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/ Dec. 2, 2020
The grant will support a five-year initiative to expand lighting design course offerings, providing a research-driven, interdisciplinary approach to lighting design at CCA.
/ Oct. 14, 2020
Jeffrey Gibson: Nothing is Eternal—a newly commissioned video with musical composition—will be available for in-person and online viewing, opening with an outdoor screening at the Tenderloin National Forest in San Francisco on October 22
/ Oct. 13, 2020
The walk-by exhibition and website features artwork and poster designs by 66 CCA students, faculty, staff, and alumni; see it in person in the Hubbell Street Galleries windows or online at creativecitizens.cca.edu
/ Oct. 8, 2020
Make. Act. Resist takes place throughout October, featuring keynote lectures by Sarah Lopez and Ronald Rael, a movie screening and post-screening discussion about The Infiltrators, artist talks, and on-demand video interviews and podcasts with CCA faculty
/ Sept. 22, 2020
The Wattis will devote an entire year to reflecting on the questions posed by Vicuña’s work through intimate public and private reading groups and a series of to-be-announced public events
/ July 7, 2020
California College of the Arts announces the appointment of Ritu Kalra to the Board of Trustees for an initial three-year term. Kalra is the treasury director and special advisor to the executive vice president of Harvard University.
/ June 24, 2020
The grant will support CCA’s work converting to a hybrid, online, and in-person fall 2020 semester by supporting four CCA library staff positions and two online learning platforms.
/ June 15, 2020
CCA’s 2020 San Francisco Design Week events feature discussions exploring long-term design thinking, designing the future of music, and what matters now in design and architecture education.
/ May 11, 2020
The Class of 2020 Showcase brings the work of over 300 students across the Fine Arts, Architecture, Design, and Humanities and Sciences divisions to visitors’ homes while CCA’s campus is closed during the shelter-in-place order.
/ May 7, 2020
The Word for World is Forest, a project curated by CCA’s Curatorial Practice graduate program Class of 2020, is on view at wattis.org May 14–September 14, 2020.
/ April 28, 2020
The first volume in the CCA Wattis Institute's new book series, A Series of Open Questions, is Where are the tiny revolts?, informed and inspired by the work of Bay Area poet and novelist Dodie Bellamy.
/ April 20, 2020
California College of the Arts (CCA) President Stephen Beal announced Ed Prohaska as chief financial officer, effective on Monday, April 20, 2020.
/ April 14, 2020
Student-run teams put their new and innovative business ideas to the test at California College of the Arts’ inaugural CCA Sparks Pitch Day event.
/ April 2, 2020
The CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts introduces the Wattis Library, a free online platform for videos, lectures, and essays that provides in-depth access and proximity to many of the artists and thinkers of our time.
/ March 30, 2020
The 2020 rankings, which assessed 227 MFA-granting colleges and universities across the country, lists CCA 10th overall.
/ Dec. 18, 2019
Ourahmane's ambitious sound installation will envelop visitors creating more of a physical experience than simply an auditory one. On view February 6–March 28, 2020.
/ Oct. 2, 2019
In a new commission, Marcelle will convert the Wattis galleries into a temporary radio station for her first solo exhibition in California. On view November 26, 2019–January 18, 2020.
/ Sept. 26, 2019
A vibrant community celebration brought together civic leaders, CCA faculty, and students of all ages for the historic launch of CCA Buoyant Ecologies Float Lab.
/ Sept. 8, 2019
Architecture faculty Adam Marcus, Margaret Ikeda, and Evan Jones reach a major milestone in their award-winning Float Lab project. Public celebration is 1–3pm September 21 at Middle Harbor Shoreline Park.
/ Aug. 22, 2019
Surfacing Histories Sculpting Memories celebrates five women artists in the Bay Area and one will represent Northern California in Paper Routes—Women to Watch 2020 at the National Museum of Women …
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