Arts & Culture

The Department of Pan-African Studies at Kent State University is pleased to announce its third biennial Africa and the Global Atlantic World Conference that will take place at Kent State University, on April 8, 2016. This year’s conference is themed “Cultures, Identities, and Racial Violence in the Pan-African World” and aims to explore new ways of studying the complex experiences of Africana people worldwide.

The Piano Institute is a highly intensive program for talented piano students in grades 7-12. It is hosted each summer by the Piano Division at Kent State University's Hugh A. Glauser School of Music.

Author Etgar Keret will speak at the Guest of Honor University Artist/Lecture Series on April 24.The Guest of Honor University Artist/Lecture Series will host author Etgar Keret at 7 p.m.

Kent State University at Tuscarawas and the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts are sponsoring the ninth annual Student Computer Designed Art Exhibit and Silent Auction from 7 to 9 p.m. on April 25. The exhibit, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts at 461 Robinson Dr. S.E. in New Philadelphia.

This artwork made from cardboard will be showcased at the "Foundations Exhibition" in the School of Art Gallery from April 16-19.The Kent State University School of Art Gallery presents the “Foundations Exhibition” from April 16-19. The gallery will celebrate the opening of t

Graduate student Lisa Arenstein works on a tapestry loom that she constructed to create a large textural weaving.The Textile Art Studio will hold an open house on March 1.The Kent State University Textile Art Studio, located between the Lake and Olson residence halls on the Kent Campus, will h

A Kent State fashion student and two alumni are partnering to offer organic clothing for infants in this new age of eco-friendly products where fashion and clothing are no exceptions.

Journalist, author and The Dish blogger Andrew Sullivan will present “Knowing (and Loving) Thine Enemy: Gays, Conservatives and Common Ground” at Kent State’s Guest of Honor University Artist/Lecture Series on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 6 p.m., in the Kent Student Center Kiva. A reception will follow at 7:30 p.m. in Room 204 at the Kent Student Center. This event is free and open to the public.

The national hit Elvis Lives will be performed on April 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas in New Philadelphia.

"I'm excited to have the national tour of Elvis Lives coming our way and pleased they know our extraordinary venue and wanted to pick us up as a stop on their tour," says Mike Morelli, general manager of the Performing Arts Center. "We've had requests for this show from numerous patrons and it's always great to give our folks what they ask for!"

Exhibition features the work of all students currently enrolled full-time in the MFA program