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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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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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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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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