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

“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."

Stephen Barker Appointed Dean of UCI’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts

The University of California, Irvine Claire Trevor School of the Arts, has announced that drama professor Stephen Barker has been named dean. Barker has served as the interim dean of the school since September 2014. Lisa Naugle, chair of the dance...

‘CADE’ Offers O.C. Student Artists and Performers New Opportunities

Cal State Fullerton’s College of the Arts has partnered with Chapman University’s College of Performing Arts and UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts to form the Collaborative Arts Development Experience, or CADE. Through CADE, student artists...

Universities Join Forces on Arts Program

Chapman University's College of Performing Arts, Cal State University-Fullerton's College of the Arts and UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts have joined forces to develop the Collaborative Arts Development Experience (CADE), a program for two...

Three Orange County Universities Partner for Collaborative Arts Development Experience

Faculty and staff from Chapman University's College of Performing Arts, CSU Fullerton's College of the Arts and UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts have joined forces to develop the Collaborative Arts Development Experience (CADE) - a program...

A half century smart: 50th anniversary celebrated at UC Irvine

IRVINE – Six buried bodies prompted UC Irvine to be built where it is today. Five decades ago, there was another candidate for a University of California campus – on the slopes of Spyglass Hill in Corona del Mar, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. But the...

UCI's first fine arts dean, Clayton Garrison, dies at 93

Clayton Garrison, stage director, theater professor and inaugural dean of the school of fine arts at UC Irvine, died July 27. He was 93. The university's founding chancellor, Daniel G. Aldrich Jr., invited Garrison to create the school in 1964, luring...

Founder of UC Irvine fine arts school was a 'Renaissance man'

Clayton Garrison, an internationally acclaimed choreographer and director, left a lasting legacy at UC Irvine. The founding dean of the School of Fine Arts, now known as the Claire Trevor School of the Arts, he envisioned a full-fledged conservatory...

Inaugural dean of UCI arts school dies at 93

Clayton Garrison, founding dean of the School of Fine Arts at the University of California, Irvine, died July 27 at the age of 93. He was a visionary stage director, choreographer and theater professor who left a lasting imprint on UCI and what’s now...

Claire Trevor Celebrates 50 Years

Countless UC Irvine students, faculty, alumni and even Irvine community members found themselves walking through campus on Nov. 6 on a serendipitously warm autumn night, with the full moon shining joyfully and the faint sound of music tickling the air...

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A poignant moment is captured during the presidential address at UCI.

Bealls Honored at UCI

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts paid tribute to Newport's philanthropic Joan and Donald Beall at a March 10 ceremony that was the third annual presentation of the Claire Trevor Commemorative Star.

Beall Couple Receives Commemorative Star

More than 200 attendees gathered at UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts on March 10th to honor local philanthropic couple Joan and Don Beall for their longtime support of the Orange County arts community...