December 21, 2021
In recognition of a generous gift from Deepak and Varsha Israni, UC San Diego is proud to establish the Suraj Israni Center for Cinematic Arts within the Division of Arts and Humanities, the university’s hub for creative and academic advancement in culture, music, theater, film and the arts.
February 20, 2018
Presented together for the first time, seven internationally recognized artists are featured in the UC San Diego exhibition “Stories That We Tell: Art and Identity,” celebrating those who paved the way for greater inclusion by inventing new means to address issues of race and gender.
May 3, 2016
…San Diego’s Division of Arts and Humanities launched a new initiative last fall by establishing the Institute of Arts and Humanities (IAH)—a cultural hub that fortifies academic, administrative and community outreach efforts within the division. Now, the division has appointed the institute’s first new director and associate director—Luis Alvarez and…
September 26, 2022
The Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination at UC San Diego brings together scientists, artists and engineers to better understand, enhance and encourage imagination.
October 24, 2016
…Diego’s new Institute of Arts and Humanities (IAH) makes its public debut this fall with a series of events that explore issues of race, culture and social justice. The campus events, one which took place Oct. 18 and the other occurring Oct. 25 and 27, spur thought-provoking exchanges about urgent…
December 21, 2016
…unconventional approach to the art of sound. The fact that soprano Susan Narucki and composer Lei Liang are collaborating to create a chamber opera around the theme of gun violence only fits that reputation. Their unique project entitled, “Inheritance,” struck a note with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA),…
October 18, 2011
Please Touch the Art Campus crafts center to open new exhibit designed for visually impaired Ahmet Ustunel is visually-impaired and an artist––he first started making sculptures when he was a child and has been taking classes in pottery-making at the Crafts Center for about two years. UC San Diego is…
September 28, 2018
UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts artist Heejung Shin is awarded the inaugural David Antin Prize. Named after poet, artist and founding member of the department, the prize is given to a graduating MFA student who shows originality and creativity in art practice or criticism.
January 5, 2012
…it mean to be human? Are there essential human qualities and characteristics? How do we know what they are? And how did we acquire them? These questions will be explored in “Making of the Modern World: To Be Human,” a nine-part public lecture series on the campus of the University…
October 17, 2013
ArtPower! Celebrates 10 Years of Engaging Audiences in the Arts A dance performance by Bill Shannon will close ArtPower!’s new Wonderland at White Box series. A soulful singer-songwriter from Mali, a dance performance inspired by stories of Brazil’s favelas and a documentary following the lives of “fruit hunters” are just…