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CANCELED: Award-winning pianist to perform the work of female composers during concert

Roger McVey

Roger McVey, a piano professor at the Lionel Hampton School of Music at the University of Iowa, will perform the work of Wyn-Anne Rossi, Emma Lou Diemer, Libby Larsen, and Caroline Shaw, the youngest recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in Music.... READ MORE >>

‘Physics of Superheroes’ author to kick off 2020 Science Festival

In addition to author James Kakalios’s open class and keynote address, SciFest includes free Science Day activities for children, a LEGO League Junior Expo, Maker Faire Lynchburg, a Women in Science panel, a Poetry Jam Reading, Glow Stick Star Party and more. ... READ MORE >>

Randolph to welcome opera, musical theatre performer for guest artist residency

Scott MacLeod

Scott MacLeod, a voice professor at High Point University, will be a featured performer in Randolph’s next Guest Artist Series event on Saturday, Feb. 22. The concert is free and open to the public, and will begin at 3 p.m. in Wimberly Recital Hall, inside Presser Hall. MacLeod is a seasoned and versatile performer, teaching... READ MORE >>

Randolph to host series of events in honor of Black History Month

Logo/flyer for Black History Month events

Randolph College’s Office of Identity, Culture, and Inclusion will offer several special events and performances during February in observance of Black History Month. All programming is free and open to the public. See the full schedule below: February 6 7:30 p.m. Kuumba Dance Ensemble Performance The Lynchburg-based Kuumba Dance Ensemble will perform West African Dance... READ MORE >>

Scholar on African history, heritage to give two-part Thayer Lecture at Randolph

Randolph College will host a two-part Thayer Lecture featuring Sheila Walker, a cultural anthropologist, writer, and filmmaker who has taught African and African American studies at the University of Texas, Austin, and directed the African Diaspora Program at Spelman College. On Monday, Feb. 10, at 7:30 p.m., Walker will show Familiar Faces, Unexpected Places, a... READ MORE >>

Randolph hosting first-ever Arts Open House Feb. 8

Graphic for Arts Open House

  Are you or someone you know interested in studying the arts at Randolph College? Sign up now to attend Randolph’s first-ever Arts Open House February 8! The daylong event will help prospective students and their families get to know the art scene at Randolph and will feature the College’s studio art, dance, museum and... READ MORE >>

Scorched Earth exhibition to open at Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College

Consistency of the Temporal by Beatrice Modisett, displayed at Eastern Connecticut State University.

Scorched Earth, a new exhibition opening this month at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College, presents contemporary artist Beatrice Modisett’s recent investigations of landscapes in various states of formation, collapse, and upheaval. The exhibition opens Friday, Jan. 31 with a free, public reception from 5-7 p.m. and an artist talk by Modisett on... READ MORE >>

First 2020 Guest Artist Recital brings international award-winning pianist, humanitarian to campus

Gabriela Montero

Randolph’s first Guest Artist Recital of 2020 will feature Gabriela Montero, an international award-winning and bestselling recording artist and human rights advocate. Praised by The New York Times as a musician of “steely power, soulful lyricism, and unsentimental expressivity,” Montero will perform a recital of works for solo piano at Randolph on February 7 at... READ MORE >>

Borker Film Series resumes for spring semester

Flyer for Borker Film Series

Throughout the 2019-20 academic year, Randolph College is showing a special series of films that highlight female activists whose unique identities have empowered them to take bold action to change the world. All films in the Ruth Borker Film Series on Intersectionality and Activism are free and open to the public. The spring portion of... READ MORE >>

Renaissance Music Academy students to perform at Randolph

Smith Hall Theatre

This Sunday, January 19, Randolph will welcome 10-16-year-old musicians from Renaissance Music Academy of Virginia to campus. The students will showcase their skills to the community with a free performance that begins at 4 p.m. in Smith Hall Theatre. The event will feature soloists with an orchestra of professional musicians and advanced students performing works... READ MORE >>