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

Commencement 196 to be streamed live on Centre website

Commencement Headquarters | Live Stream Centre College’s 196th Commencement, featuring an expected 332 graduates, will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, in Newlin Hall of the Norton Center for the Arts. The 2019 graduation exercises will begin with the Baccalaureate ceremony, which will take place in the same location at 11 a.m. that

Mitchell Collins ’19 and Hannah Gibbs ’19 to address annual honors convo, May 7

Mitchell Collins ‘19 (Richmond, Kentucky) and Hannah Gibbs ‘19 (London, Kentucky) will be the keynote speakers at Centre College’s honors convocation on Tuesday, May 7 at 7 p.m. in Newlin Hall in the Norton Center for the Arts. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight

Norton Center aims to increase youth access to the arts

Center College’s Norton Center for the Arts is hosting its second annual Arts for the Classroom Ticket Subsidy (ACTS) Fund Challenge through May 10, 2019. Donations to the fund subsidize free or deeply discounted student matinee tickets, helping to ensure that all area children have access to life-changing arts experiences regardless of their financial circumstances.

By |2019-05-02T13:47:39-04:00May 2nd, 2019|News, Norton Center for the Arts|

Alltech Artist-in-Residence Gregory Turay to perform Easter oratorio, April 13

Centre College’s Alltech Artist-in-Residence Gregory Turay will perform the Easter oratorio “Thy Will Be Done” with 90 classical musicians from the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra, 120 members of the Lexington Singers and 14 featured international opera soloists in Newlin Hall at the Norton Center for the Arts on Saturday, April 13 at 7 p.m. Now

Stephen Rolfe Powell ’74: A Tribute

Steve never tried to fashion an artist persona except for about five minutes way back at the beginning when he wondered out loud if he should sign his work "Alabama Powell." We had a good laugh about it and that was the end of that. Who needs to project a persona when you're already bursting

Curating Centre: 200 Years in the Bubble exhibit celebrates Centre’s bicentennial

The upper-level Curating Centre art history course has put together an exhibition titled Curating Centre: 200 Years in the Bubble, celebrating Centre College’s bicentennial through artifacts that are not typically seen around campus. The exhibit will be on display in the AEGON Gallery in the Jones Visual Arts Center until March 29. Assistant Professor of

Kentucky author Silas House visits Centre as Humana/Doherty library speaker

Acclaimed Kentucky author and activist Silas House will, once again, serve as Centre College’s Humana/Doherty Library Series guest speaker. House will read from his work during a convocation on March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Weisiger Theater. Immediately following the event, House will be available for a book signing in the foyer of the Norton

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