MTSU’s Todd Art Gallery is featuring the work of beginning fine arts students with a special exhibit, “Foundations Showcase 2013,” which runs through Thursday, Oct. 10, on campus.
Artwork from students in the Department of Art’s Drawing 1, Drawing 2, Two-Dimensional Design and Three-Dimensional Design classes is on display in Room 224A inside Todd Hall weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Art professors Charles Clary and Meghan O’Connor are curating the student exhibit.
Some tickets are still available for this week's MTSU Arts production of the Oscar- and Tony-winning musical “Les Misérables” in Tucker Theatre.
Performances are scheduled Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 19-21, at 7:30 each evening, and one matinee is planned at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22. You can buy tickets online at http://www.mtsuarts.com or at the Tucker Theatre box office.
General admission tickets for “Les Misérables” are $10 each. MTSU students, faculty and staff with valid IDs will be admitted free.
Ken Paulson, dean of MTSU's College of Mass Communication, reads a portion of the U.S. Constitution in the Quad outside the Bragg Mass Comm Building today during the university's Constitution Day celebration. (MTSU photo by Darby Campbell)
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (MTSU-Communications) -- Middle Tennessee State celebrated the 226th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Tuesday, Sept. 17, with a focus on voter registration as well as multiple daylong readings of the document.
MTSU observes the Constitution’s 1787 signing every year with special events and programs organized by the university chapter of the American Democracy Project.
TPAC president and chief executive officer Kathleen O'Brien unveils a handcrafted replica of the lioness mask from Disney's The Lion King at the performing arts center's annual gala.
Disney Theatrical Group (DTG) has honored the Tennessee Performing Arts Center with a unique work of art to recognize the center’s successful return engagement of Disney’s The Lion King earlier this year and other collaborations between the organizations over the past 14 years.
The MTSU Department of Art will host Katy Seals, Assistant Professor of Printmaking at East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma this September 30–October 3, 2013. She will conduct a visiting artist lecture and workshop at MTSU’s Todd Hall. In addition to her teaching Seals has spent the past eight years organizing and attending a variety of international printmaking conferences and workshops. She has worked as a part of Drive-By Press, an educational collaborative which traveled over 250,000 miles to teach people about printmaking and art.
A 2012 documentary, “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry,” will be shown Wednesday, Oct. 9. This film follows an internationally renowned Chinese artist and activist and his clashes with the Chinese government. The screening will take place in Room 103 of the John Bragg Mass Communication Building. This event is free and open to the public.
On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the presentation will be “Burma VJ.” This 2008 documentary tells the story of the Democratic Voice of Burma, a collection of young video journalists, who filmed protests and smuggled the footage into Thailand. Their story is part of the battle of a free and democratic Burma, now known as Myanmar.
All documentaries in the series are free and open to the public. All three will be presented at 7 p.m. in Room 103 of the John Bragg Mass Communication Building.
The MTSU International Documentary Series is sponsored by the Office of International Affairs and organized by the Global Studies Program.
You may have seen the Oscar-winning film or perhaps a touring company's production of the Tony-winning musical, but wait until you see the passion, sacrifice and redemption in the MTSU Arts full-length performance of "Les Misérables" in Tucker Theatre!
MTSU is presenting one of the first university-licensed complete Broadway versions of "Les Misérables" Sept. 19-22. It's the largest musical theater production staged to date on the Murfreesboro campus, and tickets are still available at http://www.mtsuarts.com.