Arts & Culture Archive


Audio productions launch Wake Forest Theatre’s fall season

October 9, 2020  |   Arts & Culture, Top Stories

Wake Forest Theatre’s production of “Into the Woods was canceled this fall, but director Cindy Gendrich kept relationships – a major theme of the play – front and center by offering audio productions that can be enjoyed anywhere there is internet.


Wake Forest and the New Museum present ‘IdeasCity Winston-Salem’

October 1, 2020  |   Arts & Culture, Community, Top Stories

Wake Forest University, New Museum’s NEW INC in New York City, and more than a dozen local businesses and organizations, are engaging in a unique year-long partnership called “IdeasCity Winston-Salem.”


Webinar to highlight student-curated exhibition on Black portraiture

September 25, 2020  |   Arts & Culture, Community in Progress, Events, Humanities, Top Stories

“Representation Matters: Art, Space and Racial Restitution,” a webinar co-sponsored by Hanes Gallery, Wake Forest University’s Slavery, Race and Memory Project and Wake the Arts, will be held Wednesday, Sept. 30 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The panel will be moderated by humanities professor Corey D. B. Walker and feature conversations around the works. The event is free and open to the public. Registration is required.


“Explorations of Self: Black Portraiture” to open in Hanes Gallery

September 2, 2020  |   Arts & Culture, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

“Explorations of Self: Black Portraiture from the Cochran Collection” will open at Wake Forest University’s Hanes Gallery on Sept. 21 and run through March 28. Planned programming will include artist talks, group discussions and community outreach. Details will be announced as they are finalized. Although a year in the making, “this exhibition arrives at an […]


When dance goes digital at WFU

May 7, 2020  |   Arts & Culture, Faculty, Student, Top Stories

In mid-January, a 3-hour dance audition was held in studio D101. 50 Wake Forest students were selected by 12 student choreographers to perform in the Spring Dance Concert – a usually sold-out event held on the University’s Tedford Stage in Scales Fine Arts Center.


Pink Floyd vs. Pink: Modern music class bridges generations

May 1, 2020  |   Arts & Culture, Faculty, Student, Top Stories

For an assignment from Elizabeth Clendinning’s modern popular music class, students were tasked with listening to Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon.” The goal: to experience a concept album. The result: their families engaged, too.


WFU awards and recognitions briefs

March 6, 2020  |   Arts & Culture, Staff, Student, Top Stories

The WFU Awards and Recognitions briefs celebrate milestones of faculty, staff and students at Wake Forest.


WFU’s Hanes Art Gallery to host Robert Motherwell exhibition

January 17, 2020  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Top Stories

Wake Forest University’s Hanes Art Gallery is hosting works by American artist Robert Motherwell. “Motherwell: product. placement” opens January 20 and runs through March 29. The exhibition focuses on Motherwell’s collage pieces utilizing everyday materials. The exhibition is free and open to the public.


WFU artist Joel Tauber will ‘play ball’ on the U.S.-Mexico border

October 22, 2019  |   Arts & Culture, Faculty, Top Stories

It’s a whole new ballgame for artist, filmmaker and Wake Forest associate professor Joel Tauber who will be undertaking a 40-day pilgrimage along the U.S.-Mexican border to build community through baseball.


WFU hosting international exhibition “video ergo sum,” I video, therefore I exist

October 11, 2019  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Top Stories

Wake Forest University’s Hanes Art Gallery and the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) are joint venues in the final stop of the interactive video exhibition, “video ergo sum,” by peter campus.

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