• Fowler at Fifty
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  • Game Lab
      Geared for Gaming: the UCLA Game Lab
     
  • Made in LA 2014
      The Hammer Museum's biennial exhibition of L.A. artists. Now - September 7
     
  • Mariachi
      Making Musica: the History of Mariachi at UCLA
     
  • UCLA Magazine: Fowler
      When the World Came to Westwood: The Fowler Museum at 50
     
IN THE NEWS
  • Two years ago the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music launched its graduate curriculum for jazz professionals in partnership with the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz. Its first class of musicians graduated in June. Trumpeter Herb Alpert helped fund their full scholarships.(8/14/14)

  • The Art Career Project presents a list of 15 Noteworthy LA Art Professors. The list includes UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Professor Dan Neuman, and Department of Art Professor Catherine Opie tops the list as the number one art professor in Los Angeles. (08/07/14)

  • The Star and The Globe and Mail raved about UCLA Deptarment of World Arts and Cultures/Dance Professor Peter Sellars' production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Stratford Festival. (7/25/14)

  • Hyperallergic featured Ovation TV's new Talk Show, Touching Art. The first episode featured 3 female artists from the LA Area, including Catherine Opie who is described as the highlight of the seven-minute episode. (7/23/14)

  • UCLA Department of Design Media Arts Professor Jennifer Steinkamp's "Murmation", wins leading national honor for public art. The LA Times says "'Murmuration' was one of only six award-winners unanimously favored by all three jurors." (7/15/14)

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ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • The UCLA Department of Art staff will present an exhibition of work in the New Wight Gallery beginning September 3. Artists include: Chris Bassett, Ed Beller, Deanna Erdmann, Ben Evans, Whitney Hubbs, Jared Pankin, and Steven Simon. (9/3/14)

  • NBC Los Angeles featured the Hammer Museum's free Participate Level membership offering. Earn points by visiting the museum and receive member's only benefits.

  • Five UCLA Department of Art alumni and one visiting faculty member were awarded California Community Foundation Fellowships. Congratulations Simon Leung, BA ‘87 Mark Flores, BA ‘99, Farrah Karapetian, MFA ‘08, Matthias Merkel-Hess, MFA ‘10,Rafael Esparza, BA ‘11 and Jim Skuldt!

  • UCLA Newsroom announced that Mark L. Kligman, a renowned expert on Jewish music, has been named the inaugural holder of the Mickey Katz Endowed Chair in Jewish Music at UCLA.

  • UCLA Newsroom announced that Professor Neal Stulberg has been appointed chair of the UCLA Department of Music.

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