UC Emeriti Association hosts Spring Arts Festival
March 2 festival to feature talents of UC and local artists and raise money for scholarships
The University of Cincinnati Emeriti Association is hosting its second annual Spring Arts Festival, 1-5 p.m., March 2. The festival will showcase the artistic and musical talents of UC students, faculty, alumni and local community members.
The Spring Arts Festival will be held in the College of Design Art, Architecture and Planning’s (DAAP) Grand Staircase and feature UC emeriti, faculty, alumni and students from DAAP and the College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), as well as invited artists and musicians.
Performing artists and groups include:
- Elizabth Kiscaden, UC Libraries dean
- Charlie Moomaw, UC alum
- Seven Hills Symphony
- New Horizon Orchestra
Artwork, including paintings, photography, fiber art, sculpture and jewelry will be on display and a silent auction will be held featuring artwork donated by artists. Proceeds raised from the auction will benefit the UC Emeriti Association’s Scholarship for underrepresented Gen-1 students.
The event is free and open to the public.
DAAP Reed Gallery show
Throughout February and March, DAAP’s Reed Gallery is hosting a curated artshow featuring art by UC faculty and emeriti. The show celebrates the talents of faculty from all disciplines and each of UC's colleges.
Reed Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday -Thursday, and the gallery will be open during the March 2 Spring Arts Festival.