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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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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.
Dec 8 @ 7:30 pm Seeger Chapel
Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Guest Artists: East Tennessee Ballet Academy, Cynthia L. Bernshausen, Artistic Director Mountain Empire Children’s Choral Academy, Jane DeLoach Morison, Artistic Director​ December 3–8: Toys for Tots Toy Drive​ Experience this holiday tradition[...]
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 9 @ 7:30 pm Seeger Chapel
Tickets are free for Milligan College students, faculty and staff. Milligan faculty and staff can receive two free tickets. Tickets for the public range in price from $10-$35.
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
All seats are $10. Advance tickets go on sale March 1 at the Milligan Bookstore, 423.461.8733.
Mar 28 @ 7:30 pm Gregory Center
All seats are $10. Advance tickets go on sale March 1 at the Milligan Bookstore, 423.461.8733.
Mar 29 @ 7:30 pm Gregory Center
All seats are $10. Advance tickets go on sale March 1 at the Milligan Bookstore, 423.461.8733.
Mar 30 @ 7:30 pm Gregory Center
All seats are $10. Advance tickets go on sale March 1 at the Milligan Bookstore, 423.461.8733.
Mar 31 @ 2:30 pm Gregory Center
All seats are $10. Advance tickets go on sale March 1 at the Milligan Bookstore, 423.461.8733.
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.
Apr 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 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,[...]
Apr 13 @ 7:30 pm Seeger Chapel
The Milligan College Orchestra, directed by Dr. Kellie Brown, will present a concert that celebrates the variety of musical representations of the seasons of the year, written by composers from the Baroque to the present,[...]
Apr 14 – Apr 25 all-day Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
Opening reception, April 14, 2-4 p.m. Senior graphic design majors, Janae Rangel, Kaci Sams, Samantha Steadman, and Gloria Vazquez, showcase their creative skills in digital illustration, print design, type design, package design, and other digital[...]
Apr 25 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm Derthick Hall
A showcase of Milligan’s mentored research, the 6th annual RISE Above Research Conference features scholarly and creative research from all disciplines and majors
Apr 28 – May 3 all-day Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
Opening reception, April 28, 2-4 p.m. The 24th annual Juried Art Exhibition showcases the top Milligan student artwork from 2018-19. Only the best art, photography, sculpture, and graphic design projects will be selected for display,[...]
Apr 30 @ 6:00 pm Gregory Center
Featuring one act plays directed, designed, and performed by Milligan students, the 32nd annual Festival of One Act Plays will once again showcase the talents of the Milligan College community.
May 1 @ 6:00 pm Gregory Center
Featuring one act plays directed, designed, and performed by Milligan students, the 32nd annual Festival of One Act Plays will once again showcase the talents of the Milligan College community.
May 2 @ 6:00 pm Gregory Center
For 12 years running, this evening of tales features performances from Milligan storytelling students as part of their final exam.
May 3 @ 6:00 pm Gregory Center
Lights. Camera. Action! Come out and see short films created entirely by Milligan students for this 19th annual festival.
May 4 @ 7:30 pm Gregory Center
Heard Mentality, Milligan’s all-male ensemble now under the direction of Dr. Carrie Klofach, joins Heritage and the Women’s Chorale for a fun-filled evening of a cappella music. Witness the versatility of a cappella singing as[...]

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.