Many of the greatest artists of their time have visited Brandeis, including Aaron Copland, Marc Chagall, Langston Hughes, Pete Seeger, Martha Graham, Bob Dylan, Philip Glass, Marcel Duchamp, Barbara Streisand, and Steven Spielberg.
In recent years, the campus has hosted Tony Kushner, Kate Beckinsale, Chris Burden, Paul Simon, Moshe Safdie, Yo-Yo Ma, Ellsworth Kelly, Janine Antoni, Tony Goldwyn ’82, Dor Guez, Mika Rottenberg, James Turrell, Mark Bradford, Jack Whitten, Melvin Edwards, Theaster Gates, Rick Lowe, Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Amy Sillman, Sarah Sze, Tuesday Smillie and many others.
Interested in what's happening now?
Visit these department and program websites to see listings of current performances, exhibitions and other events.
- Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation events
- Fine Arts exhibitions and events
- Music concerts and events
- Rose Art Museum programs
- Theater Arts performances and events
The Brandeis arts calendar shows what's happening in the arts across campus on a particular day.