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    Violet the Musical opens NKU's Theatre & Dance season

    Aug. 30, 2022 - Northern Kentucky University's School of the Arts presents "Violet: The Musical" to open the 22/23 Theatre & Dance season. "Violet" will run Sept. 23-Oct. 2, 2022, at NKU's Corbett Theatre [...]

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    New Study Ranks NKU’s Graphic Design Program as the Best in Kentucky

    June 17, 2022 - Northern Kentucky University’s Visual Communication Design program is the best graphic design program in Kentucky, according to new rankings released by [...]

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    "Scenes from Nowhere" Opens at NKU Art Galleries

    June 15, 2022 - "Scenes from Nowhere" runs through Aug. 26. This three-part exhibition challenges the traditions of pictorial representation and reimagines them through a 21st century lens. Three gallery spaces will give different interpretations on the collective theme of pictorial representation [...]

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    NKU Hosts Summer Dance Institute

    May 3, 2022 - The Summer Dance Institute will take place July 28-30, 2022. The program is for participants between the ages of 14 and 23, where they can experience immersive dance major courses. The opportunity provides the introduction to campus life in the new state-of-the-art dance studio [...]

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    Announcing SOTA's 2022-2023 Theatre & Dance Season

    April 18, 2022 - Northern Kentucky University's School of the Arts is pleased to announce the productions slated for the 2022-2023 Theatre & Dance Season [...]

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    "Falstaff" Cast Reflects on Show

    April 7, 2022 - Reagan Wildoner sat down with two co-stars in the upcoming production of “Falstaff and the Endless Machine” to talk about the show itself, and their experiences as this process has unfolded [...]

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    NKU BFA Senior Exhibitions Open April 21

    April 6, 2022 - SOTA is pleased to announce the opening of the Spring 2022 BFA Senior Exhibition. The exhibit opens April 21 with a reception from 5-7 p.m., which is free and open to the public [...]

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    Happy Retirement, Brant Karrick!

    April 5, 2022 - At the end of this academic year, the NKU SOTA Music Program will bid a bittersweet farewell to Brant Karrick, who will begin a well-deserved retirement from teaching. Brant has been an invaluable member of the Music Program as Director of Bands for the past 19 years [...]

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    Congratulations Juried Student Exhibition Winners

    April 5, 2022 - Congratulations to the students who won awards for their juried exhibitions. Purchase Awards are $1,000 each and the artwork becomes part of the NKU Art Collection [...]

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    Visual Arts is now Art & Design

    April 5, 2022 - The new name for the program helps better showcase not only art but our design/VCD majors which make up about half of the students in the program [...]