Celebration A Festival of the Arts

Celebration A Festival of the Arts

Sunday, Apr 28, 2019 at 11:00am

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Schedule of Events:

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Performer

Location: Outdoor Stage

11:00 a.m.
Food Booths Open

Location: South side of DFAC on Hayes Street

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Celebration Art Fair
Featuring a variety of artisans selling their unique array of one-of-a-kind artwork.

Location: South 7th Street

12:00 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Celebrate Herpetology: Studying Amphibians & Reptiles
Students from the Biology department offering the opportunity to meet these animals up close. None of the species on display are venomous.

Location: Street South 7th Street, east side of Life Science Building (in the event of inclement weather this exhibit will be located in the Doudna Fine Arts Center concourse)

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Bon Odori Group
Directed by Yoshie Montgomery, this Japanese folk dance group from Belleville, Illinois will present a dance demonstration and then invite members of the audience to join in.
Sponsored by EIU’s International Center for Global Diversity

Location: Outdoor Stage

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (time to be confirmed)
EIUke Community Workshop and Jam Session
Are you wanting to improve your ukulele playing ability? Who doesn’t! EIU students are inviting uke fans of all ages and ability levels to participate in this fun-filled activity.

No instrument or experience required. Presented free of charge.

Sponsored by EIU Music Department and the support provided by an EIU Student Impact Grant and the EIU Redden Fund.

Location: Doudna, Room 1550

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exhibitions
Come Wind, Come Weather
Artist: Sue de Beer. This installation will take viewers on an exploration of the real and unreal, often blurring the curious boundary between specimen or the observer.

Location: Tarble Arts Center, Brainard & eGallery

2109 Graduate Art Exhibition
The annual thesis exhibition of work by the current MA candidates in Eastern University’s Studio Art program. Every year a wide range of styles, media, and art-making approaches are on view.

Location: Tarble Arts Center, Main Galleries

1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Kid’s Art Activities
Hands-on art activities for pre-schoolers to pre-teens.
Sponsored by the Coles County Arts Council.

Location: South 7th Street

2:00 - 2:45 p.m.
Performer

Location: Outdoor Stage

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Performer

Location: Outdoor Stage