College of Fine Arts Articles
August 28, 2020 at 9:15am
Millikin's brand new facility opens its doors
For months the Millikin University campus community has been witnessing a change in scenery with the construction of the new Center for Theatre & Dance, all starting with a groundbreaking back in May 2018.
August 14, 2020 at 9:15am
"Every piece I make is different and has a different purpose"
Courtney Zimmerman has a passion for pottery, a talent she discovered as a student at Millikin University. Her motivation to develop her craft and become her own boss has led to successful pottery business she's built online and through social media.
August 12, 2020 at 10:00am
Millikin to celebrate holiday season with livestream event featuring choirs
Millikin University's 2020 Vespers celebration has been canceled due to the restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.
In light of these changes, Millikin University will be celebrating the holiday season with a livestream event this December featuring video footage from past Vespers concerts, and a special virtual appearance from this year's Millikin choirs.
August 7, 2020 at 12:15pm
Investment in Students and the Decatur Community
Millikin University's Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program exemplifies the very essence of a Millikin education. Through the program, students spend the summer researching, acquiring data and engaging in project-based learning.
July 31, 2020 at 1:15pm
The role of a costume designer is significant when it comes to adding to the contexts of characters on stage. It is the designer's responsibility to make sure the costume works for the actor as well as making it work for the theatre production.
July 29, 2020 at 11:45am
Dr. William J. McClain assumes role as conductor and music director of the MDSO
"Millikin University's School of Music is a vibrant program with students who are energized and have a hunger for a career in music."
July 23, 2020 at 2:15pm
Millikin faculty member brings music industry to students
Music has always found a home in Chicago and 2020 is the year of Chicago music. It's also the 35th year for the nonprofit organization Arts & Business Council of Chicago (A&BC). The organization is committed to bringing its business know-how to help support the next generation of creative entrepreneurs in an effort to help recover and rebuild the creative economy and ensure that the beat goes on.
July 22, 2020 at 12:15pm
Millikin student artist to showcase ceramic work during residency
Millikin University's Art Department and Center for Entrepreneurship have named Margaret Luckenbill the 2020 Robert Harrison Crowder Artist-in-Residence at Blue Connection, Millikin's student-run retail art gallery.
July 20, 2020 at 1:30pm
Millikin commercial music major getting a glimpse of music industry
Music City, better known as Nashville, Tenn., is where rising Millikin University senior Aly Gabriel is spending her time this summer. The Edwardsville, Ill., native is fulfilling a goal of hers as she is getting a glimpse into the heart of the music industry.
July 13, 2020 at 11:15am
Student using summer apprenticeship to gain experience in theatre industry and marketing
Theatres around the United States have canceled their summer seasons due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. It still may be a while until the theatre industry is fully up and running, which is why Millikin University student Katie Bodlak chose to expand her options of summer internships when the pandemic hit.