Shadow Puppet Screens

Traditional Balinese Performance Goes Virtual

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Living Tradition

Beijing Opera at Wake Forest

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On Art And The Heart

My London Story

Beethoven at 250

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Ever In The Glades

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Lainey Drake

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

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B O R D E R   B A L L

WFU artist Joel Tauber will ‘play ball’ on the U.S.-Mexico border

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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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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 Photography

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

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Black Lives Matter

Watch Archived Video of “From The Ground Up”

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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.

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