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2022 Fine Arts Celebration

Events and Schedules

The 16th annual Festival of the Fine Arts featuring the creative works from the
Fine Arts and Communication Department and the Creative Writing Program.  There is a combination of live and virtual events.  Click on the department below for a full listing of events.

Art and Design

  • Graduating Senior Art Exhibition
    April 19 - May 3 in the William Whipple Gallery (SMSU BA 291)

Communication Studies

  •  "Type Change" an exhibition of posters designed around the theme of Social Justice
    May 3 - August in the William Whipple Gallery (SMSU BA 291)

Creative Writing

  • Perceptions:  Thursday, April 28, 2022.  William Whipple Gallery (SMSU BA 291) from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Music

  • "Women in Jazz" Guest Artist Discussion with Allison Miller
    March 29th from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in the SMSU Fine Arts Theatre 
    Links to Lecture and Concert with Allison Miller available online through May 3, 2022.  To wach click on the links below:
    Lecture Part 1: Click Here
    Lecture Part 2: Click Here
  • SMSU Jazz Ensemble with guest drummer, Allison Miller
    March 29th from 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. in the SMSU Fine Arts Theatre
  • Southwest Minnesota Orchestra "Children's Concert"
    April 5th from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. at The Schwan Community Center for the Performing Arts (Marshall High School)
  • Southwest Minnesota Orchestra
    "50th Anniversary-Beethoven Festival" with guest pianist, Horacio Nuguid
    April 5th from 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. at The Schwan Community Center for the Performing Arts (Marshall High School) 
    Tickets $12 for adults, $5 for students, $25 family maximum
  • SMSU Student Recitals
    April 6th from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. in the SMSU Fine Arts Theatre
  • SMSU Glee Club and Alta Voce "The Hand of Fate"
    April 12 from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, Marshall
  • Faculty New Work
    April 14 at 12:00 p.m. in Fine ARts 132
    "Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto and Orpheus Mythos" A Faculty New Work Colloquium, Dr. Daniel Rieppel
    Link to Lecture and Performance: Click Here
  • SMSU Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert
    April 18th from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. in the SMSU Fine Arts Theatre
    Link to the Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert: Click Here
  • SMSU Chorale "Memento Mori" with guests Stephen Hamilton and Brittany Rudoi
    April 19th from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, Marshall
  • SMSU Student Recital
    April 20th from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. in the SMSU Fine Arts Theatre
  • SMSU, Community Concert Band & Symphonic Chamber Winds
    "We Can Do It: A Celebration of Women Composers"
    April 25th from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. in the SMSU Fine Arts Theatre
    To watch a recording of the "We can Do it: A Celebration of Women Composers" concert: Click Here
  • SMSU Student Recital
  • Senior Recital  Alexis Christensen, flue
    April 28th at 7:00 p.m.  First Lutheran Church, Marshall
    April 27th from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. in the SMSU Fine Arts Theatre
  • Southwest Minnesota Orchestra "50th Anniversary - Beethoven Festival"
    May 1st from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. in the SMSU Fine Arts Theatre
    Tickets $12 for adults, $5 for students, $25 family maximum 

Theatre

  • "Telling Women's Stories" Art Exhibit
    March 22th - April 19th in the William Whipple Gallery (SMSU BA 291)
  • The Cherry Orchard
    April 4th - 9th at 7:30 p.m. 
    April 10th at 2:00 p.m.
    theatre cherry orchard bulletin
  • "150 Years of Marshall:  Celebrating Our Sesquicentennial"
    April 5th at 12:00 p.m. in the William Whipple Gallery (SMSU BA 291)
    Presented as part of the 150th Anniversary of Marshall, MN and National Library Wee. 
    ***Also presented at the Marshall County Library* April 12th at 6:30 p.m.
  • Fashion Runway
    Tuesday, April 19th at 12:00 p.m.  Located in the Black Box Theatre at SMSU
  • "Here Comes the Bride: The History of the Wedding Dress" by Sheila Tabaka
    April 26th at 12:30 p.m. in the William Whipple Gallery (SMSU BA 291)
    ***Also presented at the Marshall Lyon Coupnty Library* April 26th at 6:30 p.m.
  • Guest Theatre Troupe: National Players touring production of A Raisin in the Sun
    April 28th at 7:00 p.m. in the SMSU Fine Arts Theatre
  • Directing Scenes Showcase
    May 3rd from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. in the SMSU Black Box Theatre

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 Pamela.Hess@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!

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