Visual Art & Art History News

February 11, 2016

AMPD gains two new Canada Research Chairs

York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design welcomes the appointments of Doug Van Nort as Canada Research Chair in Digital Performance and Graham Wakefield as Canada Research Chair in Interactive Information Visualization.


Photo courtesy of Lifeline Syria
December 16, 2015

AMPD for Syria initiative will welcome a refugee family to our community

The School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design is participating in the Lifeline Syria Challenge in response to the current refugee crisis resulting from war in Syria. In the team AMPD For Syria, staff, students and faculty are coming together to sponsor a family of four to resettle in GTA.


Matt Vander Woude's Rock and Popular Music Moodle Banner
December 15, 2015

Adapting eLearning for the Arts

From expanding options for working with images in Moodle to managing information flow for a fully online film course with 800 students, faculty members in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design have creative approaches to adapting eLearning for the arts.