School of Fine Arts

Production photo, Androcles and the Lion, Harlem Negro Unit. (Public Domain)

Arts and Activism: Harlem’s Community Theaters

A UConn historian's new book shows how Harlem's theaters of the '20s and '30s helped pave the way for the civil rights movement.

Julia Estrada (Maria) and Luke Hamilton (Tony) in WEST SIDE STORY onstage at Connecticut Repertory Theatre July 7-17, 2016. (Gerry Goodstein for UConn)

‘West Side Story’ Rounds Out Nutmeg Summer Series

The popular musical about a clash of cultures remains as topical as ever in the political climate of 2016 America.

Fine Arts Alums Return for Roles in Summer Musical

Two UConn alums star in a 'grownup’s prequel to Peter Pan,' that flips the classic story of how an orphan boy became Peter Pan. Now onstage at CRT.

The Arthur Fiedler puppet. (Ken Best/UConn Photo)

UConn Puppets Take the Pops

Follow the collaboration between UConn's Puppet Arts program and 'America's Orchestra,' from concept to dress rehearsal.

The Independent Art Fair was part of New York's Armory Arts Week attended by MFA students in Art & Art History. (Photo courtesy of students in ART 5310 Graduate Seminar)

A Glimpse into the Life of the Professional Artist

Master of fine arts students learn to 'sell, schmooze, and network' through a tour of studios and private galleries in New York City.

Jonathan the Husky poses wearing an Elizabethan collar on stage at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

‘Be Not Afraid of Greatness:’ Shakespeare’s First Folio Coming to UConn

The exhibition, celebrating the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, will be on campus in September, accompanied by many other cultural events.

BFA and MFA acting students star in Monty Python’s Spamalot onstage at Connecticut Repertory Theatre April 21-May 1, 2016. (Gerry Goodstein for UConn)

Acting Alum Debuts as Director of Musical Comedy

'Monty Python’s Spamalot,' based on the British comedy troupe’s send-up of the King Arthur legend, is onstage at UConn April 21-May1.

Kamar Thomas, The Big Purple One, detail from "Schizophrenic Masculinity," Oil on Canvas, 2016

MFA Exhibition Explores Aspects of Self-Discovery

The themes represented in this year’s Master of Fine Arts exhibition include racial identity and rural upbringing.

Gregg August, right, playing in Havana, Cuba with Arturo O'Farrill's Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. (David Garten Photo)

UConn Musician Instrumental in Grammy Win

UConn string bass instructor Gregg August played bass on a track that earned a 2016 Grammy Award.

Jong Oh exhibit at the Contemporary Art Gallery on April 5, 2016. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Intuition, Measuring, Math Underlie Artist’s Work

Minimalist Jong Oh tailors his installations to the exhibition space. His work is on display at the Contemporary Art Galleries.