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Arts at Meredith

Our vibrant learning environment celebrates the arts. We welcome students from all majors who want to express their creativity, as well as those who will be the next generation of professional artists. From award-winning dance performances to thought-provoking exhibits to world-renowned visiting artists, Meredith College offers an array of cultural arts opportunities. We invite you to expand your horizons through your enjoyment of the arts.

The health, safety, and well-being of our community is always our top priority. Please check back here for information about upcoming performances and exhibits, and thank you for your interest.

Alyssa Hinton: Spiritual Awakening-Native Roots & Culture Exhibition

Alyssa Hinton: Spiritual Awakening-Native Roots & Culture Exhibition

Mon, Sep 28, 2020

Using vibrant colors that awaken the soul, mixed media artist, Alyssa Hinton, illustrates a theme of cultural regeneration through her unique southeastern Native American imagery. Her work is a provocative portrayal of the folklore and history surrounding her roots, utilizing tradition and vision with a contemporary edge. 

Please follow the link to register for the in-person, registration only Artist Reception on September 24 5:30-7:00pm: 

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Together-We are Having a Good Day

Together-We are Having a Good Day

Wed, Oct 7, 2020

Join us on October 29th, for an in-person, registration only artist reception from 4:30-6:30pm in Johnson Hall Rotunda. More information on Gallery Zoom Talk to follow. 

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Alyssa Hinton: Spiritual Awakening-Native Roots & Culture Exhibition

Alyssa Hinton: Spiritual Awakening-Native Roots & Culture Exhibition

Mon, Sep 28, 2020

Using vibrant colors that awaken the soul, mixed media artist, Alyssa Hinton, illustrates a theme of cultural regeneration through her unique southeastern Native American imagery. Her work is a provocative portrayal of the folklore and history surrounding her roots, utilizing tradition and vision with a contemporary edge. 

Please follow the link to register for the in-person, registration only Artist Reception on September 24 5:30-7:00pm: 

Learn More

Together-We are Having a Good Day

Together-We are Having a Good Day

Wed, Oct 7, 2020

Join us on October 29th, for an in-person, registration only artist reception from 4:30-6:30pm in Johnson Hall Rotunda. More information on Gallery Zoom Talk to follow. 

Learn More

Academic Programs

Meredith's visual and performing arts students thrive in a stimulating, supportive environment that encourages their artistic and intellectual growth while preparing them for successful careers in their fields.


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Emerging Artist-in-Residence Program
For alumnae who seek to grow and strengthen their artistic practice in a supportive community. Learn more.

Arts Program News

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Music Department Working to Support Anti-Racism Initiative

Meredith College’s Department of Music is taking a number of steps to address a desire for change by music students and alumnae, who have expressed concerns about race and equity following the death of George Floyd and as a part of the consequent increase in racial justice advocacy efforts. The music department’s efforts are part of a larger anti-racism initiative being undertaken by Meredith College.

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New Arts Administration Minor Aligns Program with Arts Industry Career Trends

Meredith has redeveloped the arts management minor, now called arts administration, to better align the program with the current career trends in the arts industry.

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Artist Alyssa Hinton to Present 2020 Mercer-Kesler Lecture

Artist Alyssa Hinton, whose work is being exhibited in Meredith’s Weems Gallery, will present the 2020 Mercer-Kesler Lecture. Hinton will present “Visions, Prophecy & Native American Cultural Reawakening” on September 24 at 4:30 p.m. via Zoom.

Our Venues
Carswell Concert Hall

Voice Concert and Carswell Hall

Carswell Concert Hall has two Steinway grand pianos and provides a more intimate space for recitals, concertos, and presentations.


Carswell Concert Hall

Voice Concert and Carswell Hall

Carswell Concert Hall has two Steinway grand pianos and provides a more intimate space for recitals, concertos, and presentations.

Courtyard

Courtyard Fountain in the Campus Quad

This area of Meredith’s beautiful campus serves as a backdrop for outdoor performances, particularly on Celebrating Student Achievement Day.


Courtyard

Courtyard Fountain in the Campus Quad

This area of Meredith’s beautiful campus serves as a backdrop for outdoor performances, particularly on Celebrating Student Achievement Day.

Johnson Hall Rotunda

Johnson Hall Rotunda

Johnson Hall Rotunda serves as one of two campus art galleries. The Rotunda includes display space on multiple floors and also offers an excellent reception venue for gallery openings.


Johnson Hall Rotunda

Johnson Hall Rotunda

Johnson Hall Rotunda serves as one of two campus art galleries. The Rotunda includes display space on multiple floors and also offers an excellent reception venue for gallery openings.

Jones Auditorium

Faculty Lecture in Jones Auditorium

Jones Auditorium has a proscenium theatre that seats 600 patrons. The auditorium hosts a broad range of events, including lectures as well as music, dance, and theater performances.


Jones Auditorium

Faculty Lecture in Jones Auditorium

Jones Auditorium has a proscenium theatre that seats 600 patrons. The auditorium hosts a broad range of events, including lectures as well as music, dance, and theater performances.

Jones Chapel

Jones Chapel

A 300-seat chapel with classic appeal, Jones Chapel hosts concerts, and lectures, and other types of performances.


Jones Chapel

Jones Chapel

A 300-seat chapel with classic appeal, Jones Chapel hosts concerts, and lectures, and other types of performances.

Kresge Auditorium

Kresge Auditorium

A 140-seat auditorium located in the Cate Student Center, Kresge Auditorium serves as a location for larger meetings, panels, and film screenings.


Kresge Auditorium

Kresge Auditorium

A 140-seat auditorium located in the Cate Student Center, Kresge Auditorium serves as a location for larger meetings, panels, and film screenings.

McIver Amphitheater

McIver Amphitheater - Seating, Roses and Bridge Visible

Surrounded by beautiful plantings and greenery, McIver Amphitheatre has hosted numerous speakers as well as outdoor drama performances and film screenings.


McIver Amphitheater

McIver Amphitheater - Seating, Roses and Bridge Visible

Surrounded by beautiful plantings and greenery, McIver Amphitheatre has hosted numerous speakers as well as outdoor drama performances and film screenings.

Studio Theatre

Studio Theatre in Jones

A black box theatre located below Jones Auditorium, Studio Theatre can adapt to the demands of the production. This theatre is also used as a classroom.


Studio Theatre

Studio Theatre in Jones

A black box theatre located below Jones Auditorium, Studio Theatre can adapt to the demands of the production. This theatre is also used as a classroom.

Weems Art Gallery

Weems Gallery Exhibition

Meredith’s Frankie G. Weems Art Gallery showcases a wide variety of artists, media, and subject matter. New exhibitions are featured throughout the year.


Weems Art Gallery

Weems Gallery Exhibition

Meredith’s Frankie G. Weems Art Gallery showcases a wide variety of artists, media, and subject matter. New exhibitions are featured throughout the year.