Alfred University News

This Week in the Arts February 3 - 10, 2023

Public events in the School of Art & Design + Performing Arts Division. All events are free and open to the public.

Open Draw Session Poster

Open Draw/Figure Drawing Sessions.  The next session will be held next on Friday, Feb. 3, beginning at 5:30 p.m. This activity is held every Friday at 5:30 p.m. in the basement of the Brick Residence Hall.







Search Candidate Presentation: Theatre Faculty. First candidate will be presented on Tuesday, February 7 at 4:30 p.m. in Nevins Theater, Powell Campus Center. Others will present on Feb 21 and 28, both at 4:30 p.m. in Nevins Theater.


Wednesday Arts Speaker Series. Percy Echols II visiting artist in the Alfred University School of Art and Design’s Black Glass Artist Series will present on Wednesday, February 8, 7 p.m. Binns-Merrill Hall 106. Echols will give a public presentation of his work from 9-11 a.m. in the glass studio in Binns Merrill Hall.

photographs of Percy sitting at microphone wearing headphones and framing lightning image on tshirt with his handsPublic Demonstration Black Glass Artist Series: Percy Echols II Friday, February 10, 9am-11am in the Glass Studio Binns-Merrill Hall.

Percy Echols II is a Pittsburgh-based Artist, Alchemist, and Educator who pioneers the development of Neon and Plasma Light Art at the Pittsburgh Glass Center and is the creator and host of the Podcast Taming Lightning. Find more information on this event.


turner gallery logoOpening Reception Friday, February 10, 6-8pm, Robert C. Turner Gallery. On view:  Do You Remember (Main Space) and Prosperous Voyage (Catwalk). February 10 – 17