Arts @ Millikin

View all of Millikin's upcoming art events from the School of Theatre and Dance, School of Music, and Art Department below. Stay up-to-date with Arts@Millikin, which is a monthly newsletter administered by the College of Fine Arts to share news and happenings across all of our programs and venues at Millikin.

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School of Music

November 20, 2019, 12:15pm
Mid-Day Music Wednesdays
November 20, 2019, 7:30pm
Wind Ensemble II: Let's Dance
November 22, 2019, 5:00pm
November 24, 2019, 4:00pm
The Double Bass Around the World
December 7, 2019, 2:00pm to December 8, 2019, 7:30pm
Vespers
December 15, 2019, 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Perkinson Music Center Kaeuper Hall Sunday, December 15, 2019, 7:30 – 8:30pm Jenny Tullis' Junior Recital

Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra

February 1, 2020, 7:30pm
Celebrate the centenary year of the Nineteenth Amendment with a concert dedicated to the legacy of revolutionary women and their allies.
February 29, 2020, 7:30pm
Since its premiere in 1808, Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony has attained worldwide renown, influencing composers of symphonies and chart-topping hit son
April 18, 2020, 7:30pm
O Fortuna! The MDSO and Millikin Union of Choirs come together to perform Carl Orff’s epic Carmina Burana.

Perkinson Art Gallery

A*C*E* Annual High School Art Exhibition
November 18, 2019 9:11 PM
The Annual A.C.E.
Central Illinois High School Art Teacher Biennial Exhibition
December 2, 2019 9:12 PM
This will be our inaugural exhibition showcasing the artistic creations of the Central Illinois Area Art Teachers.
Simon Levin "Lineage", Studio Conversations between Simon Levin & Apprentices
February 3, 2020 9:02 PM
Simon Levin has been working in clay since 1990. He is a full time studio potter working exclusively with wood firing.
Annual Student Art Show
March 30, 2020 9:03 AM
The Annual Student Art Show features freshman through junior art students’ work.
Works From The Permanent Collection
April 13, 2020 9:04 AM
Date: 04/13/2020 - 05/22/2020 Gallery: Perkinson Gallery
  • The School of Music

    Music is life at Millikin. Our accomplished faculty will show you that dreams and reality aren’t so far apart as they play alongside you, learn with you, and help develop the talent you’ve only begun to tap into!

  • The Millikin School of Theatre & Dance

    Millikin's School of Theatre and Dance is a nationally-recognized program, offering conservatory style training rooted in a liberal arts education. Our students learn by practicing their craft at a high level throughout their training, with and for successful practitioners including our faculty, staff, alums and theatre professionals across the industry.

  • Art Department

    Here in the Art Department, we offer a wide range of experiences ranging from techniques employed in computer art and design, to the immersion in various studio practices of creation and critique. Through it all, we make an effort to connect the theoretical to the practical through lectures, exhibitions, studio practice, seminars and internships. We invite you to come and see what we are doing.

  • Kirkland Fine Arts Center & The College of Fine Arts

    Kirkland Fine Arts Center serves as a cultural storefront for Millikin’s College of Fine Arts. We are committed to supporting artistic endeavors, opening minds, inspiring hearts, and providing rich community experiences. Making memories; shaping futures. Join us as we explore conception, performance, social consciousness, and thought-provoking art-forms.

MILLIKIN SCHOOL OF THEATRE & DANCE
MAINSTAGE SEASON

Solstice
December 12, 2019 7:12 PM
 Light, space, music, and movement come together to delight, provoke, and inspire us in this annual concert of original dance, performed and
The Pirates of Penzance
February 20, 2020 7:02 PM
In this new imagining of Gilbert and Sullivan's classic operetta, 'The Pirates of Penzance', our 'pirates' are members of a 50's biker-gang and are
Seussical
March 26, 2020 7:03 PM
Horton the Elephant lives happily in the Jungle of Nool - until he hears a cry for help that he can't ignore. Based on the classic stories of Dr.
April 2, 2020 7:04 PM
Experience the wit and wisdom of Oscar Hammerstein's lyrics, buoyantly soaring above the unique melodies of Richard Rodgers. This first-
Marisol
April 30, 2020 7:04 PM
There is a revolution in heaven: food has turned to salt, the moon hasn't been seen in months, and skinheads are ravaging the Bronx. In an America

College of Fine Arts News

Seven Fires Actors
Theatre & Dance
The Seven Fires
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 3:30pm
The Seven Fires In May, Theatre alumni Cian Evans Grayson, Darius Lee, Kevin Harris, and Joshua Miller worked with current Theatre student Alex Naranjo and faculty members Barbara...
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Greater Decatur Youth Band
Music
Summer with the Greater Decatur Youth Band
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 3:00pm
Summer with the Greater Decatur Youth Band It was a great summer for the Youth Band.  We had around 80 students participate this year, including about 20 in our new Jump Start...
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Students of Sleeping Beauty
Sleeping Beauty Redux
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 3:00pm
Sleeping Beauty Redux Performance Learning and Collaboration took center stage as the Alabama Ballet, Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra, Millikin students, and Decatur community members...
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Students at Arts Tech Playhouse
Arts Technology Playhouse
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 2:45pm
Arts Technology Playhouse Potential incoming Arts Technology students and current students had a great time on April 5 and April 6 at the Arts Technology Playhouse. Eight students...
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Paul Shoulberg
World Premiere Play Miss Me to Debut in Albert Taylor Theatre, May 9-11
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 5:00pm
  World Premiere Play Miss Me The final play of the 2018-19 School of Theatre & Dance season, Miss Me, will play in Albert Taylor Theatre May 9-11. This play, a world premiere...
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Students at AIGA Conference
Students Attend AIGA St. Louis Design Conference
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 3:30pm
Students Attend AIGA St. Louis Design Conference On February 23, students in Jessa Wilcoxen’s Computer Art and Design Creative Concepts classes attended the AIGA St. Louis...
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ACDA dancers
Millikin Dancers Attend ACDA
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 2:45pm
Millikin Dancers Attend ACDA This year marks Millikin’s 3rd time attending the regional conference for the American College Dance Association. Hosted on the campus of Missouri State...
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Eidolan Student Woodwind Quintet
Music
Festive Woodwinds
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 11:30am
Festive Woodwinds The Eidolan Student Woodwind Quintet (coach Professor Claire Taylor) and the Millikin Oboe Bassoon Society (faculty advisor Professor Tina Nicholson) performed at the...
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School of Theatre and Dance
School of Theatre and Dance Alumni in the News
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 2:30pm
School of Theatre and Dance Alumni in the News In an industry where unemployment rates among union members consistently hover around 88% - 90%, booking work is not just challenging, it’s...
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Woodwind Performance
The Millikin Faculty Woodwind Quintet Performance
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 2:30pm
The Millikin Faculty Woodwind Quintet Performance The Millikin faculty Woodwind Quintet, which consist of Amanda Pond; flute, Tina Nicholson; oboe, David Cook; clarinet, Steve Schepper;...
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