Arts & Innovation
Arts & Innovation
Supporting the growth of students through
Dance – Music – Theatre – Visual Arts
- 50+ student groups in dance, music, theater, visual arts and more present more than 120 major performances and events on campus every year. Dance studios, music practice rooms, rehearsal space and venues with seating from 150 to 1,000 are available.
- Hopkins Symphony Orchestra includes both a symphony orchestra and a smaller concert orchestra, with seven concerts scheduled on campus each year and often several off campus performances. HSO players are students, faculty, staff and community members.
- Opportunities for JHU students to take free Dance Classes and attend performances through Hop Art.
- The Center for Visual Arts offers a minor, with 15 classes every semester in drawing, painting, photography and other areas. There are guest artist lectures during the year and an annual student exhibit in early May.
- The Digital Media Center is a multi-media lab, a resource for equipment and printing, and offers robust programming to engage and educate the JHU community who are interested in exploring uses of emerging media and technology to creatively communicate ideas.
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Donations to Arts and Innovation go directly to student programming that supports and furthers the arts on campus. With your generous support, we can offer additional resources to student arts organizations and arts programming on campus. Thank you for supporting the arts at Homewood.
Homewood Arts Events
Visit the HUB Arts & Culture calendar for a complete list of upcoming events.
May 9, 2023
Evergreen as Muse 2023
June 6, 2023
Gilman: A Pictured History
June 6, 2023
Caregiving for Children with Disabilities Networking Group
View "Caregiving for Children with Disabilities Networking Group" details...
News & Announcements
Jed Gaylin finds his musical home
A concert on March 4 features the longtime music director, who will serve as both conductor and pianist for the spirited program performed in his honor
HSO Concerto Competition winners featured in season finale concert
Three students who do not major in music will be featured soloists at the HSO's season finale concert on April 23
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A long-awaited return to the stage
On Saturday, Oct. 16, the ensemble will perform its first in-person concert in more than a year and a half, since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic
HSO waits to honor Concerto Competition winners
Winners are typically showcased in a year-end concert, but the COVID-19 pandemic has forced a change in plans—for now
For HSO, a happy return to home venue
After a nearly two-year absence, the orchestra returns to the stage at renovated Shriver Hall this weekend
An acoustical achievement
The building's overhaul will improve the audience experience and also completely transform the onstage experience for performers