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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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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Wooden blocks that are part of Samples of Faith, an interactive multimedia display in the exhibition.

'The Power of Music' explores Leonard Bernstein's life, Jewish identity and social activism

The exhibition “Leonard Bernstein: The Power of Music” will be on view from October 4 to November 20.

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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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Past Event Wrap-Ups

Upcoming Events

  • "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.

  • Private Tour of Norton Simon Museum

    May 6, 2018

    Two dozen alumni gathered in Pasadena for a private tour of the Modern World Exhibit at the Norton Simon Museum.... After the invigorating and educational tour they gathered for lunch in the courtyard.

  • Faculty in the Field with Professor Jonathan D. Sarna '75, MA'75

    April 29, 2018

    Seventy-five alumni, parents and friends attended a Faculty in the Field event at the National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) in Philadelphia.... Jonathan D. Sarna '75, MA'75, University Professor and Joseph H. and Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History, spoke to the group about challenges and opportunities for the American Jewish community, the centennial of Leonard Bernstein's birth and the work of NMAJH, where he serves as chief historian. Shira Goldstein '06, exhibitions manager at NMAJH, then shared some insights into her role at the museum and the special Bernstein exhibit. Attendees then toured the museum's core exhibit and explored the Bernstein exhibit. Club president Adi Shmuel '08 chaired the event.

  • Private Tour of Seattle Art Museum with Director Kimerly Rorschach '78

    December 3, 2017

    More More than 75 alumni, parents, grandparents and friends gathered at SAM for brunch and a tour of the special Andrew Wyeth Centennial exhibition.... Kimerly Rorschach '78, IIllsley Ball Nordstrom Director and CEO of Seattle Art Museum, offered opening remarks and answered questions from the group.