Arts and Culture

News about UB’s arts and humanities programs and related events. (see all topics)


Members of the media and the public are invited to an opening reception at Artpark from 4-6 p.m. May 7 to check out the project featuring 10 wooden structures designed and built by students in UB's freshman architecture studio.


The University at Buffalo Libraries and riverrun have established the riverrun Summer Research Program in the Poetry Collection, a new award that aims to advance the study of poetry in Western New York.


“BAND Against Bullying,” the annual competition to raise bullying awareness, will take place 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at the UB Center for the Arts on the North Campus.


Sarah Powell, a paleographer at the Folger Shakespeare Library, will conduct a daylong workshop on how to read and digitally encode 17th-century materials at a workshop to be held April 24.


Bracha L. Ettinger, whose celebrated pieces have made her among the most prominent visual artists in France and Israel, will present the first-ever museum exhibition of her work in the U.S. as part of her residency in the UB’s Creative Arts Institute.


Thinking critically about cities and the social mechanisms that underwrite them provides people with the power to influence the places where they live and work, according to a new book by a UB sociologist.


Farhad Ameri, an expert in design theory and ontology engineering, will deliver the keynote address for a workshop that seeks to advance the understanding of capabilities within information systems to be held April 20.


Lisa Robertson, an internationally renowned Canadian poet, feminist and essayist, will be the featured speaker for UB’s third annual Robert Creeley Lecture on Poetry and Poetics on April 12.

UB Department of Theatre and Dance 2017-2018 Season of Innovation presents: Zodiaque Dance Company
Countdown to Celebration 45 “5,6,7,8”
Directed by Kerry Ring and Jenna Del Monte
April 5 – 8, 2018

A colorful cast of presenters will address the ultimate theme — one familiar to all, but, at the same time, an endless source of curiosity.