Fine and performing arts


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.


College Faculty in the News: September 26, 2017

October 10, 2017

Students in the Fitz Center for Leadership in Community's Dayton Civic Scholars program teamed up with a local church to help a Dayton neighborhood food desert. Follow this and other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty.


Love and Grace

October 05, 2017

Newly created for the Marian Library's collections, this elegant sculpture bridges the gap between the recent Marian art of Asia exhibit and the current exhibit, Symbols of Grace.


Students Win Honorable Mention Emmy

October 05, 2017

For the second consecutive year, a team of University of Dayton students advised by Greg Kennedy won an Honorable Mention Emmy Award in the long form non-fiction category. This year’s film, The Modern Entrepreneur: The Divided Path to Higher Education, was honored with a student production Emmy by the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.


‘Wynton Works’

October 04, 2017

The University of Dayton Jazz Ensemble will perform the music of jazz great Wynton Marsalis in collaboration with Dayton Contemporary Dance Company at this weekend’s performances of Wynton Works at the Victoria Theatre.


The Duke of Bachata

October 03, 2017

Joan Soriano’s first guitar was made by hand from a tin can and fishing line. Today, this charismatic musician from the Dominican Republic plays a steel string guitar and heads a musical group that tours internationally.


Arts Events: October 2017

October 02, 2017

The University of Dayton Jazz Ensemble has a full schedule of performances during October, both on and off-campus. Enjoy these and other inspiring arts experiences during the upcoming weeks.

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