Masterworks I: Opening Night - Eroica!

September 25, 2021, 7:30pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center | $15-$25 

Free with Millikin Student ID 

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Celebrate the new season  with a night of classic favorites featuring Millikin's own Chung-Ha Kim performing Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat Major, "Jenamy"

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat Major, K. 271, "Jenamy"

Blood at the Root

October 7, 2021, 7:30pm to October 10, 2021, 2:00pm

Virginia Rogers Theatre | $15 

Free with Millikin Student ID

Thursday, October 7, 2021 | 7:30p.m.

Friday, October 8, 2021 | 7:30p.m.

Saturday, October 9, 2021 | 7:30p.m.

Sunday, October 10, 2021 | 2:00p.m.

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The Goodheart Event: Jonathan Van Ness

October 11, 2021, 7:00pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center | Free with Millikin Student ID

Hairstylist to the stars, Jonathan Van Ness has slayed his way onto the pop culture stage - as a fab TV personalty, irrepressible podcaster, and fearless comedian. Van Ness is best known from his time on Netflix's "Queer Eye", where he's imparted fierce life advice while serving as the show's groomer, hair guru, and self-care advocate. Van Ness is also the host of the "Getting Curious" podcast and a New York Times Bestselling author. 

Masterworks II: Bach to Bartók

October 23, 2021, 7:30pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center | $15-$25 

Free with Millikin Student ID 

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Enjoy an evening of fan favorites as we go Bach to Bartók, featuring the famous "Air on the G String" from Bach's Orchestral Suite No. 2, and Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta by Bartók. 

The Dallas Brass

October 24, 2021, 2:00pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center | $25-$35

Free with Millikin Student ID 

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Halloween! Percussion Ensemble

October 29, 2021, 7:30pm to October 30, 2021, 8:00pm

Albert Taylor Theatre | $10
Free with Millikin Student ID 
Event Dates:

Friday, October 29, 2021 | 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 30, 2021 | 6:30 p.m. & 8 p.m.

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A*C*E* Annual High School Art Exhibition

November 8, 2021, 8:00am to November 20, 2021, 5:00pm

The A*C*E High School Art Show is an annual exhibition showcasing the artworks of local high school students. After a pandemic hiatus, we are pleased to once again host this event in our continuing effort to bring art to the local community.

Fall Guitar Ensemble Performance

November 10, 2021, 7:30pm

Kaeuper Hall | Free 

The Guitar Ensemble concerts showcase Millikin's outstanding Electric and Classical Guitar ensembles in exciting programs featuring traditional and contemporary arrangements ranging from Baroque to jazz and rock. 

She Loves Me

November 12, 2021, 7:30pm to November 14, 2021, 2:00pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center | $20-$25 
Free with Millikin Student ID 

Friday, November 12, 2021 | 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 13, 2021 | 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, November 14, 2021 | 2:00 p.m.

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Music by Jerry Bock

Book by Joe Masteroff

Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick 

Works from the Permanent Collection

December 3, 2021, 8:00am to January 13, 2022, 5:00pm

 

On display will be selected artworks from the Millikin University permanent collection showcasing some of the hidden treasures that have been collected over the years.

 

Vespers

December 4, 2021, 2:00pm to December 5, 2021, 7:30pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center | $10-$15

Saturday, December 4, 2021 | 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 5, 2021 | 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

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Solstice

December 9, 2021, 7:30pm to December 11, 2021, 2:00pm

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. 

Saturday, December 11, 2021 | 2:00 p.m. 

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The Light Side of Opera: Scenes from Popular Operettas

December 9, 2021, 7:30pm to December 10, 2021, 7:30pm

Albert Taylor Theatre | Free 

Thursday, December 9, 2021 | 7:30 p.m.

Friday, December 10, 2021 | 7:30 p.m.

Millikin Opera Workshop explores lyrical lightheartedness, romancing, dancing, and the sentimentality of "schmaltz" in their fall scenes program of operetta favorites. 

Arts Tech Expo 2021

December 10, 2021, 4:00pm

University Commons 
Banquet Rooms A & B, Third Floor | Free 

“Griot”

January 14, 2022, 8:00am to February 25, 2022, 5:00pm

An Exhibition of Mixed Media Paintings by Arlene Crawford

Masterworks III: Pathétique

February 5, 2022, 7:30pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center | $15-$25
Free with Millikin Student ID 

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Along with performances by the winners of Millikin's annual Concerto/Aria Competition, the MDSO will present Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 - an epic hero saga with many ups and downs, including the celebrated fanfare and festive third movement. 

Facing Humanity: Masks of History & Culture

February 12, 2022, 7:30pm

Albert Taylor Theatre | Free 

This exciting performance is a celebration of world cultures that allows audiences to experience the art of masked performance at its finest. 

STOMP

February 26, 2022, 7:30pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center | $35-$55
Free with Millikin Student ID 

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Textile Designs From Around The World

February 28, 2022, 8:00am to April 28, 2022, 5:00pm

The Dr. Rik Golubjatnikov Collection

Clue

March 4, 2022, 7:30pm to March 6, 2022, 2:00pm

Virginia Rogers Theatre | $15 

Free with Millikin Student ID 

Was it Miss Scarlett in the conservatory with the candlestick, or Colonel Mustard in the billiard room with the revolver? Boddy Manor becomes a house of horrors in this classic whodunit packed with lies, secrets, twists, turns, and other shenanigans. Who will the killer turn out to be? All will be revealed in this madcap stage adaptation of the popular board game. 

 

Masterworks IV: American Soundscapes: Afro-American

March 5, 2022, 7:30pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center | $15-$25
Free with Millikin Student ID 

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Experience the power, splendor, and diversity of our nation's art music scene with a concert dedicated to great American composers. Award-winning pianist Clayton Stephenson will join the MDSO to present Concerto in One Movement by Florence Price. 

Velocity Irish Dance

March 25, 2022, 7:30pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center  | $15-$35

Free with Millikin Student ID 

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Rising Tide: The Crossroads Project

April 1, 2022, 7:30pm

Albert Taylor Theatre | $15-$20 
Free with Millikin Student ID 

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Brian Owens

April 2, 2022, 7:30pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center | $15-$25 
Free with Millikin Student ID 

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Romeo & Juliet

April 8, 2022, 7:30pm to April 10, 2022, 2:00pm

Virginia Rogers Theatre | $15 

Free with Millikin Student ID 

A visceral, contemporary retelling of a classic tale, where love-bound youth take drastic steps to avoid a star-crossed fate. This production explores the pantheon of human emotions in ways that decentralize the norms often assumed in this familiar play. This performance contains adult themes. Not suitable for children. 

Masterworks V: Choral Portraits

April 9, 2022, 7:30pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center | $15-$25 
Free with Millikin Student ID

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The Millikin Union of Choirs join the MDSO to conclude their season with Leonard Bernstein's Chichester Psalms and a performance of Ravel's impressionistic masterpiece, "Daphnis and Chloe". 

Annual Student Art Show

May 2, 2022, 8:00am to May 13, 2022, 5:00pm