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arts

Behind the scenes at the New Swan

The festival’s artistic director, Eli Simon, discusses this summer’s productions and the enduring appeal of Shakespeare

UCI computer scientists breathe life into Venice Biennale installations

Collaborative artworks interact with viewers through artificial intelligence

Beall family

In honor of the Beall family’s support, the campus’s entrepreneurial and innovation platform to be renamed UCI Beall Applied Innovation

Irvine, Calif., May 23, 2019 — The University of California, Irvine has received a multimillion-dollar gift from The Beall Family Foundation, led by Donald R. and Joan F. Beall. The largest portion of the gift will go to the campus’s entrepreneurial and innovation platform, UCI Applied Innovation, which will be renamed UCI Beall Applied Innovation. […]

Collecting stories

UCI professor documents the diversity of the Asian American community

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 […]

Holiday gifts, Anteater-style

Our 2018 guide can help you shop for everyone on your list

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 […]

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

UCI unveils exhibits, events to introduce California art showcase

James Irvine Swinden

A California Art Apostle

Running an art museum was not something James Irvine Swinden ever imagined. When his mother, Joan Irvine Smith, began feverishly collecting California impressionist artwork in the early 1990s, Swinden was happily operating a 12-acre botanical garden on the island of Kauai. So when she asked him to help set up a museum to showcase the […]

Artistic Exposure

Students learn to better see themselves and the world around
them through the lens of popular arts and culture initiative