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Randolph to present fall theatre production, The Sea Voyage

Scene from The Sea Voyage

This Thursday, audiences are invited to set sail for a good time as Randolph’s theatre students perform the classic comedy, The Sea Voyage. Inspired by Shakespeare’s The Tempest, The Sea Voyage includes singing, dancing, shipwrecks, unexpected love, reunions, French pirates, castaways, a society of Amazonian women, and a little buried treasure. Written by John Fletcher... READ MORE >>

Student dancers to present ‘Visual Alchemy’ in Fall Dance Concert

Emma Carrico practices a solo routine in the dance studio for the upcoming concert

Randolph’s dance department will present the annual Fall Dance Concert this weekend, showcasing student choreography and creativity. Performances are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, November 1, and Saturday, November 2. The theme for this year’s concert is “Visual Alchemy,” and all pieces in the show are conceptualized and choreographed by student dancers. “All the... READ MORE >>

Scholar on Chinese politics to discuss ‘Human Rights in China’

Human Rights in China flyer

Perry Link, a world-renowned scholar on modern Chinese literature, politics and intellectual life, will give a special lecture entitled “Human Rights in China” at Randolph on Wednesday, February 12, at 6 p.m. in Wimberly Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Link, retired from Princeton University, continues to teach at the University... READ MORE >>

KAIA String Quartet to bring Latin American repertoire to Randolph

KAIA String Quartet (©†Todd Rosenberg 2017)

The internationally renowned KAIA String Quartet will grace the stage of Wimberly Recital Hall in Randolph’s next Guest Artist Recital on Thursday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. Celebrated for its ability to “beautifully blur the lines between classical, Latin, and world music,” the Chicago-based KAIA String Quartet is... READ MORE >>

Silent film and organ music? Oh, my! Music department to host Spooky Night at Randolph

Poster for Spooky Night at Randolph event

Randolph College’s music department will host a new Halloween-themed event that features the screening of a silent movie and creepy organ music. This family-friendly event, called A Spooky Night at Randolph, is free and open to the public and will take place Saturday, October 26, at 7 p.m. in Houston Memorial Chapel. “This is a... READ MORE >>

Randolph to host open house for new home of Ancient Collections on campus

Art history professor Andrea Campbell and Sara Primm '20 look at glass samples from Randolph's archaeology collection

In conjunction with International Archaeology Day, Randolph’s museum and heritage studies program will celebrate the installation of its Ancient Collections in Room 416 of the Harold G. Leggett Building tomorrow, October 17. The open house will be held from 5-7 p.m. and is free and open to the campus community as well as the public.... READ MORE >>

28th Annual Helen Clark Berlind Symposium will bring esteemed visual storytellers to campus

Berlnd Symposium poster, with photo of Larry Day

This weekend, the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College will host the 28th Annual Helen Clark Berlind Symposium. All events on Saturday, Oct. 12, are free and open to the public. Symposium events are held in conjunction with the 108th Annual Exhibition, Children’s Book Illustrations: Visual Storytelling (on view through Dec. 15), which features... READ MORE >>

Internationally-recognized comic book, fantasy illustrator to speak at Randolph

Charles Vess

Charles Vess, a world-renowned artist and Lynchburg native, will give a talk and sign books at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College on Thursday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. The program is free and open to the public. Vess is best known for his detailed, epic, and ethereal fantasy illustrations. An E.C. Glass... READ MORE >>

Pearl S. Buck Writer in Residence to read from latest work

Patricia Henley

Patricia Henley, the Pearl S. Buck Writer in Residence at Randolph this fall, will read from her latest work as part of the College’s Visiting Writers Series this Wednesday, October 9, at 8 p.m. in the Alice Ashley Jack Room of Smith Memorial Building. The program is free and open to the public. Henley’s first... READ MORE >>

Pianist Sean Chen set to dazzle audiences with guest artist recital

Sean Chen

Praised for his “alluring, colorfully shaded renditions” (The New York Times) and lauded as a “thoughtful musician well beyond his years” (The Republic), pianist Sean Chen will make his Lynchburg debut in a solo recital at Randolph on October 10. The program is free and open to the public, and begins at 7:30 p.m. in... READ MORE >>