Arts

Sarah Marze stands in front of an orchestra and choir, dressed in concert black, addressing the audience.

Meet the Undergraduate Researcher: Sarah Marze, School of Fine Arts

Sarah Marze '23 tailors her musical compositions for high school students and their varying ranges of vocal development. This profile is part of a series for UConn's Month of Discovery.

Janet Kim, assistant professor of music, leads a wind ensemble rehearsal

UConn Wind Ensemble Director Dreaming up Concert Series in Red, White, and Blue

'It’s not for me to dictate what people take away from the series'

Amanda Douberley, assistant curator and academic liaison of the William Benton Museum of Art, shows students around the “Ray Guns, Dames, and the Guilty Gaze: Feminism and the Golden Age of Science Fiction Pulps” exhibition on display in the museum

Latest Benton Exhibitions Focus on Women Artists, Feminism – and Punk Cat Eyes

Exhibitions survey the work of women artists in fields from pulp fiction to punk rock

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Puppets Get the Laser Treatment

Interdisciplinary collaboration between the Neag School and Ballard Institute goes high tech with the help of the UConn Tech Park, to the benefit of children across the state.

Jack Henry, one of the artists whose work is included in the Open Air Art Exhibition at UConn Avery Point, writes on one of the orbs included in the “For There is Always Light” portion of the exhibition during the opening reception on July 14, 2022. (Sydney Herdle/UConn Photo).

Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, Open Air 2022 Intends to Spark Conversation at Avery Point

Gun violence, environmental catastrophe among the themes explored by artists in diverse exhibition of artworks

The "Goose of Cairo" sits prominently among the work on display in the 'Swing into Action: Maurice Sendak and the World of Puppetry' exhibition at the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry in Storrs as attendees walk around the exhibition during the opening event on July 7, 2022.

Where the Wild Puppets Are: Maurice Sendak Creations Land at Ballard

'Sendak was interested in puppetry, even though he was not a puppeteer himself. As a visual artist, he was intrigued by images, gestures, choreography, and story'

The UConn Fine Arts Complex. The School of Fine Arts celebrates its 60th anniversary this year.

School of Fine Arts Celebrates Diamond Anniversary

Sixty years of innovation, dynamism, and creativity for arts education in Connecticut

Students playing the cello, violin, and piano who are participating in the Jorgensen Outreach for Youth program

Jorgensen Conservatory Program Helps Area Teens Find JOY! in Music

'It's completely changed my life. I wouldn't be a professional musician without it'

Kaelynne Hernandez '22 (SFA), left, and Ashante Kindle '22 MFA talk about Kindle's art installation at the William Benton Museum of Art recently. The 2022 Studio Art and Digital Media and Design Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition will be on display through May 8. (Kimberly Phillips/UConn Today)

Spring Art Shows Put Graduating Students’ Work on Display

From the everyday to the celestial, students find inspiration for art in many sources

Members of The Bread and Puppet Theater from Vermont performing a play on Fairfield Way. The company will stage a production of the ancient Greek tragedy "The Persians" on the South Campus lawn April 23 and 24.

Weekend Performances of ‘The Persians’ Bring Puppets Back to Life on Campus

Presenting an ancient Greek tragedy with new resonance in light of the war in Ukraine