Event Spotlight

Alexus Blanding (L) and Miranda Dotson.

2021 Commencement

  • May 8, 11:00 AM: online celebration for all of AU, followed by school celebrations 
  • May 9, 2:30 PM:  in-person procession for CAS Class of 2021
  • May 15, 3:30 PM: in-person procession for CAS Class of 2020

CAS commencement features student speakers Miranda Dotson and Alexus Blanding with Dean Max Friedman. See AU Commencement for more information.

Selected Online Events

More Blossoms Nearby, Raya Bodnarchuk.

AU Museum @Home

Visit AU Museum @Home for current online exhibitions and events:

  • The Long Sixties: Washington Paintings in the Watkins and Corcoran Legacy Collections, 1957-1982

  • Peace Corps at 60:
    Inside the Volunteer Experience

  • Raya Bodnarchuk: This Is a True Picture of How It Was

  • Free Punch & Pie: Free Punch & Pie
    AU Studio Art MFA Thesis Exhibition, 2021 Graduates

Uncertainty and Economic Activity:
Global PerspectivesOnline | May 13-14

AU hosts the 4th biennial Uncertainty and Economic Activity: Global Perspectives, featuring keynotes Steven Davis on "What Triggers Stock Market Jumps?" and Nicholas Bloom on "World Uncertainty During the Pandemic."

The 7th Feminist Art History ConferenceOnline | September 24–26, 2021

Two conference scholars intently watching proceedings.This year's Feminist Art History Conference will be held virtually with more than 80 planned invents, including keynote Dorothy Y. Ko.