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Faith, Arts & Culture Schedule of Events


All events are open to the public and FREE unless otherwise noted.

As part of the educational process at Milligan College, we provide students with a working knowledge of diverse subjects. Milligan does not necessarily endorse all viewpoints presented, but encourages students to think through these issues from a Christian worldview.

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Feb 12 @ 7:30 pm George Walker Auditorium
In a festive candlelit atmosphere, this cabaret-style event will feature vocal and instrumental music in the Valentine theme of love and romance combined with a delicious dessert buffet. Tickets for table seating are $15 each.[...]
Feb 15 – Feb 19 all-day TBA
Food, clothing, music, and hairstyles have changed a lot over the college’s 150 years. This fun-filled week will honor those changes and celebrate the spirit that is at the heart of Milligan College.
Feb 20 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm campus location TBA
Liz Curtis Higgs is the author of more than 30 books with 4.5 million copies in print, including her nonfiction bestsellers Bad Girls of the Bible, The Girl’s Still Got It, and The Women of[...]
Feb 21 @ 3:00 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre
In honor of Milligan’s sesquicentennial, internationally-renown guitar virtuosi Dr. Douglas James and Pasquale Rucco will present a recital of music from the period of Milligan’s founding. These performers first met and became friends at guitar[...]
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Seeger Memorial Chapel
Jennifer Pharr Davis is owner and founder of Blue Ridge Hiking Company in Asheville, NC. In 2011, she became the first woman to set the Overall Appalachian Trail Record, completing the 2,181-mile trek in just[...]
Feb 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Emmanuel Thompson Community Center
Have you ever wondered why women don’t preach as much as men? Have you ever wondered if you should be in Christian leadership? Could you be a fantastic Sunday school teacher? Have you ever been[...]
Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
Harper Severance, who is from Jupiter, FL, will showcase her photography in a senior exhibition that runs from February 28-March 4.
Mar 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Seeger Memorial Chapel
The college’s annual Webb Lecture Series welcomes Doug Foster, professor of church history and director of the Center for Restoration Studies at Abilene Christian University. He has published extensively on the Stone-Campbell movement. He holds[...]
Mar 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Seeger Memorial Chapel
The college’s annual Webb Lecture Series welcomes Doug Foster, professor of church history and director of the Center for Restoration Studies at Abilene Christian University. He has published extensively on the Stone-Campbell movement. He holds[...]
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
The Milligan College Concert Choir and Orchestra, with special guests The Civic Chorale and the East Tennessee Children’s Choir, present a moving setting of the Stabat Mater by contemporary British composer Cecilia McDowall. This powerful[...]
Mar 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
Abi Bethea, who is from Eastanollee, GA, will showcase her photography in a senior exhibition that runs from March 20-March 25.
Apr 2 @ 7:30 pm George Walker Auditorium
In the debut of her one-woman show, Milligan senior Laura Mixon will be portraying musical characters of all ages, from a precocious four-year-old to a wizened crone. Come enjoy an evening full of laughter and[...]
Apr 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
Daniella De Los Santos, who is from Brownsville, TX, will showcase her photography in a senior exhibition that runs from April 3-April 8.
Apr 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Seeger Memorial Chapel
This annual event will recognize local leaders who have demonstrated servant leadership in their careers and community.  
Apr 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
Lukas Williams, who is from Newport, TN, will showcase his photography in a senior exhibition that runs from April 10-April 15.
Apr 14 @ 7:30 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre
Milligan students present an original theatrical production suitable for the entire family. Stay tuned for more info on this exciting event. Tickets are $5 and go on sale April 1 in the Milligan Bookstore, 423.461.8733.[...]
Apr 15 @ 7:30 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre
Milligan students present an original theatrical production suitable for the entire family. Stay tuned for more info on this exciting event. Tickets are $5 and go on sale April 1 in the Milligan Bookstore, 423.461.8733.[...]
Apr 16 @ 7:30 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre
Milligan students present an original theatrical production suitable for the entire family. Stay tuned for more info on this exciting event. Tickets are $5 and go on sale April 1 in the Milligan Bookstore, 423.461.8733.[...]
Apr 16 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
The Milligan Orchestra, directed by Professor of Music Dr. Kellie Brown, will conclude its season with a spring concert celebrating the sounds and colors of music from around the world, including Japan, Egypt, and France.[...]
Apr 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
Micah Stephens, who is from Knoxville, TN, will showcase her photography in a senior exhibition that runs from April 17-April 22.
Apr 17 @ 2:30 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre
Milligan students present an original theatrical production suitable for the entire family. Stay tuned for more info on this exciting event. Tickets are $5 and go on sale April 1 in the Milligan Bookstore, 423.461.8733.[...]
Apr 21 @ 9:00 pm SUB7
The Milligan Jazz Combo will present a spring concert highlighting songs especially selected for the sesquicentennial celebration. These songs will feature improvisational stylings of each combo member in the unique atmosphere of Sub7.
Apr 22 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
The Milligan Concert Choir and Women’s Chorale, under the direction of Noah DeLong and Anne Elliott, will share the stage to present a special sesquicentennial event. This concert will feature a diverse array of sacred[...]
Apr 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
This annual exhibition showcases the top Milligan student artwork from 2015-16, and awards of excellence and merit will be given to standout pieces. The show runs from April 24-May 1.
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre
This perennial favorite features a collection of both original and published one act plays all directed, designed, and performed by Milligan students. Come see the talent of the theatre area on full display!
Apr 25 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
April is “Jazz Appreciation Month” and the Milligan Jazz Ensemble will celebrate with a spring concert. The event will feature a very special guest artist to be announced. Come join the ensemble for an evening[...]
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre
This perennial favorite features a collection of both original and published one act plays all directed, designed, and performed by Milligan students. Come see the talent of the theatre area on full display!
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre
This perennial favorite features a collection of both original and published one act plays all directed, designed, and performed by Milligan students. Come see the talent of the theatre area on full display!
Apr 28 @ 4:00 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre
An evening of storytelling featuring Milligan storytelling students as part of their fall semester final exam.
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre
An evening of storytelling featuring Milligan storytelling students as part of their fall semester final exam.

The Milligan College Arts Council is dedicated to providing quality arts programming for the Milligan community and the region, supporting the liberal arts curriculum of the college, and encouraging others to enrich their lives through the arts.