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A storied art collection shrouded in mystery will anchor new UC Irvine museum

Friday, November 17, 2017

UC Irvine has been gifted the the storied Buck Collection for its planned Museum and Institute of California Art, or MICA.

UCI receives huge art collection of rarely seen pieces valued at tens of millions of dollars

Friday, November 17, 2017

UC Irvine given the largest California Modern art collection

California University Receives Trove of Art From Collector

Friday, November 17, 2017

A rare trove of contemporary art, the Buck Collection, has been gifted to UC Irvine

Inside the Buck Collection

Friday, November 17, 2017

VIDEO: A rare look inside the Buck collection donated to UC Irvine.

Rock opera 'Chess' develops a metaphor for political and romantic intrigue

Friday, November 3, 2017

Cris Gross from the LA Times interviews director Robin Buck about the Department of Drama's production of CHESS, part of the 2017/18 Season "The Business of Politics/The Politics of Business." .

Irvine Museum showcases ‘Moods of California’ and the state's Impressionists

Thursday, October 26, 2017

“With this gift, UCI is receiving one of the finest collections of California Impressionism of any entity in California, and perhaps the world,” Stephen Barker, dean of the Claire Trevor School of the Arts, said in the announcement."

New Swan Shakespeare Festival named Best Theater/Playhouse in OC Weekly’s “Best of 2017” issue

Friday, October 20, 2017

"Yes, the theater founded by UC Irvine professor Eli Simon benefits from close access to the infrastructure, as well as the past and present talent of the university, and to compare its output—two plays and a handful of special events each summer..."

Dessen jazz trio explores the sounds of science by improvising with software

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Los Angeles Times reporter Cristofer Gross features Professors Michael Dessen and Nicole Mitchell regarding their upcoming concert at the Irvine Barclay Theatre on October 26.

Claire Trevor’s Aztlán to Magulandia: The Journey of Chicano Artist Gilbert “Magu” Luján

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The New University's reporter Eashan Reddy Kotha reviews UCI Art's exhibition “Aztlan to Magulandia: The Journey of Chicano Artist Gilbert ‘Magu’ Lujan” part of the Getty's Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Initiative.

Your Guide to SoCal's Biggest-Ever Latinx and Latin American Art Event (Part II)

Friday, September 29, 2017

LA WEEKLY'S Gwynedd Stuart features exhibitions in Southern California that are a part of the Getty's Pacific Standard Time LA/LA Inititive.