Ongoing Exhibits

The UCI Institute and Museum for California Art (UCI IMCA) is a global magnet for the exhibition of, and research into, California art and its social and cultural framework. UCI IMCA offers the public, artists, art scholars, and the campus community a focal point for the exploration of California art, as a vital engine in the creative evolution of society and aesthetics in the United States and worldwide.

UCI IMCA consists of:

The Museum, which will house a succession of exhibitions selected from the collection and beyond. It will have both plein air and contemporary/modern art on display at all times. Outreach to area schools and other groups will be a regular feature.

The Institute, which will comprise a number of research centers, academic programs, and study centers.

"First Glimpse: Introducing The Buck Collection"
September 29, 2018 – January 5, 2019
UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts, University Art Gallery and Contemporary Arts Center Gallery
712 Arts Plaza, Irvine, CA 92697 (printable directions)
Admission is Free

New exhibition opens November 10th:
"Upon a Painted Ocean: An Ode to the California Coast"

Next Distinguished Speaker Series Event:
An Artist’s Glimpse: Billy Al Bengston November 13th @ 6pm