Past Events

Artist Talk: Kaili Chun, May 4 Kaili Chun and Hongtao Zhou, Net_Work, 2017. Photo Credit: Kapulani Landgraf
Artist Talk: Kaili Chun, May 4

Join us Friday, May 4, 2 p.m., DARC 206, for a talk by internationally renowned artist Kaili Chun, "Veritas."

Seeing the Unseen: A Telephotography Workshop with Jane Chang Mi, May 4 Jane Chang Mi, Locating ibex/ dahu, 2018
Seeing the Unseen: A Telephotography Workshop with Jane Chang Mi, May 4

Join us Friday, May 4, 4 p.m., DARC 206, for Seeing the Unseen: A Telephotography Workshop with Jane Chang Mi.

Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller's FOREST (for a thousand years...) Curator walk-through, April 28 Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller, FOREST (for a thousand years...), Installation view from UC Santa Cruz Arboretum, 2018. Photo credit: Lewis Watts
Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller's FOREST (for a thousand years...) Curator walk-through, April 28

On Saturday, April 28, 2-3 p.m., join the IAS for a curator walk- through of FOREST (for a thousand years...), the beguiling and uncanny audio installation by renowned Canadian artists Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, April 7- June 30, 2018. 

Exhibition Opening: FOREST (for a thousand years...) by Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, April 7 Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller, FOREST (for a thousand years...), 2012. Installation view from dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel Germany.
Exhibition Opening: FOREST (for a thousand years...) by Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, April 7

The Institute of the Arts and Sciences, in collaboration with the UC Santa Cruz's Arboretum and Botanic Garden and the San Jose Museum of Art, is pleased to present FOREST (for a thousand years...), the beguiling and uncanny audio installation by renowned Cana

Traction: Art Talk with Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, April 6 Portrait Cardiff & Miller, 2012. Photo: Zev Tiefenbach
Traction: Art Talk with Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, April 6

Canadian artists Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller are internationally recognized artists known for their immersive multimedia sound installations and their audio and video walks.

Best of LASER (Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous) at the MAH, March 13 Image Credit: Rita Mehta
Best of LASER (Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous) at the MAH, March 13

On March 13, The Institute of the Arts and Sciences will presents:

Best of LASER
Celebrating 5 Years of Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous at UC Santa Cruz

Traction: Art Talk with Manthia Diawara, February 13 Manthia Diawara, An Opera of the World, 2016, Installation view
Traction: Art Talk with Manthia Diawara, February 13

Malian filmmaker and cultural theorist Manthia Diawara is a celebrated author and director.

Film Screening: An Opera of the World by Manthia Diawara, February 13
Film Screening: An Opera of the World by Manthia Diawara, February 13

In An Opera of the World, Malian filmmaker Manthia Diawara reflects upon the refugee crisis and the relationship between Europe and Africa.

Field Trip to Bay Area Museums for UCSC Students, February 1 Isaac Julien, Playtime, Fort Mason
Field Trip to Bay Area Museums for UCSC Students, February 1

We invite UC Santa Cruz undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty to join us for a field trip to San Francisco area museums February 1, 2018.

Traction: Art Talk with Amy Franceschini, January 23 Amy Franceschini, Annual Harvest, 2014
Traction: Art Talk with Amy Franceschini, January 23

Renowned artist Amy Franceschini works in a wide variety of media to question and challenge current social, cultural and environmental systems. Focusing on ecological issues, her projects are often site specific.