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UC Irvine Faculty Collaborate for Innovative Interdisciplinary Event: “Club Lab Freestyle: Molecules in Motion”

This feature has been edited for current information as of May 16, 2024. Have you ever seen chemists moving like chemical reactions?                           ...

Getty PST exhibition centering complex systems to open at UC Irvine’s Beall Center for Art + Technology this August

Image credit: Laura Splan, Baroque Bodies (Sway), 2024. work in progress still from interactive audiovisual installation including data-driven sound and 3D models with AI-generated imagery. Image courtesy of the artist. Commissioned by the Beall Center for Art + Technology’s Black Box Projects...

UC Irvine’s Department of Drama presents “The Brothers Paranormal”

Prince Gomolvilas’ ghost-hunting play explores the intersection of genre, race and displacement  Irvine, Calif., April 18, 2024 — UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama presents The Brothers Paranormal, a story about two Thai American brothers who set out to launch...

Beall Center for Art + Technology unveils Katherine Behar's groundbreaking exhibition 'Ack! Knowledge! Work!'

DOWNLOAD THE PRESS KIT The Exhibition Explores the Intersection of Digital Automation and the Future of Labor Irvine, Calif., January 25, 2024 — The Beall Center for Art + Technology at the University of California, Irvine, is pleased to announce the opening of Katherine Behar: Ack...

UAG presents 'On the Passage of a Few People through a Rather Brief Period of Time'

DOWNLOAD THE PRESS KIT Irvine, Calf., Sept. 29, 2023 — The University of California, Irvine’s Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) Gallery is pleased to host On the Passage of a Few People through a Rather Brief Period of Time by Juli Carson Featured artists include Mary Kelly, Sharon Hayes, Every...

UAG presents 'Think of it as Money!' a solo exhibition by visual artist Adrià Julià

DOWNLOAD THE PRESS KIT Irvine, Calf., Sept. 29, 2023 — The University of California, Irvine’s University Art Galleries (UAG) is pleased to host Think of it as Money!, a solo project by Adrià Julià. The exhibition will be on view in the Contemporary Arts Center Gallery, with an opening reception...

UAG presents 'Affective Resistance' featuring eight artists focused on complex histories of oppression

DOWNLOAD THE PRESS KIT Irvine, Calf., Sept. 29, 2023 — The University of California, Irvine’s University Art Galleries (UAG) is pleased to host Affective Resistance, curated by Liz Glynn and Alberto Lule. Featured artists include rafa esparza, Tarik Garrett, Pélagie Gbaguidi, donna Kukama,...

Unveiling “Love and Identity”

UCI Drama's 2023-24 Mainstage Season Explores the Power of Belonging by Mia Hammett Irvine, Calif., July 6, 2023 — From post-war romance to mid-century surrealism, UCI’s 2023-24 mainstage season of ‘love and identity’ uniquely engages with both new and familiar narratives. It...

Getty Foundation awards exhibition grant to UC Irvine’s Beall Center for Art + Technology

Funding will support its involvement in third regional Pacific Standard Time collaboration Irvine, Calif., May 9, 2023 — The Beall Center for Art + Technology at the University of California, Irvine has received a $200,000 exhibition grant from the Getty Foundation to present “Future Tense: Art...

The UAG presents the second year M.F.A. exhibition "After Many Sunsets"

  Irvine, Calif., January 31, 2023 — The University Art Galleries (UAG) will present After Many Sunsets, an exhibition of nine second-year M.F.A. students presenting works for their advancement to candidacy in the Department of Art at the University of California, Irvine's Claire Trevor...

UCI Department of Drama brings the world of air guitar to the Claire Trevor stage!

U.S. Air Guitar Championships — Irvine joins in the fun for one night only Irvine, Calif., January, 29, 2023 — The UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama will present Airness, written by playwright Chelsea Marcantel and directed by Chancellor’s Professor of Drama Eli...

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) hosts DreamtimeTM, an exhibition of the work of Jane and Louise Wilson. Irvine, Calif., January 19, 2023 — The Cold War is Dead. Long live the Cold War. 1989 — the year the Berlin Wall...

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 Irvine, Calif., January 17, 2023 — The Beall Center for Art + Technology is pleased to announce Difference Machines: Technology and Identity in...

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. Irvine, Calif., September 23, 2022 — The Beall Center for Art + Technology is pleased to announce the opening of Computational Poetics, co-curated by...

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. Irvine, Calif., September 23, 2022 — The University of California, Irvine’s University Art Galleries (UAG) is pleased to host...

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...

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

The Quinquennial Conference Celebrates Black Leaders in Classical Music Irvine, Calif., August 10, 2022 — 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...