Fine Arts Celebration

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The 12th annual festival of the fine arts featuring the creative works from the
Fine Arts and Communication, English, and Creative Writing

Note:  The events listed here supercede the printed poster, flyer and press release.  Please check here for the latest updates to the calendar.  Additional general information is listed at the bottom of this page.
 
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC UNLESS NOTED.

ON-GOING EVENTS

April 5 - 13 SMSU Art Faculty Exhibition, Whipple Gallery, BA 291
April 16 - 30 Art Exhibition by Graduating Senior Art Majors, Whipple Gallery, BA 291

EVENTS

Thursday, March 22
Drama Club The Last Five Years, Black Box Theatre, FA 112, 7:30 p.m., Admission
Friday, March 23
Drama Club The Last Five Years, Black Box Theatre, FA 112, 7:30 p.m., Admission
Saturday, March 24
Music Spring Sing, First Lutheran Church, 2 p.m.
Drama Club The Last Five Years, Black Box Theatre, FA 112, 7:30 p.m., Admission
Sunday, March 25
Drama Club The Last Five Years, Black Box Theatre, FA 112, 2 p.m., Admission
Monday, March 26
All-City Jazz Festival with the SMSU Jazz Ensemble, SCCPA, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, March 27
Michon Weeks, Artist Presentation, CH 201, Noon - 1 p.m.
Tuesday, April 3
Forensics Showcase, Multimedia Production Facility, BA 173, Noon - 1:15 p.m. NOTE: Postponed due to snowstorm.
Videofest, Multimedia Production Facility, BA 173, 3 - 4 p.m.  NOTE:  Postponed due to snowstorm.
Wednesday, April 4
Music Student Recital, Whipple Gallery, BA 291, 1:30 p.m.
Art Faculty Exhibition Opening Reception, Whipple Gallery, BA 291, 4 - 5 p.m.  NOTE: Rescheduled for Wed, 4/11.
Thursday, April 5
Learning the Sociological Perspectives through Song and Art, BA 161, Noon - 1 p.m.
Judy Wilson & Nick White: A Double Down Reading, Whipple Gallery, BA 291, 3 - 4 p.m.
Saturday, April 7
Junior Voice Recital: Margaret Wolverton, First Lutheran Church, 2 - 3 p.m.
Senior Voice Recital: Taylor Engel, Location & Time TBA
Tuesday, April 10
Southwest Minnesota Orchestra Annual Children's Concert: The Adventures of Squiggle T. Buglet in The Musical Forest, SCCPA, 10 a.m. & 1 p.m., Admission
Theatre in conjunction with National Library Week, Read Me a Book: Beloved Stories from My Childhood, Whipple Gallery, BA 291, Noon; Marshall-Lyon County Library, 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 11
Forensics in conjunction with National Library Week, Speaking Volumes: An Homage to Literature, Whipple Gallery, BA 291, Noon - 1 p.m.
Music Student Recital, Fine Arts Theatre, 1:30 p.m.
Art Faculty Exhibition Opening Reception, Whipple Gallery, BA 291, 4 - 6 p.m. Note: Rescheduled event from 4/4.
Thursday, April 12
Music in conjunction with National Library Week, Coffee and Cabaret, Anna Degraff with John Ward, accompanist, Whipple Gallery, BA 291, Noon - 1 p.m.
SMSU Men's Glee Club & Bella Voce, Music of the Spheres, First Lutheran Church, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Theatre, The Awesome 80s Prom, Conference Center Lower Level, 7:30 p.m., Admission
Friday, April 13
Theatre, The Awesome 80s Prom, Conference Center Lower Level, 7:30 p.m., Admission
Saturday, April 14
Senior Voice and Guitar Recital: Noah Anderson, Black Box Theatre, FA 112, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Theatre, The Awesome 80s Prom, Conference Center Lower Level, 7:30 p.m., Admission
Sunday, April 15
Senior Composition Recital: Paul Schell, Location & Time TBA
Monday, April 16
Whipple Scholarship Reception, Whipple Gallery, BA 291, Noon - 1:15 p.m.
Communication Studies Senior Seminar Presentations, CH 219, 2:30 - 5 p.m.
Neil Smith and Danny Gardner, The Obama Inheritance: Fifteen Stories of Conspiracy Noir, Marshall-Lyon County Library, Noon; SMSU, CH 201, 7 p.m.
SMSU Jazz Ensemble, Fine Arts Theatre, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 17
SMSU Chorale, Raising Sparks: Voices from the Margins, First Lutheran Church, 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 18
Perceptions Reading, Whipple Gallery, BA 291, Noon - 1 p.m.
Music Student Recital, Fine Arts Theatre, 1:30 p.m.
Student Academy Awards, Black Box Theatre, FA 112, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 19
SMSU/Community Concert Band, Spring Concert, Fine Arts Theatre, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Theatre, The Awesome 80s Prom, Conference Center Lower Level, 7:30 p.m., Admission
Friday, April 20
Senior Art Student Review, Whipple Gallery, BA 291, Noon - 1 p.m.
Theatre, The Awesome 80s Prom, Conference Center Lower Level, 7:30 p.m., Admission
Saturday, April 21
SMSU Graduating Senior Art Exhibition Opening Reception, Whipple Gallery, BA 291, 2 - 4 p.m.
Theatre All-Alumni Weekend Activities, Locations & Times, TBA
Theatre, The Awesome 80s Prom, Conference Center Lower Level, 7:30 p.m., Admission
Sunday, April 22
Theatre All-Alumni Weekend Activities, Locations & Times TBA
Theatre, The Awesome 80s Prom, Conference Center Lower Level, 2 p.m., Admission
Monday, April 23
SMSU's 50th Anniversary: A Celebration of Southwest Stories, Dinner and Program, Conference Center Upper Level, 6:30 p.m., Admission.  Info at www.SMSU.edu/50
Theatre 1960s Fashion Show, Marshall-Lyon County Library, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 24
Poetry of Presence Book Reading, Professor Marianne Zarzana and Creative Writing Students: Hailey Bieber, Sariah Cheadle, Levi Hedman, Grant Kleiman, Selina McCool-Kamstra, Whipple Gallery, BA 291, 3 - 4:15 p.m.
9th Annual Fashion Runway, Fine Arts Theatre Lobby, 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 25
Susan McLean: New Poems, Whipple Gallery, BA 291, Noon - 1 p.m.
Music Student Recital, Fine Arts Theatre, 1:30 p.m.
Drama Club, 11th Annual Playwriting Festival, Black Box Theatre, FA 112, 7:30 - 9 p.m.
Thursday, April 26
SMSU Mustang Ovation: A Salute to Academic Success, Distinctiveness, and Meaningful Engagement, Conference Center Upper Level, 5 - 7 p.m.
Friday, April 27
Senior Art Student Review, Whipple Gallery, BA 291, Noon - 1 p.m.
Theatre Directing Class Scene Showcase, Black Box Theatre, FA 112, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 1
Southwest Minnesota Orchestra Concert, A Celebration of SMSU's 50th Anniversary, SCCPA, 7:30 p.m., Admission

General Information
All events are free and open to the public unless noted.  For more information, call the Fine Arts and Communication office at (507) 537-7103, or email Diana.Holmes@smsu.edu.

Tune in to Marshall Radio for weather-related announcements.

ADA/Section 504:  Individuals with a disability who need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please call the SMSU Office of Communications & Marketing at 1-800-642-0684, or the Minnesota Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529.  Please allow 5-7 days advance notice to schedule the accommodation. 

Directions / Event Locations / Parking
Generally, parking is available without a permit anywhere on campus after 4:30 p.m., except in specified parking areas.  If you are visiting the campus during the day for a fine arts event, call the department office, or Security at (507) 537-7252, for parking updates.  We will coordinate free parking for events upon request.

To find event locations, or an adjacent parking lot, visit our Interactive Campus Map.  Scroll down on the campus map to check the areas you wish to locate on campus.

On-Campus Locations
BA - Bellows Academic
CC - Conference Center (with circular drive, located next to the Student Center)
CH - Charter Hall
FA - Fine Arts
IL - Individualized Learning Building
SC - Student Center

Off-Campus Locations
First Lutheran Church, 100 Church St, Marshall
Marshall-Lyon County Library, 205 C S, Marshall
SCCPA: The Schwan Community Center for the Performing Arts at Marshall Senior High School, 400 Tiger Dr

Thank you for your interest and support of the Fine Arts!

Last Modified: 5/8/18 9:14 AM