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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A piece of artwork on display in the Mary Ed Mecoy Hall Gallery as part of the "WildfireGOLD" exhibit.

Murray State University Information: Week of June 18–22

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of June 18–22. ** Wrather West Kentucky Museum at Murray State will be closed July 1 through Aug. 15 as preparations begin for an upcoming exhibit this fall. The museum currently features several exhibits for the public to enjoy, […]

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The interior of the Clara M. Eagle Gallery at Murray State.

Murray State and Murray Art Guild to present ‘Side by Side 2018’ exhibit

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University Galleries, in conjunction with the Murray Art Guild and the Murray State art education program, present the “Side by Side 2018” exhibit to be on display in the Clara M. Eagle Upper Gallery from June 10 through July 9. Side by Side is a program that was conceptualized 15 years ago by […]

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A crowd of people sits on lawn chairs and blankets outside Lovett Auditorium.

Murray State Town & Gown Community Band concert to take place June 5

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band will host a free concert June 5 at 7 p.m. outside Lovett Auditorium on the campus quad. The 90-member band is under the direction of Murray State’s Dr. Todd E. Hill and is comprised of various community members, including Murray State students and alumni. Attendees are encouraged to […]

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An official headshot of Crystal Wilkinson.

Murray State announces 2018 Clinton and Mary Opal Moore Appalachian Writer-in-Residence

MURRAY, Ky. — The Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program at Murray State University is pleased to announce Kentucky author Crystal Wilkinson as the 2018 Clinton and Mary Opal Moore Appalachian Writer-in-Residence. Crystal Wilkinson is an award-winning writer and founding member of The Affrilachian Poets, a literary collective that represents the multicultural reality of the Appalachian […]

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Murray State welcomes interdisciplinary artists for workshop

MURRAY, Ky. — The department of art and design at Murray State University is hosting an interdisciplinary artist workshop April 21 in partnership with New York University to further develop creative inquiry and exploration for students in visual arts, performing arts and writing at Murray State. The workshop will be held April 21 from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m. in […]

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