College of Fine Arts Articles
Millikin student-athlete makes waves beyond the pool
"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, he has returned to campus to show the community his artistic work as part of Millikin's Black History Month celebration.
National search underway for permanent director
Millikin University has appointed Bryan Diver as interim director of Kirkland Fine Arts Center following the retirement of Jan Saddoris-Traughber as director of Kirkland Fine Arts Center on Dec. 11, 2020. Diver assumed his new role as interim director on Jan. 4, 2021. A national search is currently being conducted for a permanent director.
Enjoy Millikin University's much-beloved tradition
For more than 60 years, Millikin University's Vespers has signaled the start of the holiday season in central Illinois. This past December, audiences virtually witnessed the much-beloved tradition featuring rousing new musical experiences and a "best of" compilation from Vespers past.
Millikin musicians work with virtual composition class
Countless music educators around the world, who are faced with the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic, are finding ways to have meaningful engagement with ensembles that are musically creative.
Millikin professor's book maps the historical terrain of forensic musicology
The field of forensic musicology has played an integral role in music copyright infringement cases for quite some time. Only recently has the field gained national attention thanks in large part to high-profile copyright infringement cases, such as collaborators Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke versus Marvin Gaye's estate, centered on the hit song, "Blurred Lines."
The concept album has all but disappeared. Why?
New Video & Photo Classrooms Will Move Curriculum in Arts Tech Forward
"We're helping them to reshape their business"
Small businesses are facing an unprecedented economic disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For months, many small businesses have seen a decline in sales and a lack of in-person shopping forcing some companies to find creative ways to make up for losses, including building online stores.