Performance & Exhibit Calendar

2015-16 Fine Arts Brochure
Last update: Aug. 13, 2015

Please note that performances and events on the Fine Arts calendar are subject to change; therefore, be sure to confirm times and dates with the Fine Arts office at 316-295-5677. If the Fine Arts calendar of events changes, we will post the new information on the above-linked calendar.

Join us for any of the following activities that are designed to acquaint you with the outstanding Fine Arts program at Friends University. Whether you’re a prospective student, alum, regular attender or community member, we hope you’ll take advantage of any or all of these “Discover the Fine Arts” events.

 

CONCERT HOUR

Each Tuesday, from 1-1:50 p.m., the Division of Fine Arts hosts a number of enriching seminars. Whether it’s student performances, a lecture from a guest speaker or a group discussion, feel free to join us in Sebits Auditorium. These programs are free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Fine Arts Office at 316-295-5677.

 

FALL 2015 EVENTS

 

SHOW ME THE MONEY

Oct. 2, 2015
Garvey Art Center
This free event helps high school juniors and seniors prepare an art portfolio to apply for art scholarships. Students work on their portfolios in graphics, studio art, media, journalism, art education or computer graphics. Professional speakers as well as current students lead participants through the process, and lunch is provided. To register, please call 316-295-5656.

 

 

FINE ARTS SHOWCASE DAYS

Oct. 23, 2015
Dec. 4, 2015
Riney Fine Arts Center & Garvey Art Center
Are you looking for an outstanding Fine Arts program? Would you or someone you know like to become a student at Friends University? Fine Arts Showcase Days are designed to allow you the opportunity to attend classes, sit in on rehearsals, take a lesson, audition for scholarships, have your art portfolio reviewed and visit with current students and faculty. You’ll even get a free lunch! For more information, please call 316-295-5536.

 

SPRING 2016 EVENTS

 

FINE ARTS SHOWCASE DAYS

Jan. 29, 2016
March 11, 2016
Riney Fine Arts Center & Garvey Art Center
Are you looking for an outstanding Fine Arts program? Would you or someone you know like to become a student at Friends University? Fine Arts Showcase Days are designed to allow you the opportunity to attend classes, sit in on rehearsals, take a lesson, audition for scholarships, have your art portfolio reviewed and visit with current students and faculty. You’ll even get a free lunch! For more information, please call 316-295-5536.

 

 

SING IT! VOCAL FESTIVAL

10th Anniversary of Choral Connections
with Guest Conductor Dr. Janet Galvan
Feb. 4, 2016
Riney Fine Arts Center
The Singing Quakers, Concert Choir, Women’s Chorus and Jazz Vocal Ensemble will share the stage with some of Kansas’ top high school choirs for this day-long festival. For more information, please call 316-295-5677.

 

 

ART CHALLENGE

March 4, 2016
Garvey Art Center
Please join Friends University’s Art Department, as they host the annual High School Art Challenge. This event consists of a juried art competition, professional artists’ workshops and hands-on competitions for students. The competitive exhibition is designed to recognize artistic talent at the senior high level (grades 9-12) within the state of Kansas, and can even lead to scholarship offers. For more information, please call 316-295-5656.

 

For further schedule information about Fine Arts events at Friends University, please contact us at 316-295-5677 or finearts@friends.edu.