Arts

Art exhibit commemorating Stonewall tells of mid-20th century LGBTQ experience

EVENT: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, one of the most important events leading to the modern fight for LGBTQ rights in the United States, UCI presents the art exhibit “Burning Time: A Graphic Book Collaboration.” Jointly produced by Jonathan Alexander, Chancellor’s Professor of English, and Professor Antoinette LaFarge of the Department of […]

UCI art professor Daniel Joseph Martinez receives 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship

UCI artist Daniel Joseph Martinez is among the 2019 Guggenheim Fellows newly named by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. The fellowships were awarded this year to a diverse group of 168 scholars and artists from a pool of almost 3,000 applicants from the United States and Canada, appointed on the basis of prior achievement […]

Assistant professor of drama wins NEH grant

Tara Rodman, UCI assistant professor of drama, has won a 2018 Fellowship for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The $60,000 grant will enable her to research and write a book about the international career of Japanese dancer and choreographer Ito Michio (1893-1961). The Fellowships for Advanced Social […]

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UCI Libraries to host talk, reception launching fall exhibit on dancer Donald McKayle

EVENT: The UCI Libraries will kick off its fall exhibit, “Donald McKayle: Dancing for All Time,” with an opening night presentation and reception. The exhibit highlights the life and legacy of the late Donald McKayle, named by the Library of Congress and the Dance Heritage Coalition as “one of America’s irreplaceable dance treasures.” The performer, […]

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant to fund yearlong series exploring human suffering

The newly formed UCI Center for Medical Humanities – a formal partnership among the Claire Trevor School of the Arts, the School of Humanities and the School of Medicine – has received a $225,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create a yearlong series called “Suffer Well” that will offer lectures, symposia and […]

UCI to host celebration of new Center for Medical Humanities – with a Halloween twist

EVENT: UCI will mark the launch of the newly formed Center for Medical Humanities, a formal partnership among the Claire Trevor School of the Arts, the School of Humanities and the School of Medicine to fortify a model of healthcare organized around the individual, reflective of cultural identities and responsive to the needs of the community. […]

Much-anticipated museum begins previews of long-hidden paintings, sculptures

UCI unveils exhibits, events to introduce California art showcase

UCI arts dean, special guests unveil long-hidden works from highly anticipated museum

EVENT: UCI hosts the premiere public exhibit of 50 long-hidden paintings and sculptures from the campus’s forthcoming Institute and Museum for California Art. UCI IMCA will ultimately house two extraordinary gifts, The Buck Collection and The Irvine Museum Collection, totaling more than 4,400 works by major California artists spanning every period from impressionism to now. WHEN/WHERE: 1-5 […]

Jon Lovitz

That’s the ticket!

Comedian alum Jon Lovitz to perform at Irvine Barclay Theatre