Department of Arts and Culture – DAC

 The Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) aims to promote art and culture through teaching, research, outreach and production activities, seeking the full development of the human being, the enhancement of the quality of life and the transformation of society.

      DAC´s responsibilities are:

  • promote art in all its languages and forms;
  • plan, foster, produce, organize and coordinate the artistic and cultural activities developed by the department’s various sectors: visual arts, cinema, music, theater and art education;
  • promote interdisciplinary, interdepartmental and interinstitutional actions;
  • encourage the rescue, preservation and dissemination of the various artistic expressions of the local and regional cultures;
  • build a critical audience and train human resources through art and art education projects developed on a regular basis;
  • manage the cultural spaces at UFSC: theater, igrejinha [little church], acoustic schell, art gallery, Rectorate Building Hall (exhibition area) and others that may be created for artistic purposes;
  • perform other activities pertaining to the area or that may be delegated by a competent authority.

 AREAS OF ACTION

 Art Education, Visual Arts, Cinema, Dance*, Music and Theatre

 (*) currently suspended

CULTURAL VENUES

UFSC Igrejinha [little church], Acoustic Shell, Rectorate Building Hall (exhibition area), Art Gallery and Casa do Divino.

 DAC occupies the architectural ensemble of Trindade neighborhood’s old church, which includes the Igrejinha, with a music auditorium; the Theater, with a concert hall; and the Casa do Divino, with space for workshops. It also manages the Art Gallery, located at the Centro de Convivência; a part of the Rectorate Building Hall, used for cultural exhibitions, and the Acoustic Shell, located at the campus central square.

Coordinator: clovis.werner@ufsc.br

Phone: +55 (48) 3721-3853

E-mail: dac@contato.ufsc.br

Website: www.dac.ufsc.br