Events

Saturday, April 24

3 Minutes Moving: Moving Our Bodies/Moving Online

Accomplished teachers in dance, martial arts, and contemplative movement practices present an invitation to move your body in "3 Minutes Moving" (3MM), a...

Virtual Event
Barring Freedom

Curated by Rachel Nelson and Alexandra Moore, Barring Freedom is an art exhibition on view at the San José Museum of Art. It will travel to John Jay College...

DANM MFA Exhibition Spring 2021

Students in the Digital Arts and New Media M.F.A. program at UC Santa Cruz show their final thesis projects in this annual culminating exhibition. This...

Virtual Event
Eduardo Carrillo Scholars Virtual Group Show 2021

The Eduardo Carrillo Scholars Virtual Group Show celebrates the life of Eduardo Carrillo, 2021 scholarship recipients, and the importance of teaching art and...

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Refract invites viewers to a digital symposium addressing topics such as memory, technology and site-specificity, genealogy and familial relationships, and...

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In Honor of Our Sisters

In Honor of Our Sisters collects photographs and narratives from Indigenous UC Santa Cruz students about important Indigenous women in their lives, be they...

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OpenLab Data Visualization Collective: The convergence of art, science, and technology for digital storytelling

The OpenLab Collaborative Research Center at UC Santa Cruz invites exploration of the new Data Visualization Collective, an online exhibition formed by Art...

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Senior Show: Abby McPhillips (Online Exhibition)

Senior Art student Abby McPhillips comments: "Printmaking is the outlet through which I express the world I inhabit mentally." * * * * * FREE and...

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Solitary Garden Virtual Tour

Solitary Garden is the participatory public sculpture and garden project by award-winning artist jackie sumell. Solitary Garden creatively advocates for the...

Summer Session Visiting Student Registration Open

Anyone can take classes at UC Santa Cruz over the Summer Session, but visiting students must register to enroll. Registration is open through June 15.

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Virtual Open Studios (Winter 2021)

Virtual Open Studios features student artwork in a variety of media. Visit the online exhibition to view samples from each of the Art Department's winter...

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Virtual Younger Lagoon Reserve Tours

Younger Lagoon Reserve is now offering a free virtual tour for the public in both English and Spanish. This virtual tour follows the same stops as the...

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What Makes Us Human: An Art + Genomics Convergence (Online Exhibition)

To coincide with the 20th anniversary of UC Santa Cruz's online publication of the assembled human genome, What Makes Us Human: An Art + Genomics Convergence...

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Active Slug Challenge

How are you staying active? Join the Banana Slug community as we walk, run, bike, swim, climb, and surf our way through alumni week. Prizes to be awarded to...

12:01am
Virtual Event
McHenry Cup College Challenge Graphic

1. Reconnect with your college affiliate. 2. Complete scavenger hunt missions. 3. Win Banana Slug swag. 4. Help your college win the inaugural McHenry...

Crown: The Roots of Crown College

A discussion with founding faculty members, moderated by Crown Provost Manel Camps, recalling the founding and first years of Crown College from 1966 to 1970.

Elephant Seals at UCSC's Año Nuevo Reserve

Join Reserve Director Patrick Robinson for a live view of the elephant seal colony at Año Nuevo. You will get to see the elephant seals returning for their...

UCSC’s Early Days: The Creation of an Uncommon Campus

With more than 50 years of hindsight, Campus Architect Emeritus Frank Zwart (Cowell ’71) and founding faculty member Bill Domhoff will discuss the ideas and...

Merrill Undergraduate Research Program Panel

Every year, Merrill provides funding to support Merrill faculty fellows to engage Merrill students in hands-on research. Join us for a panel about research...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Career Advice Panel by First-Gen Alumni

We are holding a panel of UCSC first-generation alumni from different career fields to offer advice and experiences in entering the workforce, career...

Cowell Art!

The early days of UCSC and Cowell College brought together a remarkable collection of artists and art historians who together provided a spectacular...

Distinguished Graduate Student Alumni Awards

Annual bestowal of the Distinguished Graduate Student Alumni Awards, this year to both the 2020 and 2021 honorees

Banana Slug Share: Self-Care Foundations

In this workshop, we will explore the questions: What is self-care? Why is self-care important? How can we practice self-care? We'll have a knowledge share...

2pm
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Moat Day

The Merrill Moat is an interactive community art project that goes back the earliest days of the college. It is a celebration of the ideas, cultures, voices,...

Banana Slug Share: Photography Showcase - Open Show UCSC Alumni Photography

Join us for a special UCSC alumni edition of Open Show Santa Cruz. Experience stories through the lenses of creative alumni, from hobbyists to professionals....

3:30pm
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Adventure Rec-a-Thon & Reconnections

Join Adventure Rec alumni, staff and students for a week of outdoor adventure and reconnections. Enjoy the week-long Rec-a-Thon, and hike, bike, paddle,...

4pm
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A conversation with Terri McCullough (Oakes '91, politics), chief of staff to Nancy Pelosi, in memory of Gabe Zimmerman (Stevenson '02, sociology)

Gabe Zimmerman (Stevenson '02, sociology) was U.S. Congresswoman Gabby Giffords's community outreach director. He organized the "Congress on Your Corner"...

5:30pm
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Banana Slug Share: Evening cello: Bach and Beyond

Move into the evening with a half-hour of solo cello: UCSC music alum Roger Lebow playing Bach and related surprises. Cellist Roger Lebow (Porter, ‘71) was...

Crown: Evening of Plays, Pandemics, & Resistance

Lively audience/actor interaction in this two-act Crown student theatre presentation surrounding themes of pandemics and resilience through thoughtful...

Saturday, April 24