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"Housing Crisis," sculpture and performance. Wood, cardboard, home materials, 4’ x 4’ x 6.5', February 2015.

Art Department senior and Irwin Scholar Jairo Banuelos creates sculptures and performances which investigate how race and class identities prevent people from accessing certain privileges  such as education, housing, and more.  He writes, "My work is informed by my personal experiences of being... [more]

Arts Events

  • Take a self-guided, GPS-enabled tour of Collective Museum, the innovative, campus-wide art project by artist group Public Doors and Windows at iascollectivemuseum.com.

    Fri, Apr 1, 2016 to Tue, Dec 31, 2019
    UCSC Campus
  • It's summer break at UC Santa Cruz. Please check back in late summer and early fall for details on the many exhibitions, performances, and presentations by our faculty and students.

    Fri, Jun 10, 2016 to Sun, Sep 18, 2016
  • Please join the UCSC Theater Arts Department for The Odyssey, directed by Kimberly Jannarone.

    (Details to be announced)

    Fri, Nov 11, 2016 to Sun, Nov 20, 2016
    Mainstage Theater & Digital Arts Research Center (UCSC)
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