Arts and Music

12/13/2017 - 8:58am

The National Association of Schools of Art and Design has named Greg Watts, dean of the University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design, as their accreditation commission chair and a member of the executive committee and board of directors. NASAD is an organization of more than 360 accredited educational institutions that establishes national standards for art and design undergraduate and graduate degrees.

11/30/2017 - 2:53pm

University of North Texas faculty and alumni are part of projects that have received nominations in 10 categories for the 60th annual Recording Academy Grammy Awards. Nominations, which include UNT alumna Maren Morris, who was nominated this year in the Best Country Solo Performance category for “I Could Use a Love Song,” were announced on Nov. 28.

11/27/2017 - 9:56am

The University of North Texas’ Texas Fashion Collection is part of a new exhibition that forms a link between high fashion and British art.

“On Bodies: Highlights from The Goss-Michael Foundation and the UNT Texas Fashion Collection” will run through Feb. 2 (Friday) at the Goss-Michael Foundation in Dallas.

11/20/2017 - 10:37am

The annual College of Visual Arts and Design Faculty and Staff Exhibition will give students and the greater Denton community a close look at the creative processes of teachers at the University of North Texas.

The exhibition will run until Dec. 13 (Wednesday) at UNT on the Square.

11/20/2017 - 10:19am

‘Tis the season for the University of North Texas College of Music to ring in the holidays with UNT Sounds of the HolidaysTUBACHRISTMAS and a special holiday performance of Handel’s “Messiah” by the Baroque Orchestra and Collegium Singers.

11/16/2017 - 9:26am

The New Choreographers Concert will feature performances on tough topics from the Department of Dance and Theatre at the University of North Texas. The show runs 8 p.m. Dec. 1-2 (Friday-Saturday) and 2 p.m. Dec. 3 (Sunday) at the University Theater inside the Radio, Television, Film and Performing Arts Building.

10/31/2017 - 7:50am

In the photograph “Insight,” the eye of University of North Texas graduate student Trinity Kai peers from a bundle of fabric, looking straight at the viewer. That photo represents many things to Kai. It touches upon her philosophy of life. It was shot from a lensless camera that she prefers for its craftsmanship. And it won her the $20,000 grand prize from the VSA Emerging Young Artists Competition, a contest devoted to people with disabilities.

10/24/2017 - 9:47am

“The Crucible” takes place during the 1600s, but the subject matter is just as relevant today.

The University of North Texas’ Department of Dance and Theatre will present Arthur Miller’s classic play at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9-11 (Thursday-Saturday) and 2 p.m. Nov. 11-12 (Saturday-Sunday) at the University Theater, in the Radio, Television, Film and Performing Arts Building. 

10/17/2017 - 12:52pm

The University of North Texas announced today that it will receive the largest bequest in its history from the estate of Paul R. Voertman, the former owner of Denton’s iconic Voertman’s Bookstore and a local patron of art and music. Voertman died June 21, 2017, at the age of 88.

10/17/2017 - 8:51am

Jonathan Eaton, the new Margot and Bill Winspear Chair in Opera Studies, has had a successful career – directing performances both nationally and internationally for some of the most prestigious opera companies. From Dallas, to Chicago, to New York, San Francisco and San Diego, overseas to Britain, Germany, the Netherlands and France, this international opera director has spread his talents around the world. Now he’s bringing his unique perspective to the UNT College of Music to enrich North Texas with his operatic vision.