Art Events

“Southside Color Theories and Half Truths”

January 25, 2021, 12:00pm to March 4, 2021, 5:00pm


August 30, 2021, 8:00am to October 28, 2021, 5:00pm



A*C*E* Annual High School Art Exhibition

November 8, 2021, 8:00am to November 20, 2021, 5:00pm

The A*C*E High School Art Show is an annual exhibition showcasing the artworks of local high school students. After a pandemic hiatus, we are pleased to once again host this event in our continuing effort to bring art to the local community.

Works from the Permanent Collection

December 3, 2021, 8:00am to January 13, 2022, 5:00pm


On display will be selected artworks from the Millikin University permanent collection showcasing some of the hidden treasures that have been collected over the years.



January 14, 2022, 8:00am to February 25, 2022, 5:00pm

An Exhibition of Mixed Media Paintings by Arlene Crawford

Textile Designs From Around The World

February 28, 2022, 8:00am to April 28, 2022, 5:00pm

The Dr. Rik Golubjatnikov Collection

Annual Student Art Show

May 2, 2022, 8:00am to May 13, 2022, 5:00pm


Department News

Millikin Public Painted Pianos Project
Academic | Arts | Campus
Public Painted Piano Project spreads music, art and joy
October 19, 2021, 1:30pm
Millikin nursing professor brings together music and art therapy Community members of Decatur [Ill.] are seeing several colorfully constructed pianos at various locations around the city...
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Shannon Cook Millikin University
Academic | Arts | Campus
Collage Artist Shannon Cook named Crowder Artist-in-Residence at Blue Connection
June 14, 2021, 1:45pm
Student brings strong community engagement concept to residency Millikin University's Art Department and Center for Entrepreneurship have named Shannon Cook the 2021 Robert Harrison...
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Paul Branton Millikin University
Alumni & Friends | Arts | Campus
Millikin Made: Paul Branton, Class of 1995
February 1, 2021, 11:45am
"I am always interested in people … their stories and journeys." In 1995, Paul Branton graduated from Millikin University earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Commercial Art, 26 years later...
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Millikin Black History Month
Academic | Alumni & Friends | Arts
Student-led programming the focus of Millikin's Black History Month Celebration
January 25, 2021, 10:45am
Celebration to feature faculty intersectionality discussion, art exhibit and jazz performance Millikin University will host a variety of events and programming created by...
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Millikin University Art Therapy
Academic | Arts | Campus
Millikin student's research looks at the effectiveness of Art Therapy
September 18, 2020, 11:30am
MU student and professor team up for research study on art therapy Art therapy is a unique expression of creativity that can foster healing and well-being. Whether you are creating art or...
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