School of Fine Arts

American Shakespeare Center on Campus March 23-25

Friday, March 09, 2012

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and the Department of Language and Literature present the American Shakespeare Center’s “Almost Blasphemy Tour” for a week of Elizabethan lyricism, love and oh-so-bitter woe. Three separate productions will take place in Wallman Hall Theatre — “The Winter’s Tale,” “ ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The ticket price for each performance is $10 per person. To order tickets, call the Box Office at (304) 367-4240 or visit www.fairmontstate.edu/tickets.

Student Affairs Hall of Fame Honors Four

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College recently honored the dedication of former employees and the impact of community members on the lives of students during this year’s Student Affairs Hall of Fame Awards Banquet.

Wind Ensemble to Present March 8 Concert

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Under the direction of Dr. Valarie Huffman and Matthew Schoonmaker, the Fairmont State University Wind Ensemble will present the  Mid-Winter Concert:  “Around the World in 80 Minutes or Less…” at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 8, in Wallman Hall Theatre.

Honors Students to Travel to Low Countries of Western Europe

Monday, February 27, 2012

Students from Fairmont State University will be in the Low Countries of Western Europe as part of the annual International Study/Travel course from Monday through Saturday, March 10-17.

Concert Presented in Coordination with Common Reader Project

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

A concert by the Collegiate Singers and Chamber Choir will explore music historically and thematically related to the book selected for Fairmont State University’s 2011-2012 Common Reader project, “Year of Wonders” by Geraldine Brooks.  

"Hush: An Interview with America" on Stage in March

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and the Masquers theatre group present “Hush: An Interview with America,” a humorous and heartfelt play for young audiences. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 2 and 3, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 4, in Wallman Hall Theatre on the main Fairmont campus. For tickets or additional information, contact the box office at (304) 367-4240 or visit www.fairmontstate.edu/tickets.

"Punching Cattle on a Jackrabbit" Exhibit on Display in March

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

A new exhibit on display throughout March at Fairmont State University’s Brooks Gallery in Wallman Hall explores a local artist's perception of the peculiarities of American culture.

FSU Staff Member BJ Omanson Releases New Book

Sunday, February 19, 2012

BJ Omanson, blogger and webmaster for the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts, has  released his second book related to the arts in the First World War.

Empty Bowls Project Helps Fight Hunger

Sunday, February 19, 2012

For the fifth consecutive year, the Fairmont State University pottery studio through the School of Fine Arts has hosted students, faculty, staff and alumni to participate in the national Empty Bowls Project, which is an international grassroots, craft-based effort to end hunger.

West Virginia Symphony Orchesta to Perform on Campus March 1

Friday, February 17, 2012

Conducted by Grant Cooper, the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert of music by Anton Bruckner and Antonín Dvořák, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in Colebank Hall Gym on the Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College main campus.

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