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

A look into the VCAM

Humanists as Builders

Modern Language Association PMLA recognizes VCAM as a model for interdisciplinary education in the 21st century. Photo: Lara Swimmer Photography. Read "Humanists as Builders" »

A collage

Fall 2018

Learn about new courses sponsored by the Hurford Center this fall. View the courses »

Illustration of various objects with their Zapotec name

Summer DocuLab

Learn more about "Dizhasa Nabani - Living Language," this summer's HCAH/VCAM DocuLab project in Oaxaca, Mexico.

A map of lynchings in america

The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America

October 26—December 16, 2018: The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America seeks to spark an honest conversation about the legacy of racial injustice in America today. 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