*Tickets for events may be purchased at CMU Ticket Central in the CMU Events Center, or by calling 989-774-3045. Tickets and event details are also available online and prior to the event at the door. An additional box office service fee may be charged.


January

Guns: Loaded Conversations
January 15 - February 8
Reception: Wednesday, January 15 | 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
University Art Gallery 
This exhibit, juried by independent curator and writer, Dr. Vicky A. Clark, features 33 art quilts by both national and international artists. The exhibit seeks to engage viewers of differing opinions regarding gun violence to listen to each other and to encourage community initiatives that may inspire action in seeking solutions.

Faculty Artists: Brass Quintet
January 21 | 7:30 p.m.
School of Music Staples Family Concert Hall

Alumni Artists: Kip Franklin, Mina Son and Angela Biedenbender; with music by David Biedenbender*
January 23 | 7:30 p.m.
School of Music Staples Family Concert Hall

Marimba Studio Recital
January 26 | 1:00 p.m.
Chamichian Recital Hall

Faculty Artists: Rebels & Rule-breakers
January 30 | 7:30 p.m.
School of Music Staples Family Concert Hall


February

+Trap Door Improv
February 1 | 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
Platform Theatre, Moore Hall 102 | Limited seating

Marimba Studio Recital
February 2 | 1:00 p.m.
Chamichian Recital Hall

Punk Rock*
February 5-8 | 7:30 p.m.
February 9 | 2:00 p.m.
Moore Hall Townsend Kiva | Includes violence and strongly mature themes and language
Written by Simon Stephens | Directed by Keeley Stanley-Bohn
Punk Rock is an honest and unnerving chronicle of contemporary adolescence as students prepare for their future and survive the savagery of high school in an English private school.

Jazz Weekend XLVII: Faculty Jazz
February 6 | 7:30 p.m.
School of Music Staples Family Concert Hall

Jazz Weekend XLVII with Guest Artist Terri Lyne Carrington*
February 7 | 7:30 p.m.
Warriner Hall Plachta Auditorium

Cello Studio Recital
February 9 | 5:00 p.m.
Chamichian Recital Hall

Faculty Artists: Crescent Duo; Kennen White, clarinet and Joanna White, flute
February 11 | 7:30 p.m.
School of Music Staples Family Concert Hall

Guest Lecturer: The Victory Vertical Project with Guest Artist: Dr. Garik Pedersen
February 13 | 7:30 p.m.
Chamichian Recital Hall

+The Wedding
February 14-15 | 7:30 p.m.
Moore Hall Theatre-on-the-Side | Limited seating
Guest Studio Theatre Production | Written by Steve Moulds

Colness Competition
February 16 | 2:00 p.m.
School of Music Staples Family Concert Hall

Faculty Artist: Alicia Valoti, viola
February 16 | 3:00 p.m.
School of Music Staples Family Concert Hall

Bassoon Studio Recital
February 16 | 5:00 p.m.
Chamichian Recital Hall

Chamber Percussion Ensembles
February 18 | 7:30 p.m.
School of Music Staples Family Concert Hall

Guest Artist: Elias String Quartet
February 20 | 7:30 p.m.
Souren L. Chamichian M.D. Artist in Residency Endowment concert
School of Music Staples Family Concert Hall

+Until Eurythmic
February 20-22 | 7:30 p.m.
Moore Hall Theatre-on-the-Side | Limited seating
Original Dance Studio Production | Choreographed by Mariah Sterley

Oboe Studio Recital
February 21 | 7:00 p.m.
Chamichian Recital Hall

2020 Annual Juried CMU Student Art Exhibition
February 21 - March 21
Reception: Saturday, February 22 | 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
University Art Gallery 
Juried by an independent art professional, this exhibition is open to all students at Central Michigan University. Awards of $800 are given - determined by the juror.

Pabyan Studio Recital
February 22 | 7:00 p.m.
Chamichian Recital Hall

Faculty Artists: The Organ & Piano; Adrienne Wiley & Mary Jo Cox
February 23 | 3:00 p.m.
School of Music Staples Family Concert Hall

Symphonic Wind Ensemble
February 25 | 7:30 p.m.
School of Music Staples Family Concert Hall

+Trap Door Improv
February 26 | 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
Platform Theatre, Moore Hall 102 | Limited seating

Wind Symphony & Symphony Band
February 27 | 7:30 p.m.
School of Music Staples Family Concert Hall

+Operation Impulse
February 28-29 | 7:30 p.m.
Platform Theatre, Moore Hall 102 | Limited seating
Improvisational Production with Walter Mueller and Avery Kiefer

Da Capo: Annual Collage Concert
February 29 | 7:00 p.m.
School of Music Staples Family Concert Hall


March

Graphic Design 2020 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition
March 27 - April 18
Reception: Saturday, March 28 | 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
University Art Gallery 
Exhibition done as part of a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design and the capstone class taught by Larry Burditt, it features work by candidates for the BFA in Graphic Design.



April

Bachelor of Fine Arts & Bachelor of Applied Arts in Art, Spring 2020 Exhibition
April 24 - May 9
Reception: Saturday, April 25 | 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Artist Talks at 1:00 p.m.
University Art Gallery 
This art exhibition showcases the work by CMU Department of Art & Design candidates for the BFA in Art degree and Bachelor of Applied Arts in Art. The exhibition fulfills part of the requirements for their degree and capstone class taught by Anne Gochenour, Director of University Art Gallery.



May

Mount Pleasant Public Schools 2020 Exhibition
May 12 - 22
Reception: Tuesday, May 12 | 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
University Art Gallery 
Art works by Mount Pleasant Public Schools students, grades 1-12 will be featured. The MPPS art educators select and install the works.