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.

Arts Program News

Meredith Equal Suffrage League

Meredith College will hold Snapshot 20/20, a symposium to commemorate the 100th anniversary of ratification of the 19th Amendment, in April 2020. Snapshot 20/20 will foster international and interdisciplinary scholarship and conversations focused on the social, economic, and political status of women and girls from 1920 to 2020.

Beth Leavel, '77

Meredith College alumna Beth Leavel has been nominated for a Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for her role in The Prom. The production was also nominated for Best Musical.

Our Venues

Carswell Concert Hall

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

Courtyard

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.

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

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.

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

Jones Auditorium

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 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

Jones Chapel

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

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

Kresge Auditorium

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.

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
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.

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
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.

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.

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