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The Katzen Arts Center at American University

The Katzen Arts Center

Home to the American University Museum, the Departments of Art and Performing Arts, Abramson Family Recital Hall, Studio Theatre, and AU Welcome Center

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  3. Arts Management Fall Colloquium

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Departments of Art and Performing Arts

Art students

Programs in Art History, Graphic Design, Studio Art, Arts Management, Audio Tech, Dance, Theatre/Musical Theatre, Music

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AU Museum Receives Contemporary Israeli Art

Sigalit Landau. Dead See, 2004. Photograph. The Rothfeld Collection of Contemporary Israeli Art, American University Museum. <br />

The Rothfeld Collection of Contemporary Israeli Art chronicles Israel’s history, includes prominent artists’ works.

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Video: Shalini Ayyagari on Ethnomusicology

Shalini Ayyagari

Music professor Shalini Ayyagari on ethnomusicology and the value of local ties in new video.

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Curator's Blog

Jack Rasmussen, AU Museum Director and Curator American University Museum Director and Curator, Jack Rasmussen, shares his thoughts and adventures in Art at the Katzen.

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OLLI at American University

Attendees at an Osher Lifelong learning event

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Lecture Series at American University this June.


MFA Student Gallery

MFA Student Gallery

Galleries of MFA students in the studio art program.

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