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

Songs for the Dead

March 23-24: Songs for the Dead

Join us for "Songs for the Dead: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Lament and Elegy," our 2017 Mellon Symposium organized by Kristen Mills. Learn More »

Doomsday

4/5: doomsday: a lecture demonstration with knightworks dance theater

Tuttle Creative Resident Jessi Knight and Haverford professor Christina Knight discuss how their dance theater company knightworks approaches art-making as a tool of social practice and intentional community design. Event Details »

An ominous photo of a person wearing a skeleton costume and a shower cap

4/12: CAPSULE: a work-in-progress performance

Written by Beth Nixon and directed by Jaclyn Pryor. Talkback with Jill Dolan, Princeton University. Event Details »

RJ Rushmore being interviewed

ALL BIG LETTERS: Interview with Curator RJ Rushmore '14

Learn more about the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery exhibition ALL BIG LETTERS in this interview with curator RJ Rushmore '14.

STRANGE TRUTH Film Series, 2017

STRANGE TRUTH Film Series

STRANGE TRUTH 2017 explores the non-fiction imagination in the films of Shirley Clarke, Stephen Winter, Joaquim Pinto, and Nuno Leonel. All screenings will be held at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute or Haverford College. View the Schedule »

Artist rendering of eventual interior of VCAM

VCAM (Visual Culture, Arts, and Media)

Set to open in the fall of 2017, Haverford College’s new VCAM facility (Visual Culture, Arts, and Media) reimagines the campus’s Old Gym as a creative hub for students, faculty, staff and the wider community, and a new home for the Hurford Center. Image courtesy of MSR Design.

A group of people carrying a handmade canoe above their heads

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Propose a Creative Collaborative or Seed Exploratory Project for Fall 2017. Photo: Swan Vacula. Apply Now »

Lake Mead

Resistance After Nature

March 17-April 28, 2017, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: Curated by Kendra Sullivan & Dylan Gauthier, Resistance After Nature tracks the practices of artists who imagine and construct alternative approaches to such entangled ecological, political, and economic issues as Indigenous sovereignty and water rights, the fossil economy, ocean acidification, and deforestation.

"Lake Mead" by OakleyOriginals is Licensed under CC by 2.0

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

Stokes Hall 102, View Map

Mailing Address

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