Arts Across Campus - Other Worlds - Spring 2018


Anderson Twins Comedy Show

April 6, 11:15 a.m., Mawhinney, M245
April 6, 7 p.m., Storer Auditorium

Anderson Twins

How often do you get to see Deaf/Hearing twins on stage talking about their unique experiences as Deaf/Hearing individuals or, perhaps as twins? Hence, the Anderson twins, as tall, heavy, bald men come in to provide the humor perspective to entertain the Deaf and hearing communities across the nation!

Performance is in American Sign Language Spoken English interpretation will be provided.

Christian Restreppo Piano Concert

March 2, 11:15 a.m., Academic II Recital Hall

Day of Guitar: GFA Winner

March 24, All Day, Academic II Recital Hall

Day of Percussion

April 14, All Day, Academic II Recital Hall


Lida Suchy’s Photography Exhibition “Portrait of a Village”

March 21 - May 3, Gordon Hallway

Lida Suchy

Arts from Around the World

September 1 - May 15
Various locations around campus
This exhibit features full scale reproductions of classic and emerging works of art that connect to a wide variety of academic programs.

“Portrait of a Village” An Artist’s Multimedia Presentation by Lida Suchy

March 21, 11:15 a.m., Coulter, C116
Lida Suchy is a first-generation American born into a refugee family. She often draws on this background as inspiration for her creative work. From making images in her backyard in Central New York to working, for more than two decades, on a photographic sketch of a village in Ukraine, Suchy chronicles unique communities through portraiture.


Allegiance: The Musical

April 20, 6 p.m., Storer Auditorium
Inspired by true events, Allegiance is the story of the Kimura family, whose lives are upended when they and 120,000 other Japanese-Americans are forced to leave their homes following the events of Pearl Harbor.


God Grew Tired of Us - Common Read

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Common Read 2017-2018

Our vision is to create an environment that promotes reading, of course, but also one that guides and encourages people to identify, reflect upon, and share their own stories. We have a keen awareness that we are facilitating the way-finding of our community of learners and are excited about the great potential of God Grew Tired of Us to speak to and move each member of our campus community.

2017-2018 Common Read Events

Spring 2018 Common Read Events TBD!

About Arts Across Campus

Launched in 2001 to assess and improve the existing arts environment on campus, Arts Across Campus (AAC) plans and presents an annual arts program. AAC may include a combination of concerts, theater, lecture, film, rotating art exhibitions, and permanent public art installations in a given year.

This initiative is also characterized by partnerships with successful arts organizations such as Jazz Fest, Symphony Syracuse, Syracuse Stage, The Society for New Music, CNY Regional Scholastic Art and by collaborations with local, regional, and national artists, including OCC students, faculty, and alumni.

AAC Mission Statement

Through gallery exhibits, concerts, lectures, and performances, Arts Across Campus seeks to enhance student knowledge of diverse creativity in an impactful way, cultivating enduring engagement in the arts.

AAC Vision Statement

Inspiring lifelong learning in, about and through the arts.

AAC Committee Members
  • Christine Braunberger,
    Professor of English, Chair of Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Sarah Collins,
    Director of the Office of Student Leadership and Engagement
  • Chris Kukenberger,
    Professor of Art, Chair of Art and Photography Departments
  • Meredith Cantor-Feller,
    Interim Dean of Visual, Performing & Applied Arts
  • Sarah Gaffney,
    VP of Financial Services
  • L. Rebecca Hann,
    Associate VP of Operations
  • Amanda Pendock,
    Graphic Design Coordinator, Marketing & New Media
  • Donna Stuccio,
    Professor of Criminal Justice
  • Robert Bridge,
    Professor of Music
  • Laura Cook,
    Student representative
  • Teresa Godiers,
    Professor of Architecture,
    Chair of Architecture + Interior Design Department