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UC Irvine drama program to present “Mrs. Packard,” portraying 19th century women’s rights advocate

UCI presents Mrs. Packard a portrayal of early advocate for woman's rights and mentally ill.

Discover the Next Wave of Los Angeles Contemporary Artists at GLAMFA

GLAMFA is featuring the work of MFA students in the greater Los Angeles area

A Controversial German Philosopher Inspires a UC Irvine Exhibit's Exploration of 'Us' and 'Them'

OC Weekly art critic Dave Barton reviews the current UAG exhibtion “Schmitt, You and Me” by Omar Mismar and curated by Juli Carson and on view through December 16th in the Room Gallery. (Photo by Jeff McLane)

Inside the Buck Collection

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

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

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

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

“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

"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

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

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)

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

UCI Dance named best college for dance majors in California

Zippia published the article "These Are The 5 Best Colleges For Dance Majors In California" and gave Uinversity of California, Irvine the top honor.

Aztlán to Magulandia: The Journey of Chicano Artist Gilbert “Magu” Luján

Gilbert “Magu” Luján was a visionary, a dedicated artist, and an intellectual who helped define and promote Chicano art in the 1960s and 70s, in the wake of the Civil Rights Movement. He was born in 1940, the son of Mexican and indigenous parents...

Michael Dessen Trio to perform at Fresh Sound Series

Michael Dessen, Associate Professor and the Robert and Marjorie Rawlins Chair of Music and his Trio will perform in Fresh Sound Series