Fine and performing arts


Write On

November 16, 2017

The University of Dayton's wildly popular Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop will feature celebrated writers — and a few celebrities. Registration opens Dec. 5.


Arts Events: November-December 2017

November 15, 2017

Proceeds and donations from the 2nd annual University of Dayton student-organized art auction, can drive and exhibition, entitled Dinner in the Desert Kitchen II: Just Add Water, go to the Dayton FoodBank. New student photographic works will be available in a silent auction. The exhibition’s thematic focus is on water, examining issues including sustainability, environmental justice, visual culture and food systems. Enjoy this event and other inspiring arts experiences during the upcoming weeks.


College Faculty in the News: November 10, 2017

November 10, 2017

The Human Rights Center's conference, Social Practice of Human Rights 2107, has drawn visitors from around the globe and coverage across a variety of media platforms. Follow this and other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty.


‘Grease’ is the Word at UD

November 06, 2017

The University of Dayton will present the musical Grease Nov. 10-12 in the Kennedy Union Boll Theatre on campus. Set in 1958, the musical enjoyed a successful 1970s Broadway run and several revivals. It was adapted into a 1978 feature film.


Arts Events: November 2017

November 01, 2017

The work of graduating Art and Design seniors will be on display in the Radial Gallery Nov. 9 through Dec. 6, 2017 with their exhibition entitled "Continuity." Enjoy this show and other inspiring arts experiences during the upcoming weeks.


College Faculty in the News: October 25, 2017

October 25, 2017

Jada Woods, political science and communication/journalism double major ('18) hosted a podcast series of recorded stories from citizens of Ferguson, Missouri based on interviews conducted by a cohort of University of Dayton students. Follow this and other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty.


The Facing Project

October 17, 2017

Seventy University of Dayton students captured the experiences and challenges of living in Dayton by interviewing local residents as part of a national community storytelling project intended to bring awareness about local human rights issues to inspire social action.


Arts Events: October 2017

October 16, 2017

An exhibition of artwork by Cincinnati visual artist Kate Kern (BFA ’79) is currently on display in the Radial Gallery. Enjoy this show and other inspiring arts experiences during the upcoming weeks.


Crèches 2017: Eastern Europe, Africa, Volunteers’ View and a Marianist Milestone

October 16, 2017

An upcoming library renovation is bringing some changes to the University’s annual exhibition of Nativity scenes. Among the highlights: A behind-the-scenes tour of the volunteer workshop; selections from Eastern Europe and Africa; and a commemoration of a Marianist milestone. Exhibit opens Monday, Nov. 27.


Student Profile: Adam Cepeda

October 11, 2017

University of Dayton senior and Guam native Adam Cepeda spent his summer working on the staged reading of the Marianist musical Spectacle, which tells the story of William Joseph Chaminade’s experience persevering through persecution during the French Revolution and establishing the Society of Mary in 1817.

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