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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.

Meredith College Art Department Faculty & Staff Exhibition

Meredith College Art Department Faculty & Staff Exhibition

Mon, Feb 1, 2021

Meredith College Art Department Faculty & Staff Exhibition

February 4th Zoom Events: 

Virtual Gallery Tour at 5:00pm (optional)

Live Virtual Gallery Talk from 5:30-6:30pm

Register Here for the Zoom events on February 4th. Through registration, you will recieved the Zoom link.

https://meredith.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwofumqqjguGdAuiNCVMiWy4EKBhZRi7vGn

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Meredith College Art Department Faculty & Staff Exhibition

Meredith College Art Department Faculty & Staff Exhibition

Mon, Feb 1, 2021

Meredith College Art Department Faculty & Staff Exhibition

February 4th Zoom Events: 

Virtual Gallery Tour at 5:00pm (optional)

Live Virtual Gallery Talk from 5:30-6:30pm

Register Here for the Zoom events on February 4th. Through registration, you will recieved the Zoom link.

https://meredith.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwofumqqjguGdAuiNCVMiWy4EKBhZRi7vGn

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

2021 Meredith College Art Department Faculty & Staff Exhibition

New Exhibition Features Work of Art Dept. Faculty and Staff

The Meredith College Art Department Faculty & Staff Exhibition will be on view in the Weems Gallery from February 1-March 3, 2021. This exhibition features 15 individual artists who represent current and recent faculty and staff members as well as artists-in-residence at Meredith College.

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Music Professor Featured on South Korean Television

Professor of Music Kent Lyman was featured in a recent segment on South Korean television station called YTN. Lyman attracted the interest of the station during visits to South Korea and the piece, which was filmed before pandemic restrictions, covered some of the connections between North Carolina and Korea.

McIver Amphitheater

Performing Arts Double Feature Planned on October 24-25

Meredith’s Theatre and Music programs are providing an opportunity for a double feature of performing arts -- outdoors -- later this week. Audiences can attend a performance of Medea and a choral concert on the same day.

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.