School of Fine Arts

An illustration by Pamela Zagarenski in her book, The Whisper. (Courtesy of Pamela Zagarenski)

‘The Whisper’ in the Words and Pictures of Pamela Zagarenski

Author and illustrator Pamela Zagarenski '88 (SFA) appears at the Connecticut Children's Book Fair.

The cast of CT Repertory Theatre's ANON(YMOUS) by Naomi Lizuka onstage in the Studio Theatre from October 29-November 8, 2015. (Gerry Goodstein /for UConn).

CRT’s ANON(YMOUS) Translates Classic Poem

CRT puts a new twist on Homer's classic poem, The Odyssey.

Santa Caterina's Trinity, detail. (Ken Best/UConn Photo)

‘Sacred Sisters’ Exhibit Portrays Women of Faith

Art and poetry combine in a new exhibit at the Benton Museum that depicts nuns across the centuries and from around the world.

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.

Puppetry Festival on Parade

It was a beautiful day for a parade and the crowd was entertained by puppeteers from across the globe.

Anne D'Alleva, dean of the School of Fine Arts, at the William Benton Museum of Art. (Peter Morenus/UConn File Photo)

Provost Appoints Two New Deans

Provost Mun Choi has appointed Anne D'Alleva as dean of the School of Fine Arts and Nina Heller as interim dean of the School of Social Work.

Don Quixote and other figures (mixed media) from “Master Peter’s Puppet Show” (2007) by Leslie Weinberg ’88 MFA, part of “The Work That Follows: 50 Years of UConn Puppeteers” at the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry. (Kenneth Best/UConn Photo)

Puppetry Festival a Homecoming for Alumni Puppeteers

Many alums are among the more than 500 puppeteers attending this week’s National Puppetry Festival, kicking off celebrations for the half-century of UConn puppet arts.

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.

'Iraqi Women with Corpses,' part of the Bread and Puppet Theater exhibit at the Benton Museum on May 22, 2015. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

‘Upset-ness’ Feeds Bread & Puppet Exhibit at Benton

The exhibit focuses on activist responses to political and social issues that have defined American culture over the past 50 years.