Arts and Music

03/23/2017 - 8:19am

A University of North Texas symposium will explore one of the latest trends in technology – digital fabrication. The symposium, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 21 at Willis Library, includes panels and presentations, a morning professional development workshop for educators and a keynote speech by new media artist Laura Splan. 

03/21/2017 - 12:16pm

Students in the University of North Texas’ College of Visual Arts and Design will showcase their best work at the 57th Annual Voertman Competition April 1-15. Winners of cash prizes were announced on April 5.

03/21/2017 - 9:33am

Two students, four former students and two faculty members from the University of North TexasDepartment of Media Arts won awards from the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts.

03/10/2017 - 1:45pm

The University of North Texas College of Music’s Collegium Singers and Baroque Orchestra are taking their talents to Dallas to perform a rarely heard 1725 version of J.S. Bach’s St. John Passion. The performance isat 7 p.m. April 1 (Saturday) at the Church of the Incarnation, 3966 McKinney Ave., Dallas. The event is part of a partnership with the church that allows the College of Music to reach a Dallas audience.

03/08/2017 - 11:49am

Liss LaFleur of the University of North Texas will discuss how two destabilizing elements – queerness and virtual reality – work together in a panel discussion at SXSW in Austin.

03/06/2017 - 12:01pm

Katie Hindmarch-Watson, assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University and cultural historian of the British Empire, will discuss queer mediators’ foundational role in early radio broadcasting of the BBC during a free lecture at the University of North Texas March 23.

03/06/2017 - 11:21am

When Byrd Williams owned a hardware shop in Gainesville in the 1890s, he wanted to sell postcards that didn’t depict overseas locales. So he bought a postcard camera and began taking pictures all across Texas.

That was the beginning of thousands of photographs that make up the Byrd Williams Family Collection– a selection of which will be shown in Proof: Photographs from Four Generations of a Texas Family, running from April 14 (Friday) to May 13 (Monday) at UNT on the Square. The opening reception is from 3 to 5 p.m. April 23 (Sunday). 

03/01/2017 - 8:43am

UNT’s College of Music and the All-American College Band share a strong bond. No other university in the country has had more students chosen to participate in the Disneyland college band, which began in 1971.

02/28/2017 - 3:56pm

UNT on the Square and the University of North Texas’ College of Music will feature a spring Thursday Night Music Series that runs from March 2 to May 4. The informal performances will feature different musical styles ranging from jazz to classical, as well as students and faculty from the UNT College of Music. 

02/28/2017 - 12:23pm

University of North Texas College of Music senior, Howard Dietz, won the Buffet Crampon and Julius Keilwerth Saxophone Idol competition and Yamaha Young Performing Artists Program award for saxophone.