Arts

Detail from 'Spore Trap 2,' oil on linen with wood panel support, by Donald Moffett. (Courtesy of Contemporary Art Galleries)

Painting at the Very Edge of Art

The Contemporary Art Galleries' latest exhibition explores a new interest in abstraction among young artists.

Sarah Nolen '15 MFA, left, Ceili Clemens '01 (SFA), and Lucia Rich, a professional performer, operate the puppet 'Aya' during a rehearsal for 'Unfolding the Story: A Journey of Her Own' at the Studio Theater on Sept. 11, 2015. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Original Puppet Production ‘Unfolds’ a Woman’s Journey

'Unfolding' by UConn puppeteer Margarita Blush explores the themes of women’s wisdom and empowerment.

Detail from Ancestral Woman Dreaming 1990, acrylic on canvas, Colin Tjapanangka Dixon

Connecting the Dots: Aboriginal Art Tied to Land, Religion

An exhibition of contemporary Indigenous art from Central Australia, curated by students in an anthropology class, is on display at the Benton.

David Dzubay, 2015 Sackler Award Winner (Alain Barker Photo)

Composer David Dzubay Wins 2015 Sackler Composition Prize

The award supports composition of a new work that will be performed by UConn students and faculty and recorded.

National Festival Celebrates the Art of Puppetry

Puppeteers from 12 nations on five continents and from 40 U.S. states will converge at UConn Aug. 10-16 for a whirlwind week of puppet-related activities.

Bass-baritone Anthony Leathern, right, and contralto Judy Bowers, both doctoral candidates in voice performance, as Noye and Noye's Wife in UConn Opera's production of Britten's Noye's Fludde. A gift from former associate dean of business Rob Hoskin will support students participating in the opera program. (Paige Crane Photography for UConn)

Longtime Accounting Professor Supports Opera at UConn

Students participating in the opera program will benefit from the philanthropy of a retired faculty member.

Peter Pan practices his flying skills. (Ryan Glista '16 (CLAS)/UConn Photo)

Flying into Neverland

Peter has been practicing his flying skills for Connecticut Repertory Theatre's production of Peter Pan, which runs through July 3.

Jazz on the Square

Live Music Wednesdays in Storrs Center are a relaxing way to spend an evening with family and friends.

Jazz on the Square

Live Music Wednesdays at the Storrs Center Town Square are a relaxing way to spend an evening with family and friends.

Heavenly Donuts, 2014, Peter Anton (Courtesy of the artist and UNIX Gallery, NYC)

Food is Art in UConn Reads Exhibits

Two exhibits based on Michael Pollan’s 'Omnivore’s Dilemma,' the book selected for the 2014-15 UConn Reads program, open today on campus.