Departments & Programs

Calendar of Events

  1. Adjunct Art Faculty Show »

    Wednesday Sep 11 - Saturday Nov 2

    All day @ RU Art Museum on Tyler

    Featuring works from adjunct faculty members of the Department of Art. Hours: Mon - Fri 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. / Sat. - Sun noon to 4 p.m. Free Admission.
  2. Opening Reception: Adjunct Art Faculty Show »

    Wednesday Sep 11

    5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. @ RU Art Museum on Tyler

    The opening reception for the adjunct faculty show. Free admission.
  3. Plays on Page Staged Reading Series »

    Sunday Sep 15

    7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. @ Hawes Studio Theatre, Porterfield Hall

    Staged readings by the Department of Theatre and Cinema Free admission
  4. Dorothy Gillespie Centennial Exhibition »

    Saturday Sep 21 - Friday Dec 6

    All day @ Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

    Dorothy Gillespie (1920 - 2012) left her mark on the world as a pioneering artist. This centennial exhibition features works from the world-famous artist and former Radford University Distinguished Professor of Art. Hours: Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm | Sat/Sun noon - 4pm Free Admission


  1. CVPA welcomes spring 2019 graduates to family »


    On May 11, 2019, Radford University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts welcomed nearly 140 graduating students to its family of alumni.

  2. Radford City Fine Arts Show to open May 23 with free reception »


    The Radford City Fine Arts Show will open on Monday May 23, 2019, with a public reception from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Radford University Art Museum at 214 Tyler Avenue. Admission to the reception is free and light refreshments will be available.

  3. Music research in Nepal presented at UK conference »


    Dr. Jennifer McDonel and her students Bryan Dowd and Lauren Milburn traveled to the United Kingdom at the close of April to present research conducted in Nepal.

  4. Sun, moon shine on opening of alumna’s jewelry studio  »


    On April 27, 2019, Radford University alumna Brittany DeRafelle celebrated a milestone in her career; she opened her own jewelry and metalsmithing gallery in Richmond, Virginia.

  5. Faculty visit NRCC to discuss graphic design program »


    Professors Ken Smith and John O’Connor (graphic design) met with students taking graphic design courses at New River Community College in late April to discuss prospective careers in the burgeoning field.

  6. Art instructor, student take top awards at Lynchburg exhibition »


    Radford artist and instructor with the Department of Art, Shaun C. Whiteside, was awarded Best in Show at the Academy Center for the Arts' 2019 National Juried Art Exhibition. Kaitlyn Houston, a senior Bachelor of Fine Arts student in the art program, took second place.