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Arts Alive

Arts Alive at Elmira College is a Term II celebration of the arts that features presentations, performances, and exhibitions by faculty, students and special guests.  Many forms of art are represented in the celebration, including the fine arts, the performing arts, music, and the application of art within various disciplines such as math and science. Below is a listing of the 2017 Arts Alive events, most of which are free. 

January

Student Photography Show
Through January 20
Gannett-Tripp Library Lobby
Open to the public during regular library hours

Arts Alive Featured Student Artist: Gabrielle Higgins’18
Through January 17
Gibson Theatre Lobby

Portraying Mark Twain Art Competition Online Gallery
Elmira College Center for Mark Twain Studies
Ongoing (entries accepted through March 30)
Click here to learn more 

Illustrating Comics: An Exhibition of Elmira College Student Art
Heroes Your Mom Threw Out Comic Shop
130 West 14th Street, Elmira Heights, NY
Artist Reception: January 11, 6:30 p.m.

The American Presidency Exhibit
with artwork by Atu Machika’18, Campbell Grade’17, Sam Berger’18
January 21 - February 28
Gannett-Tripp Library Lobby
Open to the public during regular library hours

Arts Alive Featured Student Artist: Arianna Goble’18
January 17 - 31
Gibson Theatre Lobby

Term II Student Show
January 19 - February 3
Opening reception: Thursday, January 19, 5-7 p.m.
George Waters Gallery

Music in the Gallery: Nick Vanderwood’19
Wednesday, January 25
Noon - 12:30 p.m.
George Waters Gallery

Arts Alive Featured Student Artist: Miranda Satterly’17
January 31 - February 14
Gibson Theatre Lobby

February

Open Studio at Fassett Hall
Sponsored by The Art Club
Friday, February 10, 5-7 p.m.
Try your hand at creating some art! Listen to student musicians.
Watch experimental videos. View a gallery of student artwork.
Have a slice of pizza. Bring your friends!

Sibyl Poetry Reading
Wednesday, February 8, 5:15 p.m.
Tifft Lounge

Ambrose, Alvare, Niforatos & Bowman
February 9 - March 3
Opening reception: Thursday, February 9, 5-7 p.m.
George Waters Gallery

Informed Consent
February 9 -12
Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.
Sunday at 2 p.m.
Gibson Theatre

The Vagina Monologues
Co-sponsored by SASS/Gender and Women’s Studies Program
Tuesday, February 14, 6 p.m.
Watson Arena

Arts Alive Featured Student Artist: Nick Vanderwood’19
February 14 - March 7
Gibson Theatre Lobby

Music in the Gallery: Karissa Andersen’18
Wednesday, February 15
Noon to 12:30 p.m.
George Waters Gallery

aide et réconfort (aid and comfort)
Debuting Professor John Kelly’s play
Featuring Elmira College students
February 25, 8 p.m.
February 26, 3 p.m.
Arnot Art Museum

March

Painting, Politics and Empathy: Gericault’s Raft of the Medusa
A lecture by Professor Dan Reidy, Corning Community College
Wednesday, March 1, 10:20 – 11:20 a.m.
Tripp Lecture Hall

Arts Alive Juried Student Show
March 1- 31
Gannett-Tripp Library Lobby
Open to the public during regular library hours
Click here to learn more 

Arts Alive Art Alumna Show: Amanda Baroody’02
Co-sponsored by Gender and Women’s Studies/GTL
March 1- 31
Gannett-Tripp Library Lobby
Open to the public during regular library hours

Arts Alive Featured Student Artist: Aya Watanabe’18
March 7 - 21
Gibson Theatre Lobby

Dr. Mark J. Spicer Piano Recital
March 7, 8 p.m.
Gibson Theatre

Arts Alive Biennial Regional Juried Show II
March 9 - April 7
Opening reception: Thursday, March 9, 5-7 p.m.
George Waters Gallery
Click here to learn more 

Orchesis
March 17, 18, 19
Friday & Saturday 8 p.m.
Sunday 2 p.m.
Gibson Theatre

Arts Alive Featured Student Artist: Anthony Parrucci’20
March 21 - April 4
Gibson Theatre Lobby

We Are Women Hear Us Roar (Revised!): A Spoken Word Performance
In Celebration of Women’s History Month
The Art Club, SASS & Gender and Women’s Studies Program
March 23, 5 p.m.
Mackenzie’s Stage

A Gown for His Mistress
March 30 - April 2
Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.
Sunday at 2 p.m.
Watson Arena

April

Arts Alive Featured Student Artist: Lily Pipher’20
April 4 - 25
Gibson Theatre Lobby

Professor Fred Herbst, Corning Community College
Ceramics Demonstration
April 8
8:50-10:30 a.m.

Fassett Art Building

Artist Slide Presentation
11am – Noon
Location: TBA

Arts Alive Featured Student Artist: Cierra Marino’20
April 25 - May 9
Gibson Theatre Lobby

“Warning: This Presentation Contains Graphic Language
A lecture by Miranda Satterly’17
April 27 at 2:30 p.m.
Tripp Lecture Hall

May

Arts Alive Featured Student Artist: Emily Selbert’20
May 9 - 23
Gibson Theatre Lobby

Student Show 2017
Graduating Art Major Exhibit in George Waters Gallery
Undergraduate Exhibit in Tifft Lounge
May 18 - 21
Campus Center

Arts Alive Featured Student Artist: Mae Dinh’20
May 23 through the summer
Gibson Theatre Lobby

Seesaw
May 25 - 28
Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.
Sunday at 2 p.m.
Gibson Theatre