News Items from UNC Greensboro

A university needs an art museum. But what does an art museum need? A strong community of art-interested people to enjoy it, including students. CoWAM, an interdisciplinary student group based at the Weatherspoon Art Museum, is designing programming that encourages UNCG students to strengthen and enhance their contributions to the arts, particularly through interactions with […]

Introductory copy drawn from Weatherspoon Art Museum website. Early in the twentieth century, during Japan’s rapid Westernization and industrialization, a desire to revive the great Japanese tradition of woodblock prints (known as ukiyo-e) in the context of Japan’s dynamic, modern life gave rise to an art movement known as shin hanga, or the “new print.” […]

The major UNC Greensboro musical ensembles will give their early mid-semester concerts this week and next, filling Tew Recital Hall and UNCG Auditorium with their mesmerizing sounds. All COVID-19 safety procedures will be followed in these performances, and there are also watch-from-home options. Unless otherwise specified, the concerts are free and open to the public, […]

This week, MacArthur fellow, pianist, composer, and historian Reginald Robinson visits the UNC Greensboro School of Music and play several concerts in Tew Recital Hall and a closing event at the nearby Double Oaks Bed & Breakfast. He will be joined in one concert by Professor Emeritus and pianist Paul Stewart. At Robinson’s Friday performance […]

UNC Greensboro School of Theatre students will perform a musical adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” opening on Sept. 24 at Taylor Theatre. Faculty members Randall McMullen, Dominick Amendum, Eric Speer, John Gully, and Chip Haas have worked alongside MFA candidates to create this Shakespearean comedy that explores love.  The show will have five […]

It’s been two whole years since the music echoed through our city’s streets. Two years since the joyful noise of live performers found its way from five temporary stages to people seated in folding chairs, or sprawled out on soft green grass, or meandering to the next venue to catch another must-see act. Two hushed […]

This fall, UNC Greensboro continues diving into history of women’s suffrage and the historic and ongoing struggles of equity and equality in the United States through the event series “She Can, We Can: Beyond the Women’s Suffrage Centennial.”  A range of dynamic and diverse performances, discussions, and workshops reflect on the questions: What political advances […]

UNC Greensboro’s University Concert and Lecture Series returns this year with a stunning array of renowned artists. Season tickets and single event tickets are available here, and start at $5 for students. Many of the events are thematically tied to the University’s year-long collaboration of “She Can/We Can,” which examines the actions leading up to […]

At UNC Greensboro, Lorena Guillén teaches music in society. Outside of class, she is music in society. Last week it was announced that the Lorena Guillén Tango Ensemble took first place in the North Carolina Folk Festival’s Not Your Average Folk Contest and will be performing at the free, three-day outdoor multicultural festival, in downtown […]