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UAG presents Jane and Louise Wilson's "Dreamtime" at the Contemporary Arts Center

DOWNLOAD THE PRESS KIT UCI's Claire Trevor School of the Arts University Art Galleries (UAG) is pleased to host DreamtimeTM, an exhibition of the work of Jane and Louise Wilson. The Cold War is Dead. Long live the Cold War. 1989—the year the Berlin Wall was torn down—ended the era of a...

The Beall Center for Art + Technology presents Difference Machines: Technology and Identity in Contemporary Art

DOWNLOAD THE PRESS KIT Difference Machines addresses the complex relationship between the technologies we use and the identities we inhabit The Beall Center for Art + Technology is pleased to announce Difference Machines: Technology and Identity in Contemporary Art, opening January...

UCI Dance is seeking dynamic dancers who want to pursue their M.F.A. in Dance

Application deadline is December 1, 2022, with auditions hosted on February 10, 2023 Are you looking to take the next step in your dance career? Do you want a degree that will open doors? You know that dance matters, and you want to keep moving ahead. Consider pursuing an M.F.A. degree in the...

The Beall Center for Art + Technology presents an exhibition of human/computer collaborations in poetry

DOWNLOAD THE PRESS KIT Computational Poetics explores Fluxus-infused work from the 1960s and contemporary experimentation in poetry. The Beall Center for Art + Technology is pleased to announce the opening of Computational Poetics, co-curated by Hannah B Higgins, computer art scholar at the...

The UAG presents "Leaves for Burning" featuring artists Cog•nate Collective, Bassem Saad, and Artur Żmijewski

DOWNLOAD THE PRESS KIT The exhibition, curated by Professor of Art Juli Carson and guest artist Heather M. O'Brien, features three inspiring installations. The University of California, Irvine’s University Art Galleries (UAG) is pleased to host Leaves for Burning, a group exhibition of the...

Dynamic choral conductor joins the UCI Music faculty

Irvine, Calif., September 6, 2022 – The Department of Music in the UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts has named Dr. Irene Messoloras an Assistant Professor of Music. In her role, Messoloras will direct the department’s choral activities, conduct the UCI Chamber Singers and Concert Choir, and...

UCI Music to host the 25th Anniversary African American Art Song Alliance Conference

The Quinquennial Conference Celebrates Black Leaders in Classical Music   Irvine, Calif. – The Department of Music at UCI is pleased to host the 25th Anniversary African American Art Song Alliance Conference, which will take place on October 13-16, 2022, at the UCI Claire Trevor School...

The Celebrate New Swan Gala honored a decade of the Bard at UCI

  On Friday, July 15, UCI’s New Swan Shakespeare Festival welcomed 120 guests for its Celebrate New Swan Gala and a midsummer’s night to remember. Guests were treated to a magical and elegant evening under the stars celebrating the tenth anniversary season and the opening night of The...

Dr. Nicole Grimes named chair of the Department of Music

  The UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts has named Dr. Nicole Grimes, associate professor of music, the next department chair of the Department of Music. Dr. Grimes is an internationally recognized scholar of German music whose research is focused at the intersection between criticism...

$30,000 Gift from the Richard B. Siegel Foundation Supports Arts Outreach at UCI

  The UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) outreach unit was recently awarded a $30,000 gift from the Richard B. Siegel Foundation to support the School's community engagement programs.   The CTSA's outreach program partners with local schools and community organizations...

UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts Announces the 2022-23 Claire Trevor Society Scholars

  UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) is pleased to announce the next cohort of Claire Trevor Society Scholarships recipients for the 2022-23 academic year. Each year the Society awards six merit-based scholarships to exceptional students majoring in the Departments of Art, Dance,...

UCI Symphony Orchestra Says Farewell to Maestro Stephen Tucker

The final spring concert presents two notable guest artists for the occasion Irvine, Calif., May 20, 2022 – The UCI Symphony Orchestra will present the 2021-22 season’s final concert led by Maestro Stephen Tucker, with special guest artists Iryna Krechkovsky, violin, and Eric Byers, cello....

Tiffany López is named dean of UCI’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts

Visionary arts and diversity leader comes from Arizona State University Tiffany López, Ph.D., visionary artist and administrator and proven champion for diversity and inclusion, has been named dean of the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at the University of California, Irvine, following a...

The Beall Center to present works by computational art pioneer Vera Molnár: Variations

DOWNLOAD THE PRESS KIT The exhibition will include over 80 works by Molnár, the largest one person show of her work in the United States. Irvine, Calif., March 14, 2022 — The Beall Center for Art + Technology is honored to be the first gallery in the United States to present Variations, a...

The UAG hosts the American premiere of Yael Bartana’s "Malka Germania"

DOWNLOAD THE PRESS KIT *This article was updated on Jan. 4, 2022 to reflect the new opening date of Jan. 29, and on Jan. 27 to add the new closing date of April 8, 2022. IRVINE, Calif. – The University of California, Irvine’s University Art Galleries (UAG) is pleased to host the American...

UCI Art Galleries Return to In-Person Shows with Three Remarkable Exhibitions

MEDIA ADVISORY UCI Art Galleries Return to In-Person Shows with Three Remarkable Exhibitions EVENT: The University Art Galleries (UAG) and Beall Center for Art + Technology at the UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts return to in-person shows for the first time in 18 months, hosting three...

The UAG to host Heather M. O'Brien's book launch

DOWNLOAD THE PRESS KIT Irvine, Calif., Sept. 29, 2021 — The University of California, Irvine’s University Art Galleries (UAG) will host the book launch for Heather M. O'Brien's photographic installation and artist book, like the delayed rays of a star. The launch will coincide with the opening...

UAG presents The Messiah Triangle by artist Michael Moshe Dahan

DOWNLOAD THE PRESS KIT Irvine, Calif., Sept. 28, 2021 — The University of California, Irvine’s University Art Galleries (UAG) is pleased to present as part of their Critical Aesthetic Series, an experimental film project, The Messiah Triangle, by Michael Moshe Dahan. Judaism, Christianity, Islam...