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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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Sep 30 @ 11:00 am
The Milligan College Concert Choir and Orchestra will provide the music for an all music worship service at Gray United Methodist Church in Gray, Tennessee, on Sunday, September 30, at 11 a.m. Gray United Methodist Church[...]
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm Gregory Center
Stampeding elephants! Raging Typhoons! Runaway trains! Hold onto your seats for an amazing ride as you join the fearless adventurer Phileas Fogg and his faithful attendant as they race around the world in an unheard[...]
Oct 26 – Oct 28 all-day P.H. Welshimer Library
Reimagine books as the raw material and inspiration for works of art! The 6th annual Book+Art Exhibit runs in conjunction with Milligan’s Homecoming each fall. All interested faculty, staff, students, alumni, and area community members[...]
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm Gregory Center
Stampeding elephants! Raging Typhoons! Runaway trains! Hold onto your seats for an amazing ride as you join the fearless adventurer Phileas Fogg and his faithful attendant as they race around the world in an unheard[...]
Oct 27 – Nov 2 all-day Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
October 27, opening reception, 11-12 p.m. Robert “Ty” Lee received his undergraduate in Fine Arts and Photography at Milligan College (’08) and his Art Education Certification at the University of Arkansas. He is currently teaching[...]
Oct 27 @ 3:30 pm Seeger Chapel
The Milligan Music Department will present a short, family-friendly concert that showcases the great hit songs of the 50s, 60s, and 70s, from iconic artists such as the Beach Boys, Elvis, and The Beatles. Featured[...]
Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm Gregory Center
Stampeding elephants! Raging Typhoons! Runaway trains! Hold onto your seats for an amazing ride as you join the fearless adventurer Phileas Fogg and his faithful attendant as they race around the world in an unheard[...]
Oct 28 @ 2:30 pm Gregory Center
Stampeding elephants! Raging Typhoons! Runaway trains! Hold onto your seats for an amazing ride as you join the fearless adventurer Phileas Fogg and his faithful attendant as they race around the world in an unheard[...]
Nov 3 @ 7:30 pm Seeger Chapel
The Milligan College Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Kellie Brown, will present a fall concert featuring an eclectic array of string works from the Italian Baroque master Vivaldi to the classics of the British[...]
Nov 4 – Nov 9 all-day Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
Opening reception, November 4, 2-4 p.m.
Nov 11 – Nov 16 all-day Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
Opening reception, November 11, 2-4 p.m.
Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm Seeger Chapel
The Airmen of Note is the premier jazz ensemble of the United States Air Force. Stationed at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C., it is one of six musical ensembles that comprise The U.S. Air[...]
Dec 1 @ 7:30 pm 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 will feature choirs, orchestra, and the[...]
Dec 2 @ 7:30 pm 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 will feature choirs, orchestra, and the[...]
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm Gregory Center
At this 11th annual event, Milligan storytelling students tell their own tales as part of their final exam.
Feb 2 all-day Seeger Chapel
After several successful years, the Men in Song and Women in Song Choral Festivals are now combined into one great weekend of singing. This one-day festival, jointly sponsored with ETSU, is open to singers of[...]
Feb 2 @ 7:30 pm Seeger Chapel
The finale concert will include performances by Milligan and ETSU vocal ensembles along with the men’s and women’s festival choirs. Festival registration is $15 for adults, and the finale concert is free and open to[...]
Feb 5 – Mar 21 all-day Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
Opening lecture, February 5, 5-6 p.m. Opening reception, February 5, 6-7:30 p.m. The Milligan Arts Council presents a unique visual retrospective highlighting the design and advertising of one of this region’s iconic brands, Pal’s Sudden[...]
Feb 23 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Seeger Chapel
Vocal Performance major Robert Weber from Jonesborough, TN, will present a senior voice recital. The program will include works from “Let Us Garland Bring” by Gerald Finzi, as well as pieces by Brahms, Chausson, Puccini,[...]
Mar 12 @ 11:00 am Seeger Chapel
Virginia Commonwealth University professor and clinical psychologist Evertt Worthington has spent a career researching and writing about forgiveness as it relates to justice, faith, virtue, marriage, and family. Worthington began studying forgiveness scientifically in 1990,[...]
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm Hyder Auditorium
Virginia Commonwealth University professor and clinical psychologist Evertt Worthington has spent a career researching and writing about forgiveness as it relates to justice, faith, virtue, marriage, and family. Worthington began studying forgiveness scientifically in 1990,[...]
Mar 17 @ 3:00 pm Seeger Chapel
Join the Milligan Concert Choir as they cap their choir tour with a home concert in beautiful Seeger Chapel. Conducted by Dr. Noah DeLong, the choir will present songs of trust and assurance in an[...]
Mar 23 @ 7:30 pm Seeger Chapel
The men of the Milligan College Concert Choir will join forces with other men’s choirs to perform with the Johnson City Symphony Orchestra. A highlight of the concert will be the Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53,[...]
Mar 27 @ 7:30 pm Gregory Center
Kicking off the new musical theatre degree at Milligan will be Cinderella. Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the new Broadway adaptation of the classic musical. This contemporary take features Rodgers & Hammerstein’s most beloved songs,[...]
Mar 28 @ 7:30 pm Gregory Center
Kicking off the new musical theatre degree at Milligan will be Cinderella. Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the new Broadway adaptation of the classic musical. This contemporary take features Rodgers & Hammerstein’s most beloved songs,[...]
Mar 29 @ 7:30 pm Gregory Center
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is the Tony Award®-winning musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music that’s delighting audiences with its surprisingly contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production[...]
Mar 30 @ 7:30 pm Gregory Center
Kicking off the new musical theatre degree at Milligan will be Cinderella. Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the new Broadway adaptation of the classic musical. This contemporary take features Rodgers & Hammerstein’s most beloved songs,[...]
Mar 31 @ 2:30 pm Gregory Center
Kicking off the new musical theatre degree at Milligan will be Cinderella. Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the new Broadway adaptation of the classic musical. This contemporary take features Rodgers & Hammerstein’s most beloved songs,[...]
Apr 6 all-day McCormick Dining Center
Lisa Whelchel is perhaps best known for her starring role as Blair Warner on NBC’s “The Facts of Life.” Today, she is an author of over a dozen books and an international speaker, having toured[...]
Apr 7 – Apr 12 all-day Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
Opening reception, April 7, 2-4 p.m. Featuring work by Janae Rangel, Bethany Sodergren, and Samantha Steadman.

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.