Past Events

Traction: Art Talk with Angela Melitopoulos, May 30 Angela Melitopoulos, Crossings, 2017, video and sound installation, installation view, Giesshaus (University of Kassel), Kassel, documenta 14
Traction: Art Talk with Angela Melitopoulos, May 30

For this Traction: Art Talk, internationally renowned artist Angela Melitopoulos will introduce and screen a two-screen presentation of Crossings (2017), first presented at dOCUMENTA 14.

Future Garden Opening, May 19 The Harrison's Future Garden, 2018, installation view
Future Garden Opening, May 19

The Institute of the Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce the opening reception for Future Garden for the Central Coast of California, a major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen May

Pacific Island Worlds: Transpacific Dis/Positions Symposium, May 5 R.W. Seale, Carte de la Mer du Sud ou Mer Pacifique, 1748
Pacific Island Worlds: Transpacific Dis/Positions Symposium, May 5

Pacific Island Worlds: Transpacific Dis/Positions Symposium
9 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Artist Talk: Kaili Chun, May 4 Kaili Chun and Hongtao Zhou, Net_Work, 2017. Photo Credit: Kapulani Landgraf
Artist Talk: Kaili Chun, May 4

Join us Friday, May 4, 2 p.m., DARC 206, for a talk by internationally renowned artist Kaili Chun, "Veritas."

Seeing the Unseen: A Telephotography Workshop with Jane Chang Mi, May 4 Jane Chang Mi, Locating ibex/ dahu, 2018
Seeing the Unseen: A Telephotography Workshop with Jane Chang Mi, May 4

Join us Friday, May 4, 4 p.m., DARC 206, for Seeing the Unseen: A Telephotography Workshop with Jane Chang Mi.

Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller's FOREST (for a thousand years...) Curator walk-through, April 28 Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller, FOREST (for a thousand years...), Installation view from UC Santa Cruz Arboretum, 2018. Photo credit: Lewis Watts
Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller's FOREST (for a thousand years...) Curator walk-through, April 28

On Saturday, April 28, 2-3 p.m., join the IAS for a curator walk- through of FOREST (for a thousand years...), the beguiling and uncanny audio installation by renowned Canadian artists Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, April 7- June 30, 2018. 

Exhibition Opening: FOREST (for a thousand years...) by Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, April 7 Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller, FOREST (for a thousand years...), 2012. Installation view from dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel Germany.
Exhibition Opening: FOREST (for a thousand years...) by Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, April 7

The Institute of the Arts and Sciences, in collaboration with the UC Santa Cruz's Arboretum and Botanic Garden and the San Jose Museum of Art, is pleased to present FOREST (for a thousand years...), the beguiling and uncanny audio installation by renowned Cana

Traction: Art Talk with Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, April 6 Portrait Cardiff & Miller, 2012. Photo: Zev Tiefenbach
Traction: Art Talk with Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, April 6

Canadian artists Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller are internationally recognized artists known for their immersive multimedia sound installations and their audio and video walks.

Best of LASER (Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous) at the MAH, March 13 Image Credit: Rita Mehta
Best of LASER (Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous) at the MAH, March 13

On March 13, The Institute of the Arts and Sciences will presents:

Best of LASER
Celebrating 5 Years of Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous at UC Santa Cruz

Traction: Art Talk with Manthia Diawara, February 13 Manthia Diawara, An Opera of the World, 2016, Installation view
Traction: Art Talk with Manthia Diawara, February 13

Malian filmmaker and cultural theorist Manthia Diawara is a celebrated author and director.