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 are encouraged to submit entries beginning October 22. Submissions must be received at the library no later than October 26 at noon. Prizes will be awarded to lucky entrants in a random draw.
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 elementary art in Springdale, Arkansas. His collage pieces in “Cycles of Cynicism” reference societal values (or lack thereof), religion, feminism, morality, and flourishment.
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 Force Band. Created in 1950 to continue the tradition of Major Glenn Miller’s Army Air Forces dance band, the current band consists of 18 active duty Airmen musicians including one vocalist. This event is sponsored by the Milligan Arts Council.
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 Service. The journey began in 1956 as an idea for fast, friendly service thsat would delight its customers. Today, Pal’s Sudden Service is a fast food powerhouse that is respected worldwide. From its Warhol-inspired buildings to its award-winning ad campaigns, the exhibit will explore the brand journey of Pal’s and the work of its local ad agency partner, Creative Energy.
Opening reception, April 7, 2-4 p.m.
Featuring work by Janae Rangel, Bethany Sodergren, and Samantha Steadman.
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 media.
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, and awards of excellence and merit will be given for standout pieces.