School of Fine Arts

UConn Magazine: A Grammy for Professor Fuchs

January 6, 2020

For UConn’s Kenneth Fuchs, the road to winning music’s most cherished prize began in a humble church choir.

Louanne Cooley LAW ’20 Joins UConn COP25 Fellows

December 20, 2019

At COP25, the United Nations’ annual conference on climate change, participants looked at the problem from many angles. For UConn Law student Louanne Cooley LAW ’20, the most promising ideas came from discussions around climate law and policy. Nearly 200 countries sent delegates to Madrid for the conference, and thousands of scholars, activists and scientists […]

UConn Bands: Kids That Fly

December 13, 2019

From its beginnings in the UConn Entertainment Group, student band Kids That Fly has become a popular attraction on campus and beyond.

A Monumental Addition to Campus

December 10, 2019

“The Arc,” a sculpture by Alexander Liberman, arrived in Storrs this month at its new home next to the Benton Museum of Art.

Projecting a New Image for Films and Animations at The Bushnell

December 6, 2019

Hartford’s famed Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts hosts a festival of short films and animations made by UConn students, along with a new installation in the theater’s foyer by Digital Media and Design students.

Macy’s Parade Balloons Are Upside-Down Puppets

November 26, 2019

A forum held at UConn’s Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry revealed some surprising facts about the famous balloons in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and how they involve the disciplines of puppetry and engineering.

Re-Imagining the Bard’s Origin Story with ‘Shakespeare in Love’ at CRT

November 21, 2019

A superhero-like origin story for one of the world’s greatest writers is the theme of “Shakespeare in Love,” which is coming to the Connecticut Repertory Theatre.

UConn Faculty Soloists Perform with Ukraine Symphony at Jorgensen

November 20, 2019

The National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine will have a distinct UConn sound for its performance on campus.

First Look at Sendak Collection Items: In the Night Kitchen Exhibit

November 12, 2019

In 1969, children’s author and illustrator Maurice Sendak wrote excitedly about his work on In the Night Kitchen. “I’m mad for it-and it’s mad,” he noted.

Midtown Funk — Funky Dawgz Brass Band

November 11, 2019

From a European tour to Madison Square Garden, the Funky Dawgz Brass Band is on a serious roll.

Stamford Campus Hosts 2019 Digital Media CT Summit

October 23, 2019

The one-day gathering is an annual highlight of Digital Media Connecticut, a statewide initiative created to support a talent pipeline by connecting K-12 students, higher education, and industry professionals.