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Deadline extended: Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards

November 17, 2020  The Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards are $25,000 grants for interdisciplinary projects involving UCF faculty and community organizations.

UCF SVAD professor Kevin Haran is helping Veterans heal through art

November 09, 2020  Studio art professor Kevin Haran is teaching art via Zoom to local veterans at the Lake Baldwin VA Medical Center to help them cope with pain, addiction and homelessness. 

UCF Art Gallery Exhibition Examines Effects of Mass Incarceration

September 24, 2020  The exhibition, which is available online indefinitely and in person on campus through Oct. 1, shines a light on the effects of mass incarceration on the lives of Americans. The exhibition is a culmination of a two-year project that brought contemporary artists to Central Florida to participate in a series...

Orlando Sentinel: Theatre UCF series amplifies America’s diverse voices

September 15, 2020  In just a few weeks, UCF graduate, Ana Martinez Medina ’19 will direct a free online reading of “Mojada,” a play about a Mexican immigrant family. The work is one of four plays dealing with racial-equality and social-justice issues that the university is presenting under the umbrella title “Amplify, Empower,...

Theatre UCF Performs Online This Fall: Series on Social Justice and Much Ado About Nothing Adaptation

August 26, 2020  This fall, Theatre UCF students are bringing the theatre into your home. We are inviting audiences to see what they are creating through free online readings including a series of plays about social justice and a modern translation of a Shakespeare classic.

Support for our Performing Arts students

August 26, 2020  Did you know that singers require special face masks fitted with extra room to allow for their mouth movements and projection, or that clear masks are best for teacher critique? The battle to protect and equip our students to combat the COVID-19 virus reminds us of Les Misérables! The School...

WUCF TV: Teaching and Performing During Covid-19 with Thad Anderson

July 27, 2020  Thad Anderson, percussion, discusses the challenges and solutions to teaching and performing during COVID-19.

‘(un)continuity’ Virtual Art Exhibition Open Online

July 19, 2020  The UCF-hosted multimedia exhibition (un)continuity opened this week virtually, a sign of the times in Florida when COVID-19 cases continue to surge and our phased reopening is paused.

The perfect album for your “Summer Knights”

July 08, 2020  UCF Music’s steel band, Black Steel, has released a new album, “Summer Knights,” in time for all your summer activities.

NEA Big Read Celebrates 6th Year of Programming with ‘Silver Sparrow’

June 16, 2020  UCF receives a grant of $15,000 to host the annual event in Central Florida featuring the Tayari Jones novel in early 2021.

Photography student selected for the 31st ACA Student Exhibition

May 22, 2020  Photography student Michele Meyers was selected to exhibit her work in the Atlantic Center for the Arts’ 31st Annual University Student Exhibition. Meyers is the third UCF student in recent years to receive this honor.

Menagerie, A Virtual Exhibition

April 01, 2020  Menagerie: Spring 2020 SVAD Biannual BFA Exhibition I provides the opportunity for senior undergraduate students majoring in book arts, ceramics, drawing, illustration, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture to share their research and artistic practice. Experience the artworks virtually…

UCF artists “Arts On!”

March 26, 2020  We may all be at home, but our UCF artists are still creating! We’ve created a new site compiling the creative activities of UCF’s isolated artists for everyone to enjoy. Go Knights, Arts On!

UCF Celebrates the Arts 2020 Features Inspiration from Dorothy Gillespie

January 10, 2020  This year’s community art showcase takes place April 7 – 19, with tickets on sale March 2, and includes pieces that honor the late feminist art movement pioneer.

Lineup Announced for 2019 UCF Celebrates The Arts

January 23, 2019  The fifth-annual festival held at downtown Orlando’s Dr. Phillips Center will underscore the resilience of humans and the healing power of art.