The John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities provides a place for inclusive and interdisciplinary programming by promoting collaborative engagement with the intellectual and artistic ambitions of Haverford College and broader communities.
News & Updates
The summer 2022 DocuLab is a ten-week partnership between Haverford and the Asian American Documentary Network (A-Doc), a network of 1000+ film professionals that works to increase the visibility and support of Asian Americans in the documentary field. The Impact Lab will focus on an emerging field of filmmaking–impact producing–which harnesses the unique power of film to bolster social justice goals.
Join us April 4-8 for the 2022 Mellon Symposium with Marilyn Arsem, Sarah Cameron Sunde, GOODW.Y.N, Natasha Jozi, Verónica Peña and Raegan Truax.
March 18–April 23, 2022: Curated by Sally Berger, Performing Past-Present: Transforming Reenactment features work by four contemporary artists—Sharon Hayes, Jennifer Karady, Dread Scott, and Marisa Williamson—who re-present historical issues, art, and events using conceptual, theoretical, and performance methodologies.
The Hurford Center and VCAM announce VCAMbient, a weekly curated series in which ambient music–played live or via recordings by members of the Bi-Co community–will play at low volume during the course of one afternoon each week.
Strange Truth 2022 explores the non-fiction imagination in the films of Vivian Kleiman, CJ Hunt, Darcy McKinnon, and Marlon Riggs.
All events are free and open to the public and will be held at Bryn Mawr Film Institute or Haverford College’s VCAM building. Each will be followed by conversations with the artists.
Thursday, March 24, 2022, World Cafe Live: Organized by Philadelphia comedian Moses the Comic and Haverford College professor of religion Guangtian Ha, The Muslim Kings of Comedy is a groundbreaking show with a lineup featuring the top international Muslim comedians in the halal industry: Preacher Moss, Omar Regan, Azeem Muhammad, and Moses The Comic. Tickets are $25-$30 and can be purchased directly from the World Cafe Live website.