The Lawn Sign Project Photo

School of Music Concert to Benefit Spartan Open Pantry

The Collage Chamber Series is proud to announce a collaborative project with the UNCG Association of Retired Faculty for its upcoming concert on February 2 at 3:30pm in Tew Recital Hall.  The ARF is partnering with the Collage Chamber Series to use the concert to raise funds and food donations for the Student Emergency Fund and the UNCG Spartan Open Pantry, a critically needed food resource for students and employees of UNCG who find themselves in need of assistance. Beginning in Fall 2019, Collage Chamber Series became a free non-ticketed event in the fall of 2019. However, attendees of this ...
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UNCG Dance Student in Collaboration with Local High Schools Tell Stories of the African Diaspora

UNCG School of Dance student Abdoulay Koita in collaboration with The Denbaya Dance Company, The Western Guilford High School Chorus and the Southwest High School Dancers, premiers 'The Djeli's Job' on March 14th in the UNCG Dance Theatre at 6:30pm. This is a dance concert that will tell the stories that need to be told of the people of Africa and it's diaspora by using Afrobeat, Trinidadian soca, Contemporary and Traditional African dance and music. The use of traditional dances will be to illustrate the steps we can take to make our community a little brighter by taking what our ...
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Guilford County Fifth-Grader’s Short Story To Become Opera

A local fifth-grade author is about to see her short story turned into an opera by UNCG Opera students! Read more.... https://www.wfdd.org/story/guilford-county-fifth-graders-short-story-become-opera ...
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Jennifer Reis Gives Artrepreneurship Workshop at CVA

Jennifer Reis, Assistant Professor of Arts Administration will be a giving a four part workshop series at Center for Visual Artists on how to implement entrepreneurial thinking into your art practice ...
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The Lawn Sign Project Photo

What is freedom?

Students in Leah Sobsey's photography class in the School of Art have been participating in an ongoing art installation -- The Lawn Sign Project , which explores the concept of freedom through a variety of viewpoints.  The Lawn Sign Project made stops this fall in Greensboro and in Brooklyn, NY.  In each location, students invited community members to respond to two prompts: “when is a time you felt free?” and “when is a time you felt your freedom taken away?”  After being interviewed, participants were photographed.  Students printed the words and pictures on black and white lawn signs and installed them ...
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film portrait

Mobile Tintype Studio

Leah Sobsey (Assistant Professor of Photographer) and collaborator Tim Telkamp are interviewed about their mobile tintype studio in which they explore the intersections of community and portraiture. Read more... https://www.thephoblographer.com/2018/10/23/leah-sobsey-and-tim-telkamp-on-creating-tintype-community-portraits/ ...
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people in art gallery

off-campus contemporary art center Greensboro Project Space

The News and Records highlights the community engaged activities of the School of Art’s off-campus contemporary art center Greensboro Project Space. Read more... https://www.greensboro.com/life/nonprofit-greensboro-project-space-helps-people-interact-through-the-arts/article_9579423d-d08e-5533-9233-bf6c238b12a0.html ...
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music lesson

UNCG School of Music hosts a ‘Musical Petting Zoo’

During the first Monday of each month of Summer 2019, UNCG School of Music hosts a ‘Musical Petting Zoo’ to educate children about the wonders of playing instruments. Read more... https://www.wunc.org/post/uncg-hosts-musical-petting-zoo-educate-children ...
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as you like it poster

Frame/Works

Conceived by Dr. Christine Woodworth, former UNCG Theatre faculty member, “Frame/Works” is a program designed to draw connections between scholarly examination and artistic practice. The “Frame/Works” selection for the fall is UNCG Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s “As You Like It.” Read more... https://uc.uncg.edu/prod/cweekly/2017/09/18/frameworks-shakespeares-like-sept-28/ ...
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