Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Artist Village Time Capsule Collection
The Artist Village Time Capsule was buried on 8 April 2022 to celebrate the opening of Artist Village, a new student residence hall which opened in January 2022. The capsule contents were selected by a committee of staff and faculty from submissions from the campus community, and were chosen to reflect significant topics and themes from the 2021-22 school year. The materials in the collection include some duplicates of the time capsule's contents, as well as items that provide context. The collection will remain closed for research until the opening of the time capsule for the 100th Anniversary of UNCSA.
Office of the President/Chancellor Records: Vittorio Giannini
The collection consists of records produced by Vittorio Giannini, the first President of the North Carolina School of the Arts. Records span Giannini’s proposal for the school in 1962 to his death in 1966, with some records related to his tenure and estate added posthumously. Reports regarding NCSA’s opening, functioning, and budget are heavily represented. Correspondence from NCSA employees, the board of trustees, prospective staff and students, and various associations for the fine arts is also included.
Piedmont Chamber Orchestra Records
The collection is made up of materials produced by the Piedmont Chamber Orchestra, a professional affiliate of the North Carolina School of the Arts, from 1969-1983. It contains correspondence with potential tour hosts and sponsors, orchestra members, the Orchestra’s Board of Directors, and the NCSA Foundation. Also included are contracts, program offerings, public relations materials, financial reports, notes and meeting minutes, and tour planning information such as mileage and lodging records.
The Poster Collection consists of posters produced by each of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts' five schools, as well as those from all-school productions, international programs, special events, campus life, the Stevens Center, and professional affiliate organizations. Posters range in size and typically include text and graphics announcing performances and events related to the school.
Promotional Material Collection
The Promotional Material Collection consists of brochures, flyers, fact sheets, calendars, and other ephemera promoting the University of North Carolina School of the Arts student enrollment, summer programs, performances, student services, professional affiliates, and other related events and programs.
The Publications Collection comprises an assortment of informational and creative publications by University of North Carolina School of the Arts students, faculty, and staff. The contents are primarily directed towards members of the campus and alumni communities: student newspapers and magazines, campus and alumni newsletters and journals, faculty newsletters, residence life flyers, yearbooks, maps, and directories and manuals of students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
The Reports Collection consists of reports and proposals generated by the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and other related entities on topics such as the founding of the school, accreditation, long-range and annual planning, campus development, curriculum, partnerships, and fundraising, among others.
Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts Records
The Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts is a nonprofit organization established in 1993. Since its establishment, the Institute has funded a variety of local and national programs with the goal of strengthening the arts and supporting arts innovation. In the 2000s, the Institute narrowed its focus to programs directly benefitting UNCSA and its community of students, faculty, and alumni. The bulk of the collection is made up of project files from programs funded by the Institute including project proposals, budgets, progress reports, feedback, and marketing material. Also included are meeting materials, administrative files, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and audiovisual materials.