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For James Gordon Williams, music is a calling, not a choice. It’s a sonic art that can close distances between people in a divisive world.
Helen and Newton Harrison, Distinguished Research Professors in the Arts Division, and pioneers of the eco-art movement have been creating art inspired by the earth and the environmental impacts of human development since reading Rachel Carson’s seminal environme
If you’ve driven through UC Santa Cruz’s main entrance and past the Barn Theater, you’ve probably noticed the colorful signs on the side of the barn that announce a variety of upcoming events, from music concerts to lectures.
A new group exhibition presented by UC Santa Cruz Institute of the Arts and Sciences (IAS) and the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (MAH), features contemporary artworks by some of today’s leading artists, from Kehinde Wiley to Hung Liu, drawn from one of the most important post-war and conte
Melanie Ho is a queer Vietnamese American filmmaker and writer who currently works as the Graduate Student Coordinator at UC Santa Cruz’s Women’s Center. She’s in her second year, pursuing an MFA in the Social Documentation program (SocDoc).
A bustling West Indian hair salon in Toronto, Canada is the setting for Trey Anthony’s 2001 award-winning play ‘da Kink in My Hair, coming this February 18-27 to UC Santa Cruz’s Theater Arts Main Stage, presented by the Department of Performance, Play & Design and the African America
Patrick Michael Ballard, a “fool magician” with a poet’s sensibility, pursued creative endeavors spanning visual arts to performance before landing at UC Santa Cruz this year as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Performance, Play and Design.
Growing up in Southeast Los Angeles as the daughter of immigrant parents, Esthela Bañuelos, the Arts Division’s newly appointed Assistant Dean for Student Success/Chief of Staff, found herself at UC Santa Cruz more than 20 years ago when, as a first gen student, she earned her M.A.
The Faculty Gallery at Porter College, UC Santa Cruz, is exhibiting for the first time a stunning display of ten prints by ten renowned contemporary women artists.