Murray State Department of Art & Design hosts visiting artists for Patricia Summerville Visiting Emerging Arts Professionals Panel Oct. 22

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Department of Art & Design will host three visiting arts professionals for the Patricia Summerville Visiting Arts Professionals Panel on Tuesday, Oct. 22 in Price Doyle Fine Arts Center room 623 at 5 p.m. Each panelist will discuss life as a working artist and offer insight on graduate […]

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Murray State University Information: Week of Oct. 7–11

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of Oct. 7–11. ** Murray State University was recently recognized as the most instagrammed college campus in Kentucky by AT&T. In its report on attsavings.com, the company tracked universities with more than 7,000 enrolled full-time students […]

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Murray State Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Band present fifth annual ‘Swingin’ Memories’ Homecoming Dance Oct. 18

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State proudly presents the fifth annual “Swingin’ Memories” Homecoming dance on Friday, Oct. 18, featuring the award-winning Murray State University Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Band. The event will take place in the Brightside Room of Tap 216 at the corner of Olive Boulevard and 15th Street in Murray, Kentucky. The two […]

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Murray State Department of Art & Design welcomes painter Terry McKelvey for visiting artist lecture Oct. 14

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Department of Art & Design welcomes Terry McKelvey, a painter and professor of art at Edinboro University, for a lecture on his work and studio visits with advanced painting students. The lecture will be held in the Price Doyle Fine Arts Center room 631 at 5 p.m. on […]

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Murray State University to host ‘A Taste of the Arts’ Oct. 17

Gala celebrates Murray State art, music and theatre students with dinner, auction and more MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will host the 11th annual ‘A Taste of the Arts’ dinner and auction Oct. 17 at 5:30 p.m. on the stage of Lovett Auditorium. The event, sponsored by FNB Bank, showcases and supports the talents […]

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Pictured from left are Clinton and Mary Opal Moore, the namesakes of the Clinton and Mary Opal Moore Appalachian Writer’s Residency. Established with generous gifts from their children, the residency was created to strengthen literary connections between Appalachia and western Kentucky while enhancing the creative and professional growth of students pursuing creative writing at Murray State.

Murray State creative writing program announces 2019 Clinton and Mary Opal Moore Appalachian Writer-in-Residence

MURRAY, Ky. — The creative writing program at Murray State University is pleased to announce author Robert Gipe as the 2019 Clinton and Mary Opal Moore Appalachian Writer-in-Residence.  An award-winning author, educator and activist, Gipe was born in Greensboro, North Carolina, raised in Kingsport, Tennessee, and now calls Harlan County, Kentucky his home. Gipe earned […]

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Associate English professor Dr. Jeff Osborne’s Purchase Area Writer’s Workshop featured guided readings and spirited discussion on classic literature from “Beowulf” to modern favorites, including “The Hunger Games.” Pictured are students in this year's workshop, one of three camps offered at this year's Creative Arts Workshops program.

Murray State University College of Humanities and Fine Arts hosts 2019 Creative Arts Workshops

High schoolers visit Murray State for writing, singing and art camps MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University College of Humanities and Fine Arts hosted its 2019 Creative Arts Workshops (CAW) program from June 9-15, bringing 75 young artists from six states on campus to participate in writing, singing and art camps taught by University […]

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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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