Spotlight on the Arts

Sixth annual Spotlight on the Arts

Posted 9 months 3 weeks ago

The visual, literary and performing arts take center stage beginning November 1 during the sixth annual Spotlight on the Arts festival, which features nearly 100 events and exhibitions over 12 days:

The festival begins Nov. 1 with "Kaleidoscope: Spotlight on the Arts Opening Celebration," an hourlong showcase of student performances in dance, music, theater and creative writing at 7 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center. Spotlight on the Arts, which continues through Nov. 12, includes art exhibitions and demonstrations, book talks and readings, film screenings and theater, and music...

4 Minutes, 33 Seconds: Spotlight on Scholarship in the Arts

Posted 10 months 3 weeks ago

Not so silently riffing on the John Cage stunt, reportedly his favorite work, from 1952, the Spotlight on the Arts festival is hosting a competition for graduate students with the deadline for entries on Monday Oct. 2:

This competition highlights scholarly research by UGA students about any art form or combination of art forms, including (but not restricted to): visual art, music, theatre, dance, film, literature, media arts, or performance art. The focus is on historical, theoretical, and critical research about art, as opposed to original works of art created by the students. This...

Kudos, November 2016

Posted 1 year 8 months ago
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The Bulldog 100, a Rhodes Scholar, and the new capital campaign highlight this month's kudos to faculty, students and staff:

Laura Courchesne, an Honors Program student and Foundation Fellow from Fair Haven, New Jersey, majoring in economics and religion in the Terry College of Business and the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences named a 2017 Rhodes Scholar

Geology doctoral student Ny Riavo Voarintsoa was among the The Geological Society of America (GSA) presented the following medals and awards at its Annual Meeting and Exposition in Denver Honoring earth and space...

Jane Eyre

Posted 1 year 9 months ago

University Theatre presents an extraordinary new take on Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre: 

the classic Victorian tale of Jane Eyre (performed by Brittney Harris, a second year MFA acting major from Norfolk, VA), an orphan who becomes a governess and falls in love with the estate’s owner, Mr. Rochester (John Terry, a second year MFA acting major from Elko, NV), who hides a mysterious madwoman named Bertha (Brandy Sexton, a senior theatre and English education major from Loganville, GA) in his attic. Directed by David Crowe, Polly Teale’s play focuses on the private lives of Jane and...

Lamar Dodd Open House

Posted 2 years 9 months ago

One of the most interesting, constantly changing and thorough-going testaments to the making of, study of and enjoyment of art is our Lamar Dodd School of Art. And tonight, the Dodd throws open its doors for an Open House to celebrate the Spotlight on the Arts festival:

Well now is your chance for the full Dodd experience! Come out and explore the work of students and artists at the various Dodd facilities, including demonstration and talks on fabric design, printmaking and book arts, drawing and painting, graphic design, ceramics, interior design, photography, jewelry,...