John B. Hurford '60
Center for the Arts and Humanities

Strange Truth 2019

Strange Truth 2019

Strange Truth 2019 explores the non-fiction imagination in the film and installation work of mediamakers Christopher Harris, Laura Parnes, Jonathan Olshefski, and Sabrina Schmidt Gordon. This year’s series engages with the politics of place, race, history, performance, and cinema itself. View the Schedule »

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Subverting the State’s Policing Gaze: Genealogies of Surveillance

March 28–29, 2019: The 2019 Mellon Symposium, convened by Aniko Szucs, will bring together scholars from various disciplines to interrogate genealogies and technologies of surveillance in a comparative, transnational context, and will ask how the histories of state control and control societies inform contemporary surveillance practices. Learn More »

The Aleppo Skyline

Molly Crabapple & Marwan Hisham: Syria in Ink

March 22—April 26, 2019: Molly Crabapple & Marwan Hisham: Syria in Ink presents vivid images and words of the Syrian conflict and the country’s partial occupation by ISIS, and the besieged consciousness of a young Syrian man finding his voice as a writer. Learn More »

Center Initiatives

The Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities (HCAH) fosters collaboration, experimentation, and critical thought, connecting Haverford with diverse communities of writers, artists, performers, thinkers, activists, and innovators.

Center Initiatives

Philadelphia Area Creative Collaboratives

Students viewing photographs together, discussing the content

Supported by a $750,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and sited in VCAM, the new Philadelphia Area Creative Collaboratives Program will bring together artists, faculty, students, non-profits, and other community members for collaborations that blend scholarship, social change, and the arts.

Creative Collaboratives

Exhibitions Program

RJ Rushmore '14 gives a talk and walkthrough for All Big Letters

The Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery (CFG) is the principal venue for the Haverford College Exhibitions Program, which partners with faculty, students, and visiting curators to design exhibitions that connect curricular interests and scholarship with contemporary artistic practice.

Exhibitions Program

Campus Location

VCAM, View Map

Mailing Address

John B. Hurford '60 Center for the Arts and Humanities
370 Lancaster Ave
Haverford, PA 19041