Including trips to the Peabody Essex Museum and to see the Boston Symphony Orchestra, a dinner with members of the Council for the Arts at MIT (CAMIT) and private meetings with artists Johnny Gandelsman, Sarah Cahill, Agnieszka Kurant and Newton Harrison.
The MIT Arts Scholars Program brings together students who are passionate about exploring the diverse array of arts available at MIT and in the Boston area, and interacting with fellow students, faculty artists and other experts in the art world.
Past activities include trips to New York City, private dinners with arts professionals, behind-the-scenes tours of art exhibitions and workshops with MIT Visiting Artists.
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Outings to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the Metropolitan Opera, a workshop with Visiting Artist Jacob Collier and MIT Theater Arts Faculty Anna Kohler’s “Mytho? Lure of Wildness”
Featuring a meeting with Visiting Artists Karim Ben Khelifa and Lara Baladi, outings to the Central Square Theater and the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the annual Arts Share
Highlights include a trip to New York City to see Blue Beard at the Metropolitan Opera House, a panel discussion at Red Star Union and Lady of the Camellias at the Boston Ballet.
August 14: Peabody Essex Museum
September 11: Mandatory Meeting
November 7: La Bayadère at Boston Ballet
November 11: Mass MoCA
November 13: Arts Scholars Selection Committee and Panel Interviews
November 17: Joshua Bell, BSO
December 19: Alan Evans Trio, Church
January 24: Annual Art Share
February 6: Painting workshop with SCRAM, Brandeis’ student arts group
February 15-16: New York City Trip including Rusalka at MET Opera House, MET Museum of Art and a tour of a private Indian Miniature Gallery
March 7: Mike Stern Jam and Concert
March 20: Boston Ballet, Cinderella, Mr. McPhee Guest Expert
April 15: Arts Scholars Selection Committee and Panel Interviews
April 10-13: Campus Preview Weekend
May 21: End-of-term BBQ