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 |2019-05-02T13:47:39-05:00May 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

Patricia Joan Stafford: A remembrance

Patricia Joan Stafford, 88, died Jan. 27, 2019, in Medina, Ohio. A Michigan native with two degrees in music, she was a longtime resident of Danville. She endowed the Stafford Memorial Fund at the Norton Center for the Arts in memory of her late husband, Jack, after his untimely death in 1980.  "The Norton Center

By |2019-02-04T21:23:19-05:00February 4th, 2019|News, Norton Center for the Arts, Performing Arts|

Centre to host American Shakespeare Center performances, Nov. 1-2

The American Shakespeare Center (ASC) on Tour will perform Sophocles' "Antigone" on Thursday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Newlin Hall in Centre College's Norton Center for the Arts. This performance will be a convocation credit for students and is an open event to the Centre community. The company will also perform Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors"

By |2018-10-31T13:54:29-05:00October 31st, 2018|Drama, News, Norton Center for the Arts|

Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts announces its 2018­‐2019 Performing Arts Season

The Norton Center for the Arts is proud to welcome audiences to a new season of incredible performing arts at Centre College. The world class venue will once again offer a season of variety, entertainment and culture, where you can choose your own personalized subscription series from performances across both Newlin Hall

By |2018-06-18T19:46:20-05:00June 18th, 2018|News, Norton Center for the Arts|
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