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UArts Awards 6th Annual Irvin Borowsky International Prize in Glass Arts to Sarah Briland
November 20, 2018, 10:37 am
Glass artist Sarah Briland has been named the winner of the University of the Arts’ sixth annual Irvin J. Borowsky International Prize in Glass Arts by an international panel of glass experts awarded to.
UArts in Miami for Art Basel
November 16, 2018, 12:55 pm
Art Basel Miami Beach, held annually, is one of the world's top art fairs, with important galleries, collectors, curators and tens of thousands of others attending.
The University of the Arts Celebrates the Life and Legacy of the Late Stan Lee
November 13, 2018, 5:02 pm
The University of the Arts celebrates the life and legacy of the late Stan Lee, the force behind the immense Marvel Universe—comics, films, TV shows and much more—and a 2016 recipient of an Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from UArts.
Visionary Gift Launches Transformational Campaign
October 22, 2018, 4:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA, PA October 22, 2018 -- The University of the Arts is proud to announce the launch of “Uniquely UArts: the Campaign for Creative Capital.” The $50 million fundraising campaign will impact every facet of the UArts experience from investment in faculty and visiting artists, to new indoor and outdoor community spaces, to innovative programming that will offer students fresh perspectiv
UArts Day 2018 Participation Highlights
October 8, 2018, 3:26 pm
The second annual UArts Day was held on Friday, October 6, with almost 1,000 students participating in a wide variety of activities. UArts Day is a campus-wide celebration that builds community, expands our connections to Philadelphia and strengthens the creative and professional skills of our students.
UArts Alumni and Faculty Nominated for Barrymore Awards for Philadelphia Theater
September 24, 2018, 1:52 pm
Congratulations to more than a dozen UArts alumni, faculty and staff who are nominated for 2018 Barrymore Awards, the highest honor in Philadelphia theater. The awards are given annually by Theatre Philadelphia, an organization dedicated to bringing together and celebrating Philadelphia's diverse and growing theatre community.
2017 Film Alum Working on John Oliver's Emmy-Winning "Last Week Tonight"
September 19, 2018, 11:17 am
Congratulations to Caitlin Riggsbee BFA '17 (Film), a research assistant on John Oliver's "Last Week Tonight." Which took home the Emmy Award for Best Variety Talk Series at the 70th annual Emmy awards on September 17. That marks the third consecutive victory in the category for the HBO late-night show.
Renowned Artist Daniel Clayman Named Effron Family Endowed Chair in Glass
August 9, 2018, 4:09 pm
Acclaimed contemporary glass artist Daniel Clayman has begun his tenure at UArts as the Effron Family Endowed Chair in Glass, leading the Glass concentration in
Music Alum Adam Blackstone Nominated for Emmy for Super Bowl LII Halftime Show
August 9, 2018, 4:04 pm
Congratulations to music alumnus Adam Blackstone '04 (Bass) for his Emmy nomination for Music Direction for the Super Bowl LII halftime show with Justin Timberlake. More than 110 million people watched the event, in addition to the 66,000 fans in the stadium.
Launching the First-Ever Ph.D. in Creativity
July 25, 2018, 1:04 pm
Creativity is at the center of innovation in every field.
$300,000 Grant Awarded to UArts for School of Dance “Pop-Up Performance Experience” at Philadelphia Art Alliance
July 3, 2018, 8:59 am
Second consecutive year UArts receives a $300k grant from Pew Center for Arts and Heritage
For the second year in a row, the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage has awarded the University of the Arts a $300,000 project grant.
UArts Developing New “Makerspace” for Students Across All Programs
July 1, 2018, 8:52 am
The University of the Arts is developing a new “Makerspace,” a digital and traditional fabrication studio that will be a major opportunity for the entire UArts community.