UWF Department of Theatre presents Disney’s “Shakespeare in Love”

The University of West Florida Department of Theatre presents Shakespeare in Love based on the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, adapted for the stage by Lee Hall with music by Paddy Cunneen. Performances will be held Oct. 29-31 and Nov. 5-7 with shows at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. […]

Dr. Grier Williams School of Music presents John O’Conor, piano in concert

The University of West Florida and the Dr. Grier Williams School of Music invite you to join us for a special concert by John O’Conor, piano on Friday, October 15 at 7 p.m. The concert will be held in the Rolfs Music Hall at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts on the Pensacola campus. […]

Dr. Grier Williams School of Music presents the Symphonic Band in concert

The University of West Florida and the Dr. Grier Williams School of Music will present the Symphonic Band in concert on Thursday, October 14 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in the Mainstage Theatre at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts on the Pensacola campus. The Symphonic Band’s first concert of the […]

Dr. Grier Williams School of Music presents The Runge Strings Orchestra in concert

The University of West Florida and the Dr. Grier Williams School of Music will present the Runge Strings Orchestra in concert on Thursday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in the Music Hall at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts on the Pensacola campus. For their first performance of the […]

Dr. Grier Williams School of Music presents Old Christ Church Chamber Music Concert

The University of West Florida and the Dr. Grier Williams School of Music will present the UWF Chamber Music class in concert on Wednesday, October 6 at noon. The concert will be held at Old Christ Church in historic downtown Pensacola. The UWF Chamber Music Series at Old Christ Church is celebrating its 15th season.  […]

Dr. Grier Williams School of Music presents Jazz Ensemble & Combo in concert

The University of West Florida and the Dr. Grier Williams School of Music will present the Jazz Ensemble & Combo in concert on Wednesday, October 6 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in the Mainstage Theatre at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts on the Pensacola campus. The concert will have a […]

Couple’s love of music honored through gift in excess of $8.5 million to UWF

A historic gift to the University of West Florida from the late Dr. Herman and Valerie Rolfs through their estate will provide significant scholarships and resources for music students annually. The total value of the donation, which created the Dr. Grier Williams School of Music, and includes an Imperial Bösendorfer piano, is valued over $8.5 […]

UWF Historic Trust opens 9/11 exhibit ahead of 20th anniversary of terrorist attacks

An exhibit honoring victims lost and others impacted by the tragedy on Sept. 11, 2001 is now on display on the second floor of the Pensacola Museum of History. The University of West Florida Historic Trust curated the exhibit, 9/11 Remembered, which runs through January 2022, with items on loan from the 9/11 Memorial & […]

Process photos and final images of UWF resident artist Marzia Ransom's Black Lives Matter mural.

UWF students collaborate on Black Lives Matter mural project

The Kugelman Honors Program at the University of West Florida provided a group of students the opportunity to create history in the form of a public mural. Fifteen highly motivated and passionate students were selected to create the piece of art that serves as a collective response to the Black Lives Matter movement. The final […]

"Queering Spaces" is an exhibit that celebrates the history and current culture of the LGBTQ+ community in the city of Pensacola. The exhibit is displayed in the T.T. Wentworth Museum in downtown Pensacola.

UWF Historic Trust opens new exhibit celebrating local LGBTQ+ community

The University of West Florida Historic Trust announces the opening of “Queering Spaces: Celebrating Pensacola’s LGBTQ+ Community” on the second floor of the TT Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum. The exhibit will run through January 2022. “The UWF Historic Trust mission is to collect, preserve, interpret and share the history of all people in Northwest […]

Dr. Jamin Wells, assistant professor and director of the Public History Master’s Program, poses with his recent book, Shipwrecked: Coastal Disasters and the Making of the American Beach, at the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities offices on Nov. 24, 2020.

UWF faculty member wins award for book that examines transformation of American beach

Dr. Jamin Wells, assistant professor and director of the Public History Master’s Program at the University of West Florida, was recently named the winner of the 2020 John Lyman Award in the U.S. Maritime History category for his book, “Shipwrecked: Coastal Disasters and the Making of the American Beach.” The book, published in 2020, examines […]

Voices of Pensacola hosts new exhibit covering African American history

A new exhibit open now at the Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center in downtown Pensacola allows visitors to explore and teach the untaught history of America beginning in 1619 with the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in Jamestown, Virginia, on board a Dutch slave ship. “Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow” was […]