• September 13
    Ulysses Jenkins: Without Your Interpretation is the first major retrospective on the work of groundbreaking video/performance artist Ulysses Jenkins, on view at Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) this fall, September 17–December 30, 2021.
  • October 9 - December 11 Contemporary Arts Center Gallery
    Revolution Everywhere features three large-scale film & photographic installations by Panos Aprahamian, Heather M. O’Brien, and Simon Liu, whose works have been shaped by the recent revolutions in Lebanon and Hong Kong. Since all regional revolutions ...
  • October 9 to December 12 University Art Gallery
    Michael Moshe Dahan (M.F.A. '14) is an Israeli-American artist who currently lives and works in Los Angeles. His art is focused on conceptual photography, visual arts and films. This exhibition features new works. Continuing our Critical Aesthetic ...
  • October 5
    Please come hear professor of art Antoinette LaFarge talk about her latest book, “Sting in the Tale: Art, Hoax, and Provocation.” Professor LaFarge will be interviewed by Heather Jessup.
  • As UCI student artists emerge from an extended hiatus from campus, learn more about what they discovered and how they honed new skills in 2021.
  • April 1 - December 11
    This series, comprised of twelve chapters documenting contemporary projects produced for 2021, imagines the curative power that aesthetic and discursive pharmakons might have in our global crisis. Curated by Juli Carson in collaboration with the ...
Department Programs

The Department of Art offers degrees in Art, with minors in Digital Arts, and Digital Filmmaking. It also offers an Honors in Art program, which is designed to further develop students’ critical, analytical, and technical skills, and is suited to those pursuing graduate school and/or exhibition careers. Honor students will be given access to a studio space for the academic year.