I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE February 16-19; 23-26, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Music by Jimmy Roberts Book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro Directed by Paul Bawek Loca Lee Buckner Theatre This witty Off-Broadway musical tackles modern love and relationships in all their phases: from the joys, perils, and pitfalls of […]

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE February 16-19; 23-26, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Music by Jimmy Roberts Book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro Directed by Paul Bawek Loca Lee Buckner Theatre This witty Off-Broadway musical tackles modern love and relationships in all their phases: from the joys, perils, and pitfalls of […]

The Rimers of Eldritch

THE RIMERS OF ELDRITCH April 6-9; 13-16, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) By Lanford Wilson Directed by Mary T. Albright Loca Lee Buckner Theatre An Off-Broadway success and winner of the Vernon Rice Award, this highly imaginative and affecting play is a portrait of Eldritch, a once-prosperous mining town in Missouri – […]

The Rimers of Eldritch

THE RIMERS OF ELDRITCH April 6-9; 13-16, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) By Lanford Wilson Directed by Mary T. Albright Loca Lee Buckner Theatre An Off-Broadway success and winner of the Vernon Rice Award, this highly imaginative and affecting play is a portrait of Eldritch, a once-prosperous mining town in Missouri – […]

Entrances and Connections

FSC DANCE: ENTRANCES AND CONNECTIONS Saturday, April 22, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 23, 2017 – 2:30 p.m. Erin LaSala, artistic director Branscomb Auditorium Just as the medium of movement is the language of dance, every choreographed entrance marks the beginning of a connection between audience members and dancers. Entrances and Connections features new […]

The Essence of Europe

THE ESSENCE OF EUROPE: PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE 2016 STUDY ABROAD TRIP September 2 through September 16, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, September 2 – 7:00 p.m. Melvin Art Gallery Gallery Hours are weekdays from 9am-4pm when school is in session. During the month of May, Florida Southern students and faculty embarked on a study-abroad trip to […]

An Homage to Architecture

AN HOMAGE TO ARCHITECTURE: September 23 through November 4, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, September 23 – 7:00 p.m. Gallery Hours: M-F, 9am-4pm when school is in session. Melvin Art Gallery Through the master strokes of Richard Haas, architecture and painting merge as one. Lauded as one of the great modern illusionistic artists and muralists of […]

Student Art Exhibition

ALL-STUDENT EXHIBITION November 11 through December 9, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, November 11 – 7:00 p.m. Melvin Art Gallery We invite you to join us for this annual exhibition showcasing the work of current FSC art majors. With a reputation as one of the strongest centers of art study in the southeast, FSC’s Department of […]

Mysterious Art of Steven Kenny

MANIFEST CONTENT: THE MYSTERIOUS ART OF STEVEN KENNY January 20 through February 24, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, January 20 – 7:00 p.m. Melvin Art Gallery (Admission: Free) For this opening spring exhibition, you are invited into the surreal world of Steven Kenny.  In his paintings, human figures and elements of nature coexist in uncanny ways, creating symbolic juxtapositions […]

Graphic Design Thesis Exhibition

SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGN THESIS EXHIBITION March 17 through March 31, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, March 17, 2017 – 7:00 p.m. Melvin Art Gallery This exciting exhibition features the work of Florida Southern’s senior graphic design students, providing a glimpse into the creativity, resourcefulness, and professionalism brought by these gifted artists to the areas of print […]

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