The grant provides $50,000 annually to graduating seniors and graduate students who will be eligible for awards of up to $25,000 to aid exceptional creative experiences and research opportunities that might not be available elsewhere on campus.
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.
As artistic director, Hoffman will curate arts programming, including work by students, faculty and external artists and organizations, building the visibility and quality of arts programming at the University.
The three-year series enters year one and addresses the issues of artistic connections and corrections to historical records and archives, and constructing personae as strategies of artistic, authorial, and performative creation.
As part of a broader Brown Arts Initiative series on protest, art and activism, the exhibition includes photos and films documenting the Civil Rights Movement, the Texas prison system and undocumented workers from Mexico.
With aspirations to be the primary destination for students who want to integrate the arts into a complete liberal arts education, Brown formally launched an effort to create new opportunities and collaborations for students, scholars, artists and community members.