Watch and Listen
  • Laura Knott, an expert on art and art exhibitions, talks about the growth of Art Basel Miami Beach and the emergence of art fairs and cultural tourism as an artistic and economic phenomenon in this Center for the Humanities podcast of a lecture at the Lowe Art Museum in November 2012.
  • A 1,600 volume collection at UM Libraries sheds light on the surprisingly serious pursuits of legendary comic actor Jackie Gleason.
  • University of Miami librarian William Jacobs provides a behind-the-scenes look at the UM Libraries’ graphic novel collection.
  • The Myrna and Sheldon Palley Pavilion for Contemporary Glass and Studio Arts at the Lowe Art Museum features a stunning collection of contemporary masterpieces in glass, ceramics, and fiber art.
  • The Frost School of Music’s annual Festival Miami is a magnificent celebration of musical artistry in multiple genres.
  • Celebrated animal rights advocate Temple Grandin, who visits UM in January, shares her distinctive way of thinking in this TED talk.
  • Environmental artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, whose work will be highlighted in a Lowe Art Museum exhibition that opens November 9, spent more than four decades making art together.
  • Artist Stephen Knapp, whose work will be on display in a Lowe Art Museum exhibit that opens January 26, 2013, discusses the inspiration and techniques behind his shimmering creations.
  • This intense drama about a Haitian-American family screens at the University of Miami Newman Alumni Center on October 11, 2012, 6:30 p.m. The screening is followed by a discussion with director Kervans Barthelmy.
  • A dazzling array of theatre directors and acting troupes joined forces in Fall 2012 with the UM Department of Theatre Arts to bring the dark comedies of Virgilio Piñera to life during the centenary of the Cuban playwright's birth.