Arts Network

The Brandeis Arts Network welcomes any alumni who work in or have an interest in the arts, including performing arts (theatre, music, dance, etc), visual arts, film, television and entertainment. Exclusive to Brandeis alumni, this group enables industry professionals and enthusiasts to share arts-related events involving Brandeis undergraduate and graduate alumni taking place across the globe, as well as notices and news of fellow Brandeisians working in all areas of the arts. The Brandeis Arts Network encompasses and supports the efforts of regional groups, such as the Performing Arts Network of New York. Please bookmark this page and join our Facebook group to stay involved! 

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Noted photographer Judy Glickman Lauder speaks about the "Danish exception"

The philanthropist, humanitarian and noted photographer delivered a talk at Brandeis to mark the publication of her new photobook, ”Beyond the Shadows: The Holocaust and the Danish Exception."

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An image from the winter 2018 Brandeis Magazine cover - a protest sign reading "Black Studies Matter"
Campus News

Read the Winter 2018/2019 issue of Brandeis Magazine online

Learn about the history of the African and African-American studies department from professor Chad Williams and much more!

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Excerpt from "The Ghastlygun Tinies" in Mad Magazine, a child at a locker, "G is for Greg who was caught unawares"
Alumni in the News

'Mad' for a reason

When Matt Cohen '93 wrote an Edward Gorey-inspired comic strip for Mad Magazine depicting the realities of gun violence in schools, he never expected how much attention it would receive.

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Iyvon Edebiri '13 interviewing playwright Brian Otaño for an episode of The Parsnip Ship
Alumni Profile

Bringing new voices to American theater, one podcast at a time

On each episode of The Parsnip Ship, Iyvon Edebiri '13 – with help from Brandeis classmates Todd Kirkland ’13 and Jesse Manning ’13 – introduces diverse playwrights to new audiences by evoking the spirit of radio plays.

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Campus News

Picasso, Juan Gris, Tuesday Smillie and more at the Rose this fall

Fall exhibitions at the Rose Art Museum open September 7

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Photos: BIMA visual arts students show off their work

Students in BIMA, Brandeis' summer arts institute for high school students, hone their artistic skills, deepen their Jewish knowledge, and ask questions about their identity as young Jewish people committed to pursuing the arts.

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examples of creative arts work done by faculty

Here's what Brandeis creative arts faculty are up to this summer

This summer, Brandeis arts faculty have a busy slate of exhibitions, performances, lectures and more. Here’s a look at what some of the faculty are up to.

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Alumni invited to attend Lenny Bruce conference, Oct. 27-28

Lewis Black to host dinner to honor the late comedian and free-speech advocate.

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Past Event Wrap-Ups

Upcoming Events

  • Faculty in the Field with Professor Paula Musegades, MA'08, PhD'14 Song and Dance: A History of Film Musicals

    April 7, 2019

    Twenty alumni, parents and friends gathered at the home of Heidi Kaplan '78, P'16 to hear a talk by Professor Paula Musegades, MA'08, PhD'14 on "Song and Dance: A History of Film Musicals."... The event was followed by a Q&A session with the audience.

  • Brandeis Reads and Writes

    November 28, 2018

    Alumni and friends enjoyed an evening with local Brandeis authors Sharon Hart-Green '79, MA'83, PhD'96, and Nina Josefowitz '72, Ph.D., C. Psych.... The authors spoke about their experiences with the books they have each written and had published in the past year. Myra Kotkin Novogrodsky '68 moderated the discussion. Judi Shostack '78, immediate past president of the Alumni Club of Toronto, hosted the event at her home, complete with her famous muffins.

  • 31st Annual Thanksgiving Day Tea

    November 18, 2018

    Alumni, parents, students and friends gathered at The Arts Club on Sunday, 18 November for the Alumni Club of Great Britain's 31st Annual Thanksgiving Day Tea.... This year's programme featured American Studies Professor Tom Doherty, who shared insights from his new book, "Show Trial: Hollywood, HUAC, and the Birth of the Blacklist." The nearly 70 attendees included many of the incoming Midyear students who are spending the fall semester in London before coming to campus in January.

  • "Marshall" Screening & Discussion with Screenwriter Michael Koskoff '63

    October 21, 2018

    More than 145 alumni, families and friends of Brandeis gathered at the AMC Empire Theater in New York City's Times Square to view the award-winning movie "Marshall" and meet the film's screenwriter Michael Koskoff '63. ... Immediately following the film, he shared some background before taking questions from the audience. The event was chaired by the Alumni of Color Network, Arts Alumni Network, the Lawyers Network.