Featured Events

Full Calendar
See All Events in the Series →

Artists in Residence

The Artist Residency program invites internationally acclaimed artists, designers and scholars to engage with the College of Arts, Media and Design. The residents work with the Northeastern faculty, students and staff and communities in the surrounding neighborhoods of Boston.

See All Events in the Series →

CAMD Book Club

This series demonstrates the value of writing, research and scholarship at the College of Arts, Media and Design. CAMD Book Club features recent publications by faculty within the college.

See All Events in the Series →

Neighborhood Matters

Neighborhood Matters is a lunchtime series that celebrates the ways in which community groups have shaped the neighborhoods surrounding the Northeastern campus. This series is co-curated by the Northeastern Center for the Arts and the Archives and Special Collections at the Northeastern University Library.

See All Events in the Series →

Richard Saul Wurman's Conversations at CAMD

Founder of the TED conference, Richard Saul Wurman, Distinguished Professor of the Practice of Design in the College of Arts, Media and Design at Northeastern University, will curate a series of improvisational one-to-one conversations with some of the world’s most fascinating thinkers, doers & intellectual leaders. The format for the conversations blends the 19th century salon with 21st century subjects, such as technology, media and economics. Mr. Wurman describes these improvisational conversations as a form of “intellectual jazz”.

See All Events in the Series →

Tools & Technology for Creativity

Tools for Creativity is a series of workshops that provide diverse audiences with direct access to emerging technologies that have creative applications. These workshops are geared towards artists, musicians & media makers but open to all. Although focused on the creation of media, these workshops also encourage the creation of new media-making tools & technology.

About the Center

From fully staged performances and gallery exhibitions, to site-specific art and public dialogues, the Northeastern Center for the Arts provides opportunities for art and culture to be an integral part of the Northeastern experience. Our programming areas include artist residencies, visual and performing arts, creative research & scholarship, and civic engagement.

The Center is based in the College of Art, Media and Design and our programming is open to all. Creativity + Design + Action = Northeastern Center for the Arts

Read our Annual Report 2013-15.



Bree Edwards

Director, Northeastern Center for the Arts

News & Press

Read All News →


Creative Leaders

Part academic exercise, part intentional community, the Creative Leadership program connects a select group of CAMD students with Boston’s most courageous thinkers, designers, entrepreneurs, community organizers, and artists. For more info, click here.


Get Involved

The Center is a place for University-wide creative endeavors. Northeastern community members from all colleges are welcome and encouraged to get involved.

Bree Edwards

Director, Northeastern Center for the Arts

Bree Edwards is director of the Northeastern Center for the Arts, in Boston, MA. Her career in the curation, production and administration of contemporary art has included positions at the Asheville Art Museum (NC) and the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts at the University of Houston (TX). From 2003-2004, she was Curatorial Fellow at DeAppel Centre for Contemporary Art, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. She is a Susan Vogt Fellow with the Boston Consortium and a member of the Northeastern Public Art Initiative.

Bree holds a B.A. from Goddard College (VT) and is a graduate of Bard College’s Center for Curatorial Studies (NY) with an M.A. in Curatorial Studies of Contemporary Art. She previously served on advisory boards of the Aurora Picture Show, Western Carolina Media Arts Alliance, the Public Art Committee of the Buffalo Bayou Partnership, and Blaffer Art Museum. She also served on numerous grant and award panels for organizations including Houston Cinema Arts and the Houston Arts Alliance’s Civic Art + Design committee.