CalArts President Inauguration

Chair Tim Disney and the CalArts Board of Trustees invite the CalArts community and friends to celebrate the inauguration of the Institute's fourth President Ravi S. Rajan. A highly regarded artist and musician, Rajan is also a teacher and administrator who brings his innovative and visionary leadership.

The inauguration celebration takes place on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, on the CalArts campus.

Schedule of Events

9 am

  • Opening Exhibition in the Main Gallery.

10 am

  • Inauguration ceremony processional begins from the Main Gallery to the Wild Beast pavilion.
  • Welcome by Tim Disney, greetings by distinguished guests, performances, and the inaugural address by CalArts’s 4th President, Ravi Rajan.

11:30 am

  • Guests adjourn to Clark's Field for lunch and a special performance by Ravi Rajan on trumpet with the CalArts Latin Jazz Ensemble.
  • Afternoon continues with special programming for CalArts Weekend.


For details on the Inauguration of CalArts’s 4th President and/or CalArts Weekend, please email or visit

Friday, October 13, 2017 at 9:00am

California Institute of the Arts 24700 McBean Pkwy, Valencia, CA 91355


Event Type

Arts & Culture, Music, Performing Arts



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