Arts and Music
OP Collective, an exhibition that features the photography a group of four University of North Texas alumni who work as professional artists. The collective also will curate a concurrent exhibition of photography and video from students and alumni in the College of Visual Arts and Design.
The University of North Texas Department of Media Arts' 2016 Advanced Film Screening will be held at 6:30 p.m. on May 7 (Saturday). Nine Media Arts students' films will be screened in the University Union Lyceum, located at 1155 Union Circle, Denton.
The International Institute of Electroacoustic Music in Bourges – a French electronic music studio known for holding an annual music festival, international composition competitions and commissioning musicians to compose works – has donated their entire archive of digital music to the University of North Texas College of Music's Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia.
The feature film "Pale" will be screened at the University of North Texas' Lyceum Theater. "Pale" follows the journey of two sisters who were separated during a post-apocalyptic depression and their attempt to reunite in Texas.
Larry Austin, retired University of North Texas College of Music professor and famed composer, has donated his life's work to the college.
Students in the College of Visual Arts and Design at the University of North Texas will show off their work at the 56th annual Voertman Student Art Competition and Exhibition. Students gained practical hands-on experience in crafting and showcasing their masterpieces, which were judged by an experienced fine arts professional.
College of Music jazz students, faculty and ensembles have been honored by the national jazz and blues magazine "DownBeat"with a total of eight student music and outstanding performance awards.
A screening of "The Great Hanging," a documentary film exposing the largest mass execution by hanging in history, will debut to the public in Gainesville, Texas, the town where the tragic incident occurred.
Miroslav Penkov, a 2012-2013 IAA Faculty Fellow, will be reading excerpts from his recently published novel "Stork Mountain" and provide images and commentary from his time in Bulgaria researching for the book.