The Art of Sheldon Tapley Celebrated at the Norton Center

Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts is proud to present the stellar works of renowned artist and Centre College’s Stodghill Professor of Art, Sheldon Tapley. “Sheldon Tapley: Painter and Draftsman” will be on display through May 31 in the Norton Center Grand Foyer. This retrospective exhibit provides an overview of Tapley’s illustrious and varied

By |2020-01-17T10:09:38-05:00January 17th, 2020|Campus, News, Norton Center for the Arts|

Dr. Jeanine Abrams McLean to reflect on MLK legacy in annual convo

Centre College will reflect on the life and legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. during its annual community convocation on Monday, Jan. 20 at 7 p.m. in Newlin Hall at the Norton Center for the Arts. This year’s event will feature Dr. Jeanine Abrams McLean, vice president of Fair Count, a nonprofit,

By |2020-01-13T09:22:48-05:00January 10th, 2020|Convocation, News, Norton Center for the Arts|

New flags in Cowan represent Centre connections across the globe

Centre College is known for its highly acclaimed study abroad program, and the College continues to increase its numbers of international students on campus. A visual representation of the countries where students travel to and are coming from can be viewed in the Campus Center in Cowan Dining Hall. “In the top, middle of the

Alison Krauss returns to Norton Center for the Arts

The most-decorated singer and female artist in Grammy history is returning to Central Kentucky. Alison Krauss will perform at Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts on May 6, 2020 as an addition to the Norton Center’s 2019-2020 Season. The event is sponsored by Farmers National Bank. Since 1985, Krauss has released 14 albums including

By |2019-12-09T15:04:14-05:00December 9th, 2019|News, Norton Center for the Arts|

Norton Center to host Wright Angle exhibit gallery talk, Dec. 5

Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts will host a public reception and gallery talk for The Wright Angle exhibit on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. The Wright Angle exhibit examines how Centre partnered with the Taliesin Foundation, one of the 20th century’s most acclaimed architectural firms, to build its world-class performing arts center in

By |2019-11-26T18:24:30-05:00November 26th, 2019|News, Norton Center for the Arts|

Centre to host bicentennial Homecoming 2019, Oct. 10-13

HOMECOMING SCHEDULE | See the full schedule of events for Homecoming 2019 here. Centre College will celebrate its Bicentennial Homecoming weekend, Oct. 10-13, with a packed schedule of reunions, performances, sporting events and dedications. “It’s the College’s 200th year, and Homecoming is the icing on that great big birthday cake,” said Megan Milby ’03, director

By |2019-10-07T20:31:09-04:00October 7th, 2019|Bicentennial, News, Norton Center for the Arts|

DramaCentre presents “An Evening of Ives: six short comic plays by David Ives,” Sept. 25-28

As part of Centre College’s Family Weekend, DramaCentre presents “An Evening of Ives: six short comic plays by David Ives.” The show opens Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 8 p.m. and continues through Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 5 p.m. in Weisiger Theatre in the College’s Norton Center for the Arts. The plays were

By |2019-09-25T20:14:28-04:00September 25th, 2019|Drama, News, Norton Center for the Arts|

Centre’s Norton Center for the Arts displays Wright Angle exhibit

In celebration of Centre College’s 200th anniversary, a new exhibit, on display at The Norton Center for the Arts, explores the building's distinct design and its relationship to architectural pioneers Frank Lloyd Wright and William Wesley Peters. The Wright Angle exhibit examines how Centre partnered with the Taliesin Foundation, one of the 20th century’s most

By |2019-09-12T18:15:18-04:00September 12th, 2019|Campus, News, Norton Center for the Arts|

Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts announces 2019/20 Season

Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts announces its 2019/2020 season of live performances today. Along with a boldly diverse lineup of internationally acclaimed artists, patrons can expect new adventurous events and series subscription options with deeper discounts and more flexibility. “The Norton Center has always been a community gathering place,” said Steve Hoffman, Norton

By |2019-06-05T18:09:17-04:00June 5th, 2019|Campus, News, Norton Center for the Arts|

Commencement 196 by the numbers

Three hundred and twenty-seven seniors were granted degrees at Centre College’s 196th Bicentennial Commencement, held on Sunday, May 19, at the Norton Center for the Arts. The Class of 2019 leaves a legacy of impressive accomplishments and countless life-changing experiences on campus and across the globe. As we bid them farewell, here’s a final look

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