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The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that separates North and South Korea is an unlikely setting for an art gallery. Established in 1953 as part of an armistice agreement that ended three years of brutal war, the DMZ is a 2.5-mile-wide band that runs 155 miles across the Korean peninsula, serving as a buffer zone between the two countries. Yet a new art... [more]

Arts Events

  • "The Wave" sculpture by Kenny Farrell

    Summer Session classes take place from late June to early September.

    Fall quarter instruction begins on September 27.

    Have a great summer!

    Mon, Jun 18, 2018 to Wed, Sep 26, 2018
  • The Kyma International Sound Symposium includes concerts, talks, and demonstrations presented by Kyma experts from Australia, Belgium, China, Ecuador, Germany, Greece, Italy, Mexico, South Korea, Taiwan, United Kingdom, and the U.S.

    Thu, Sep 6, 2018 to Sun, Sep 9, 2018
    various locations in the Arts area at UCSC
  • Performance details TBA.
    Open to the public. Parking $5.

    Sat, Oct 13, 2018 to Sun, Oct 14, 2018
    Experimental Theater, Theater Arts Center (UCSC)

Arts People

Stephanie Allain

Stephanie Allain is a rare gem in the film industry. Not only is she brilliant and successful, but as an African-American woman who got her start over 25 years ago in a notoriously and overwhelmingly white and male-dominated business, she has charged ahead to break open established perceptions. 

“I’ve been involved in diversifying Hollywood since before it was hip,” she says. “And we are finally starting to see real change. There was a time when you’d see names on a directors’ list and there would only be white guys on it and no one would even blink. That time is over.”

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