Chapman University is one of 70 institutions in Southern California participating in Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, an initiative of the Getty in which arts institutions across Southern California will join together to explore the vast subject of Latin American and Latino Art in dialogue with Los Angeles this fall. Chapman is one of only four
It took time, creativity, elbow grease and generous amounts of help. But the 1888 Center, a nonprofit cultural and literary arts center founded by Kevin Staniec ’01, has made a home all its own in Old Towne Orange. Since 2015, the cultural center has hosted a variety of literary programs and author talks in libraries,
Maria (Zornes) and Hal Baker, the daughter and son-in-law of acclaimed California artist Milford Zornes (1908-2008), have donated a beautiful and mysterious Zornes portrait of a World War II nurse to the Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University. “Beautiful” because the charcoal portrait was created in Zornes’ signature dashing-yet-boldly delineated style. “Mysterious” because
Once again, the city of Salzburg, Austria, is alive with the winning sounds of a Chapman University vocalist. Milan McCray ’19 has won the prestigious Schloss Mirabell Vocal Competition in the historic city and setting for the legendary film The Sound of Music. As winner of the 2017 competition, McCray will perform works by Franz
Every July, singers, dancers and musicians from all around the world flock to the small Welsh town of Llangollen for the annual International Musical Eisteddfod, a six-day festival that celebrates musical competition, performance and international peace and friendship. The festival attracts around 4,000 performers competing in more than 20 competitions each summer. The festivities culminate
Playing alongside musicians from around the world was phenomenal. Eating crunchy crepes called marquesitas every day for more than two weeks was wonderful. But seeing audiences so moved by your performance that their eyes fill with tears?
Now that was something oboist Madison McGregor ’20 never imagined she would experience when she was selected to perform in the Opera Maya International Music Festival in Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula this spring.
They made elephant toothpaste. Moved like a river. Stirred up a batch of fake ice cream that actually looked delicious. What could those endeavors possibly have in common? They’re all recent adventures enjoyed by local elementary school students, thanks to a variety of community and civic engagement programs staffed by Chapman University students and faculty
For two days, improvisers of all ages, expertise and from places all around the world gathered together in Orange County to attend the inaugural Global Improvisation Initiative (GII) Symposium.
Chapman University graduate Tom Teller, BFA Film Production ’16 (MBA ’18), received the KCET Jack Larson Southern California Student Filmmaker Award for his short animated film HUM.
The performing arts have the power to draw us together, benefactor Daniel Temianka told the four current Temianka Violin Scholars at their year-end gathering May 13 in the Leatherby Libraries Henri Temianka Group Study Room. “That’s the purpose of artists, to connect us, isn’t it? ” said Temianka, son of Henri Temianka, the virtuoso violinist,