly transformed home of Africana Studies and Rites and Reason Theatre as part of a weekend of lectures and events focused on the Black experience at Brown.
Packed with building tours, family activities, a ribbon-cutting and the center’s inaugural public performance, the weekend offered countless opportunities for community members to celebrate the arts at Brown.
Musician Jon Batiste, violinist Itzhak Perlman and countless creators from Brown will take part in a day of performances, discussion, tours and a parade to celebrate the unique performing arts center in Providence.
With expanded Brown Arts Institute programming, the opening of the donor-funded Lindemann Performing Arts Center, and the multi-semester IGNITE series, Brown Arts is about to command the spotlight on campus.
Appointed Brown’s 19th president in 2012, Christina H. Paxson has guided the University through major accomplishments and national moments of challenge, and she looks forward to achieving more in the years to come.
Having reached its target more than a year ahead of schedule, the University will continue raising funds for student scholarships and faculty research, while establishing new goals in the months to come.
In this episode of the Women’s Voices Amplified podcast, ADEkoje discusses producing art amidst the pandemic, the political relevance of her work, and how Brown’s Open Curriculum empowered her to construct her own career path.
Tutson reflects on the global influences that have inspired her, the healing power of stories that connect us with our past, and how her independent concentration at Brown allowed her to find her path.
To celebrate the topping-off of its future hub for performing arts scholarship, University leaders joined construction workers and key project partners for a live-streamed virtual ceremony complete with on-site drone footage.
The Diana Nelson and John Atwater Lobby will serve as a convening space in the University’s envisioned performing arts center, and additional funds from the couple will support the Brown Promise and Brown Annual Fund.