Lecture Series

CCA's lecture series feature some of the world’s most influential and innovative artists, architects, writers, scholars, designers, and curators.

Architecture Division Public Programs

  • exhibitions
  • symposia
  • lectures
  • workshops
  • conversations
  • special events
  • student reviews

CCA's Architecture Division Lecture Series each semester brings a world-class group of guests to CCA to present their work and interact with our students and faculty.

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Through lectures as well as symposia and workshops we strongly believe it is critical for our students to be exposed to the best and most progressive work out there.

Most Architecture and Interior Design lectures are available to watch at the CCA channel on YouTube.

Cinema Visionaries

Cinema Visionaries is a unique lecture series designed to bring film industry luminaries to CCA for public lectures and exclusive Film Program master classes.

The series launched in 2010 with a grant from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and is now made possible thanks to the generous support of Carla Emil and Rich Silverstein.

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Kelly Reichardt
Sound Vision

Graduate Studies Lecture Series

Entitled Sound & Vision, the 2014–15 Graduate Studies Lecture Series examines the rich landscape of contemporary music and sound art.

In performances, audio lectures, and conversations an international roster of some of today’s most compelling and innovative practitioners and thinkers will present projects and discuss ideas and histories of interest in the aural field.

View the current lineup of featured guests »

Writers Series

CCA's MFA Program in Writing proudly offers the Writers Series, a year-round literary series that features a continuum of talented, successful, and, in many cases, world-renowned writers and poets.

The series is both a curricular requirement (Friday Seminar) for our first-year students and an integral part of the college's celebrated public programs schedule.

Pictured here is 2015 Booker Man Prize awardee Marlon James.

See other notable guests from this series.

Marlon James, recipient of the 2015 Booker Man Prize