Arts and Culture

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


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


Both students are part of UB’s growing Asian languages programs.


We don’t have to spend two years at Walden Pond to appreciate the benefits of expressive autobiographical writing. But the practice isn’t always constructive and a new UB study looks at factors that might influence the benefits of expressive writing.


The University at Buffalo Department of Theatre and Dance presents William Shakespeare’s Hamlet with Guest Director Kate LoConti, March 9-11, 2018 in the Center for the Arts Drama Theatre, North Campus.  


The School of Architecture and Planning is taking Buffalo’s story of place — and its place within it — to the world as an invited exhibitor at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.


Zodiaque Dance Ensemble (ZDE) celebrates its 20 Anniversary with COOL HUNTING. Director Jeanne Fornarola’s COOL HUNTING looks at trends in action, in the pursuit of the cutting-edge trends and behaviors in specific groups of people.


The University at Buffalo Arts Collaboratory Healthcare Initiative welcomes visiting artist Jacqueline Donachie from Glasgow, Scotland for two free public film screenings on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 from 12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. and Thursday, March 1 from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Tickets are free and can be reserved on the Center for the Arts website.


More than 250 performers and volunteers will mark the arrival of the Chinese New Year with an afternoon-long celebration on Feb. 17 at the UB’s Center for the Arts.


As part of an ongoing review of graduate programs, the UB College of Arts and Sciences has announced a plan to strengthen the English department’s doctoral program and improve the program’s long-term competitiveness.


The UB Confucius Institute and the Chinese Club of Western New York will mark the arrival of the Chinese New Year with a diverse program celebrating Chinese culture on Feb. 17 at UB’s Center for the Arts.