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January 29, 2024
A new art exhibition curated by Professor ShiPu Wang is reintroducing the diverse art of three California painters to a national audience by bringing representative works from each together for the first time. “Pictures of Belonging: Miki Hayakawa, Hisako Hibi, and Miné Okubo” will travel to five...
November 17, 2023
UC Merced UpstART invites the public to Bobby McFerrin and Merced Community Choirs in Concert at the Merced Theatre, Saturday, November 18 at 3:00 p.m. General Admission tickets to the November 18th performance are $10 and can be purchased at the Merced Theatre Box Office, Tuesday through Friday, 1...
November 7, 2023
UC Merced's UpstART, a faculty-directed arts organization, presents Quinteto Latino, the San Francisco Bay Area wind quintet, expanding the boundaries of classical music by performing works exclusively by Latinx composers. On Wednesday, November 8, at 7 p.m., Quinteto Latino will bring their music...
October 25, 2023
Professor Yehuda Sharim 's film entitled “El Ojo Comienza En La Mano,” which he calls a tribute to campesino histories in rural California told through the art of local farm worker and painter Rubén Sanchéz, will be featured at the Oscar-nominated International Film Festival in St. Louis in early...
May 10, 2023
For the 13th year, a children's opera takes the stage at UC Merced for the young and young at heart. The UC Merced Children's Opera presentation of "The Emperor's New Threads," a new take on a classic story, is open to schoolchildren and the general public as part of an effort to expose Merced...
May 9, 2023
At the end of May, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Gregg Camfield will step down after five years in the role and nearly a decade in executive leadership at UC Merced. He intends to take a year’s sabbatical then return in the role he held when he arrived on campus in 2007 – professor of 19th...
April 18, 2023
"Romeo and Juliet" is considered William Shakespeare's most famous romantic tragedy. But this Earth Day weekend, it will be transformed into a new production that will offer hope for the future of the environment. Shakespeare in Yosemite members have put in countless hours brainstorming, scripting...
April 13, 2023
Faculty members with the Global Arts Studies Program at UC Merced will present their fifth annual Faculty Concert on Sunday, April 23, 2023, at 3 p.m. at Merced College, 3600 M St. This concert is free to the public and features works from composers from around the world, including Pixinguinha,...
March 23, 2023
Downtown Merced is getting ready to rock out as Los Lobos make their way to town for a concert. UC Merced students, faculty, staff and the community are invited to enjoy the show at the Art Kamangar Center at the Merced Theatre on Friday, April 14. The American rock band hails from East Los Angeles...
March 1, 2023
Global Arts Studies Professor Yehuda Sharim ’s film “El Ojo Comienza en la Mano,” a documentary about a Central Valley farm worker who never gave up his love of painting, has been garnering awards and nominations around the world since it came out in 2022. The son of working-class agricultural...

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