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Arts and culture enriches our campus and our lives. As we become increasingly aware of our cultural diversity on a regional, national and global scale, we turn to the creative arts for common ground. 

UVic hosts BC’s only stand-alone fine arts faculty. Our commitment to arts and culture programming, education and training makes this a natural place for students who want to explore and celebrate cultural differences and interactions.


Open Co-op position leads to theatre job

Co-op position leads to theatre job

When theatre student Logan Swain signed up for a co-op position with Theatre SKAM, he had no idea he'd soon be producing plays during a pandemic--or that it would lead to a permanent job.

Open Fine arts and the ocean

Fine arts and the ocean

MFA candidate Colton Hash and writing instructor Mark Leiren-Young apply oceans of knowledge and creative activities to reflect on emotional concerns of human impacts on the oceans.

Open Digital archaeology frames national art exhibition

Digital archaeology frames national art exhibition

A UVic librarian has paved the way for a major retrospective of a digital medium that flourished, and fell into obsolescence, at the dawn of the internet age. John Durno’s efforts to recover artworks...

Livestream learning opportunity

COVID restrictions closed UVic’s Phoenix Theatre last March. With a no-performance mandate and limited in-person classes, the Department of Theatre introduced a new learning stream.

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