|How to Crochet a Coral Reef--and Why||
How to Crochet a Coral Reef--and Why
"When words aren't enough to get people engaged in an environmental issue, it can be useful to try another medium" writes Sarah Derouin on the Scientific American blog.
|Finding the Art in Our Stars||
Finding the Art in Our Stars
For some of us, looking up and out into the depths of space is as unsettling as, say, swimming alongside a blue whale. There's something about the infinity that can make a body feel small. But that's not the case for artist Russell Crotty.
|'Look Back in Time: Russell Crotty and Lick Observatory’ exhibition opens in San Jose||
'Look Back in Time: Russell Crotty and Lick Observatory’ exhibition opens in San Jose
Look Back in Time: Russell Crotty and Lick Observatory, the first traveling exhibition of the UC Santa Cruz Institute of the Arts and Sciences (IAS), opens November 13 at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA).
|IAS Architects Selected to Design Obama Presidential Center!||
IAS Architects Selected to Design Obama Presidential Center!
The Obama Presidential Foundation has named Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects as the designers of the new Obama Presidential Center in Chicago. TWBTA were selected as the architects for the Institute of the Arts and Science's future facility after an international competition in 2014.
|UC Santa Cruz's Institute of the Arts and Sciences Receives $1M Gift||
UC Santa Cruz's Institute of the Arts and Sciences Receives $1M Gift
We are very pleased to announce that Nion McEvoy has donated $1 million to support UC Santa Cruz's Institute of the Arts and Sciences. A 1974 graduate of UC Santa Cruz with a degree in Literature, McEvoy is now the CEO of Chronicle Books in San Francisco, where he is a major supporter of the arts and a trustee at SFMOMA.
|IAS visiting speaker Patricia Piccinini in NY Times||
IAS visiting speaker Patricia Piccinini in NY Times
Hear Patricia Piccinini in conversation with Donna Haraway, UCSC History of Consciousness Emerita faculty member, on May 5, 6pm, at the Digital Arts Research Center, Room 108.
|All the World's a Museum: Collective Museum is in the Santa Cruz Sentinel||
All the World's a Museum: Collective Museum is in the Santa Cruz Sentinel
Read what Wallace Baine of the Santa Cruz Sentinel writes about Collective Museum.
|Harrell Fletcher, Artist-in-Residence at the IAS, is featured by the National Endowment of the Arts||
Harrell Fletcher, Artist-in-Residence at the IAS, is featured by the National Endowment of the Arts
Harrell Fletcher shares his passion for social practice—creative projects in communities that are by, for, and of the residents in this podcast for the NEA. He discusses a large body of his work, incuding his recent project as part of the art group Public Doors and Windows at UC Santa Cruz.
|Collective Museum is in the News!||
Collective Museum is in the News!
Read about the launch of the Institute of the Arts and Sciences' first exhibition in the campus news.
|Warhol Grant featured in Inside Philanthropy Review||
Warhol Grant featured in Inside Philanthropy Review
In this article in Inside Philanthropy, the Warhol Foundation's recent grant for the IAS project with Russell Crotty, Lick Observatory, and the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art is singled out as a sign of the Foundation's interest in innovative collaborations that concern the natural world and the environment.