A Weekend of the Arts at Mary Baldwin University

March 20, 2007

The community is invited to spend March 23–25 at Mary Baldwin University for a weekend of the Arts. All events are open to the public, and unless otherwise noted, admission is free. The weekend was orchestrated by Mary Baldwin student Dea Turner as part of her senior project in arts administration. Call (540) 887-7294 for more information.

Friday, March 23

  • Graphic Design Exhibit, Francis Auditorium

    A graphic design exhibit of magazine spreads promoting global warming from Mary Baldwin’s Graphic Design II class and Women’s History Month posters from Graphic Design IV class will be displayed all weekend.

  • Kuumba Players Workshop, 5 p.m., Nuthouse in Hunt Dining Hall
    Kuumba Players Performance, 6 p.m., Nuthouse

    Kuumba Players, Mary Baldwin’s African-American theatre troupe, will be hosting a theatre workshop for community participants, followed by excerpts fromFor Colored Girls Who Commit Suicide When the Rainbow Isn’t Enuf, which is not suitable for children.

Saturday, March 24

  • Photography Workshop, 10 a.m., Photo Lab, Deming Fine Arts Building

    This workshop on pinhole photography ‘done using cameras made from cardboard boxes ’ will teach participants the basic skills used to produce back and white photos from a pinhole camera. The three-hour workshop is limited to 10 participants.

  • Ceramics Workshop, 12 p.m., Ceramics Studio, Kable Residence Hall

    At the Potters Wheel– will give participants the chance to sit at the wheel and learn the basics of creating their own clay masterpieces. Limited to 10 participants.

  • Art Exhibit, 2 p.m., Hunt Gallery in Hunt Dining Hall

    Black Sun, an exhibition of recent paintings by artist Carrie Moyer will be on view in Hunt Art Gallery.

  • Historical Dance Workshop, 4 p.m., Physical Activities Center Dance Studio

    Associate Professor of Health and Physical Education Irene Sarnelle will be hosting a historical dance workshop. The workshop will teach basic dances from earlier time periods. Those interested in attending Mary Baldwin’s Age of Discovery Ball on March 31 are encouraged to participate.

  • Charm Jam, 7 p.m., Francis Auditorium

    Baldwin Charm, Mary Baldwin’s pop a cappella choir hosts its annual Charm Jam with male a cappella groups from neighboring colleges. Admission is $7 for the general public.

Sunday, March 25

  • Greater Thing Dance Ministry Workshop, 1 p.m., Miller Chapel
    This dance workshop will teach participants liturgical and mime dances.
  • Sunday Recital, 3 p.m., Francis Auditorium

    Pianist Nicholas Ross will be performing works by Beethoven, Debussy, and others during the season’s final Sunday Recital. Tickets are $5 for the general public and $4 for students and seniors.

  • Gospel Music Workshop, 4 p.m., Miller Chapel

    Anointed Voices of Praise, Mary Baldwin’s gospel choir, will host a workshop featuring selections presently sung by the choir along with the teaching of the history of gospel music.