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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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Book+Art @ Welshimer LIbrary
Oct 24 all-day Welshimer LIbrary
Calling all book lovers and artists for the 2nd Annual Book+Art exhibit! book.art.2014
"The Diary of Anne Frank" @ McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center for Liberal Arts
Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center for Liberal Arts
Directed by professor of theatre Richard Major and designed by Pamela Adolphi, “The Diary of Anne Frank” is a passionate re-telling of the events surrounding the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam during World War II and[...]
Photography Exhibit: "A New Day" by Amber Neill Parker @ Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
Oct 25 @ 11:00 am Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
In March 2009, Amber began documenting the everyday lives of four children living with foster families in a local community near Beijing. Come and take in the photographs that display these faces and lives that[...]
"The Wonderful World of Disney" Homecoming concert @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium
Oct 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
From “Frozen” to “The Lion King,” the Milligan music department will present a short, family-friendly Homecoming concert of music from your favorite Disney movies. The concert features the Milligan Concert Choir, Women’s Chorale, Heritage, Heard[...]
"The Diary of Anne Frank" @ McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center for Liberal Arts
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center for Liberal Arts
Directed by professor of theatre Richard Major and designed by Pamela Adolphi, “The Diary of Anne Frank” is a passionate re-telling of the events surrounding the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam during World War II and[...]
"The Diary of Anne Frank" @ McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center for Liberal Arts
Oct 26 @ 2:30 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center for Liberal Arts
Directed by Professor of Theatre Richard Major and designed by Pamela Adolphi, “The Diary of Anne Frank” is a passionate retelling of the events surrounding the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam during WWII and the compelling[...]
Convo Guest Speaker: Minister Ernie Perry @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium in Seeger Chapel
Oct 28 all-day Mary B. Martin Auditorium in Seeger Chapel
Ernie Perry is senior minister at Broadway Christian Church in Lexington, KY.
Chapel Guest Speaker: Dr. Jeff Smith @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium in Seeger Chapel
Oct 30 @ 11:00 am Mary B. Martin Auditorium in Seeger Chapel
Dr. Jeff Smith is the director of the office of diversity services at Milligan.
Milligan Orchestra Concert: "From Oz to Gospel" @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
Nov 7 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
The Milligan College Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Kellie Brown, presents a fall concert of music celebrating film and stage, including music from “Oklahoma!” and a tribute to the 75th anniversary of “The Wizard[...]
Chapel Guest Speaker: Andy Soper @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium in Seeger Chapel
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am Mary B. Martin Auditorium in Seeger Chapel
Andy Soper is founder and coordinator at the Manasseh Project.
Convo Guest Speaker: Associate / Youth Minister Ben Lee @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium in Seeger Chapel
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am Mary B. Martin Auditorium in Seeger Chapel
Ben Lee is the associate / youth minister Hopwood Christian Church.
Chapel Guest Speaker: Heather Jackson @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium in Seeger Chapel
Nov 13 @ 10:00 am Mary B. Martin Auditorium in Seeger Chapel
Heather Jackson is the director of student success and disability services at Milligan.
Comedy event with Chondra Pierce @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
Christian comedian Chonda Pierce will bring her unpretentious Southern charm, musical talent and laser-sharp wit to Milligan College for a performance in the Mary B. Martin Auditorium of Seeger Memorial Chapel on Thursday, Nov. 18,[...]
Chapel Guest Speaker: Author/Storyteller Steven James @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium in Seeger Chapel
Nov 20 @ 10:00 am Mary B. Martin Auditorium in Seeger Chapel
Steven James is a bestselling author and storyteller.
Milligan Jazz Concert @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
Nov 24 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
The Milligan College Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of associate professor of music Rick Simerly, features guest trumpet soloist Justin Ray. Ray is a long-time member of Michael Bublé’s band and received his undergraduate degree[...]
Convo: Minister Arron Chambers @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium in Seeger Chapel
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am Mary B. Martin Auditorium in Seeger Chapel
Arron Chambers is the lead minister at Journey Christian Church in Greely, CO.
Chapel Guest Speaker: Dawn Gentry @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium in Seeger Chapel
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am Mary B. Martin Auditorium in Seeger Chapel
Dawn Gentry is the manager of the Thompson Community Center at Emmanuel Christian Seminary.
Jazz Combos @ SUB 7, McMahan Student Center
Dec 4 @ 8:00 pm SUB 7, McMahan Student Center
SUB 7 will transform into an intimate jazz club with a little help from the Milligan College Jazz Combo. The evening features combo members as both ensemble instrumentalists and creative improvisers performing a variety of[...]
Milligan College Christmas Concert @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
The glorious sounds and sights of the season will be a great start to your Christmas festivities as the Milligan music department presents its annual Christmas concert. The performance features Milligan choirs, orchestra, brass choir[...]
Milligan College Christmas Concert @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
The glorious sounds and sights of the season will be a great start to your Christmas festivities as the Milligan music department presents its annual Christmas concert. The performance features Milligan choirs, orchestra, brass choir[...]
"Art From the Buffalo School" opening reception @ Nelson Fine Art Center, Johnson City
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nelson Fine Art Center, Johnson City
This annual showcase of art and photography by Milligan students is one exhibition you don’t want to miss. The show runs from Feb. 6–27.
Sweet Sounds: Dessert Cabaret @ McCormick Dining Center, Sutton Hall
Feb 13 @ 7:30 pm McCormick Dining Center, Sutton Hall
Three Milligan music ensembles―Heard Mentality, Heritage and the Women’s Chorale―headline the second annual “Sweet Sounds” dessert cabaret by performing jazz, pop, and musical theater standards in a relaxed atmosphere. Attendees will be treated to a[...]
The Eleanore L. Campbell Ladies Conference with Sheila Walsh @ to be announced
Feb 14 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm to be announced
The event, hosted by Associated Ladies for Milligan, features speaker and best-selling author Sheila Walsh.
James Van Druten, Faculty Guitar Recital @ Seeger Memorial Chapel - Walker Auditorium
Feb 27 @ 7:30 pm Seeger Memorial Chapel - Walker Auditorium
Adjunct Instructor of Music, James Van Druten, will present a Faculty Guitar Recital on Friday, Feb. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Walker Auditorium located in Seeger Chapel. His recital will feature music from a variety[...]
Lecture: Will Willimon @ McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center
Will Willimon, professor of the practice of Christian ministry at Duke Divinity School, has served as the dean of Duke Chapel and professor of Christian ministry at Duke University for 20 years. He is the[...]
Concert Choir Home Tour Concert: "On The Journey" @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
Mar 20 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
The Milligan Concert Choir, an auditioned ensemble of around 40 singers, will perform a wide variety of music from their recent spring break tour including hymns, spirituals and Celtic music whose themes center around the[...]
"The Orchestra Rocks" @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
“The Orchestra Rocks” is a Carnegie Hall educational concert for area school children presented by the Milligan Orchestra and East Tennessee Regional Symphony.
"Harvey" by Mary Chase Smith @ McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center
Mar 26 @ 7:30 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center
Directed by professor of theatre Richard Major and designed by Pamela Adolphi, “Harvey” is a comedic romp for the entire family with hilarious twists and turns as Elwood P. Dowd tries to convince everyone he[...]
"Harvey" by Mary Chase Smith @ McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center
Mar 27 @ 7:30 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center
Directed by professor of theatre Richard Major and designed by Pamela Adolphi, “Harvey” is a comedic romp for the entire family with hilarious twists and turns as Elwood P. Dowd tries to convince everyone he[...]
Amanda Eversole: Senior Piano Recital @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
Mar 27 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
Milligan music major Amanda Eversole presents a senior piano recital featuring works by Beethoven, Chopin, Brahms, Rachmaninoff and Gershwin. In addition to her piano studies, she is an accompanist for the Milligan Concert Choir and[...]

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.