Arts & Culture
An artist talks to students.

Visiting artist Carrie Mae Weems inspires students

UNC Greensboro’s School of Art is a place where students absorb substantial art history and hone their craft, through the BA, BFA, and MFA programs,… Read More >

Image of artist and alumnus Sharif Bey in his studio.

Alumnus art on display at Renwick Gallery

“All of it.” That was the curator’s answer when Sharif Bey MFA ’00 asked which of his works the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American… Read More >

Opera scene on stage

Opera brings fifth-grader’s page to stage

This week, a fifth grader from Monticello-Brown Summit Elementary, Nevaeh White, had a life-changing experience. She saw a story she had written, “The Showdown,” turned… Read More >

Portrait of Audra McDonald

Tickets remain for University Concert & Lecture Series

Tickets are still available for upcoming University Concert & Lecture Series (UCLS) performances by award-winning singer and actress Audra McDonald and the renowned Mark Morris… Read More >

Photo of musicians performing

Faculty music tells stories of Latina immigrants

For UNCG musicology lecturer Dr. Lorena Guillén, the beauty and power of speech goes beyond the semantic. Where one might hear simple conversation, Guillén hears… Read More >

Artwork from Andy Warhol

Weatherspoon features Andy Warhol

What was social media before social media? Decades before the dawn of Facebook, Friendster, or even email, an artist from an Eastern European immigrant family… Read More >

6 book covers

Spartan gifts by faculty and alumni

The gift-giving season is now in swing, and UNC Greensboro has plenty to offer. From new music and novels to gripping poetry to a book… Read More >

Portrait of John Locke

Director of Bands John R. Locke conducts final concert at UNCG

Director of Bands John R. Locke knows exactly why he came to UNC Greensboro. “I know I’ve had a few moments when I’ve stood on… Read More >

Three people stand with a downtown building

A view of Greensboro preservation: Filmmaker captures history

Greensboro’s old Cascade Saloon. The downtown building stands beside the railroad tracks and has an odd shape, not exactly rectangular and yet not triangular. It… Read More >

Portrait of Ann Hamilton

UNCG welcomes three artists to campus this week

Update: Due to Hurricane Michael, the artist talk with Ann Hamilton on Thursday has been cancelled. The University is working to reschedule the lecture for… Read More >

Alumna Kelly Link wins 2018 MacArthur ‘genius grant’

UNC Greensboro alumna Kelly Link ’95 MFA has been named a 2018 MacArthur Fellow. The prestigious MacArthur Fellowship – known as the ‘genius grant’– is… Read More >

Dancers in studio

Leaps and bounds: New dance studios in former Rosenthal Pool

Since dance programs first began at Woman’s College in 1957, they have lived in the Rosenthal wing of the Coleman Building, once called Rosenthal Gymnasium…. Read More >