Arts at Millikin

View all of Millikin University's upcoming art events from Kirkland Fine Arts Center, School of Theatre and Dance, School of Music and Art Department below. Stay up-to-date with Arts at 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.

October 2021

2021-2022 Season Brochure

  • 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.

  • Arts Technology & Administration

    The Arts Technology and Administration Department provides students with the skills and Performance Learning experiences necessary to make a life and a living in the arts. Discover your path.

  • 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.

  • 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.

MILLIKIN SCHOOL OF THEATRE & DANCE
MAINSTAGE SEASON

December 9, 2021 7:12 PM
Virginia Rogers Theatre | $10 Free with Millikin Student ID  Thursday, December, 9, 2021 | 7:30 p.m. Friday, December, 10, 2021 | 7:30 p.m. 
February 12, 2022 7:02 PM
Albert Taylor Theatre | Free  This exciting performance is a celebration of world cultures that allows audiences to experience the art of
February 24, 2022 7:02 PM
Virginia Rogers Theatre | $15  Free with Millikin Student ID Thursday, February 24, 2022 | 7:30p.m.  Friday, February 25, 2022 | 7:30p.m.
April 7, 2022 7:04 PM
Virginia Rogers Theatre | $15  Free with Millikin Student ID  Thursday, April 7, 2022 | 7:30p.m. Friday, April 8. 2022 | 7:30p.m. Saturday, April
May 5, 2022 7:05 PM
Virginia Rogers Theatre | $20  Free with Millikin Student ID  Thursday, May 5, 2022 | 7:30p.m. Friday, May 6, 2022 | 7:30p.m. Saturday, May 7,

College of Fine Arts News

Nat Long Millikin University
Academic Campus College of Fine Arts College of Professional Studies School of Education Student Spotlight Student Success Theatre & Dance
Millikin's Nat Long named 2021 Lincoln Laureate
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 10:15am
Theatre and education double major honored for leadership and service Nat Long (they/them), a theatre and education (special education endorsement) double major, was honored as Millikin...
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Kade Nylen and Jessa Wilcoxen
Academic Arts Campus College of Fine Arts Community
Millikin professor and student team up with researchers to develop mental health app
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 10:00am
Millikin duo pilot mental health app for managing anxiety Part of Millikin University's mission of Performance Learning is centered on collaboration, whether that's working alongside third...
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Empty Chili Bowl Millikin
Academic Arts Campus College of Fine Arts Community
Every Bowl Counts
Thursday, November 11, 2021 - 3:15pm
Millikin art students craft ceramic artisan bowls to help local families Each fall, students from Millikin University's Art Department come together to handcraft chili bowls that are sold...
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WJMU Millikin University
Academic Campus College of Arts & Sciences College of Fine Arts Communication Community Student Organizations
New student-run venture WJMU Productions arrives on Millikin's campus
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 2:15pm
"We want students to be prepared to compete for the best jobs and stories in that evolving field." To help students prepare for the evolving field of multimedia communication, Millikin...
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Vespers Millikin University
Alumni & Friends Campus College of Fine Arts Community Music
Tickets on sale Nov. 2 for Vespers
Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 12:00pm
Millikin's most beloved holiday event returns Dec. 4-5 Millikin University's most beloved holiday event Vespers returns Dec. 4-5, 2021, at Kirkland Fine Arts Center. Performances will be...
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Millikin Center for Theatre & Dance
Academic Campus College of Fine Arts Theatre & Dance
Millikin theatre student lands opportunity to showcase own musical
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 3:30pm
Theatre student puts on her own work this fall Maya Gomez says her favorite thing about Millikin University is that the university is very open to giving students the opportunity to create...
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Academic Biology Campus College of Arts & Sciences College of Fine Arts Faculty Spotlight Music
Millikin Professors receive Love of Learning Awards
Monday, October 25, 2021 - 12:30pm
Dr. David Cook and Dr. Jennifer Schroeder honored for academic achievements and goals Dr. David Cook, assistant professor of clarinet and chair of instrumental performance studies, and Dr...
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Millikin Public Painted Pianos Project
Academic Arts Campus College of Fine Arts College of Professional Studies Community Nursing
Public Painted Piano Project spreads music, art and joy
Tuesday, 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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Millikin Jazz Faculty
Academic Campus College of Fine Arts Music
"An Overwhelming Honor"
Friday, October 8, 2021 - 1:30pm
Millikin jazz faculty members, students invited to prestigious conference To be invited to the Jazz Educator Network Conference (JEN) is one of the highest achievements for any jazz...
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Tom Robson Millikin University
Academic Campus College of Fine Arts Community Theatre & Dance
Millikin Professor featured on The Athletic Baseball Show
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 12:30pm
Dr. Tom Robson featured on popular baseball podcast Millikin University Associate Professor of Theatre Tom Robson was a featured guest on a recent episode of The Athletic Baseball Show – a...
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