An alumnus with two UCLA degrees, Kite currently serves as the special academic senior associate dean at the school and chair of the theater department.
The Archive is the sixth largest moving image repository in the world, and second only to the Library of Congress in the U.S.
The annual awards, which are given to a diverse array of projects, foster the advancement of the arts and arts-related scholarship.
Participants have interned at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Autry Museum and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Project allows the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive, which has championed the study of music from all over the world, to share its experience with other institutions.
The genre-defying artist whose career has highlighted a commitment to breaking barriers was awarded the campus’s highest honor.
Rare materials preserved by the archive can be seen in new productions each year, ranging from Ken Burns’ sweeping documentary series to feature films.
Jason De León, UCLA professor of anthropology and Chicana and Chicano studies, received a 2017 MacArthur Foundation fellowship for his interdisciplinary approach.
‘Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World’ offers an opportunity to experience almost 20 years of Banerjee’s work. It opens Dec. 8.
Smith will receive the campus’s highest honor on Nov. 8 during a ceremony and concert at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.
The museum welcomed cultural and civic leaders, artists, collectors, patrons of the arts and entertainment world notables to the 17th annual Gala in the Garden.
The 33rd edition of the open-streets event celebrates UCLA’s Centennial with activities that brought campus highlights downtown.
The “UCLA: Our Stories, Our Impact” exhibit featuring commissioned portraits from activist artists launches on campus today then will tour Los Angeles.
Cruz won the Pulitzer for drama in 2003 for his play “Anna in the Tropics.”
The calendar includes more than a dozen performances by world-class student ensembles and special guest artists, as well as masterclasses and symposia.
The 48,000 square foot campus, designed with sustainable systems and materials, creates a true artist’s neighborhood.
Highlights include Bertolt Brecht’s “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui,” the opera “Juana” — a collaboration with UCLA Opera and UCLA Philharmonia — and the rock musical Hair.
Program brings the public together with students and 30 leading minds from across campus to engage in interdisciplinary conversations around 10 essential topics.
‘On Display in the Walled City’ runs until March 8, 2020 and features 38 objects from the British Empire Exhibition staged almost a century ago.
Featured among the 200-plus events: Lari Pittman, Lucinda Childs, Wendy Whelan and Ain Gordon.
The weeklong course was part of UCLA’s Disability Inclusion Lab, an initiative designed to reframe cultural understanding and practices around the concept of disability.
UCLA alumna Erika Hirugami and the Chicano Studies Research Center curated “On Their Backs: Latinx Labor in the US.”
“Through Positive Eyes,” which runs Sept. 15 through Feb. 16, 2020, aims to help end the stigma around HIV/AIDS and empower people who are living with the virus.
Susannah Rodríguez Drissi’s “A Latin Poet’s Guide to the Cosmos” offers insights into the nature of language and identity, as well as the relationship between sound and meaning.
Exhibition will include approximately 80 paintings and 50 works on paper drawn from the Hammer’s own holdings as well as from public and private collections.