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Fine Arts Festival Marks Spring at MCTC

MCTC Spring Fine Arts Festival

Fine Arts Festival artworkTheater, fine arts, music and talent are the highlights of MCTC’s month-long Fine Arts Festival. The festival kicks off with the College’s spring show A Flea in Her Ear by Georges Feydeau, which runs April 10–13 in the Whitney Fine Arts Theater. Fine Arts student work is on exhibit throughout the T Skyway, showcasing ceramics, jewelry, acrylic and mixed media pieces.

Click here for a full calendar of events with descriptions.

“The Fine Arts Festival is an opportunity for all campus members and the community to interact with the arts,” said Dean Trisko, coordinator for MCTC’s fine arts division. “Art instructors are proud of our student’s achievements, and we want the entire community to witness the power of their expressive hearts and minds.”

Highlights of the festival include:

  • Walker Art Center guest artist Scott Stulen, who will select pieces from the Fine Arts exhibition currently on display in the T Skyway to receive awards. His selections will be announced at the opening reception April 17 at 10:30 a.m. in the T Skyway
  • An original musical production by Know Theatre of Cincinnati titled Calculus: The Musical! The presentation includes singing, instruments, lively performance and calculus. It will be held April 16 at 7 p.m. in the Whitney Fine Arts Theater
  • The festival wraps up with the MCTC Choir’s spring concert on May 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Whitney Fine Arts Theater. The concert features renowned, locally-based guest composer David Evan Thomas

Following the festival, the College is proud to host its high-profile annual portfolio shows. The spring semester concludes with MCTC’s commencement ceremony on May 20 in the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Photo: MCTC student Renee Chartier’s artwork is on display in the T Skyway as part of the AFA student exhibit. This piece is made from chicken wire, copper and brass wiring and faux flower parts.