Events Calendar

  1. Canceled: Radford University Faculty Jazz “Kicks” Big Band Concert »

    Wednesday, September 27

    7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. @ Performance Hall in the Covington Center

    Free admission.
  2. Guest Artists Recital: Christina Placilla, Viola and Gregory Thompson, Piano

    Thursday, September 28

    7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. @ Performance Hall in the Covington Center

  3. Strange Weather: Erin Turner Exhibition  »

    Friday, September 29 - Friday, October 13

    All day @ Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

    Strange Weather explores site specificity, changing climatic patterns, and symbolic narratives of home. Utilizing local newspapers as well as newspapers that she creates herself, ephemera, chance, history, and time come into conversation in the large-scale sculptural works. This exhibition will include photographs of previous work installed across the globe, three dimensional sculptures, as well as participation from the art, dance, and music departments at Radford University for a collaborative interdisciplinary event.  Exhibition: Sept. 28 - Dec. 3, 2017
  4. Opening Reception for Strange Weather: Erin Turner Exhibition »

    Friday, September 29

    5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. @ Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

    Meet the artist. Strange Weather explores site specificity, changing climatic patterns, and symbolic narratives of home. Utilizing local newspapers as well as newspapers that she creates herself, ephemera, chance, history, and time come into conversation in the large-scale sculptural works. This exhibition will include photographs of previous work installed across the globe, three dimensional sculptures, as well as participation from the art, dance, and music departments at Radford University for a collaborative interdisciplinary event. 
  5. Art Education Show | Oct. 3 – 12, 2017 »

    Tuesday, October 3 - Friday, October 6

    All day @ Gallery 205

    An exhibition of special projects and work from current Radford University students in art education. Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The gallery closes from noon until 1 p.m. Closed weekends.
  6. Crimes Of The Heart  »

    Tuesday, October 3

    7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. @ Pridemore Playhouse

    By Beth Henley. “Crimes of the Heart” is playwright Beth Henley’s homage to her roots. The three Magrath Sisters, trapped in their small Mississippi town, wrestle with the lies and hurts of the past as they face some super-sized troubles together. Henley’s unique blend of Southern Gothic and screwball comedy is at its finest in this 1981 Pulitzer Prize winner. General Admission: $10; RU Faculty/Staff, Senior Discount (55+), and Group Rates (10+): $6; RU Student w/ID: Free. Tickets for the Pridemore productions are available at rutheatretickets.com or the week prior to the event at the Porterfield Box Office or by calling 540-831-5289. Box Office is open from noon to 6 p.m. one week prior to opening.
  7. Great Russian Composers: Radford University Wind Symphony Concert »

    Wednesday, October 4

    7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. @ Performance Hall in the Covington Center

    Radford University Wind Symphony Concert featuring works by Prokofiev, Rachmaninov, Rimsky–Korsakov, Shostakovich, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky and Tchesnokov. Dr. R. Wayne Gallops conducts the symphony. Free admission.
  8. Finding a Voice: Articulation in Silence Art by Lee Coburn | Oct. 5 - Nov. 16, 2017 »

    Thursday, October 5 - Saturday, October 7

    All day @ RUAM Gallery Downtown

    The Art Museum recognizes the artistic accomplishments of Radford University faculty and staff. This exhibition features art by Lee Coburn, Director of Creative and Marketing Services in University Relations. Closed Sundays.
  9. Opening reception for Finding a Voice: Articulation in Silence Art by Lee Coburn »

    Thursday, October 5

    5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. @ RUAM Gallery Downtown

    Meet the artist. The Art Museum recognizes the artistic accomplishments of Radford University faculty and staff. This exhibition features art by Lee Coburn, Director of Creative and Marketing Services in University Relations.
  10. Fall Dance Fest »

    Thursday, October 5

    7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. @ Bondurant Auditorium, Preston Hall

    The Radford University School of Dance & Theatre presents a concert of dance as part of the university’s family weekend. The concert will incorporate a wide spectrum of movement styles featuring original choreography by the Department of Dance’s faculty. Spend the evening with us enjoying innovative choreography highlighting a variety of dance genres including Modern Dance, Classical Ballet and Jazz.  General Admission: $7, Children: $3.50, RU Student/Faculty/Staff: w/RU ID: Free. Tickets for all other events above are available two weeks prior to the event online at radfordactivites.com or at the Hurlburt Hall Information Desk (540-831-5420).

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