The Alcalde honored Charles Carson, associate professor of musicology in the Butler School of Music, in their Texas Ten list of outstanding university faculty. The honorees are selected from alumni nominations and narrowed down by the alumni magazine.
College of Fine Arts News
This summer, the Fine Arts Library will continue to transform its spaces to serve the needs of students in the College of Fine Arts and across the university. This month, contractors will demolish the book stacks and internal walls of the fourth floor of the Fine Arts Library to create large classrooms with adaptable technologies, a high-tech teaching lab, dedicated design studios, a state-of-the-art audio studio, seminar rooms and faculty offices for the Center for Arts and Entertainment Technologies and the Center for Integrated Design.
A group of Art Education graduate students traveled to Guatemala to participate in community art-making as part of Easter Holy Week celebrations.
After more than a year, the Department of Art and Art History celebrated the completed renovation of its digital photography lab thanks to a donation from the Goyanes Family Foundation.
The College of Fine Arts will recognize three undergraduate students for excellence during their time at UT Austin.
Victoria Marquez came to UT with a love of painting murals. She collaborated with the Butler School of Music to create an abstract mural that pushes her own art skills while also beautifying the music building.
As proposed budgets threaten to cut all federal funding for the National Endowment of the Arts, the Austin Chronicle looks at what impact this could have in Austin. Francie Ostrower, professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance and LBJ School of Public Affairs, provides insight into how this federal funding filters down to states and local arts organizations.
The Blanton Museum of Art re-opened its doors on Feb. 12 to a completely reimagined presentation of its galleries and permanent collection. The ancient American and Latin American galleries now include items from the Art and Art History Collection on loan from the Department of Art and Art History.
Theatre and Dance alumnus J. Quinton Johnson is currently playing "Hercules Mulligan/James Madison" in the smash-hit Hamilton on Broadway. The Austin Chronicle sat down with Johnson to discuss his role in Hamilton and his Austin roots.
Doreen Lorenzo, director of the Center for Integrated Design, spoke with The Daily Texan about new courses being offered through the Bridging Disciplines Program.