ArtsKSU Wraps Up Academic Year with Exciting Events

KENNESAW, Ga. | Apr 2, 2024

New Works and Ideas Festival, Award-winning Composer, and more

The College of the Arts at Kennesaw State University will finish the academic year with events featuring the School of Art and Design, the Department of Dance, the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, and the Dr. Bobbie Bailey School of Music. Dr. Harrison Long, Interim Dean of the College of the Arts, said, “It’s been an incredible year at the College of the Arts, and we hope patrons will come out to see some of our last few events of the spring semester.”  

Celebrating 10 Years at the ZMA  
The School of Art and Design’s Zuckerman Museum of Art will present “Reflections: Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Future, Ten Years of the Zuckerman Museum of Art,” now through May 11. “Reflections…” features a thoughtful, careful selection of works from the Museum’s permanent collection. Admission to this remarkable exhibition is free. 

New Works and Ideas Festival 
The Department of Theatre and Performance Studies will celebrate ten days of new works and ideas in the 2024 New Works and Ideas Festival April 18-28.  Enjoy plays, staged readings, storytelling, musicals, showcases, and additional student-generated works. The Festival covers a true variety of genres, styles, stories, and material. Tickets: free to $5 each

Student Dance Concert 
Kennesaw State University Department of Dance will finish their 2023-2024 season with the Student Dance Concert, April 26-27 at 8 p.m. This juried event showcases the diverse student body displaying their artist voices and creative talents. The performance will be held at the KSU Dance Theater on the Marietta campus. Buy tickets. 

Music of an Award-winning Composer
The Bailey School of Music welcomes award-winning composer David Biedenbender on April 20 at 8 p.m. Enjoy an evening of music by Biedenbender and others, performed by the KSU Wind Ensemble--under the direction of David T. Kehler--and the KSU Wind Symphony, under the direction of Daniel Lee. Biedenbender has written music for the concert stage, as well as for dance and multimedia collaborations, and his work is often influenced by his diverse musical experiences in wind, brass, rock, and jazz bands, and by his study of Indian Carnatic music. Buy Tickets. 

--Kathie Beckett

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