Study Abroad: Hearts, Heads, Hands – CSU Meets Africa

This six-week (4 weeks in-country) summer program will focus on the Arts of Africa through the study of artistic methods and techniques, cultural context, and global significance.  Students will engage with South African visual artists through service learning projects, interviews, educational programming, and collaboration.  The course will focus on Studio Art Methods and Techniques, Art […]

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Champion an Artist scholarship program strengthens the Arts at CSU

Champion an Artist Scholarship Program Strengthens the Arts at Colorado State University By Marilyn Bistline The transformation of the old Fort Collins High School into the University Center for the Arts marked the beginning of the university and community’s initiative to invest in the arts at Colorado State University. Over five years after the University […]

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WOW-E! It’s all about access

It’s all about access. As a major research university, Colorado State spends millions of dollars each year on subscriptions to thousands of scholarly publications. The information these journals contain is vital to the work of faculty and researchers on campus who learn from findings by and share their data with others in their field. But […]

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Career Paths in Arts Management

The field of arts management – a.k.a. arts administration, music management, and more – offers an array of opportunities for students who have a passion for music and are also interested in behind-the-scenes operations. By Caitlin Peterkin What is Arts Management? Arts management blends the artistic and business elements of a career in the arts. […]

LEAP students team up with the NoCo Mini Maker Faire

Two arts leadership and administration classes from the LEAP Institute for the Arts at Colorado State University have teamed up with the NoCo Mini Maker Faire to create a Nerdy Derby event on Saturday, Oct. 4, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 5, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. at the Rocky Mountain Center for Innovation and Technology, […]

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New Arts Leadership & Administration Summer Course

LEAP 500 – Leadership in the Arts 8-week Term: June 16 – Aug. 8, 2014 Graduate Course Description: An enduring question regarding leadership is whether it comes naturally to only some individuals, is it developed by habit through practice, or is it something that can be learned. In the arena of arts management and policymaking, the […]

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Warhol Campbell’s Tomato Soup Can Restoration

Beloved University Landmark to Travel to Los Angeles This Spring The Colorado State University Art Museum is pleased to announce that the Campbell’s Tomato Soup Can, which is currently installed in front of Griffin Concert Hall at the University Center for the Arts, is to be restored this spring. The large scale can, signed by […]