News Items from UNC Greensboro

Greensboro’s old Cascade Saloon. The downtown building stands beside the railroad tracks and has an odd shape, not exactly rectangular and yet not triangular. It was built in 1895, held a variety of businesses and, in 1907, was a café owned by Wiley and Ida Weaver, an African American couple, which was highly unusual for […]

Update: Due to Hurricane Michael, the artist talk with Ann Hamilton on Thursday has been cancelled. The University is working to reschedule the lecture for a later date. The Friday night event will proceed as planned.  UNC Greensboro will welcome visual artist Ann Hamilton, pianist Lara Downes and educator and actor Alexander Bernstein – son […]

Since dance programs first began at Woman’s College in 1957, they have lived in the Rosenthal wing of the Coleman Building, once called Rosenthal Gymnasium. Before this past year, UNC Greensboro’s School of Dance classes, rehearsals and performances took place in two renovated gym spaces, including the black box theater and a small ballet studio […]

For 2018-19, UNCG presents a campus-wide collaboration: “The ‘60s: Exploring the Limits,” a series of events that draws inspiration from the extraordinary decade of the 1960s. It was a time of upheaval and transformation, and the themes still resonate today: civil rights, freedom of speech and expression, feminism, political divide, environmental concerns and expanding boundaries […]

The Weatherspoon Art Museum is often referred to as one of UNC Greensboro’s gems. Nationally recognized for its collection of modern and contemporary American art and its dynamic exhibitions, the museum attracts a broad audience across the state and beyond. It’s the diversity of the artwork that stands out. And this fall is no exception. […]

Single-event tickets are now on sale for what is expected to be UNC Greensboro’s most popular University Concert and Lecture Series (UCLS) to date. The 2018-19 season opens Sept. 21 with actor Alan Alda, best known for his portrayal of Hawkeye Pierce on the TV show “M*A*S*H,” and concludes in March with Broadway’s Audra McDonald, […]

It’s the longest day of the year, and the best evening for artistic fun at UNC Greensboro’s Weatherspoon Art Museum. Friday, June 22, 6 to 9 p.m., the museum hosts its 14th annual Summer Solstice celebration in the Sculpture Garden, and during the celebration, galleries are open for viewing. Between food, musical entertainment, kids’ activities and […]

UNC Greensboro’s University Concert and Lecture Series (UCLS), an annual series of performances, lectures and exhibitions that brings world-class artists to Greensboro, has announced the 2018-19 season. The season opens Sept. 21 with actor Alan Alda, best known for his portrayal of Hawkeye Pierce on the TV show “M*A*S*H,” and concludes April 13 with Broadway’s […]