Sunday, April 07, 2019

  • Flights of Fancy: Joy Postle’s Birds (Recurring Event)

    John C. Hitt Library: main floor

    Artist, Poet and Entertainer Joy Postle was one of Florida's pioneering Naturalists, but perhaps is best known for her entertaining and educational stage shows titled "Glamor Birds" in which she would paint Florida's birds while sharing bird songs, music and poetry. This exhibit highlights some of her bird painting and poetry.

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  • Thriving Through the Arts

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: Seneff Arts Plaza: Seneff Arts Plaza

    Thriving Through the Arts is a free-form, collaborative art-making event that recognizes, reinforces and celebrates the causality between mental health and creative expression. Through immersive “happenings” involving drumming, drawing, dancing and more, Theatre UCF and UCF’s Counseling and Psychological Services invite you to explore the intersectionality between the arts and wellness in this immersive event for all ages. Through drumming, ...

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  • Service Learning to Promote, Understand and Engage in the Arts

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: Della Phillips Grand Lobby

    After working closely with community partners and arts organizations for service learning projects, students from the Nicholson School of Communication and Media and Burnett Honors College will present their work. Learn more about the event and reserve your tickets here. UCF Celebrates the Arts is an annual showcase of creativity, innovation and collaboration, featuring performers and artists from across the ...

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  • Staged Reading: Scenes from Station Eleven

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: DeVos Family Room

    In this staged reading, follow along as UCF students read scenes inspired by Emily St. John Mandel's Station Eleven. Presented by the NEA Big Read at UCF. Learn more about the event and reserve your tickets here. UCF Celebrates the Arts is an annual showcase of creativity, innovation and collaboration, featuring performers and artists from across the university. Highlights of ...

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  • UCF New Music Ensemble

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: Pugh Theater

    Enjoy original music by UCF student, faculty and alumni composers inspired from a documentary video, personal journeys and social bonds in this concert of world premieres. Learn more about the event and reserve your tickets here. UCF Celebrates the Arts is an annual showcase of creativity, innovation and collaboration, featuring performers and artists from across the university. Highlights of the ...

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  • Creative Clash

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: Seneff Arts Plaza: Seneff Arts Plaza

    Teams of artists armed with black markers race against the clock to create large-format artwork. The theme will be announced seconds before the start of the event, so come cheer on the artists and help choose a winner at the end of the competition. The finished artworks will be displayed throughout the center for the duration of the festival. Awards ...

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  • Author Talk with Emily St. John Mandel

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: DeVos Family Room

    NEA Big Read at UCF presents award-winning author Emily St. John Mandel for a discussion of her post-apocalyptic novel Station Eleven lead by UCF faculty member, David James Poissant. Book signing to follow at 7 p.m. Emily St. John MandelEmily St. John Mandel is the author of four novels, most recently Station Eleven, which was a finalist for a National ...

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  • UCF Choral Concert: Building Bridges

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: Walt Disney Theater

    FREE with UCF I.D. or if 18 & under if reserved by April 5 at 5 p.m.! UCF choirs return with an eclectic program of music centered on the theme of building bridges. The program concludes with the Florida premiere of Lou Harrison’s La Koro Sutro, a setting in Esperanto of the Buddhist Heart Sutra for chorus and gamelan, a ...

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