Live Performance May Be on Pause, but Arts Students Continue Their Studies with Hope

Arts students have been forced to continue their studies online during the coronavirus pandemic. Adam Jacobson, a UCI drama student, has created an in-home studio to capture his performances on camera for class attendance and assignments.

Irvine is a hub of arts and culture in OC

It’s all around town. Laugh at the Improv. Cry at the New Swan Theater. Engage your senses with 4DX movies at Regal Irvine Spectrum. Groove to Grammy-winning jazz. Take a look.

A New Cultural Paradigm at the UC Irvine School of the Arts

“Performance is the golden thread of connection among living bodies,” said Stephen Barker Ph.D., Dean, UC Irvine Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA), during a recent Zoom interview. “It captures the essence of the human experience.”

#UCIArtsAnywhere: A Perfect Platform For Expressing Creativity Remotely

The New University, by Rachel Golkin. "Amidst concerns regarding COVID-19, UCI transitioned to remote learning for the 2020 spring quarter and encouraged students to return to their off-campus residencies. The UCI community is now spread all..."

Dropped Notes, Missed Cues, Lost Steps

Irvine Community News - by Terry Schilling. "As someone who greatly appreciates the amazing local talent and wide range of performing arts productions at UCI, Concordia University, and Irvine Valley College, I have been wondering how this new..."

Art and soul

#UCIArtsAnywhere encourages people to post photos or videos of themselves engaging with the arts on social media.

UCI Campus Virtual Reality Tour

Even though we cannot host our future students on campus at this time, it is no reason for you to not be able to take a tour! Learn more about UCI here. (Hosted through You Visit)

UCI Campus Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

The UCI Coronavirus website is dedicated to keeping the UCI Anteater Community up-to-date on the latest information pertaining to the coronavirus.

New Swan Shakespeare Festival Presents Romeo and Juliet

New Swan Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet: Hard Way Home, directed by freelance theater director and UCI almuna, Beth Lopes, will open at the Cal State Long Beach Theatre on Friday, November 8th and run through November 16th...

OC Community Foundation Awards $150K in Grants to Local Arts Organizations

The OC Community Foundation recently awarded $150K to nonprofit organizations across Orange County. These organizations are dedicated to encouraging involvement in the arts and provide programs that support art and culture in the community...

'First Glimpse' peers into UC Irvine's treasure trove of California art, the 'largest collection of art that no one has ever seen'

In the spring of 2012, Orange County developer Gerald Buck attended a seminar at Laguna Art Museum. Discussion topics that day included the Getty Foundation’s 2011-12 “Pacific Standard Time” (PST) art initiative, involving more than 100 Southland museums.

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

“We are creating a world-class museum and research oasis to study and enjoy the rich expanse of California art,” said Stephen Barker, dean of UCI’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts and executive director of IMCA. “California artists use light and space...

Coast Magazines Arts Issue

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.

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

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

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

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

California University Receives Trove of Art From Collector

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

Inside the Buck Collection

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