In the nearly 30 years he has served as director, Jeff Chapman has led UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture through three accreditation’s by the American Alliance of Museums, a Smithsonian affiliation, and a remarkable growth period that has seen the museum welcome thousands of students.
Body-cast sculptures. More than 5,000 handcrafted butterflies. A page-by-page illustration for a classic novel.
As the John C. Hodges Chair of Excellence in the UT Department of English, Professor Joy Harjo encouraged her students to pay attention to the details of life in order to develop the craft to speak and write with knowledge, compassion, and fluency.
UT has moved ahead five spots in the rankings of Master of Fine Arts acting programs, landing at 11th in the Hollywood Reporter’s annual list of top programs.
Recently acquired objects from the McClung Museum’s arts and culture collection—many of which have never before been displayed publicly—will be the focus of a new exhibition, Debut: Recent Acquisitions, opening at the museum on June 14.
Rana Abudayyeh, Robin Klehr Avia Professor of Interior Design in UT’s College of Architecture and Design, asks how architects respond to shifting perspectives of space, particularly for displaced people, in this age of hyperconnectivity.
The McClung Museum will unveil its interactive pop-up museum at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Circle Park.
The UT chapter of the American Institute of Architecture Students recently hosted a regional Maker Squad conference celebrating the maker culture at UT and in the city of Knoxville.
Clarence Brown Theatre has unveiled its nine-play lineup for the 2019–2020 season, beginning with Million Dollar Quartet on the theater’s mainstage starting August 28.
Students used recycled materials they collected to make sculptures for the sixth annual “The Art of Recycling,” exhibition, which runs through April 21 at the Knoxville Convention Center.
UT is one of only a few universities in the United States to offer specific certificate and degree programs for students who want to be music composers or music teachers, according to a recent article in the Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy.
For the second year, Rosalind Hackett, Distinguished Professor in the Humanities in UT’s Department of Religious Studies, will facilitate sessions at Big Ears Festival.