Past Events

LASER (Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous), November 14 Alt
LASER (Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous), November 14

 

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

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.

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.

Book Release: TJ Demos, Against the Anthropocene, Oct 17
Book Release: TJ Demos, Against the Anthropocene, Oct 17

A discussion between T.J. Demos, Anna Tsing, and Jennifer González to launch Demos' new book: Against the Anthropocene: Visual Culture and Environment Today will take place October 17, 7-9 pm, in Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 108. 

TRACTION: Art Talks with Tania Bruguera, October 3 Tania Bruguera, 'Tatlin's Whisper #6 (Havana Version)', 2009
TRACTION: Art Talks with Tania Bruguera, October 3

On October 3, UC Santa Cruz's Institute of the Arts and Sciences will launch a new artist lecture series, TRACTION: Art Talks, with a lecture by award winning Cuban artist, Tania Bruguera. The talk will be followed by a discussion moderated by Jennifer A. González, professor of the History of Art and Visual Culture.

Propagate: Art Pedagogies Retreat Teach-in Liz Linden, heteronyms (Spiritual America), 2016. Diptych, archival inkjet prints on paper
Propagate: Art Pedagogies Retreat Teach-in

Conventional art pedagogies have long been subject to critical intervention by artists and academics seeking to question the canon and broaden the focus of art's histories and practices. Propagate will convene a small working group of artists, critics and scholars to take up questions of critical pedagogy both inside and outside the uni

Unearthing Disaster I & II by Angela Melitopoulos and Angela Anderson, May 20- June 24 Unearthing Disaster II, Angela Melitopoulos and Angela Anderson
Unearthing Disaster I & II by Angela Melitopoulos and Angela Anderson, May 20- June 24

The Institute of the Arts and Sciences of UCSC Arts Division is pleased to present:

Unearthing Disaster I & II by Angela Melitopoulos and Angela Anderson
Minnesota Street Project
1275 Minnesota St. 
San Francisco, CA
May 20 - June 24, 2017

EXTRACTION Conference, May 12-13 Petropolis by Brian Holmes and Claire Pentecost
EXTRACTION Conference, May 12-13

EXTRACTION designates capitalism’s fundamental logic of withdrawal—of value, nutrients, energy, labor, time—from people, lands, culture, life-forms, and the elements.

UC Santa Cruz Satellite Reef Opening Reception, May 4 Institute For Figuring's Crochet Coral Reef project, 2005-ongoing. Photo © the IFF.
UC Santa Cruz Satellite Reef Opening Reception, May 4

Join us from 5- 7 pm for the opening reception for the UC Santa Cruz Satellite Reef.

PLEASE REGISTER HERE

Crochet Coral Reef: CO2CA CO2LA Ocean Alumni Weekend Reception The Crochet Coral Reef, by Margaret & Christine Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring, as installed at UC Santa Cruz.
Crochet Coral Reef: CO2CA CO2LA Ocean Alumni Weekend Reception

Join the curators of Crochet Coral Reef: CO2CA-CO2LA Ocean for an exhibition walk through and reception from 3-5 pm to celebrate Alumni Weekend.