Adrienne Edwards and Wangechi Mutu. Photo by Jacob Cader.
John Leventhal and Rosanne Cash. Photo by Victor Alvarez.
Shoot the Breeze by Jelili Atiku. Photo by Jacob Cader.

Welcome to the Brown Arts Initiative


The Brown Arts Initiative (BAI) seeks to cultivate creative expression and foster an interdisciplinary environment where faculty and students learn from one another and from artists and scholars in a wide range of fields across the campus and around the world. Taking full advantage of the University’s Open Curriculum, the BAI builds on Brown’s reputation as a destination for arts exploration, contributing to cultural enterprise through the integration of theory and practice, with an emphasis on innovation and discovery that results from rigorous artmaking and experimentation. Read more


We are pleased to announce our Fall 2019 Season Program, with something adventurous for every palate. Here are the highlights:

Details about upcoming events can be found in the column to your right. Join our mailing list to stay abreast of what's to come!


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