News 2012

December 4, 2012
Beginning Tuesday, January 22, Evelyn’s Café will be expanding its hours to Monday through Friday from 11AM—2PM; it will feature a locally-sourced seasonal menu. Rensselaer’s student run and sustainability focused Terra Café will be serving lunch on Wednesdays. This expansion of café hours makes...
November 26, 2012
Our Spring 2013 program of installations, talks, screenings, and events is live. Start planning your calendar now!
August 29, 2012
EMPAC is pleased to announce the appointment of Ash Bulayev as its new curator for dance and theater. From the early 1990s in New York City, Bulayev was active in the theater and dance community as an artist, administrator, activist, and producer. For the past 10 years he has worked as an...
July 19, 2012
Local weekly Metroland voted EMPAC "best arts programming" in 2012. -- Best Arts Programming EMPAC Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy EMPAC seemed to come into its own this year, as the curators’ strong, innovative programming were met with big crowds and critical acclaim. Get over it, doubters...
May 9, 2012
As one of America’s foremost contemporary artists; a persistent experimenter at the intersection of performance, media, and technology; and an inventor of tools and instruments, Anderson and EMPAC’s exceptional research and production environment for adventurous new work are an ideal match. The...