Marshall to wrap up 2017 Governor’s School for the Arts

More than 100 West Virginia students between their sophomore and junior years have been immersed in the Governor’s School for the Arts at Marshall University. The audition-based school began June 25 and will end July 15. Continue reading…

Anime drawing class available for youth ages 10-16

Students ages 10-16 can participate in an anime drawing class starting Tuesday, July 18, from 2 to 4 p.m. in Marshall University’s Visual Arts Center, and continuing Tuesdays and Thursdays at the same times until Aug. 10.

The program is presented by the university’s Center for Continuing Education. Cost is $75, and potential students can register at Continue reading…

Art Society Talks at The Cellar Door

This semester each Art Society presentation will focus on a single work of art, its form, content, and context. These talks, sponsored by the School of Art and Design, will consider how individual perception impacts observation and understanding. Continue reading…

Huntington Banner Competition 2017



Create two or more designs for any season(s) that complement, contrast, or augment the existing student-designed seasonal banners (below) by tying in the color palette or other design elements.  Six of eighteen of these designs are shown below; the full set is on display on the VAC 4th floor.

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Community Drawing Session – March 13th

Marshall University’s School of Art & Design and the Tri-State Arts Association invites all Marshall Students to imporve their drawing skills by attending a FREE (With MU Student ID) Community Drawing Session from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on March 13th, 2017.  The location will be the new Visual Arts Center, room 510.

Empty Bowls – Open Studio Day Feb. 25th

Huntington Empty Bowls is a fantastic win/win event. A win for the Facing Hunger Foodbank and their tireless work to feed the hungry of our community AND a win for you. Come take part in an afternoon of fun and food in the Ceramics Studio. Create Bowls by throwing or handbuilding them,no matter what your skill level, by parcipating in our Open Studio Day!

Bowls produced during the open studio event will be donated to the Empty Bowls event on April 28, 2017. Continue reading…

Art Careers Mini Conference – Friday, Dec. 2nd

Learn about job opportunities for art and design majors, practice interview skills, present your portfolio, meet potential employers and more!
Featuring Marshall University Career Services

Student art exhibitions to open at Carroll, Birke galleries

New and seasoned students from the School of Art and Design will showcase work at the school’s galleries this month and next.

Graduating seniors will present individual bodies of work from their last year as part of their capstones during “Student Capstone Exhibitions” at the Charles W. and Norma C. Carroll Gallery at Marshall’s Visual Arts Center. Continue reading…