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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 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts
Karen Ehman is a New York Times-bestselling author, Proverbs 31 Ministries speaker, and writer for Encouragement for Today, an online devotional that reaches over 4 million women daily. Her latest book, Listen, Love, Repeat: Other-Centered[...]
Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm – Mar 2 @ 4:00 pm Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
Michala Morris will showcase her photography in a senior exhibition that runs from February 25-March 2.
Mar 16 – Mar 17 all-day Mary B. Martin Auditorium
Back for a second year, Milligan will co-host a festival for female singers from across the region. Guest clinician Joan Szymko, a prominent composer of choral music from the Pacific Northwest, will lead the festival,[...]
Mar 17 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
Participants singing in the festival chorus, conducted by guest clinician Joan Szymko, a prominent composer of choral music from the Pacific Northwest, will present a public concert. Also, the finale will include performances by the[...]
Mar 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
Keila Lau-Lopez will showcase her photography and graphic design in a senior exhibition that runs from March 18-23.
Mar 21 @ 7:30 pm Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts
All seats are $5. Advance tickets go on sale March 1 at the Milligan Bookstore, 423.461.8733.
Mar 22 @ 7:30 pm Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts
All seats are $5. Advance tickets go on sale March 1 at the Milligan Bookstore, 423.461.8733.
Mar 23 @ 7:30 pm Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts
All seats are $5. Advance tickets go on sale March 1 at the Milligan Bookstore, 423.461.8733.
Mar 24 @ 7:30 pm Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts
All seats are $5. Advance tickets go on sale March 1 at the Milligan Bookstore, 423.461.8733.
Mar 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
Mitchell Hancock will showcase his photography in a senior exhibition that runs from March 25-30.
Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts
All seats are $5. Advance tickets go on sale March 1 at the Milligan Bookstore, 423.461.8733.
Apr 6 – Apr 7 all-day Seeger Memorial Chapel
Hosted by Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan, the conference is an annual academic gathering presented by Stone-Campbell International, which provides a scholarly platform for the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement. The theme for the 2018 conference is[...]
Apr 7 @ 7:30 pm Toy F. Reid Eastman Employee Center
The Milligan Concert Choir, along with Voices of the Mountains, ETSU Choirs, and Mountain Empire Children’s Choral Academy, will take the stage with the Symphony of the Mountains to perform Requiem for the Living by[...]
Apr 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
Lukas Williams will showcase his photography in a senior exhibition that runs from April 8-13.
Apr 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
Caroline Walker will showcase her art in a senior exhibition that runs from April 15-20.
Apr 15 @ 3:00 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
The Milligan Concert Choir and Women’s Chorale, conducted by Dr. Noah DeLong, will present an exciting and varied program of choral music. The concert also will include a guest performance by the Highland Youth Ensemble,[...]
Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm Derthick Lecture Hall
Dr. Gary Selby, professor of ministerial formation at Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan, explores the resonance between the rhetoric of Frederick Douglass and the Black Lives Matter movement for the college’s Faculty Lecture Series presented[...]
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
Vocal music education major Grant Coakley from Parrottsville, Tennessee, will present a senior voice recital, featuring works by Bach, Brahms, Purcell, Ravel, and others. Coakley has been an active member of the college’s music program,[...]
Apr 21 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
The Milligan Orchestra, directed by Dr. Kellie Brown, will conclude its season with a spring concert that celebrates National Poetry Month, the largest literary celebration in the world. The orchestra will perform pieces inspired by[...]
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
The 23rd Annual Juried Art Exhibition showcases the top Milligan student art projects from 2017-18. Only the best art, photography, sculpture and graphic design projects will be selected for display, and awards of excellence and[...]
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts
Featuring one act plays directed, designed, and performed by Milligan students, this perennial favorite showcases the talent of the theatre area on full display.
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts
Featuring one act plays directed, designed, and performed by Milligan students, this perennial favorite showcases the talent of the theatre area on full display.
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts
Featuring one act plays directed, designed, and performed by Milligan students, this perennial favorite showcases the talent of the theatre area on full display.
Apr 26 @ 4:00 pm Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts
An evening of storytelling featuring Milligan storytelling students as part of their final exam.
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts
An evening of storytelling featuring Milligan storytelling students as part of their final exam.
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts
Lights. Camera. Action! Come out and see short films created entirely by Milligan students in this long-running festival
Apr 28 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
No instruments allowed for this fun-filled evening of a cappella music, which continues to grow in popularity throughout the country. Featuring Milligan’s three premier vocal ensembles, Heard Mentality, Heritage, and the Women’s Chorale, the finale[...]

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.