National Arts and Humanities month at Western New England UniversityFRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2016 - 1:00 PM
"Many of our faculty and staff are talented artists"
October is National Arts and Humanities month and Western New England University is celebrating. It began with several events on campus including the annual Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Art Exhibition in D'Amour Library on Thursday, October 6. (photos above)
On October 2, an opening reception was held in the University Art Gallery for the exhibit of renowned artist Priya Nadkarni. On October 4, the Campus Activities Board (CAB) featured a coffeehouse performance by singer/songwriter Jillian Jensen in the Rock Café, and on October 5, the University Campus Chorus hosted the Children’s Chorus of Springfield in the Lyman and Leslie Wood Auditorium.
Several additional arts events are scheduled for National Arts and Humanities month on the University campus including:
· October 13 – Gallery Talk with featured artist Priya Nadkarni, 7:00 p.m. in the University Art Gallery, St. Germain Campus Center.
· October 14 – Arts Night Out in Northampton. Shuttle leaves at 4:00 p.m. from campus. Return shuttle leaves Northampton at 8:00 p.m., sponsored by
Student Activities and Leadership Development.
· October 17 – Singer/songwriter Amy Speace, 2-3:30 p.m. in the Rock Café.
· October 17 – CAB Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, 6:00 p.m. Rivers Memorial Hall.
· October 18 – Tunes on Tuesday 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. featuring performer Noah Lis from “The Voice” in the St. Germain Campus Center mall, sponsored
by Student Activities and Leadership Development.
· October 26 – Slam Poet G Yamazawa in the Rock Café at 7:00 p.m.
· October 27 –Mini Art Lesson: Pottery featuring a local craftsperson in the St. Germain Campus Center, sponsored by Student Activities and Leadership
All events are free and open to the public.