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Arts preview: The visual arts scene is rapidly evolving

Monday, September 10, 2018

UC Irvine is looking for a similar SoCal-based starchitect to begin designing a new home for its recently acquired Irvine and Buck Collections, constituting some 5,000 works of California art, including the largest collection of California impressionists

A Peek at UC Irvine's New Institute and Museum for California Art

Monday, September 10, 2018

UC Irvine unveils a small portion of the Buck Collection of this month.

Coast Magazines Arts Issue

Saturday, September 1, 2018

This month's cover piece is by Delilah Montoya called "Tijerina Tantrum," 1998. The work is part of the Buck Collection at the UCI Institute and Museum for California Art.

Irvine Museum Collection exhibits popular works from the past as it plans for move to UCI

Friday, August 17, 2018

UCI is presenting “First Glimpse: Introducing the Buck Collection,” Sept. 29-Jan. 5, 2019. The exhibit, sponsored by the Claire Trevor School of the Arts, will include highlights from the Buck Collection on display in the University Art Galleries.

UC Irvine students offer a 'Bittersweet Farewell' to a beloved professor and dance pioneer

Friday, June 15, 2018

Donald McKayle mixed love with melancholy in his 2015 lyrical dance piece “Bittersweet Farewell,” which honored deceased friends — bonds made during 70 years working on Broadway and in television, movies, modern dance and academia.

Now Appearing: The UCI Company

Thursday, June 14, 2018

A successful and wide-ranging arts program means a growing number of alumni are thriving on Broadway.

Where to see Shakespeare in Southern California this summer

Friday, June 8, 2018

UCI drama professor Eli Simon was instrumental in creating a charming portable outdoor in-the-round venue that’s perfect for intimate productions of Shakespeare.

OC Weekly’s Midyear Guide to the Best Local Theater

Thursday, June 7, 2018

It’s summertime, and even though the living ain’t always the easiest, OC summertime sure beats the hell out of Stockton summertime. And for those of you who want to immerse yourself in a little bit of artsy-fartsy culture, there’s plenty of stuff both...

Artistic Exposure

Monday, June 4, 2018

Victoria Zepeda, a fourth-year drama major, immersed herself in the arts this year when she stepped up to direct the Brown Bag Theater Co.’s spring production, “Ni de Aquí, Ni de Allá” (“Neither Here, Nor There”).

State of the Art

Monday, June 4, 2018

Although often overlooked, UCI played a key part in shaping late 20th-century art, and Buck’s collection includes a healthy dose of Anteater professors and alumni from the 1960s and ’70s.

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