Shakespeare: A Celebration
On view through Sept. 28

Kwan Fong Gallery

In collaboration with Bankside Gallery, the Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture proudly presents an exhibition celebrating William Shakespeare’s life and legacy. Artists from the British Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers will show an exciting and diverse range of works, inspired by Shakespeare’s writings.

Opening Academic Convocation

Gilbert Sports and Fitness Center

The Opening Academic Convocation is a special event held at the beginning of each academic year. All are welcome to attend.

Center for Nonprofit Leadership Inaugural Year Reception
Kim Klein, keynote speaker

Lundring Events Center

The Center for Nonprofit Leadership presents a lighthearted evening in celebration of the first anniversary of its re-launching, with a keynote address by author and fundraising trainer Kim Klein. 

Lunchtime Organ Recital Series
Joseph Peeples

Samuelson Chapel

Adjunct faculty member Joseph Peeples showcases the 2,109-pipe Borg Petersen Memorial Organ in 30-minute recitals on the second Friday of each month.

The Love & Loss Project

Preus-Brandt Forum

The Love & Loss Project is a documentary theater project based on the true stories of people who have lost a life partner. Playwright/director Claytie Mason of Nebunele Theatre has worked closely with Hospice of the Conejo and their grief support community to create a moving production about partnership and resilience.

Talk by Melissa Michelson, Ph.D.
How to Change Attitudes about LGBT Rights

Lundring Events Center

The co-author of Listen, We Need to Talk: How to Change Attitudes about LGBT Rights will discusses rapidly-evolving public attitudes toward marriage equality and other hot-button issues.

Rick Steves' 'Luther and the Reformation'
Film screening

Lundring Events Center

Luther and the Reformation, a public broadcasting special by travel host Rick Steves, explains the whats, hows and whys of the Protestant Reformation, launched 500 years ago by Martin Luther.

Fall Sacred Dance Celebration
Alleluia Dance Theater Workshop

Gilbert Sports and Fitness, Room 209

Participatory workshop in sacred dance. Dance and drumming of Ghana is taught in the morning and traditional western liturgical dance in the afternoon. All levels of dance experience welcome.

News from the Front: Winslow Homer, Race and the Civil War
Art History Presentation by Frances K. Pohl

William Rolland Art Center, Room 213

In this illustrated presentation, renowned art historian Frances K. Pohl investigates several paintings by Winslow Homer that attempt to represent the complex roles of African-Americans during the Civil War.

Vulnerability inVisibility

Kwan Fong Gallery

“I am attracted to braille for its visual and physical presence,” explains photographer Mary Fashbaugh. In this show, she explores the senses in human interactions, their limitations and our expectations of them.