Philip Barry’s comedic play, The Philadelphia Story, was first performed on stage in 1939. The story follows the life of Tracy Lord, a socialite of the town, divorced, and preparing for her wedding-to-be. Havoc reeks when a magazine company sends Tracy’s ex husband, Dexter Haven, along with reporter, Macaulay, to snag the juicy details of her wedding in secret. General Admission is $10. Call 828.771.3041 to reserve tickets or go online.
An exhibition featuring work by WWC senior art students Colin McCoy, Liam McCullough, Gray Hales, and Martine Jacobs.
Fiddles and Folklife
Noon – 5:00 p.m.
Fiddles & Folklife is an afternoon filled with Old-time music contests, jam sessions, food and craft vendors, folklife demonstrations, dancing and cakewalks on the Warren Wilson College campus. View the details and schedule online.
7th Annual Spelling Bee
Every year, the Writing Center hosts a Spelling Bee to raise money for the Literacy Council of Buncombe County. The winning team from our Bee gets to participate in the Council’s annual county-wide Spelling Bee. Do you want to participate? E-mail Camilla Cannon at email@example.com with the name of each member of your three-person team. We request that all teams pay a $5 entrance fee, which will directly benefit the Literacy Council of Buncombe County. And you’ll get to see one of our crew members in an alligator suit!
Artist Gabriel Craig is a metalsmith, writer, and craft activist. He will be on Campus for a 10 day artist residency as a part of Making Art Work, a program designed to engage issues related to the relevance, application and significance of craft study and materials arts in undergraduate education.
April 22 – May 1
Holden Art Gallery
Opening Reception: April 23, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
An exhibition featuring work by WWC senior art students Tesa Anderson, Alex Hatch, Anabel Winitsky, and Maggie Shellman.
The Music Department is pleased to sponsor an exciting display of music and culture from Central and Southeast Asia. Please mark your calendars for this unique, free event! Families with children are welcome.
Questions? Contact Kevin Kehrberg at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The program will include:
-Balinese Gamelan and Dance
-Inner Mongolian Throat-Singing and Music
-“Asialachia” Explosion: A Fusion of Music from Asia and Appalachia
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.
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 – 3rd floor
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. A detailed schedule will be posted soon.
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
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.