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School of the Arts

arts program

CULINARY ARTS

WORKSHOPS AND UPCOMING CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

  • Holiday Baking Workshop - Nov. 2nd
  • Additional Community Workshops
  • Collaboration with Local Farm Products
  • Upcoming Culinary Certificate Programs
  • Serve-Safe Certification

VISUAL ARTS

RE-INVIGORATION OF LEGACY PROGRAM

  • $12,000 in scholarships awarded
  • 16 new visual art majors
  • "Careers in the Arts" speaker series to be
    held in schools
  • Community Workshops on campus and
    at Appalachian Arts Center
  • Renovation of Art Lab, Craft Lab, and new
    Brick Lab
  • Holiday Baking Workshop - Nov. 2nd

THEATER

ALL THE WORLD'S A STAGE

  • MAD Camp - Summer Camp for 3rd-7th
    Graders in Music, Art, and Drama
  • Collaborations with local high school
    drama programs
  • Traditional Music and Local History
  • CART collaborative eventsHoliday Baking Workshop - Nov. 2nd

DANCE

LED BY OLIVIA RATLIFF AND REGINA BLANKENSHIP

  • Opportunities for all ages and skill levels
  • Saturday Workshop Series - 8 Saturdays
    focused on technique development
  • Candy Cane Gala - collaborative event
    with area dance schools featuring
    Christmas dance routines
  • Summer Dance Camp
  • Proposed Dance Certificate Fall 2020

For more information contact Morgan Gilbert, Instructor of Art | Director, School of the Arts, 276.964.7216, morgan.gilbert@sw.edu


School of the Arts Events 2019-2020


September

Saturday Dance Series-Classical Ballet - September 7th

Crooked Road Gallery Show – September-December @Ellen Elmes Gallery, King Community Center

Traditional Appalachian Music Showcase - TBD Late September @Ellen Elmes Gallery, King Community Center


October

Saturday Dance Series-Jazz: October 12th

Jane Hicks, the Rodd Altizer Poet in Residence
October 16th, 11AM:
@Buchanan Hall 130

Leatherworking Class:
October 3, 10, 17, 24, Nov 7, 14, 21 5:00-7:00PM
@Buchanan Hall 117

November


November 2nd: Holiday Baking Class

November 9th: Saturday Dance Series-Contemporary

Leatherworking Class: October 3, 10, 17, 24, Nov 7, 14, 21 5:00-7:00PM

November 30th
Candy Cane Gala - Class will be held from 10am to 1pm and the Gala will begin at 6pm in the Mary W. Lawson Auditorium/King Center


Upcoming

March 27
Art Portfolio Day for High School Students
March 6-13
Italian Highlights Trip: Venice, Rome, Florence
July 20-24
Mad Camp


 

The Festival of the Arts

April 16 - 26, 2020

The 2020 Festival of the Arts will celebrate the arts with the theme Spotlight on the Visionaries: Throughout Time, Around the World.

A complete schedule of festival performances and events can be found at the Festival of the Arts website.


 

Appalachian Arts Center

The center showcases local artisans and provides opportunity for residents to shop locally for beautiful and unique artworks to enjoy and share.

More information can be found at the Appalachian Arts Center website.