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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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Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Derthick Lecture Hall
Join some of Milligan’s most beloved retired professors in a unique opportunity to step back into the classroom and learn how the college survived, thrived, and flourished in the midst of world events from its[...]
Sep 1 – Sep 25 all-day Milligan College Art Gallery, Derthick Hall-Lower Level
Teresa Crowe, from Knoxville, Tennessee, will showcase her collage, mixed media, and found object assemblages and boxes in her artwork. Her work has been shown at the Knoxville Hope auction, the Knoxville Dogwood Arts festival,[...]
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Wilson Auditorium (Hardin Hall)
Join some of Milligan’s most beloved retired professors in a unique opportunity to step back into the classroom and learn how the college survived, thrived, and flourished in the midst of world events from its[...]
Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts
An evening of storytelling with members of the Jonesborough Storytellers Guild. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students at the door. Proceeds will defray costs of the storytelling class for students.
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Derthick Lecture Hall
Join some of Milligan’s most beloved retired professors in a unique opportunity to step back into the classroom and learn how the college survived, thrived, and flourished in the midst of world events from its[...]
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Derthick Lecture Hall
Join some of Milligan’s most beloved retired professors in a unique opportunity to step back into the classroom and learn how the college survived, thrived, and flourished in the midst of world events from its[...]
Sep 24 – Sep 25 all-day Mary B. Martin Auditorium
Male singers of all ages are invited to a two-day choral festival led by music professor Dr. Noah DeLong, along with colleagues from the ETSU choral area. Participants will join a festival chorus to learn[...]
Sep 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Milligan College Art Gallery, Derthick Hall-Lower Level
Teresa Crowe, from Knoxville, Tennessee, will showcase her collage, mixed media, and found object assemblages and boxes in her artwork. Her work has been shown at the Knoxville Hope auction, the Knoxville Dogwood Arts festival,[...]
Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
Male singers of all ages are invited to a two-day choral festival led by Milligan professor Dr. Noah DeLong, along with colleagues from the ETSU choral area. Participants will join a festival chorus to learn[...]
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Derthick
Join some of Milligan’s most beloved retired professors in a unique opportunity to step back into the classroom and learn how the college survived, thrived, and flourished in the midst of world events from its[...]
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Derthick Lecture Hall
Join some of Milligan’s most beloved retired professors in a unique opportunity to step back into the classroom and learn how the college survived, thrived, and flourished in the midst of world events from its[...]
Oct 4 @ 7:30 pm Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts
The Milligan Arts Council welcomes renowned storyteller and 1964 Milligan alumna Elizabeth Ellis for a unique performance to celebrate the college’s sesquicentennial. A favorite at the National Storytelling Festival, Ellis is a versatile, riveting teller[...]
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Derthick Lecture Hall
Join some of Milligan’s most beloved retired professors in a unique opportunity to step back into the classroom and learn how the college survived, thrived, and flourished in the midst of world events from its[...]
Oct 13 @ 11:00 am Mary B. Martin Auditorium
Blending pop, folk, and soul, singer-songwriter Serena Dalton will perform songs from her new album, Rip Tide, as part of a US tour she is doing on behalf of Remember The Children, a mission in[...]
Oct 20 @ 7:30 pm Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts
Forward with Faith: The Milligan College Story is an original play that celebrates 150 years of Milligan history from its early days as the Buffalo Male and Female Institute to its current status as a[...]
Oct 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Steve Lacy Fieldhouse
Join us for this black tie optional dinner as the Milligan community celebrates its sesquicentennial in grand style. The evening will include a stroll through Milligan’s 150-year history in story and song. Tickets go on[...]
Oct 22 – Nov 30 all-day Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
Inspired from the parable of the Good Samaritan, alumnus Joel Carillet (’96) presents a series of photographs called “And Who Is My Neighbor?” The show covers several countries, and each image – of people, landscapes,[...]
Oct 22 @ 3:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
In honor of Milligan’s 150th celebration, the music department will present a short, family-friendly concert that showcases a variety of great jazz hits including “The Pink Panther Theme,” “Straighten Up and Fly Right,” “Blue Skies,”[...]
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts
Forward with Faith: The Milligan College Story is an original play that celebrates 150 years of Milligan history from its early days as the Buffalo Male and Female Institute to its current status as a[...]
Oct 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Mary B. Martin Auditorium
Join the Milligan community for a unique worship service of song, liturgy, and the Lord’s Supper to honor God’s faithfulness. NOTE: The time printed in the Homecoming mailer is incorrect. The service does begin at[...]
Oct 23 @ 2:30 pm Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts
Forward with Faith: The Milligan College Story is an original play that celebrates 150 years of Milligan history from its early days as the Buffalo Male and Female Institute to its current status as a[...]
Nov 4 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
Vocal performance major Riley Prickett will present a senior voice recital featuring arias from Dido and Aeneas and Carmen along with songs by Brahms, Britten, Schubert, and Fauré. While at Milligan, Prickett has been a[...]
Nov 5 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
The Milligan Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Kellie Brown, will present a fall concert, “Celtic Reflections,” highlighting music from Ireland and Scotland with beautiful ballads, Gaelic hymns, and toe-tapping reels and fiddle tunes. Music[...]
Nov 18 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
The Jazz Ensemble will celebrate its 16th anniversary with “Retrospective,” a program of songs from past concerts, featuring some of the best-loved jazz compositions and arrangements that were favorites of audiences and ensemble members during[...]
Dec 1 @ 4:00 pm Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts
An evening of storytelling featuring Milligan storytelling students as part of their fall semester final exam.
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts
An evening of storytelling featuring Milligan storytelling students as part of their fall semester final exam.
Dec 1 @ 8:00 pm SUB7
The Milligan Jazz Combo will present a fall concert featuring a variety of jazz styles. Swing, Latin, and rock genres are incorporated into the arrangements of this ensemble that emphasizes improvisation and small group performance.[...]
Dec 3 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
The glorious sounds and sights of the season will be a great start to your Christmas festivities as the college’s music area presents its annual Christmas concert. The performance features choirs, orchestra, brass choir, and[...]
Dec 4 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
The glorious sounds and sights of the season will be a great start to your Christmas festivities as the college’s music area presents its annual Christmas concert. The performance features choirs, orchestra, brass choir, and[...]
Jan 31 @ 7:00 pm P.H. Welshimer Library
The Milligan Arts Council presents an evening with poet and writer W.M. (William) Driscoll. Enjoy an evening sitting around tables with delectable treats, listening to readings, and chatting about his fantasy series, Godsfade. Books will[...]

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.