News

Keep up to date on Oxy’s latest news and events. For more information, contact the College’s Office of Marketing and Communications at (323) 259-2677.

Linda Besemer's abstract artwork
April 15, 2022

Besemer, Occidental College’s James Irvine Distinguished Professor of Art and Art History, has been honored with a 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship.

Automation trailer still
April 11, 2022

Grammy-nominated, Emmy-winning composer Adam Schoenberg’s cutting-edge new work invites listeners to consider the conflicts and connections between human and machine. It also yielded an exciting interdisciplinary collaboration at Occidental.

A survey of the art of Occidental's Linda Besemer is at the Kleefled Contemporary.
February 15, 2022

The works of two Occidental College faculty artists are featured in two new Southern California exhibitions that opened this month.

A still from senior Naomi Miyamoto's film
September 27, 2021

“Well, It Wasn’t Supposed to be This Way,” a short film by Naomi Miyamoto ’21, earned a finalist position in the KCET Fine Cut Festival of Films among students from powerhouse film programs like USC and UCLA.

Stephanie Dinkins, from Not the Only One (N’TOO), 2018-Present.
September 13, 2021

OXY ARTS, Occidental College's public art space rooted in social justice and community organizing, is pleased to announce Encoding Futures, a two-part exhibition and public program series featuring artists working across artificial intelligence systems and augmented reality to propose more just visions of the future.

Nurses in Japan wearing PPE Portraits
February 22, 2021

Created for first-year students in a remote learning environment, the new programs pair in-depth academics with real-world action, exemplifying the potential and vitality of the liberal arts.

Oxy students at the Apollo Night performance
January 27, 2021

This year’s Black History Month expands opportunities to virtually commemorate Black history and achievement, on campus and beyond.

Tim Shortell '24
December 14, 2020

Oxy’s thriving music department continues to attract talented students, including Timothy Shortell ’24 who won a $3,000 young artist grant this fall.

Arts image by Julia Driscoll
September 23, 2020

The campus arts community continues to offer opportunities despite classes moving online this semester. Dance Production (Dance Pro), PULSE and Glee Club are continuing their activities and instruction remotely via Zoom to connect students and facilitate their practices.

We Live! Memories of Resistance art
September 10, 2020

Oxy Arts’ Fall 2020 exhibition WE LIVE! Memories of Resistance brings together 14 In Plain Sight artists that engage the contemporary stakes of historical remembrance and collective memory.

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