School of Fine Arts

Two individuals looking at a game board.

UConn Hosts Inaugural Frontiers in Playful Learning Conference

After a year of careful planning, the Neag School of Education’s Two Summers Educational Technology program and the UConn School of Fine Art’s Digital Media and Design (DMD) program co-hosted the inaugural Frontiers in Playful Learning conference from June 1 – 3, 2022.

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Alain Frogley named Interim Dean of the School of Fine Arts

Alain Frogley has been appointed Interim Dean of the School of Fine Arts, effective June 1, 2022.

Interim Provost Anne D'Alleva speaking at UConn's 2021 Commencement

Anne D’Alleva Appointed Interim Provost

Anne D’Alleva, dean of the School of Fine Arts, has been appointed interim provost at UConn, effective May 20.

Puppets Nico, CJ, and Mena.

Feel Your Best Self: Educators, Puppets Unite to Teach Kids About Emotions

Enduring the turmoil of a global pandemic for more than two years now, many of us have struggled. We can recognize the importance of self-care and wellness, but not everyone has necessarily adopted a daily meditation practice or quit their late-night doomscrolling. By now, though, perhaps we can admit to ourselves one thing: It’s OK to not be OK in every moment.

Herald trumpeters announce the faculty procession during the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Commencement ceremony on May 7, 2017.

Fanfare for Graduates: UConn Herald Trumpeters Return to Commencement

After two years of silence, this is music to our ears

Herald pipers announce the arrival of the faculty during the College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources commencement ceremony at Gampel Pavilion on May 11, 2019. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

2022 Commencement Speakers and Honorary Degree Recipients

Speakers from a broad range of fields and backgrounds will share their wisdom with UConn's Class of 2022

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

John Bell, director of the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry, turned a cardboard box into a toy theater during an online workshop that can be found at the Ballard website. (Photo courtesy Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry)

Puppets Seize Fairfield Way Today at Noon!

A world-famous puppeteering troupe will perform in the center of campus on April 20, ahead of a weekend production on the South Campus lawn

soccer goaltender holding the soccer ball

UConn Magazine: Bend it like Rembrandt?

Maria Yatrakis ’02 (SFA) was recruited for the Greek Olympic team while she was playing soccer for UConn.