Industries of the Blind and College of Visual and Performing Arts Public Artwork

UNCG’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) collaborated with Industries of the Blind (IOB) on the installation of a public art piece which tells the stories of the blind and low-visioned using sight, sound, and touch.

Greensboro Project Space

Created by the School of Art at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro Project Space (GPS) is an off-campus contemporary art center in Downtown Greensboro that acts as a bridge between students and faculty in the School of Art, and the Greensboro community. Half of our programs are by School of Art students and faculty, and half are split between a diverse range of communities and artists off-campus, and on-campus.

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Hear Our Voices

As part of a mission to center marginalized voices in American Theatre, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro School of Theatre will present a song cycle focused on new work by BIPOC, LGBTQ+ and disabled writers.

Greensboro Dance Film Festival

Greensboro Dance Film Festival is a boutique dance film festival that seeks to connect diverse communities through the innovative genre of dance on screen.

Evening with the Creative Class

A presentation forum on the arts with a panel of curated guest artists and scholars sharing their talent in an enriching evening of community, networking, and socially relevant discussion. Produced by UNCG School of Dance Professor Duane Cyrus.

Foster Care Chronicles

The Foster Care Chronicles project creates a biennial production crafted from the stories of the performers’ real experiences in Foster Care. A collaboration between UNCG Department of Social Work and UNCG School of Theatre.

The Lawn Sign Project

Students enrolled in Professor Leah Sobsey’s Photographic Installation courses invite community members in this ongoing project to respond to two prompts: A time when they felt free, and a time when they felt their freedom taken away. The students interview participants, photograph them, then print their responses and black and white portraits on lawn signs that are installed in public spaces.

Greensboro Contemporary Jewish Museum

Focusing on object as agent of faith, the Greensboro Contemporary Jewish Museum will house, in both a central and decentralized model, household/ everyday objects that facilitate contemporary Jewish practice and faith in its varied forms. A collaboration between UNCG College of Visual and Performing Arts and the UNCG Jewish Studies Program.

The City Billboard

The City Billboard is a collaboration between UNCG’s Greensboro Project Space and The ForgeThe City Billboard provides local artists, international artists, and community members a megaphone into the city of Greensboro. Highly visible on the corner of Eugene Street/Gate City Boulevard intersection, 36,000 daily commuters are greeted with a curated rotation of surprisingly uplifting, humorous and thought-provoking texts.

Open Engagement: Emergent Futures

A series of programs and events highlighting the work of socially engaged artists, activists, students, scholars, community members, as well as organizations working within the area. Presented by UNCG’s Interdisciplinary Art and Social Practice Minor, Duke University, and UNC Chapell Hill.