No Giving Up Spring – A Retrospective, Upcoming Events, and Open Semesters

Just like that, we’re almost halfway through the year! With all the pivoting and realigning and just plowing through to get things done as scheduled, we’re certain none can question your productivity throughout this time.

We’ve been kept rather busy too, but even more so this month, especially because it is what supposedly is Commencement month. Despite not having a physical ceremony, we still tip off our hats to all our graduates. You make us all very proud!

And so as our seniors prepare to bid us farewell, new guards are welcome to replace the old. Make no question about it, Academy of Art University will remain open throughout the rest of the academic year. And in fact: We are Open! Summer and Fall Semesters Will Push Through.

Spring Show 2019 Retro

Speaking of our graduates, by now you know that the Academy’s annual student work showcase will still be happening this year—and for the first time ever, exclusively online. To whet your appetites, we then dove into a comprehensive retrospective of the Spring Show past. Take a gander at least year’s best of the best:

Arts Odds Ends

From a podcast starter kit tip list to a celebration of National Pet Month, online performance arts online, and inspirational architecture, we’ve brought out some interesting arts, odds, and ends.

It’s All About Jana!

Executive Director for the Schools of Entertainment Jana Sue Memel takes front and center last week as she appeared in both the Creative Mind Bonus Episode and the last—but certainly not least–Female Leaders in Art & Design episode.

Upcoming This Week:

Sync up those calendars, set those alarms! Here’s the list of virtual events you can enjoy from the Academy.

May 18, Monday

  • COM 2020 Awards.

May 19, Tuesday

  • MPT YouTube Premiere stream of an original musical theatre experience.
  • COM Tuesday Tunes: Organized by Urban Knights Radio (and work study Vanessa Salas). IG live

May 21, Thursday

May 22, Friday

  • 12pm Social Distance Learning with Craig Nelson – (Open to General Public + Students) FB Live
  • 1 to 4 pm Illustration Location Sketching workshop on Zoom (Open to General Public + Students)

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