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Galleries are closed for installation until April 12, 2024.

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UC Santa Cruz: Institute of the Arts & Sciences

Upcoming Exhibition

Seeing through Stone

April 12, 2024-January 5, 2024


Past Exhibition

Maria Gaspar: Compositions

September 26, 2023-March 2, 2024


Past Exhibition

Sadie Barnette: Family Business

March 10-December 10, 2023

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Our Mission

The Institute of the Arts and Sciences catalyzes the power of the arts to explore the ethical and aesthetic dimensions of the critical issues of our times.

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Your support is critical. At the Institute of the Arts and Sciences (IAS), we believe the arts are essential in society and education, vital in the cultivation of engaged communities and critical thinkers. Your gift, no matter the amount, helps keep arts programming flourishing at UC Santa Cruz.