WVU College of Creative Arts calendar of events for April 11-17:
All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. For more information about ticketed events, call 304.293.SHOW. For information about any College of Creative Arts events, call the Publicity Office at 304.293.3397. Events on this calendar are subject to change. For the latest information, see our web calendar at http://ccarts.wvu.edu.
All College of Creative Arts programs, services, and activities are accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations, call 304.293.4171.
Tuesday, April 12
CONCERT: WVU Concert Band
The West Virginia University Concert Band will celebrate WVU’s chapters of music societies in its annual concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in the Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre in the Creative Arts Center. The WVU Concert Band is designed to provide an enjoyable concert band performance opportunity for musicians in other fields of study outside of music at the University, and also an avenue for music majors who wish to gain further performance experience either on their principal or secondary instrument as well as the opportunity to learn additional wind band literature. The concert is free and open to the public.
Friday, April 15
EXHIBITION OPENING: Independent Vision: Self-Taught Artists from Appalachia
The Art Museum of WVU unveil a new exhibition featuring works from the Ramona Lampell and Millard Lampell Collection titled “Independent Vision: Self-taught Artists from Appalachia,” Friday, April 15, from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the museum. The public is invited to attend the opening, view the exhibition, and enjoy wine and refreshments in the Museum Education Center Grand Hall, where entertainment will be provided by local old-time musician Rachel Eddy. “Independent Vision: Self-Taught Artists from Appalachia” features approximately 100 pieces of art from the Ramona Love Lampell and Millard Lampell Collection.
Friday, April 15-Sunday, April 17
PLAY: The Arabian Nights
The West Virginia University School of Theatre and Dance will present the tales of “The Arabian Nights” by Mary Zimmerman at 7:30 p.m. April 15-16, 2 p.m. April 17, 7:30 p.m. April 18-23, and 2 p.m. April 24 in the Gladys G. Davis Theatre at the Creative Arts Center. As directed by Leland Blair, associate professor of acting, “Arabian Nights” will take the audience on a journey of love, riddles, danger, lust, and beyond. For tickets and information, please contact the WVU Box Office at 304-293-SHOW.
Through June 12
EXHIBITION: “Here to There”
Huntington area art lovers will get a chance to enjoy works by West Virginia University faculty members in an ongoing exhibition. “Here to There: An Exhibition of Work by WVU School of Art & Design Faculty” is on view at the Huntington Museum of Art through June 12.
Mark your calendars:
• The Arabian Nights, April 19-24
• WVU Wind Symphony Concert, April 19
• Art History Lecture with David Wilkins, April 21
• WVU Symphony Orchestra Concert, April 21
ART MUSEUM OF WVU: Inaugural Exhibition: Visual Conversations: Looking and Listening
The Art Museum of WVU is open to the public Wednesday through Sunday, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit http://artmuseum.wvu.edu.
CONTACT: David Welsh, College of Creative Arts
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