Arts at Millikin 2022-23 Season

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.

February 2023

  • School of Art & Creative Media

    Here in the School of Art & Creative Media, 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.

  • Community Arts Academy

    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.


March 9, 2023 7:03 PM
April 13, 2023 7:04 PM
Into the Woods Thursday, April 13, 2023, 7:30 pm Friday, April 14, 2023, 7:30 pm Saturday, April 15, 2023, 7:30 pm Sunday, April 16, 2023, 2:00 pm
May 11, 2023 7:05 PM
A Pair of Puccinis Thursday, May 11, 2023, 7:30 pm Friday, May 12, 2023, 7:30 pm Saturday, May 13, 2023, 7:30 pm Sunday May 14, 2023, 2:00 pm

College of Fine Arts News

Millikin University Music Business
Academic Campus College of Fine Arts Music
The Next Generation of Music Industry Pros
Monday, July 26, 2021 - 10:15am
Millikin Music Business program designed to prep students for a career in today's music industry The following article comes from the Summer 2021 edition of Blue Review, Millikin...
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Academic Campus College of Fine Arts Community Music
Millikin youth music program provides a glimpse of band life
Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 2:15pm
Students learn to compose, produce and perform like rock stars A new generation of up-and-coming musicians and performers visited Millikin University's campus in July to get a glimpse of...
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Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra
Academic Campus College of Fine Arts Community Music
Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra announces 2021-22 performance season
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 11:30am
"Music can bring us all together and continues to serve as an important and relevant factor in our lives." The Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra (MDSO) has announced plans to resume in-...
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1901 Productions
Academic Arts Campus College of Fine Arts Community
Make It Millikin: 1901 Productions
Monday, June 21, 2021 - 3:15pm
Student-run film company brings together creative and business elements When it comes to Millikin University's hallmark learning model of Performance Learning, there is perhaps no better...
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Shannon Cook Millikin University
Academic Arts Campus Center for Entrepreneurship College of Fine Arts Community Student Success
Collage Artist Shannon Cook named Crowder Artist-in-Residence at Blue Connection
Monday, 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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Mark Tonelli Millikin University
Academic Campus College of Fine Arts Faculty Spotlight Music
Millikin Music Professor receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to Brazil
Friday, June 11, 2021 - 9:15am
Dr. Mark Tonelli to teach courses in jazz ensemble, jazz guitar and music entrepreneurship The U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board has honored Dr. Mark...
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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
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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