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Summer at Cornish, Lifelong Learning, Build Future, Recall Past

Summer at Cornish, Lifelong Learning, Build Future, Recall Past

Registration opens for Summer at Cornish and Jazz-minh Moore will be returning to work with future artists; with the summer program and Lifelong Learning, Cornish also returns — to its roots.

Painter Jazz-minh Moore (AR ’00) is returning to teach at Cornish this summer to work with future artists, just as Nellie Cornish would…

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Ferguson Piece Leads CDT Fall Concert Lineup

Ferguson Piece Leads CDT Fall Concert Lineup

Dance professor Iyun Ashani Harrison’s statement on Ferguson, Mystery of Iniquity, and pieces by José Limón, Vivian Little, Amy O’Neal, and Michele Miller featured in Cornish Dance Theater’s fall concert on November 21-22.

Mystery of Iniquity, Iyun Ashani Harrison’s offering for the Cornish Dance Theater Fall Concert, does not look back: the unrest in…

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“The Tall Girls” Opens in the Cornish Playhouse Studio

“The Tall Girls” Opens in the Cornish Playhouse Studio

The Tall Girls remembers a time before Title IX freed young women to dream of sports, a time when girls playing basketball was provocative.

The “Education Amendments of 1972,” passed by Congress that year, contained an explosive section that we now know as Title IX: “No person in the United States shall, on the…

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Cornish Centennial Gala Raises Record Sum

Cornish Centennial Gala Raises Record Sum

Led by $100,000 pledges from the Raisbecks and the Behnkes, more than $850,000 was raised at Cornish’s sold-out 100th birthday party headlined by Cornish graduate Mary Lambert.

Cornish College of the Arts celebrated 100 years in Seattle, on Friday, November 14, 2014, with the Cornish Centennial Gala at the Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine Street.…

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Centennial! 100 Years Ago

Centennial! 100 Years Ago

November 14, 1914: Nellie Cornish disembarked a steamship on the Seattle waterfront and by that afternoon, the Cornish School was founded. On November 14, 2014, a look back.

“We reached Seattle early on the morning of November 14, 1914. I went immediately to my old home with the Soelbergs. After regaling the children with…

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MEDIA ALERT/PHOTO OP: Centennial Gala at Paramount

Seattle, WA—Cornish College of the Arts celebrates 100 years in Seattle, WA, on Friday, November 14, 2014, with Centennial Gala at the Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St. Founder Nellie Cornish started her school exactly 100 years to the day on November 14, 1914, on Capitol Hill. Today the college’s campus includes facilities on Capitol…

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Looking Back and Looking Forward This Week

Looking Back and Looking Forward This Week

So what would Nellie think? That question keeps popping up in various news interviews and presentations as Cornish College of the Arts begins celebrating its first 100 years and anticipating another century in Seattle.

President Nancy J. Uscher answered questions about Cornish’s past, present, and very exciting future in a recent interview with KUOW…

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Cornish Faculty Part of Study of Pitch Relationships in Bird Song

Seattle, WA & Vienna, Austria – In articles published this month, researchers from the Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA, Philipps University of Marburg, Germany, and University of Vienna, Austria, demonstrated that the songs of the hermit thrush follow principles found in much human music. This research is the first to demonstrate note…

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Residence Hall Going Up, And Up, At Cornish

Residence Hall Going Up, And Up, At Cornish

Cornish’s new residence hall continues to grow at 2025 Terry Avenue next to the Main Campus Center. The new 20-story building sits in the heart of the bustling South Lake Union neighborhood and within walking distance of downtown Seattle stores, art galleries, and theaters.

Along with 16 floors of resident rooms, the new hall…

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Cornish Launches Film+Media Program

Cornish Launches Film+Media Program

This fall has seen the advent of a new program at Cornish, Film+Media; a new video highlights it and a first big project, Waco.

As November 14, 2014, approaches and with it the 100-year anniversary of the founding of Cornish, a whole new approach to the teaching of the visual arts is gelling at…

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