At 7:30 p.m. on April 23, historic Lovett Auditorium will be swinging with the sounds of the Murray State University Jazz Band and Jazz Orchestra’s Swing into Spring concert, accompanied by a live radio broadcast on 91.3 WKMS in the style of a show from a remote location in the 1930s or 1940s. Pictured is the Murray State University Jazz Orchestra.

Murray State University Jazz Band and Jazz Orchestra present Swing into Spring concert April 23

Concert open to the public at Lovett Auditorium and broadcast live on 91.3 WKMS MURRAY, Ky. — At 7:30 p.m. on April 23, historic Lovett Auditorium will be swinging with the sounds of the Murray State University Jazz Band and Jazz Orchestra’s Swing into Spring concert, accompanied by a live radio broadcast on 91.3 WKMS […]

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Murray State University celebrated the revitalization of a long-standing tradition with the opening of The Magic Silver Show: The Elena Diane Curris Juried Photography Exhibition currently on view through March 29 in the Clara M. Eagle Gallery.

The Magic Silver Show returns to Murray State

Exhibit features photography from local, national and world-renowned artists MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University celebrated the revitalization of a long-standing tradition with the opening of The Magic Silver Show: The Elena Diane Curris Juried Photography Exhibition currently on view through March 29 in the Clara M. Eagle Gallery. The Magic Silver Show, which began […]

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The Oakley Dining Room at Murray State University will open for business March 13. This pop-up restaurant is available each spring and is operated by the students in Murray State’s nutrition and dietetics program. The public is invited to experience the unique menus and recipes created by the students. Lunch is served every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. until May 3, excluding March 20 for spring break.

Murray State University students open pop-up restaurant for community

MURRAY, Ky. — The Oakley Dining Room at Murray State University will open for business March 13. This pop-up restaurant is available each spring and is operated by the students in Murray State’s nutrition and dietetics program. The public is invited to experience the unique menus and recipes created by the students. Lunch is served […]

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Pictured are administrators, faculty, staff and students representing Murray State University at this year’s Posters at the Capitol event.

Murray State University students share research during 2019 Posters at the Capitol

Murray State, serving as head university for program, featured research from 19 students accompanied by faculty mentors MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University students traveled to Frankfort on Feb. 21 to share research and creative activity with state legislators during the annual Posters at the Capitol event. For nearly 20 years, undergraduates have presented their […]

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Murray State Department of Art and Design to host The Magic Silver Show: The Elena Diane Curris Juried Photography Exhibition

MURRAY, Ky. — The Department of Art & Design and Murray State University Galleries present The Magic Silver Show: The Elena Diane Curris Juried Photography Exhibition, on view in the Clara M. Eagle Main Gallery from Feb. 27 through March 29. The Magic Silver Show is an open-theme exhibition that showcases the work of regional, […]

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The exterior of Pogue Library at night.

Archival archeologists rediscover the past in Pogue Library through Archives After Dark

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Department of English & Philosophy collaborated with University Libraries to bring students into Pogue Library for an in-depth tour of the archives and special collections in late September. It all began when Ashley Ireland, dean of University Libraries, and Dr. Carrie Jerrell, professor of English, wanted to do something […]

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Attendees during A Taste of the Arts 2018 bid on items during the auction.

Murray State celebrates the arts during A Taste of the Arts 2018

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University recently celebrated the 10th annual A Taste of the Arts dinner and auction, bringing together friends and alumni for an evening of giving back to art, music and theatre students. During the event, which was sponsored by FNB Bank, guests enjoyed fine dining and entertainment on the stage of historic Lovett Auditorium. […]

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Six students pose on stage while rehearsing a scene.

Murray State to present ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Department of Global Languages & Theatre Arts presents “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” with performances Nov. 15–18. The show will be presented in the Robert E. Johnson Theatre in the Price Doyle Fine Arts Building. Shows run Nov. 15–17 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 18 at 2:30 p.m. The […]

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Pictured is “Barrette no. 2” by Murphy-Price.

Patricia L. Summerville Lecture Series to welcome Althea Murphy-Price to Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. — Printmaker Althea Murphy-Price has been named the Patricia L. Summerville Lecture Series Artist at Murray State University for fall 2018. Murphy-Price will edition her work and present a public lecture Nov. 6 at 5 p.m. in room 631 of the Price Doyle Fine Arts Building. She will also edition a screenprint with the help of […]

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Emily Berger leans over a table working on artwork.

Murray State’s art department to welcome four artists for Patricia L. Summerville Lecture Series

MURRAY, Ky. — The Department of Art & Design at Murray State University will host four visiting arts professionals for the Patricia L. Summerville Emerging Artist and Professionals Program, a lecture series and panel discussion about career possibilities for Murray State students in the arts. The visiting artists include Emily Berger, Nick DeFord, Meghan Wnorowski and Jaclyn Stephens. […]

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