Hollins Announces Eleanor Ray as 2021 Niederer Artist-In-Residence

Hollins Announces Eleanor Ray as 2021 Niederer Artist-In-Residence

Each year, the artist-in-residence program brings to campus a nationally recognized artist who produces work and teaches a special seminar. Ray’s work has been shown in solo exhibitions in New York City and Athens, Georgia, and is in the collection of a prominent art gallery in Sydney, Australia.

For the Stephensons, the Hollins Experience Is a Family Affair

For the Stephensons, the Hollins Experience Is a Family Affair

Kelly Stephenson M.F.A. ’20 finished Hollins’ graduate program in creative writing this spring, while his daughter Clare (class of 2023) completed her first year as an undergraduate.

“You Don’t Have to Choose Between Cookies and Fitness”: Dance M.F.A. Student and Personal Trainer Offers Tips on Home Exercise

“You Don’t Have to Choose Between Cookies and Fitness”: Dance M.F.A. Student and Personal Trainer Offers Tips on Home Exercise

Courtney Collado is a professional dancer, personal trainer, and master Pilates instructor from New York City, currently living in Kansas City, Missouri. She is earning her M.F.A. through Hollins’ low-residency dance program, and is a practicing choreographer, dance teacher, and corrective movement specialist.

Wilson Museum Announces Temporary Closure

Wilson Museum Announces Temporary Closure

All museum events and programs are cancelled through at least the week concluding Friday, April 10.

Hollins Theatre Presents Natasha Trethewey’s Acclaimed “Native Guard,” March 8

Hollins Theatre Presents Natasha Trethewey’s Acclaimed “Native Guard,” March 8

Broadway and television actress January LaVoy, nationally renowned African American theatre maker Dominic Taylor, and Roanoke jazz/blues vocalist Shawn Spencer star in this evening of poetry and theatricality highlighted by stunning visuals and and live music. A conversation with Trethewey, who earned her M.A. from Hollins in 1991 and went on to win the Pulitzer Prize for “Native Guard,” will immediately follow the performance.

Wilson Museum Showcases Photography of Professor Emeritus Robert Sulkin

Wilson Museum Showcases Photography of Professor Emeritus Robert Sulkin

Robert Sulkin: Photographs 1973-2019, which is on display January 16 – March 29, is a retrospective exhibition highlighting the work of the award-winning photographer who joined the Hollins faculty in 1980 and retired at the end of the 2018-19 academic year.

Hollins Theatre Presents Revival of “Goodnight Moon: The Magical Musical,” Oct. 19-26

Hollins Theatre Presents Revival of “Goodnight Moon: The Magical Musical,” Oct. 19-26

“We are working to make this delightful show a great tradition here in Roanoke and a wonderful gift from Hollins to the community,” says Ernie Zulia, director of the Hollins Theatre Institute.

Hollins Enjoys Double Presence at Women’s Theatre Festival

Hollins Enjoys Double Presence at Women’s Theatre Festival

The works of two Hollins playwrights – “She Made Space” by Meredith Cope-Levy ’12, M.F.A. 18 and “And Then the Moon Swallowed the Sky” by Rachel Nelson ’07 – were recently showcased at an event that champions gender parity, diversity, and inclusion in the American theatre.

Wilson Museum Presents “Ben Hatke: Nobody Likes a Goblin” Through Sept. 15

Wilson Museum Presents “Ben Hatke: Nobody Likes a Goblin” Through Sept. 15

The exhibition features 40 original watercolors from the children’s book of the same title along with original artwork from his books Julia’s House for Lost Creatures, Little Robot, Mighty Jack, and the New York Times bestseller Zita the Spacegirl.

Wilson Museum Exhibition Inspired by the Ideas of Immigrants and “Otherness”

Wilson Museum Exhibition Inspired by the Ideas of Immigrants and “Otherness”

Award-winning author and illustrator Mary Jane Begin deconstructs the creative process and shares the development of two book projects in the exhibition “Mapping the Imagination,” which will be on display June 28 – September 9. Begin will become chair of Hollins’ M.F.A. summer program in children’s book writing and illustrating on July 1.

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