8th Annual Spring Arts Festival
Holden Arts, 3D Building and surrounding grounds
1:00 -5:00 p.m.
An afternoon of demonstrations, student-made arts and crafts vendors, live music, kiln fired pizza, and more! 20% of all vendor proceeds benefit the Craft Emergency Relief Fund.
Plow Day is a family event demonstrating traditional draft horse field work and logging. Teams of horses from the surrounding area come to Warren Wilson College to help us plow and demonstrate their expertise in the art of working horses, followed by a logging competition. Admission is $3 and free for WWC students/kids under the age of 5. Click here for the full schedule.
20th Anniversary Celebration of the
WWC Sustainable Agriculture Academic Program
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
The community is invited to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Sustainable Agriculture Department, which was developed in the 1994-1995 academic year. Hear from Laura Lengnick, learn about what some featured local Alumni are up to, enjoy some delicious snacks, and discuss the past and future of the program. We will feature an art instillation to celebrate the Sustainable Agriculture Alumni throughout the years, their achievements and to give voice to those who are not able to join us through a quote quilt.
Through May 1
Holden Art Gallery
An exhibition featuring work by WWC senior art students Tesa Anderson, Alex Hatch, Anabel Winitsky, and Maggie Shellman.
May 1 & 2
Co-written by students Hannah Johnson and Khaetlyn Grindell, this year’s circus is an ode to marriage equality in North Carolina. It is set in the desert and follows the love story between a Coyote and the Moon and all the obstacles and support they encounter along the way, including a menacing Sun character, some surprisingly helpful vultures, and a group of suspicious looking scorpions.
Students involved in the Natural Sciences Capstone sequence present their capstone research to the campus community. A presentation schedule and more information about the program can be found online.
May 4 & 5
Jensen – Room 315 & 317
May 4, 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
May 5, 9:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
The Academic Capstone Carnival showcases the culminating research projects and internships of our senior class in a conference atmosphere. For two days, the third floor of Jensen, including the lecture hall, is taken over by panels of students from 14 departments demonstrating what they can do when they take over the process of their education. Click here for a detailed schedule.
May 6 – 15
Grip, Grasp, Grim, and Ongoing
Holden Art Gallery
Closing Reception: May 14, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
An exhibition featuring work by WWC senior art students Willow Collins, Amanda Martin, Jordan Stratford, and Abigail Kathan.
Nikki Giovanni is an American writer, commentator, activist, and educator. One of the world’s most well-known African American poets, her work includes poetry anthologies, poetry recordings, and nonfiction essays. Her work covers topics ranging from race and social issues to children’s literature. She has won the Langston Hughes Medal and the NAACP Image Award and also received a Grammy nomination for her Nikki Giovanni Poetry Collection.
Starts in front of Bryson
The theme this year is Space!
Come cheer on the Cycling Owls in the national championship!
Click here for the full schedule.
Honors and Awards Ceremony
Students, staff and faculty are recognized with awards for the 2014-2015 academic year. Awards include the Alton F. Pfaff Cup Award, the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award and Teaching Excellence awards, in addition to honors, service and work awards.
Celebrate the achievements of our 2015 graduating class. The Commencement address will be delivered by Kim Jordan, CEO of New Belgium Brewing Company.
Through May 23
Loving After Lifetimes of All This
The Center for Craft Creativity & Design (CCCD) – Benchspace Gallery & Workshop
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Curated by Danny Orendorff, 2013-2014 Curator-in-Residence and Interim Programs Director for the Charlotte Street Foundation in Kansas City, MO. Loving After Lifetimes of All This is an exhibition exploring the intersections of craft, self-care, apprenticeship, and survival within the practices of historically disadvantaged populations. View the featured artists and more information here.
All events are subject to change.