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College of the Arts Events

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The School of Art at Kent State University presents an artist talk with filmmaker, Heather Lenz. During the artist talk, Ms. Lenz will show a clip of her film, "Kusama – Infinity" and will talk about her experiences writing, directing and producing the documentary, which is about artist Yayoi Kusama. This event is free and open to all.

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 11:00am to 5:00pm

The annual Kent Creativity Festival provides an opportunity for people of all ages and skill levels to come together to create, share and explore the creation of all forms of art. A group of local stakeholders, including Kent State University, the City of Kent, Main Street Kent, local non-profit organizations and Kent businesses, plans the festival. For people of all ages in a hands-on environment that allows everyone to BE AN ARTIST!


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Friday, October 5, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The School of Art’s First Friday Lecture Series continues with Scott Carter, visiting artist in sculpture and expanded media, on Oct. 5 at noon in Room 165 of the Center for the Visual Arts. All lectures are free and open to the public.

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm


Sept. 28 – Oct. 27, 2018

Reception: Friday, Oct. 5, 5-8 p.m.

Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Everyone is invited to tour the recently completed Center for the Visual Arts during Homecoming on Oct. 6 from noon to 3 p.m. All the facilities will be open, including art studios, art education classrooms, and art history lecture halls.