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University of the Arts Receives $1 Million State Grant for Creation of New Student Center
January 27, 2021, 12:36 pm
President David Yager announced that the university is the recipient of a $1 million Redevelopment Assistance Capitol Program (RACP) grant from the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This crucial funding will enable the university to develop a new Student Center to support UArts’ community of visual and performing artists.
ICYMI: Winter 2021
January 25, 2021, 10:54 am
UArts and UArtists continued to make news this winter, from students being featured in major publications and a faculty member’s film being accepted to Sundance for the second year in a row.
Here are some stories you might have missed.
UArts Professor’s Film Accepted to 2021 Sundance Film Festival
December 14, 2020, 12:43 pm
For the second year in a row, a work by UArts Film Program Director Michael Attie has been accepted to Sundance Film Festival, one of the film industry’s highest-profile festivals.
UArts and Jefferson University Partner on Emergency Medicine Study
December 10, 2020, 11:21 am
Alumni-Owned Small Businesses to Support This Holiday Season
December 7, 2020, 1:48 pm
Looking to buy small and/or local this holiday season? Here are just a few of our favorite alumni-owned small businesses you can support this holiday season, most of whom live and work around Philly. Happy shopping!
UArts co-hosts the 2020 China and USA Technology and Innovation in Fiber Art exhibition
December 3, 2020, 10:26 am
University of the Arts and Tsinghua University are proud to host the 2020 China and USA Technology and Innovation in Fiber Art exhibition and symposium. The virtual exhibition runs from Nov. 23 through Dec. 24 and features 40 leading contemporary fiber artists from China and the U.S.
Edge: The Magazine of University of the Arts
November 24, 2020, 6:46 pm
To all our UArts alumni and friends, what a year!
All of us have seen life transform before our eyes. At UArts, we’ve been privileged to witness how the creative spirit is thriving through these transitions. We are proud to share with you our first-ever online edition of Edge: The Magazine of University of the Arts, which can be downloaded as a PDF below.
Illustration Alum Debuts Collaboration with Steve Martin
November 24, 2020, 10:10 am
Steve Martin has done everything from standup to starring in comedy film classics and even banjo-playing, but it turns out he can only draw stick figures.
The Center for Immersive Media Shares A New ‘Resist Covid Take 6!’ Virtual Experience
November 18, 2020, 2:05 pm
UArts Film Program Director Shortlisted for Numerous Documentary Awards
November 11, 2020, 11:01 am
School of Music relocation wins 2020 Annual Construction Excellence Award
November 4, 2020, 3:29 pm
The relocation of the University of the Arts School of Music facilities has received the Excellence in Craftsmanship Award from the General Building Contractors Association (GBCA).
UArtists Receive 2020 Pew Grants
October 30, 2020, 3:29 pm
On Oct. 21, the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage announced that more than $10.5 million will fund 29 project grants and 12 Pew Fellowships for Philadelphia’s artists and cultural organizations. Programs will be a mix of in-person and virtual, and many will focus on historically underrepresented perspectives and important societal issues.
UArts Curator Sid Sachs on the Heroines of Pop Art
October 29, 2020, 4:48 pm
Sid Sachs, chief curator and director of exhibitions at University of the Arts, contributed an essay to the recently published exhibition catalog accompanying She-Bam Pow POP Wizz!
UArts Lecturer Creates a Puerto Rican Soundscape
October 15, 2020, 9:42 am
Sound is a powerful connector: It has the power to bridge space and time to miraculously bring us home. UArts faculty and staff member Raúl Romero is using sound to connect to his own roots, evoke memories and engage with Puerto Rican communities in Philadelphia and Miami this fall.