Events

2nd Annual STEAM Educators Luncheon
December 2, 2017 - 11:00am
Saturday, December 2, 2017 11am-4pm $10 admission (covers lunch and materials, excludes parking)   Designed for youth educators, program directors, and community outreach coordinators in Southern California, this annual luncheon showcases examples of STEAM-based programs and research happening at UCI, strategies for incorporating STEAM concepts into the K-12 classroom, and includes discussions about STEAM-based research with professionals in the field. Attendees will be treated to a curator-led walkthrough of the Beall Center for Art + Technology's current exhibition – "...
David Bowen / infrared drawing device, 2003 / four infrared sensors, charcoal, aluminum, wire, plastic, electronics / dimensions variable
LASER Talk: Drawn from a Score
October 9, 2017 - 5:30pm
Monday, October 9, 2017 5:30-7:30pm FREE admission and parking   Location: UCI Applied Innovation 5141 California Ave., Suite #250 Irvine, CA 92697 This conversation will address how artists, programmers, innovators, and musicians are inspired by the idea of scores, and the various interpretations of scored compositions, improvisation, and/or patterns. The Beall Center for Art + Technology’s related exhibition – "Drawn from a Score" – presents a historical survey of artworks inspired by this practice. Speakers will be recruited from the departments of Music,...
LASER Talk: Assessing STEAM Education
July 10, 2017 - 5:30pm
Monday, July 10, 5:30-7:30pm The COVE at UCI Applied Innovation 5141 California Ave., Suite #250 Irvine, CA 92617 FREE admission and parking with registration   With the increased focus on STEAM education (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics), how are current K-12 and collegiate students processing ideas about creativity, collaboration, interdisciplinary study, and innovative careers? Under the guidance of Ph.D. researcher and UC Irvine faculty member, Viet Vu, this discussion will address the many perspectives about the impact of STEAM education...
Summer Closure
May 14, 2017 - 8:00am
The Beall Center will be closed to the public for the summer May 14 - October 6, 2017. Administrative offices will be open, and can be reached at 949-824-6206 / beallcenter@uci.edu. The exhibition season will resume with the opening reception for Drawn from a Score on Saturday, October 7, 2017 - from 2-5pm. For more information about this group exhibition, please visit the dedicated exhibition page, or call 949-824-6206.   In the interim, the gallery will run its annual STEAM Summer Camps for children in Coding + Design (ages 8-12) and Expressive Robotics (...
Free Performance by Laetitia Sonami
May 11, 2017 - 8:00pm
Thursday, May 11, 2017 8pm Music and Media, 218   The Beall Center for Art + Technology and the Gassman Studio present a free performance by contemporary artist, Laetitia Sonami. Also featured in the Beall Center's current exhibition, Masculine <-> Feminine (closing May 13, 2017), Laetitia Sonami will showcase her sensory, compositional, and computational work in Room 218 of the Music and Media Building at 8pm on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Composer, performer, and sound installation artist Laetitia Sonami was born in France and settled in the United States in 1975...

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