Arts and Music
Professor Kevin Tavin from Aalto University in Finland will discuss the future of art education at 6 p.m. Feb. 6 (Monday) at the University of North Texas as part of the D. Jack Davis Endowed Lecture in Art Education, which was established to honor UNT Professor Emeritus D. Jack Davis.
The newest exhibition at UNT on the Square features four different artists from three continents who create works together from unique materials.
Collaborate4, running March 10 (Friday) – April 8 (Saturday), will bring in artists who have combined their skills in enameling, jewelry-making, metalsmithing, painting, printmaking and sculpture.
College of Music jazz saxophone professor Brad Leali brings back his popular Black History Month concert, Gospel Meets Jazz, this year at the University of North Texas for the fourth time.
University of North Texas alumna and multi-faceted performer Shara Nova, known as My Brightest Diamond, will return to campus Feb. 15 (Wednesday) for the Fine Arts Series.
University of North Texas officials will break ground at 1 p.m. Jan. 24 (Tuesday) on a new four-story, 128,354-square-foot addition for the College of Visual Arts and Design, bringing many of its programs together in one place.
Dancers at the University of North Texas will show off innovative choreography from guest artist William “Bill” Evans and their teachers at the Faculty Dance Concert.
A new exhibition will highlight the works of retiring University of North Texas associate professor Jerry Austin in ceramics – a field that he likes for the challenges of the medium. Currents: A Survey of Recent Works will run from Feb. 8 (Wednesday) to March 4 (Friday) at UNT on the Square. The reception will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Feb. 9 (Thursday).
An exhibition opening Jan. 23 at UNT on the Square will feature thought-provoking pieces about Fort Worth artist Christopher Blay’s reaction to police violence against African-American men in which a fictional character time travels to try to produce a different outcome.
An internationally recognized musician and jazz studies professor at the University of North Texas has been inducted into the Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame.