April 1-14, 2024
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
A showcase of creativity, innovation and collaboration
Each spring, UCF brings its best and brightest artists to Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts for a large-scale celebration of creativity. UCF Celebrates the Arts showcases our students, faculty and alumni through dance, concerts, lectures and discussions, film, chamber music, visual arts and more. Fantastic possibilities lie ahead at UCF Celebrates the Arts 2024!
PHOTOS: Reflecting on UCF Celebrates the Arts 2023
May 12, 2023 UCF Celebrates the Arts 2023 welcomed audiences of all ages, abilities and interests with more events than ever before.
UCF Celebrates the Arts Wins Golden Brick Award for Impact on Downtown Orlando
May 10, 2023 UCF Celebrates the Arts was awarded by the Downtown Orlando Partnership in the category of Arts & Culture on May 2, recognizing the festival’s economic and community impact on downtown Orlando.
Stars Align at 2023 UCF Celebrates the Arts: First-ever Alumni Showcase Debuts
April 05, 2023 So much talent! Join us for the first-ever UCF Alumni Showcase at the 2023 UCF Celebrates the Arts on Friday, April 14 at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Orlando.
CAH-nversations: Dean Moore Discusses Past, Present and Future of UCF Celebrates the Arts
March 28, 2023 In the second episode of CAH-nversations: A College of Arts and Humanities Podcast, Jeff Moore, dean of the UCF College of Arts and Humanities, discusses the intersection of arts and technology as well as the history of UCF Celebrates the Arts.
Arecibo Observatory ‘The Biggest Dream’ Film Premiere Set for UCF Celebrates the Arts
March 21, 2023 The screening will be the Florida premiere of the film that tells the story of the rise, the fall and the future of what was once one of the world’s most powerful radio telescopes.
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UCF Celebrates the Arts is committed to keeping all performances and exhibits free or low cost for the community. And with your help, we can do so every year.
About the Festival
UCF Celebrates the Arts, a festival showcasing creativity, innovation and collaboration from Orlando’s hometown university, occurs annually at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in April. The event is hosted by the UCF College of Arts and Humanities and features the faculty and students from the School of Performing Arts and the School of Visual Arts and Design, as well as work from the humanities departments and other units from around the university. Partnership, one of UCF’s long-standing values, is brought front-and-center at UCF Celebrates the Arts, with many events showcasing the collaborative nature of the university and demonstrating how UCF is both in and of the Central Florida community.