Mike D’Ambrosio sits at a piano, composing music.

Accomplishments and upcoming events from department of music

MURRAY, Ky. — As the spring 2018 semester continues, the department of music at Murray State University has a number of exciting accomplishments to reflect on and events to anticipate. Below is information regarding recent news and upcoming events from the department of music at Murray State. ** The Music City Trombone Duo, featuring Nashville-based musicians, will be […]

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An official photo of Dale Ray Phillips.

Creative writing faculty at Murray State to give readings Feb. 8

MURRAY, Ky. — Three creative writing faculty members at Murray State University — including Ann Neelon, Dale Ray Phillips and Allen Wier — will give readings from their work Thursday, Feb. 8, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Clara M. Eagle Gallery on Murray State’s campus. A book-signing and reception will follow the reading. This event is free and open […]

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Fifteen members of the Brass Choir stand on the steps outside Lovett Auditorium with their instruments.

Murray State Brass Choir and Jazz Orchestra to perform concert Feb. 6

MURRAY, Ky. — The Brass Choir and Jazz Orchestra at Murray State University will perform a concert for the public Feb. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Lovett Auditorium in preparation for their respective performances during the 2018 Kentucky Music Educators Association Conference in Louisville. “We are so happy to be able to share this evening of music with our university […]

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Pictured is Schwartz’s “Bottles and Jars XXXV,” which will be included in the exhibit at Murray State.

Murray State to host exhibit for internationally-recognized artist Peri Schwartz

MURRAY, Ky. — University Galleries and the department of art & design at Murray State University are pleased to announce that paintings, drawings and print creations by the internationally-recognized artist Peri Schwartz will be featured in a new on-campus exhibit. Schwartz’s work will be on display Jan. 16 through Feb. 26 in a show split between the Mary Ed Mecoy […]

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A set of gates on Murray State's campus.

Murray State’s Cinema International announces spring 2018 season

MURRAY, Ky. — The Cinema International film series at Murray State University has announced its spring 2018 lineup, beginning Jan. 25 with the Japanese film “Still Walking.” The spring 2018 lineup of Cinema International features yet another series of unique movies from various corners of the world, including Chile, India, France, China, Egypt and more. With a new film arriving […]

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University Galleries and the department of art & design at Murray State University are pleased to present “Dual Current: Inseparable Elements in Painting and Architecture,” a collection of art on display in a new on-campus exhibit. Pictured is a piece by Changha Hwang that will be included in the exhibit at Murray State.

Murray State to host “Dual Current: Inseparable Elements in Painting and Architecture” art exhibit

MURRAY, Ky. — University Galleries and the department of art & design at Murray State University are pleased to present “Dual Current: Inseparable Elements in Painting and Architecture,” a collection of art on display in a new on-campus exhibit. The exhibit will be open from Jan. 16 through Feb. 22 in both the Clara M. Eagle Main Gallery and the […]

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81st Annual Campus Lights to take place Jan. 19-21

MURRAY, Ky. — The 81st Annual Campus Lights, a long-standing Murray State University tradition, will take place Jan. 19–20 at 7 p.m. as well as Jan. 21 at 2:30 p.m. in Lovett Auditorium. Campus Lights is the longest-running musical that is entirely produced and performed by students in the south. This year’s musical, “Into the […]

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A clock tower on Murray State University's campus.

Murray State welcomes authors Marlin Barton and Kayla Rae Whitaker

MURRAY, Ky. — The Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program at Murray State University will host two authors during its January 2018 Residency Reading Series, including Marlin Barton and Kayla Rae Whitaker. Barton, recipient of the 2016 Truman Capote Prize for short fiction, will read from his work Monday, Jan. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Waterfield Library […]

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The department of art and design at Murray State University presents “So Much Between,” a new exhibit featuring the work of Danielle Mužina and Ariel Lavery on display in the Clara M. Eagle Gallery from Nov. 17 through Dec. 6.

Murray State presents ‘So Much Between,’ an art exhibit

MURRAY, Ky. — The department of art and design at Murray State University presents “So Much Between,” a new exhibit featuring the work of Danielle Mužina and Ariel Lavery, on display in the Clara M. Eagle Gallery from Nov. 17 through Dec. 6. “So Much Between” is a dialogue between two artists whose works use the language of […]

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Students practice a number from Murray State's production of "Crazy for You."

“Crazy for You” musical to open at Murray State University

MURRAY, Ky. — The musical “Crazy for You” is tapping its way into the Johnson Theatre at Murray State University to demonstrate the ability art has to transform and unite a community. “Crazy for You” opens Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Robert E. Johnson Theatre, located in the Fine Arts Building on Murray State’s campus. Evening performances […]

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