events

Spring exhibitions set to open Jan. 25 at Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College

Graphic for the exhibitions, One Place, Two Views: John Walker and Kahla Mohammadi and Developed and Distubred: Visions of the American Landscape

On Friday, Jan. 25, the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College will hold a free, public reception from 5-7 p.m. to debut two new exhibitions. Opening that evening will be One Place, Two Views: John Walker and Kayla Mohammadi and an exhibition curated by three Randolph College students entitled Developed and Disturbed: Visions of the American Landscape.... READ MORE >>

M.F.A. program hosts winter residency

A panel discussion from Randolph College MFA faculty takes place during the winter residency program.

Randolph College’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (M.F.A.) program held its winter residency at The Virginian Hotel from Dec. 29, 2018 through Jan. 7, 2019. During this time, M.F.A. students attended lectures and workshops, met with their faculty mentors, and attended readings. This was one of five 10-day residencies the students attend during... READ MORE >>

Veteran of national opera stage headlines first Guest Artist Recital of 2019

(clockwise, from left) Katherine Jolly, Emily Yap Chua, and Andrew Gabbert

Katherine Jolly, a winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Grand Finals and music professor at Indiana University, will perform alongside pianist and Randolph music professor Emily Yap Chua and cellist Andrew Gabbert in the next Guest Artist/Faculty Recital on Saturday, Jan. 19. The concert will begin at 3 p.m. in Wimberly Recital Hall and... READ MORE >>

Randolph to celebrate life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. with special service Jan. 21

Valerie Johnson

Randolph College will host a special service to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, Jan. 21, at 5 p.m. in the Houston Memorial Chapel. The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature a keynote by Valerie Johnson, the Mott Distinguished Professor of Women’s Studies, director of Africana women’s studies, and... READ MORE >>

A photo finish: Top photos of 2018

Rainwater on the Sundial shows the reflection of campus buildings

As we say goodbye to 2018, here is a look back at some of our favorite moments caught on camera for the year.... READ MORE >>

Randolph Science Festival receives Technology Program of the Year Award

Participants in the 2018 Science Festival work on computers

Randolph College’s Science Festival was recently recognized for its impact on the region at the Lynchburg Regional Technology Council’s 2018 Tech Edge Awards ceremony. Randolph received the Technology Program of the Year Award, which recognizes an educational institution or group of students who have shown outstanding achievement in the areas of technology and innovation in... READ MORE >>

Month in Photos: November 2018

Aerial photo of autumn colors on front campus

November was exciting and eventful! Here are some of our favorite photos from the month.... READ MORE >>

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe brings magic to Thoresen Theatre

Marianne Virnelson '18 (the White Witch) waves a wand

Growing up, Shakiah Johnson ’20 always admired The Chronicles of Narnia series by C.S. Lewis. Now a theatre major at Randolph, she’s fully immersing herself into the fantasy world as one of the lead roles in the College’s production of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. “I love the idea of a not-so-far-away fantasy... READ MORE >>

Next Visiting Writers series event to feature Randolph’s creative writing faculty

Gary Dop and Laura-Gray Street

English and creative writing professors, Gary Dop and Laura-Gray Street will read from their latest works at 8 p.m. in the Alice Ashley Jack Room inside Smith Memorial Building.... READ MORE >>

Chamber Orchestra teams up with guest artist, Opera on the James for fall concert

Smith Hall Theatre

Randolph College will host its annual Fall Orchestra Concert on Friday, November 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Hall Theatre, inside Smith Memorial Building. The event is free and open to the public. This year’s performance will feature Randolph Chamber Orchestra musicians along with guest artist Corrine Byrne (soprano) and Tyler Young Artists from Opera... READ MORE >>