Fine and Performing Arts


Faculty in the News: February 24, 2017

February 24, 2017

Professor Robert Brecha discusses renewable energy transformation in today's political and economic environment. See this and other highlights of recent media coverage of College of Arts and Sciences faculty research, scholarship and commentary.


Our Lady of the Archives

February 23, 2017

The Blessed Virgin Mary has many important titles but one that has a special meaning here at the Marian Library is Our Lady of the Archives.


Enmity of the People

February 22, 2017

The University of Dayton is updating Henrik Ibsen's environmentally themed 1882 drama, An Enemy of the People, to reflect contemporary issues including the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the Dakota Access Pipeline controversy.


Faculty Profile: Jim McCutcheon

February 21, 2017

Jim McCutcheon, artist-in-residence in the University of Dayton department of music, has been selected to receive the 2017 Ohio Governor's Award for Arts Education. Bestowed by the Ohio Arts Council, the prize recognizes McCutcheon’s passionate contribution to music education for nearly 39 years. He will receive the award May 17 at a luncheon ceremony during the annual Arts Day events at the Columbus Athenaeum.


Arts Events: February 15, 2017

February 15, 2017

ArtsLIVE connects audiences with outstanding, adventurous programing such as the MVP Jazz Quartet and the Del Sol Quartet (pictured). Join us for these and many other inspiring arts experiences during the upcoming weeks.


Faculty Receive Arts Grants

February 14, 2017

Four University of Dayton department of art and design faculty have been awarded grants from Montgomery County to support their artistic endeavors and professional development.


Student Profile: Alexandra Morrissette

February 13, 2017

University of Dayton senior Alexandra Morrissette is being recognized for her abstract paintings, which department of art and design chair Judith Huacuja described as "visually striking, quite large and bold." Morrissette, a fine arts major from Pittsburgh, has been honored with the Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts by the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Ohio. She will receive the award in late March and also is a finalist for the Grand Award.


Faculty in the News: February 13, 2017

February 13, 2017

Camilo Pérez-Bustillo, executive director of the Human Rights Center discussed the executive orders on immigration and refugees with several media outlets. See these and other highlights of recent media coverage of College of Arts and Sciences faculty research, scholarship and commentary.


The Marian Library included in visual arts journal

February 13, 2017

"The Marian Library at the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio has been blessed with a priest who is passionate about collecting art specifically devoted to the Virgin Mary."


Writers’ Workshop Partnership

February 09, 2017

The University of Dayton and Antioch Writers' Workshop are partnering to serve the Dayton-area creative writing community through educational programming, mentorship, networking and professional development opportunities.

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