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.

Gift To Wilson Museum’s Permanent Collection Honors Hollins Staff Member

Gift To Wilson Museum’s Permanent Collection Honors Hollins Staff Member

Alex Trower ’86, chair of the Hollins University Board of Trustees, announced that the two works of art would “honor the wonderful work and deep commitment of our own Brook Dickson.” Dickson, who serves as executive assistant to the president and secretary for the Board of Trustees, is retiring from Hollins on June 30.

With Gratitude To Her Parents and Professors, Yitazba Largo-Anderson ’19 Finds “The Power Of My Voice”

With Gratitude To Her Parents and Professors, Yitazba Largo-Anderson ’19 Finds “The Power Of My Voice”

Majoring in English with a concentration in multicultural literature and a minor in social justice at Hollins, she will be completing a fellowship next year at the College of William and Mary that focuses on making inclusivity and diversity more prevalent in academic research.

Discovering Her Passion at Hollins, Mary Daley ’19 Heads To Grad School At Vanderbilt

Discovering Her Passion at Hollins, Mary Daley ’19 Heads To Grad School At Vanderbilt

The business major fell in love with business-to-consumer marketing as an undergrad and is on her way this fall to Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management.

Hollins Honored For Best Undergraduate Theatre Program in Virginia

Hollins Honored For Best Undergraduate Theatre Program in Virginia

OnStage Blog, one of the most-read theatre websites in the world, recognizes Hollins Theatre as being among some of the best in the nation.

Hollins Partners With City of Roanoke For Art By Bus, Writer By Bus Programs

Hollins Partners With City of Roanoke For Art By Bus, Writer By Bus Programs

The university is helping promote the value of public transportation to the Roanoke Valley by bringing visual arts and inspired writing onto the area’s bus network

Wilson Museum Presents “20th Century Photographs from the Rugaber Collection,” Feb. 21 – April 28

Wilson Museum Presents “20th Century Photographs from the Rugaber Collection,” Feb. 21 – April 28

Loaned to the museum by Walter and Sally Rugaber, the collection includes historic landscape, architectural, and portrait photography. Many of the images are iconic.

Wilson Museum’s New Exhibition Showcases 2019 Artist-In-Residence

Wilson Museum’s New Exhibition Showcases 2019 Artist-In-Residence

Diane Edison focuses on portraiture with an emphasis on the autobiographical. Her images are thematically narrative in presentation and psychological in nature.

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