The Jazz Orchestra poses for a group photo on a stage while holding their instruments.

Murray State to host fourth annual Swingin’ Memories Homecoming Dance

MURRAY, Ky. — On Friday, Oct. 26, the walls of Lovett Auditorium will resonate with sounds of the big band era during the fourth annual Swingin’ Memories Homecoming Dance, which features the University’s Jazz Band and award-winning Jazz Orchestra. The event will take place Oct. 26 on the stage of historic Lovett Auditorium beginning at 8 p.m. The […]

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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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A student holds up a piece of artwork available for auction at A Taste of the Arts.

Murray State sets stage for 10th annual A Taste of the Arts

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will host the 10th annual A Taste of the Arts dinner and auction Thursday, Oct. 25, on the stage of historic Lovett Auditorium. The event, which is sponsored by FNB Bank, showcases and supports the talents of Murray State art, music and theatre students through an evening of fine dining, auctions and […]

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Murray State University Galleries and the Department of Art & Design present three new exhibits on campus. Pictured is a collage of artwork from the “Blurring Boundaries: Continuity to Change – The Women of AAA 1936 to 2018” exhibit. The collage features the following works (clockwise from top left): “#51” by Clover Vail, “Kufa” by Beatrice Riese, “#Bars” by Siri Berg and “Inside Out” by Anne Rusinoff.

Murray State University to present three new art exhibits

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University Galleries and the Department of Art & Design present three new exhibits on campus, including “John Utgaard: Sabbatical Show,” “Blurring Boundaries: Continuity to Change – The Women of AAA 1936 to 2018” and “Professional Blend V.” The sabbatical show by John Utgaard will be on display Sept. 27 through Nov. 1 in […]

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A professional headshot of Brad Aaron Modlin sitting on metal steps.

Murray State Reading Series to welcome alumnus Brad Aaron Modlin

MURRAY, Ky. — The Department of English and Philosophy at Murray State University will begin the 2018–19 Reading Series on Thursday, Sept. 27, with a reading from alumnus Brad Aaron Modlin. Modlin will read from his fiction and poetry Sept. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Clara M. Eagle Art Gallery located in the Price Doyle Fine Arts […]

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The interior of the "Happy and Sad Rabbits" exhibit at Murray State.

Murray State to present two new art exhibits

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University Galleries and the Department of Art & Design present two new exhibits on campus: “Happy and Sad Rabbits” and “Innuendos.” “Happy and Sad Rabbits” is a joint exhibition by artists Annie Strader and Matthew Weedman. It will be on display through Sept. 30 in the Clara M. Eagle Upper Gallery within the […]

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A lantern light in front of Pogue Library.

Murray State’s Cinema International series announces fall 2018 season

MURRAY, Ky. — The Cinema International film series at Murray State University has announced its fall 2018 lineup, which begins Aug. 23 with the French drama film “Far from Men.” The fall 2018 Cinema International lineup features movies from a number of countries around the world, including France, Germany, Russia and China. A new film will play on […]

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The exterior of Lovett Auditorium at Murray State.

Murray State students, faculty attend symposium for International Horn Society

MURRAY, Ky. — Two faculty members and 10 students in the Department of Music at Murray State University presented and performed at the International Horn Society’s 50th Annual Symposium. The symposium, which took place July 30 through Aug. 4 at Ball State University, featured clinics led by internationally recognized horn players and performances by prestigious groups, such as […]

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Students in a printmaking workshop work with art supplies.

Murray State hosts Creative Arts Workshops for high school students

MURRAY, Ky. — High school students from the greater region visited Murray State University during the last week of June for the 2018 Creative Arts Workshops sponsored by the University’s College of Humanities and Fine Arts. The Creative Arts Workshops are a collection of week-long events held each summer at Murray State where high school students interested in […]

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A wall in Clarence Morgan's studio filled with art.

Murray State to present ‘On the Fringe of Conformity’ art exhibit by Clarence Morgan

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University Galleries and the department of art & design present “On the Fringe of Conformity,” an art exhibit by Clarence Morgan on display in the Clara M. Eagle Main Gallery now through Sept. 18. This exhibition of drawings and paintings explores linear patterns that operate in a pictorial space. Utilizing random shapes and […]

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