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?
Check out these department and program webpages to see our current events.
- Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation events
- Film, Television, and Interactive Media events
- Fine Arts events
- Music events
- Rose Art Museum events
- Theater events
You can also check out Brandeis' arts calendar to see what's happening on campus in the arts on a particular day.