Category: Fine Arts

More Than 400 Students Present at 6th Annual Piedmont University Symposium

The Piedmont Symposium, an annual showcase of academic excellence that has more than quadrupled in size since its inception, was held April 11 at Piedmont’s Demorest and Athens campuses. The Symposium celebrates undergraduate students’ accomplishments in research and creative inquiry. Students apply and must be accepted to participate in the event. “Piedmont Symposium is an…

Piedmont Camerata To Perform April 7

The community is invited to a classical chamber music concert performed by Piedmont University’s resident ensemble, Piedmont Camerata, on Sunday, April 7, at 4 p.m. at the Piedmont University Chapel.  The concert will feature Piedmont University’s Artists-in-Residence, Heather-Baird Strachan (violin), Rachael Fischer (violin), Scott Garrett (viola), Ismail Akbar (cello), and Jeri-Mae G. Astolfi (piano), and…

Piedmont Theatre Ends Season on a Light Note with Neil Simon’s Rumors April 11-14

The Piedmont University Theatre Department concludes the 23-24 Mainstage season with Neil Simon’s murderous farce Rumors, performing April 11-14. The New York Times declares that Rumors “has nothing on its mind except making the audience laugh.” As their 10nth wedding anniversary party commences, the Deputy Mayor of New York City Charlie Brock lies bleeding in his bedroom, and his…

Barq’s Root Beer Collection Featured at Piedmont Art Museum

Join us for “Barq’s Root Beer: A History of Design” at Piedmont University’s Mason-Scharfenstein Museum of Art. The exhibition will be on view March 7-April 2. A public reception will be held March 7 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Introduced in 1898, Barq’s Root Beer originated in Biloxi, Mississippi. Edouard Barq, born in New Orleans, began experimenting…

Piedmont Theatre Examines the Role of Women in Vietnam with A Piece of My Heart, Feb. 15-18

The Piedmont University Theatre Department continues the 23-24 Mainstage season with A Piece of My Heart, performing Feb. 15-18. “The play, A Piece of My Heart, by Shirley Lauro, has become the nation’s most enduring theatrical production that deals with the Vietnam War,” according to the VVA Veteran. A Piece of My Heart is the…

Piedmont University Hosts Artist and Community Builder Nick “NACK” Morris at Campus Museum

Nick Morris Lantern

The Mason-Scharfenstein Museum of Art is excited to announce an opening reception for Nick “NACK” Morris: Single File Consciousness on Oct. 12 from 4:30 to 7:30 PM. The exhibition will be on view through Nov.16. The reception and museum admission are free to the public. Morris grew up in North Georgia, where he cultivated his…

Piedmont University Presents Faculty Guitar Recital

The community is invited to a faculty guitar recital by Dr. Corey Flowers Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023, at 7:30 p.m. at the Conservatory of Music Concert Hall in Demorest. The recital will showcase works by Nikita Koshkin, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Tr. Andres Segovia, Greg Burgess, Corey Flowers, Rainer Brunn, and Jose Luis Merlin.  Admission is free.  Dr….

Piedmont University Theatre Opens the Season with Rock Musical RENT, Sept. 28-Oct. 1

The Piedmont University Theatre Department opens the 2023-24 MainStage season with the award-winning musical RENT, performing Sept. 28–Oct.1. This ground-breaking production written by Jonathan Larson is about living as well as you can for as long as you can. RENT tells the story of several modern-day Bohemian characters living in the East Village in Manhattan…