Past Events

Film Screening and Discussion with Ursula Biemann Ursula Biemann, Subatlantic, 2015
Film Screening and Discussion with Ursula Biemann

On March 8, 5:30-7:30pm, Swiss video practitioner Ursula Biemann will screen and discuss her recent speculative SF video essay Subatlantic (2015). This work, like much of Biemann's creative practice, poetically considers how issues in geology and climatology merge with human politics and history.

Tour a "Collective Museum" with artist collaborators Public Doors and Windows Image credit: Nolan Calisch
Tour a "Collective Museum" with artist collaborators Public Doors and Windows

Join Portland-based artists Harrell Fletcher, Molly Sherman and Nolan Calisch, collaborating under the name Public Doors and Windows (PDW), on February 12 and 13 for participatory walking tours of Collective Museum.

"Collective Museum": An Exhibition by Public Doors and Windows
"Collective Museum": An Exhibition by Public Doors and Windows

To mark the launch of Collective Museum, an innovative participatory exhibition by artist group Public Doors and Windows (PDW) spread across 50 sites at the UC Santa Cruz campus, the Institute of the Art and Sciences is excited to announce a tandem exhibition at the Mary Porter Sesnon Gallery.

Public Doors and Windows in Conversation with Lydia Matthews
Public Doors and Windows in Conversation with Lydia Matthews

Public Doors and Windows (PDW) is a collaborative art group from Portland, Oregon.

LASER (LEONARDO ART & SCIENCE EVENING RENDEZVOUS), February 2 Dee Hibbert-Jones & Nomi Talisman, Last Day of Freedom
LASER (LEONARDO ART & SCIENCE EVENING RENDEZVOUS), February 2

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. 

Please join us in the Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 108 for refreshments at 6:30 p.m. followed at 7 p.m. with presentations by:

A Talk by Amalia Mesa-Bains and a Screening of Eduardo Carrillo: A Life of Engagement Nov. 9 Amalia Mesa-Bains The Curandera's Botanica 2008
A Talk by Amalia Mesa-Bains and a Screening of Eduardo Carrillo: A Life of Engagement Nov. 9

The Institute of the Arts and Sciences and the Museo Eduardo Carrillo invite you to a talk by internationally renowned artist Amalia Mesa-Bains and a screening of the Museo's new 30 minute documentary Eduardo Carrillo: A Life of Engagement

LASER (LEONARDO ART & SCIENCE EVENING RENDEZVOUS), November 3 Image credit: Nicole Crane
LASER (LEONARDO ART & SCIENCE EVENING RENDEZVOUS), November 3

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. 

Please join us in the Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 108 for refreshments at 6:30 p.m. followed at 7 p.m. with presentations by: 

RESCHEDULED: An Evening of Star Gazing with internationally acclaimed artist Russell Crotty Russell Crotty, , M15 Globular Cluster in Pegasus, 2001, Ink on paper on fiberglass sphere 45 inch diameter, Collection of MOCA Miami
RESCHEDULED: An Evening of Star Gazing with internationally acclaimed artist Russell Crotty

 

DUE TO CLOUDY WEATHER OCTOBER 14, WE HAVE RESCHEDULED THIS EVENT FOR OCTOBER 20, TUESDAY!  Join artist Russell Crotty and the graduate student-led Astronomy Club at UC Santa Cruz for an evening of star gazing. 

LASER (LEONARDO ART & SCIENCE EVENING RENDEZVOUS), May 19 Kim Abeles, Smog Mask, 2009
LASER (LEONARDO ART & SCIENCE EVENING RENDEZVOUS), May 19

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. 

Please join us in the Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 108 for refreshments at 6:30 p.m. followed at 7 p.m. with presentations by:

Alumni Weekend Institute of the Arts and Sciences Open House, April 25
Alumni Weekend Institute of the Arts and Sciences Open House, April 25

Join Founding Director of the Institute of the Arts and Sciences (IAS), John Weber, and members of the IAS Advisory Council on April 25, 4 pm for light refreshments in the IAS Suite, DARC 302