UApresents 2013-14 Season Announced
UApresents has released its 2013-14 season lineup, and Broadway in Tucson has announced that it will move its season performances to Centennial Hall. Between the two professional organizations, audiences will enjoy presentations by the likes of Cesar Millan, Renee Fleming, the Boston Pops, Bobby McFerrin, Jungle Jack Hanna and the cast of the two-time Tony Award-winning "American Idiot."
UA Students Study Ancient Greek Pottery Techniques
UA students are using a replica of an ancient Greek hand-operated potter's wheel to study how Greek pots were created many years ago. The interdisciplinary project, directed by Eleni Hasaki, UA associate professor of anthropology and classics, explores both the art and science behind ancient Greek pottery making.
A Contemporary School for the Transforming Arts
Engaged in applied, interdisciplinary work, UA School of Art students, faculty and staff are deeply embedded in communities beyond the University's boundaries. Collaborative outreach is an important endeavor at the School of Art. This is the fifth feature in a six-part series exploring the history of the UA School of Art and the UA Museum of Art, and their positive impacts on society.
From Tucson to Tokyo, UAMA's Reach
The UA Museum of Art's collection includes works by world-famous artists. The UAMA's holdings are so in demand that museums around the world borrow its artwork, including museums in Tokyo, Spain, France, San Francisco and Los Angeles. In fiscal year 2011 alone, the UAMA saw a 74 percent increase in the number of museum tours along with a 53 percent increase in the number of people in attendance. This is the third feature in a series about the UAMA and the UA School of Art.
An Expanding Vision for Arts Education, Outreach
About 90 years ago, the UA organized its first arts exhibition. Since then, the University's arts core has continued to evolve and grow. Today marks the start of a six-part series exploring the history of the UA School of Art and UA Museum of Art - and the continued importance and public impact of both.
Eric Ryan Costenbader, who is classically trained in the piano and is also drawn to hip hop music, infused the two genres to create a theme song for Zona Zoo, the largest student secion in the Pacific-10 Conference.