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Connect the Arts & Sciences and Learn About the IAS Art Projects at the Arboretum Collective Museum Image Credit: Nolan Calisch
Connect the Arts & Sciences and Learn About the IAS Art Projects at the Arboretum

Drop in at the Arboretum on Saturday, October 21, between 2–5 pm, for tours of the innovative exhibitions curated by the Institute of the Arts and Sciences at the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum and Botanic Garden.

Field trip to SFMOMA and Yerba Buena for Undergraduate and Graduate Students and Faculty, October 27 SFMOMA
Field trip to SFMOMA and Yerba Buena for Undergraduate and Graduate Students and Faculty, October 27

We invite UC Santa Cruz undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty to join us for a field trip to San Francisco area museums October 27, 2017. Meet others in the university community interested in art, and visit SFMOMA and Yerba Buena, two of the leading institutions of modern and contemporary art in San Francisco.

LASER (Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous), November 14 Museum of Capitalism, Andrea Steves and Tim Furstnau
LASER (Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous), November 14

Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) is a national program of evening gatherings that bring artists, scientists, and scholars together for informal presentations and conversations.

Marathon Isaac Julien Film Screening, Nov 27-28 Isaac Julien, Western Union Small Boats, 2007
Marathon Isaac Julien Film Screening, Nov 27-28

On November 27-28, the IAS will present a marathon film screening of Isaac Julien's works. Featuring films including The Attendant, Looking for Langston, Territories, Derek, plus many more, the screening will provide a deep look at the influential filmmaker and installation artist's body of works. 

TRACTION: Art Talks with Isaac Julien, November 28 Isaac Julien,
TRACTION: Art Talks with Isaac Julien, November 28

Filmmaker and video installation artist Isaac Julien first gained international attention in the 1980s for his provocative feature films, documentaries and experimental video works exploring black and gay identities.