Upcoming Events

Drawing/Painting - Beginner

 

July 3-July 14
Monday-Friday
9:00am-4:00pm
Ages 14-19
*No class during the July 4th holiday
 
Take your skills to the next level!  Learn advanced studio technique and complete portfolio-ready artwork. 

With a mixture of group and individual instruction, students will learn the fundamentals of drawing and painting, and walk away with stronger abilities and greater confidence. Supplies included with...
Read More: 2017 Summer Academy in Drawing/Painting (Beginner)

Digital Music Production

 

July 3 - July 14, 2017
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Ages 14-19
*No class during the July 4th holiday
 
Record, edit, mix!  Discover the process of making digital music through key production concepts like songwriting and musical arrangement.  No instrumental or programming experience required.

Using state-of-the-art computer and digital equipment, students will record, edit and create all their own...
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Trio Céleste's Chamber Music Festival

 
July 5 - July 14, 2017
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Ages 12-19
 
Join one of the most unique and rewarding musical experiences available in Southern California!  Explore masterpieces in the chamber music repertoire while working with world-renowned faculty.

Work alongside our resident ensemble Trio Celéste as you build upon your technique towards becoming a well-rounded musician.  Students will...
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The Tempest
New Swan Shakespeare Festival

"How beauteous mankind is!
O brave new world, That has such people in’t!"

July 6 - September 2, 2017
Eli Simon, Artistic Director

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The Taming of the Shrew
New Swan Shakespeare Festival

"If I be waspish, best beware my sting!"

July 7 - September 1, 2017
Beth Lopes, Associate Artistic Director

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Expressive Robotics - Session 1

 

July 10 - July 21, 2017
Monday - Friday
10:00am - 4:00pm
Ages 13-19

 

Unleash the power of S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) education as you build a robotic structure that moves expressively!

Campers will participate in activities related to each S.T.E.A.M. field as they work towards their final project, and will be challenged to put their creativity to the test. UCI...
Read More: 2017 Summer Academy in Expressive Robotics (Session 1)

 

Digital Filmmaking - Session 2

 

July 24 - August 11, 2017
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Ages 14 - 19

Lights, camera, action!  Work on set of your own short film with hands-on training in directing, creative storytelling, and equipment usage.  

Students will practice team work and collaboration by working in small groups to create, develop, shoot and edit their own short films.  In partnership with the UCI DigiFilm program,...
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Drawing/Painting - Middle School

 

July 24 - July 28, 2017
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Ages 10-13

Take your skills to the next level!  Learn advanced studio technique and complete portfolio-ready artwork. 

Through various exercises and training methods, students will undergo group and individual instruction geared to develop the basic skills and techniques needed as they begin their drawing and painting journeys.  The day will be split...
Read More: 2017 Summer Academy in Drawing/Painting (Middle School)

Collage Art - Middle School

 

July 24 - July 28, 2017
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Ages 10-13
 
Create objects of wonder!  Construct new works of art using a broad range of art-making techniques. 

Using different mediums and methods, students will spend the week working on a variety of mini projects that go beyond the average flat, construction paper collage.  The Academy will end in a final exhibition for family and friends (more...
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Ceramics/3D Printing - Middle School

 

July 24 - July 28, 2017
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Ages 10-13

Bring imagination to life!  Make unique creations using sculpture materials with your hands and with technology.

Students will spending half the day working on clay ceramic sculptures, and the other half on 3D plastic creations.  The Academy will end in a final exhibition for family and friends (more details to be shared).  Supplies...
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Coding+Design - Session 2

 

July 24 - July 28, 2017
Monday - Friday
10:00am - 4:00pm
Ages 8-12

 

Unleash the power of S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) this summer as you work on creative projects at the Beall Center for Art + Technology! 

Find out how art and technology can combine forces to create animation, short stories, games, and digital designs! This camp is specially designed for younger...
Read More: 2017 Summer Academy in Coding+Design (Session 2)

Drawing/Painting - Advanced

 

July 31 - August 11
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Ages 14-19
 
Take your skills to the next level!  Learn advanced studio technique and complete portfolio-ready artwork.  

With a mixture of group and individual instruction, students will push the boundaries on their skills and knowledge, while fine tuning and finessing their acquired skills for further development.  Supplies are included in the...
Read More: 2017 Summer Academy in Drawing/Painting (Advanced)

Digital and Darkroom Photography

 

July 31 - August 11, 2017
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Ages 14-19
 
From digital to black and white!  Develop a holisitic approach to producing stunning photos both on the computer and in the darkroom.  

Students will split their time learning the fundamental and advanced techniques of darkroom and digital photography.  Lessons in darkroom photography consist of elements of a good black and white...
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New Swan Apprenticeship in Acting for Theatre

 

July 31 - August 11, 2017
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Ages 14-19
 
Experience the one-of-a-kind New Swan Shakespeare Festival!  Train in acting for theatre and audition preparation through coursework including voice, movement, improv and more.

Students will work alongside actors from our New Swan Shakespeare Festival and esteemed UCI faculty as they participate in sessions that...
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Expressive Robotics - Session 2

 

August 7 - August 18, 2017
Monday - Friday
10:00am - 4:00pm
Ages 13-19

 

Unleash the power of S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) education as you build a robotic structure that moves expressively!

Campers will participate in activities related to each S.T.E.A.M. field as they work towards their final project, and will be challenged to put their creativity to the test....
Read More: 2017 Summer Academy in Expressive Robotics (Session 2)

Shakespeare's Fool
New Swan Shakespeare Festival

 

Monday, August 21, 2017
8:00 p.m.

There are many songs in the plays of William Shakespeare – the lyrics have survived, but the melodies are lost to time.

Jason Feddy has written fresh, modern tunes for most of The Bard’s greatest hits. Performed by Feddy’s energetic, acoustic guitar driven trio, along with world class actors, Shakespeare’s words come to life for today’s audiences.

Presented...
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Aztlán to Magulandia: The Journey of Chicano Artist Gilbert 'Magu' Luján

Curated by Hal Glicksman and Rhea Anastas

October 7 – December 16, 2017
Contemporary Arts Center Gallery
University Art Gallery

UC Irvine’s University Art Galleries (UAG) will present the first survey of one of the most iconic figures of the Chicano art movement, Gilbert “Magu” Luján (1940–2011) and an accompanying publication. One of the founding members of the Chicano artists...
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Schmitt, You and Me by Omar Mismar

Curated by Juli Carson

 

October 7 – December 16, 2017

Room Gallery

Opening reception: Saturday, October 7, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Mismar’s latest video installation, Schmitt, You and Me, frames an exchange the artist has in Skowhegan with a pair of gun shop owners. The exchange is that they give him gun lessons and in turn they read excerpts from Carl Schmitt’s 1932 text The Concept of the Political on camera from their...
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Faculty Artist Series

Trio de Janeiro

Lorna Griffitt, pianist

 

Saturday, October 7, 2017

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

The Trio de Janeiro will perform two of the world's most well-loved piano trios; the monumental Ghost Trio by Beethoven and the scintillating Dumky Trio by Dvořák. Featuring Haroutune Bedelian, violin, Armen Ksajikian, cello, and Lorna Griffitt, piano, the Trio de Janeiro first met in 1990 at the Fairbanks...
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Michael Dessen & Nicole Mitchell

Presented by UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts and Irvine Barclay Theatre

Thursday, October 26, 2017

8:00 p.m.

Irvine Barclay Theatre

Active since 2003, the Michael Dessen Trio has been praised by critics for its unique blend of intricate composition, open improvisation and live electronics. With three releases on Clean Feed Records and a fourth coming in 2017, the band is especially known for their...
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