Arts Across Campus - Festival of Ideas

Mission

Through gallery exhibits, concerts, lectures, and performances, Arts Across Campus seeks to enhance student knowledge of diverse creativity in an impactful way, cultivating enduring engagement in the arts.

Call for proposals

Have a great idea for an curriculum-related arts event on campus?Faculty and Faculty/Staff partnerships are invited to submit proposals for the 2019-2020 Arts Across campus season. Proposals will seek to enhance student knowledge of diverse creativity through exhibits, concerts, lectures, and performances.

Questions? Contact David Rudari at [email protected] or Kathy Slade at [email protected]

Submit a Proposal

Upcoming Events

Events for Spring 2019 will be announced shortly

Past Events

"The Unfortunates" A Play by Aoise Stratford

Albums That Shook the World

The Art of the Campaign Exhibit

Printmaker, Sylvia Taylor

Martha Graham Cracker Ensemble

Author, Cheryl Strayed

Storyteller, Francis McMillan Parks

Namgyal Monastery Sand Mandala

Limbs Drumming

The Uncanny Valley Photo Exhibit

Dinyar Vania Concert

Paul Davies’ Summer of Love

George Takei’s “Allegiance the Musical” Screening

Art from Around the World Exhibit

The Music of Shakespeare Concert

Author, John Dau

Anderson Twins Comedy Show

About Arts Across Campus

Launched in 2001 to assess and improve the existing arts environment on campus, Arts Across Campus (AAC) plans and presents an annual arts program. AAC may include a combination of concerts, theater, lecture, film, rotating art exhibitions, and permanent public art installations in a given year.

This initiative is also characterized by partnerships with successful arts organizations such as Jazz Fest, Symphony Syracuse, Syracuse Stage, The Society for New Music, CNY Regional Scholastic Art and by collaborations with local, regional, and national artists, including OCC students, faculty, and alumni.

AAC Mission Statement

Through gallery exhibits, concerts, lectures, and performances, Arts Across Campus seeks to enhance student knowledge of diverse creativity in an impactful way, cultivating enduring engagement in the arts.

AAC Vision Statement

Inspiring lifelong learning in, about and through the arts.

AAC Committee Members
  • Kathy Slade (co-chair),
    Director, Enterprise Infrastructure
  • David J. Rudari, D.M.A. (co-chair),
    Associate Professor, Music
  • Elaine M. Buza,
    Assistant to the Vice President, Human Resources
  • Brian P. Cirmo,
    Associate Professor, Art and Photography
  • Shawn Edie,
    Director, Office of Student Leadership and Engagement
  • Fairlie Firari, Ph.D.,
    Assistant Professor, English, Integrated Learning Studies, and Communication
  • Susan Germain,
    Event Specialist
  • Linda Herbert,
    Instructor, Electronic Media and Communications
  • Kamila Kehoe,
    Assistant Professor, English
  • Amanda Pendock,
    Graphic Design Coordinator, Marketing & New Media
  • Donna Stuccio,
    Professor, Criminal Justice