Arts & Culture

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.

The Guest of Honor University Artist/Lecture Series will host author Etgar Keret at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, in the Kent Student Center Kiva for a lecture titled “The Dark and the Surreal: The Fiction of Etgar Keret.” Following the lecture, there will be a reception and book-signing at 8:30 p.m. in Room 204 in the Kent Student Center....

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...

The Kent State University School of Art Gallery presents the “Foundations Exhibition” from April 16-19. The gallery will celebrate the opening of the exhibit with a reception that is free and open to the public on Thursday, April 18, from 5-7 p.m. The School of Art Gallery is located in the Art Building at 400 Janik Drive on the Kent Campus....

The Kent State University Textile Art Studio, located between the Lake and Olson residence halls on the Kent Campus, will hold an open studio on Friday, March 1, from 10 a.m. until noon. All are welcome to observe demonstrations of weaving, feltmaking, dyeing and netmaking, and to learn about the courses available in textile art. The Textile Art...

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.Pooja Songar, a 2006 Kent State graduate, created the brand Cutie Bees, a safe, stylish organic clothing line for infants, ages 0-18 months. The clothing line not only...

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...

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...

Exhibition features the work of all students currently enrolled full-time in the MFA program Kent State University's School of Art Gallery presents “KSU/MFA 2013” now through Feb. 15, curated by Brenton Pahl, Kathryn Shinko and Anderson Turner. This exhibition features the work of all students currently enrolled full-time in the MFA...

The Kent State University School of Art Gallery will present the work of several Bachelor of Fine Arts candidates as part of the BFA Gala on Monday, Dec. 3, through Friday, Dec. 7. The gallery will host a reception on Thursday, Dec. 6, from 5-7 p.m., that is free and open to the public. The School of Art Gallery is located in the Art Building at...