April Events at Colby-Sawyer College

Press Release

Juried Student Art Exhibition
Through Wednesday, April 11, in the Mugar Art Gallery, Sawyer Fine Arts Center
The Fine and Performing Arts Department hosts the Annual Gladys Greenbaum Meyers Juried Art Exhibition featuring students’ work in ceramics, drawing, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, watercolor and mixed media selected by faculty based on expressive and technical qualities. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, contact Professor Bert Yarborough at byarborough@nullcolby-sawyer.edu or 603.526.3459. Free.

Spring Dance Ensemble ‘Rhapsody'
Friday, April 13, 7 p.m. in the Sawyer Theater, Sawyer Fine Arts Center
Join Colby-Sawyer's finest dancers for a two-act evening of dance featuring original choreography in genres ranging from classical ballet and jazz to contemporary and modern. Tickets are available at colby-sawyer.edu/tickets or through the Sawyer Center Box Office at 603.526.3670 or boxoffice@nullcolby-sawyer.edu. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children/students, or free with a Colby-Sawyer ID.

N.H. Clothesline Project
Sunday, April 15, through Friday, April 20, in Mercer Gym, Mercer Hall
The 23rd Annual N.H. Clothesline Project, a display of T-shirts created by violence survivors and their loved ones, demonstrates the impact of sexual, domestic and mental abuse. The display is open Sunday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and weeknights from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, contact Donna Brennan at 603.526.3675 or dobrennan@nullcolby-sawyer.edu. Free.

Susan Colby Colgate Scholars’ Symposium
Tuesday, April 17, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Various Campus Locations
The Colby-Sawyer community celebrates students’ commitment to scholarship at the annual symposium featuring interdisciplinary Capstone projects and undergraduate presentations. The symposium schedule will be available in early April at colby-sawyer.edu/events. Free.

Opening Reception: Senior Art Exhibition
Friday, April 20, 5 p.m. in the Mugar Art Gallery, Sawyer Fine Arts Center
Celebrate senior art majors’ work in ceramics, drawing, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, watercolor and mixed media. The exhibition will remain open throughFriday, May 4. For more information, contact Professor Bert Yarborough at byarborough@nullcolby-sawyer.edu or 603.526.3459. Free.

Colby-Sawyer Singers Spring Concert
Friday, April 20, 7:30 p.m. in the Sawyer Theater, Sawyer Fine Arts Center
The popular student and community ensemble presents an evening of folk song favorites, obscure Americana, classic show tunes and more.  For more information, contact Aaron Jones at aaron.jones@nullcolby-sawyer.edu. Free.

Step Afrika! Performance
Wednesday, April 25, 7:30 p.m. in the Sawyer Theater, Sawyer Fine Arts Center
As one of the top ten African-American dance companies in the United States, Step Afrika! integrates African and African-American dance styles, songs, storytelling, humor and audience participation to promote teamwork, academic achievement and cross-cultural understanding among young people. Co-sponsored by the Cultural Events Committee and the Campus Activity Board. For more information, contact Connor Delaney at connor.delaney@nullcolby-sawyer.edu or 603.526.3741. Free.

Faculty Art Exhibition
Through Saturday, May 5, in the Davidow Gallery, Center for Art + Design
Enjoy faculty works in ceramics, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture, and celebrate this year’s featured artist, Professor Bert Yarborough, who is leaving academia at the end of the spring semester to return to his studio practice. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, contact Professor Yarborough at byarborough@nullcolby-sawyer.edu or 603.526.3459. Free.

For more information, visit colby-sawyer.edu/events.
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