Murray State University Galleries hosts IGNITION, an exhibit of work through February 17

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Department of Art & Design and University Galleries are pleased to present IGNITION, recent paintings and drawings by Jason Stout. The works in the exhibit were selected from Stout’s “Cloud Composition Series” and will be on display through February 17 in the Clara M. Eagle Main Gallery. Stout will […]

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Murray State University Galleries hosts Visual Elegy exhibit

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Department of Art & Design and University Galleries are pleased to announce Visual Elegy, a collaborative printmaking exhibition in response to the poetry of bell hooks. Visual Elegy will be on exhibit in the Clara M. Eagle Upper Gallery from January 28 through March 1, 2021. Twenty-six printmakers […]

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Murray State University music major wins trombone competition

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University trombone major Luke Weatherly recently won the Blue Grass Brass Young Artist Competition (age 19-26). The competition is sponsored by the Kentucky Music Teachers Association (KMTA), a nonprofit educational organization representing music teachers in studios, conservatories, music schools, public schools, private schools, colleges and universities. The purpose of KMTA […]

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Murray State University Jazz Orchestra releases fourth holiday album

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Jazz Orchestra released their fourth album, “More Season’s Greetings,” which will be available on all major streaming platforms later the week of December 14, 2020.   The selections for “More Season’s Greetings” were recorded during 2018 and 2019. Some of the featured selections include White Christmas, The Christmas Song, Let […]

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Murray State University Theatre Arts program produces children’s play, Vasilisa: Brave and Wise

MURRAY, Ky. — The Theatre Arts program at Murray State University recently completed production and recording of an original children’s play, Vasilisa: Brave and Wise to distribute to regional elementary schools.  Traditionally, the Theatre Arts program invites elementary students from around the area to its annual children’s show on campus. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, that […]

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Murray State University Doctorate of Arts alumna wins national award for article

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University alumna Dr. Kristie Hofelich Ennis has been awarded the 2020 English Leadership Quarterly Best Article Award from the Conference on English Leadership (CEL), a membership group of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Ennis’s article, “A Blended Approach to ELA Instruction” appeared in the April 2019 issue […]

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Murray State University’s Department of Art & Design hosts exhibit of student work

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Department of Art & Design and the Clara M. Eagle Gallery present Unprecedented, the BA/BS joint exhibit featuring works by Hsuan Hsui Cheng, Chris Gill, Emma Mitchell, Dreyton Reed, Samantha Tudor, Tia Whitaker, Katie Indalecio and Jessica Free.  The exhibit will be on view in the Clara M. […]

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Murray State University’s Department of Art & Design exhibit features student capstone projects

MURRAY, Ky. — The Department of Art & Design and University Galleries at Murray State University are pleased to announce the capstone exhibitions of seniors who are graduating in the Art & Design program. A virtual celebratory closing reception is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. via Zoom and will be presented via […]

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The Murray State University College of Humanities and Fine Arts has announced its annual fundraising event, ‘A Taste of the Arts,’ will not take place as originally scheduled this October.

Murray State University holds student scholarship fundraising campaign in lieu of in-person ‘A Taste of the Arts’

Support University art, music and theatre scholarships by giving online at murraystate.edu/givenow or by mail MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University College of Humanities and Fine Arts has announced its annual fundraising event, ‘A Taste of the Arts,’ will not take place as originally scheduled this October. In light of concerns with the spread of […]

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The Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band along with University band students, faculty and staff members will present a slice of holiday cheer this December with a virtual performance of Leroy Anderson’s holiday favorite, “Sleigh Ride.”

Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band to present virtual holiday concert Dec. 4

Concert made possible by virtual collaboration; band members invited to participate by pre-registering at keepmakingmusic.org/msu-anderson from Sept. 28 through Oct. 2 MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band, featuring University band students, faculty and staff members, will present a slice of holiday cheer this December with a virtual performance of […]

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