UCA receives historic donation for Ferguson Chapel

By Carley Conrad University Relations and Creative Services Office The University of Central Arkansas has a new musical instrument once owned by world-renowned composer Dr. Francis McBeth. McBeth, who passed away in 2012, was a conductor of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. McBeth’s wife, Mary, and her family donated the Baldwin 48 HR organ, which was purchased in 1968, to the u … [Read more...]

BA/BFA Senior Show in Baum Gallery

By Amanda Nettles College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The 2016 BA/BFA Spring Senior Exhibition will be on display at the University of Central Arkansas’s Baum Gallery of Fine Art from April 7-21. A reception is set for Sunday, April 17, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Gallery exhibits and events are free and open to the public. “Each fall and spring, the senior BA and BFA s … [Read more...]

Disney in Concert Heading for Reynolds

By Logan Miller College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Disney In Concert: Magical Music from the Movies will make a stop at the University of Central Arkansas’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on April 16 to bring to an end to the 2015-16 season of UCA Public Appearances. The 7:30 p.m. show is already sold out. Four Broadway stars will sing Disney songs, acc … [Read more...]

Arkansas Writers MFA Workshop set for April 19

By Logan Miller College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The second graduating class of students from the University of Central Arkansas’s Arkansas Writers MFA Workshop will read from their work at the Oxford American Annex on April 19 at 7:30 p.m. The OA Annex is located at 1300 Main Street. Graduating later this month are T.J. Heffers, Audrey Heffers and Jasmine Job … [Read more...]

UCA sets Women Writers conference

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Writing and the College of Fine Arts and Communication will hold a “First to Know” gathering at the UCA President’s Home on April 27 for the creation of The C.D. Wright Women Writers conference. The gathering is set for 6:30-8 p.m. at 140 Donaghey Ave., across the street from the main part of campus. The conference, named after C.D. Wright, an … [Read more...]

CFAC dean to celebrate National Poetry Month on KUAR’s Arts & Letters

CONWAY — To celebrate National Poetry Month, Terry Wright, professor of Creative Writing and dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication at the University of Central Arkansas, will be a guest on KUAR's Arts & Letters Thursday, April 7 and Thursday, April 28, at 8:30 p.m. on KUAR 89.1 FM. Wright’s latest poetry chapbooks are Graphs, published by Kairos Editions in 2011, and Fractal Cut … [Read more...]

Tuba, euphonium concert set for April 5

By Audrey Roberts College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Student Government Association will host the Tuba and Euphonium Spring Fling concert featuring Dr. Gail Robertson’s students and tuba guest artist Scott Watson on Tuesday, April 5. The 7:30 p.m. concert in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall is free and open to the publi … [Read more...]

Percussion Ensemble to perform April 12

By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host an April 12 concert featuring the students of Dr. Blake Tyson and the Percussion Ensemble. The 7:30 p.m. concert in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall is free and open to the public. The UCA percussionists will make music using traditional and … [Read more...]

University Chorus to perform April 18

By Amanda Nettles College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas University Chorus will be in concert Monday, April 18, at 6:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public. This non-auditioned choir is a mixture of music majors and non-music majors and will feature one graduate and four u … [Read more...]

Trombone choirs to perform April 10

By Amanda Nettles College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The UCA Trombone Choir will perform April 10 at 5:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall.  The event is open to the public and admission is free. The concert, which will feature both the BearBones Trombone Choir and the Natural Slides Trombone Octet, is free and open to the public. In addition, Da … [Read more...]