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January 4, 2013

  • Undergraduate freshman spring 2013 priority registration payments are due.

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Abramson Family Recital Hall, Katzen Arts Center
Admission is free

How does the brain experience art? Why does it move us? Do aesthetics evolve biologically? The 2013 American University Arts Management Spring Colloquium explores the growing field of neuroaesthetics with an emphasis on the visual brain. Artist Shahin Shikhaliyev will give a lecture, followed by a panel discussion with Terry …more

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Admission is free
The lecture features Debra Diamond, Associate Curator of South and Southeast Asian Art at the Freer/Sackler Museums, Smithsonian Institution.

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Emerging Arts Leaders Symposium
Sunday, April 7, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Day of registration begins at 9 a.m.; networking reception from 6–7 p.m.
Katzen Arts Center
Register for the symposium at www.american.edu/cas/EALS.
Fee: $35

The Emerging Arts Leaders Symposium (EALS) at American University is an annual meeting for students and young professionals who work in the arts. It provides opportunities to …more

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"Artistic Vibrancy & Creativity in Programming"
featuring Alan Brown, Principal, WolfBrown

Many arts groups are asking questions about the sustainability of efforts to expand and diversify participation, especially in regards to programs and activities that activate audiences and participants in new ways. Good marketing and education programs are certainly important, but the primary challenge …more

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