Six students. Six figures. One art collection unlike any other.

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Across Time and Space

Visiting the Museum of Anthropology is like climbing into your grandmother’s attic and finding a hope chest that quickens the heart of a treasure seeker.

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Q and A

Art Department alumni Meaghan Steele (’11) and Leigh Anne White (‘11), share insights with students about their experiences and art-related careers.

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Repeat Winner

Katherine Sebastian (’16) takes top prize in Giles Harris singing competition again

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Real-life Drama

Jerf and his lively band of students navigate tragic and comic moments to stage a Shakespeare play, all in 74 days.

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Tintype Photoagraphy

Wake Forest students get hands-on with a 150-year-old photographic process

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The arts are naturally woven into the fabric of living and learning at Wake Forest — promoting intellectual curiosity, inclusivity and innovation. Each semester, students #WakeTheArts by engaging in academic classes, performing in theatre or music productions, participating in public art projects, bringing the arts to children at local schools, choosing to join arts-related extra-curricular activities and attending arts-related events.

From a concert promoting environmental conservation to a student art-buying trip to a play exploring important social issues, there are hundreds of opportunities each year to explore the world through a variety of lenses.

Recurring Events

  • Scott Townsend: Social Capital/Greece

    Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery

    Through 3/25/18

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  • Japan through the Photographer's Lens

    Museum of Anthropology

    Through 10/6/18

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  • Mother Goddess: Fertility Figures of the Ancient Mediterranean

    Museum of Anthropology

    Through 5/12/18

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  • 5&Under Alumni Exhibition - Photographs by Kovi Konowiecki

    START Gallery

    Through 3/16/18

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  • Introduction to Reynolda for Aspiring Docents

    Reynolda House Museum of American Art

    Through 3/29/18

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  • The Adding Machine

    Scales Fine Arts Center

    Through 2/25/18

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  • Frederic Church: A Painter's Pilgrimage

    Reynolda House Museum of American Art

    Through 5/13/18

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Events list

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