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Early Fall Highlights

AU Museum

Landscape, Helene Herzbrun

Early Fall Exhibitions

Sept. 3 – Oct. 20
Featuring works from the newly-acquired Corcoran collection.

Visiting Writers

Ilya Kaminsky

Poet Ilya Kaminsky

Sept. 18
Poets and Writers praised Kaminsky's latest collection as "a parable-in-poems that confronts the darkness of war with the blazing light."


Two fingers held up in a peace sign against a red background

Shared Space

October 3 – 6
A humorous, occasionally painful look at 1968—the war, racial strife, women’s liberation, radical politics, sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll—through the eyes of fourteen college roommates.


A woman in choir robes sings into a microphone with four choir members behind her

Gospel Choir Fall Celebration

October 5
A special concert honoring twenty years of service by director Sylstea C. Sledge.

Arts News at AU

Mother with child

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AU and Arena Stage Team Up to Support Nation’s Top New Theatre Artistic Directors

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Mary Alice McMillan and Sunshine Yang

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Tackling Climate Change from Behind a Camera

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