Fine Arts

Arts education refers to education in the disciplines of music, dance, theatre, and visual arts.  Education in the arts is an integral part of developing each human.  In fact, many advocate that STEM does not truly pick up STEAM without the Arts!

Dancing Through Time: From the Cave to Krump

Dancing Through Time: From the Cave to Krump - FLC 602

This Learning Community will explore an array of ideas about the place of dance in our lives, exposing our class to a wide variety of dance works and the cultures they express. In this lecture-based FLC, we will learn about and attempt a range of dances from the Waltz to East Coast Swing, Ballet to Hip Hop. We will read about, think about, write about, and talk about dance as work, play, worship, and art.

Combines: DANC 105ENGL 102
Meets: TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Dane Smith Hall 231
TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Dane Smith Hall 231
CRN: 5001046982
Earth Arts: A Wild Way of Knowing

Earth Arts: A Wild Way of Knowing - FLC 623

Explore New Mexico’s beauty, grandeur, and fragility through the arts.  Learn how artists are creating community around common appreciation and concerns for the environment.  We’ll discover artists whose creative processes engage the natural environment in ways that make us see our own creative possibilities in the wild as well as in the urban jungle.  Assignments include field trips to site-specific earthworks to inspire the creation of earth artworks in small groups and individually.  We’ll learn how critical thinking is the key to unlocking your creative spirit.  In this seminar and your other UNM classes you will work with types of texts, lectures, exams and assignments that are new to you.  Your ENGL 101 class in this FLC will help you learn how to effectively work with and learn from these college level materials. 

Combines: FA 284ENGL 102
Meets: TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Mitchell Hall 108
TR 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Mitchell Hall 108
CRN: 5016350162
Porcelain Perspectives

Porcelain Perspectives - FLC 633

This Community is Full

“Porcelain Perspectives" is a “hands on” art studio experience that introduces you to the terms, concepts, historical and technical information that support creative development. The amazing properties of porcelain will be discovered through the techniques of hand building and throwing.  Glaze, oxidation, reduction and atmospheric firing are taught. Readings and lectures are included and guest artists will speak. You will view and research contemporary and historic porcelain images from ArtStor, galleries, and online resources. This learning laboratory environment will promote a life-long enjoyment of ceramics and its diverse reflections of human development, with an emphasis on the aesthetic and historic qualities porcelain possesses.  Your own porcelain creations will reflect an exciting studio experience in the UNM College of Fine Arts.

Combines: ENGL 101ARTS 168
Meets: TR 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Mitchell Hall 118
TR 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM
CRN: 5031650021
Acting I

Acting I - FLC 637

In this FLC, we will explore the basic fundamentals of acting through various exercises that will teach us improvisation and many theatre techniques.  We will develop our imaginative, physical and emotional skills as actors and dive into what it means to portray different characters.  In your English 101 course, the papers you write and discussions you have will reflect what you have learned in Theatre 130, and you will transfer you knowledge from one discipline to another.

Combines: ENGL 101THEA 130
Meets: TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Mitchell Hall 109
TR 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Mitchell Hall 109
CRN: 5000846983