Past Events

A Campus Walk with artist collective Public Doors and Windows, April 24 Public Doors and Windows Campus Walk, April 2014, photo by Nolan Calisch
A Campus Walk with artist collective Public Doors and Windows, April 24

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See the campus you know and love through a unique experiential walk with artist collective Public Doors and Windows. The walk will include stops chosen by both alumni and present students that are important to their experiences and memories at UC Santa Cruz. 

LASER (LEONARDO ART & SCIENCE EVENING RENDEZVOUS), March 31 Catherine Wagner, -86 Degree Freezers (12 Areas of Concern and Crisis), Detail, Breast Cancer, 1995
LASER (LEONARDO ART & SCIENCE EVENING RENDEZVOUS), March 31

Please join us in the Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 108 for refreshments at 6:45 p.m.

ZERO1 Biennial Brown Bag Lunch, February 25
ZERO1 Biennial Brown Bag Lunch, February 25

ZERO1 Executive Director Joel Slayton will join us for a brown bag lunch talk about the upcoming 2015 ZERO1 Biennial. This is a chance to hear plans and ask questions about participation. Open to the public, artists, and engineers.

The Making of the Birth of the Stars A supercomputer simulation of the formation of a binary star system (credit: Mark Krumholz, originally published in Science, 2009)
The Making of the Birth of the Stars

What happens when a UC Santa Cruz astronomer meets a playwright on the garden path of faculty housing? A wildly successful collaboration of the arts and sciences.

LASER (LEONARDO ART & SCIENCE EVENING RENDEZVOUS), February 10
LASER (LEONARDO ART & SCIENCE EVENING RENDEZVOUS), February 10

Please join us in the Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 108 for refreshments at 6:45 p.m. followed at 7 p.m. with presentations by:

Birth of Stars After-Show Box Social and Postmortem Event
Birth of Stars After-Show Box Social and Postmortem Event

At this event, sponsored by The Institute of the Arts and Sciences, members of the UCSC community and friends will have the chance to hobnob with the cast and crew of the BIRTH OF STARS production. Faculty associated with the show will speak and answer questions from the guests.

Birth of Stars
Birth of Stars

The Institute of the Arts and Sciences is pleased to join a distinguished roster of co-sponsors for Birth of Stars, a collaborative and wildly interdisciplinary event conceived and executed by a team of scholars and artists, overseen by Michael Chemers, associate professor of th

Guillermo Gómez-Peña Performance for Doc/Undoc Guillermo Gómez-Peña
Guillermo Gómez-Peña Performance for Doc/Undoc

The Institute of the Arts and Sciences is pleased to co-sponsor Guillermo Gómez-Peña's performance, presented in conjunction with the exhibition Doc/Undoc at the Mary Porter Sesnon Gallery.

November 6, 2014 at 8pm in the Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 

LASER (LEONARDO ART & SCIENCE EVENING RENDEZVOUS), October 28
LASER (LEONARDO ART & SCIENCE EVENING RENDEZVOUS), October 28

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 6:45 p.m. followed at 7 p.m. with presentations by:

Doc/Undoc Doc/Undoc Box
Doc/Undoc

The Institute of the Arts and Sciences is pleased to co-sponsor Doc/Undoc, an innovative performative book that will unfold both literally and figuratively into an installation in the Mary Porter Sesnon Gallery at UC Santa Cruz, and a performance by internationally renowned performance artist Guillermo Gómez-Peña.