Fine Arts Event

Unrequited Love, Desire, and a Seagull Land in Wallman Hall Theatre

Monday, April 22, 2019

The Fairmont State University Theatre Program is proud to present several performances of Anton Chekhov’s Seagull in a new translation by Charlotte Pyke, John Kerr, and Joseph Blatchley. The play is a slice-of-life tragicomedy which includes themes of unrequited love and loss of opportunities. While some characters desire love, others desire success and fame, yet no character seems to truly achieve happiness.

Composers of America presented by Wind Ensemble

Thursday, February 28, 2019

The Fairmont State University Department of Music is excited to announce, “Composers of America” presented by the Fairmont State Wind Ensemble. The concert will be performed in the Wallman Hall Auditorium on the campus of Fairmont State on Wednesday, March 6 at 7:30p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. 

Shayla Marsh exhibit at J.D. Brooks Gallery

Thursday, February 28, 2019

The Fairmont State University Department of Art is excited to welcome Shayla Marsh to the J.D. Brooks Gallery at Fairmont State University. The show titled, “Penumbra” is on display from February 25 and will run through March 15. An reception for the artist will be held on March 7 from 1p.m. to 4 p.m. Gallery hours for viewing the collection are Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The reception and event is free and open to the public. 

Woodcut and Letterpress Artist, Martin Mazorra, Comes to Fairmont State

Monday, February 04, 2019

The Fairmont State University Department of Art is excited to welcome Brooklyn based artist, and West Virginia native, Martin Mazorra to the J.D. Brooks Gallery at Fairmont State University. The show is on display now and will run through February 15. A virtual artist talk via Skype will be held February 5 at 5:30 p.m. Gallery hours for viewing the collection are Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. 

Frank Sinatra Tribute Concert Comes to Fairmont State

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The Fairmont State University Department of Music is excited to announce that award-winning composer and Top 10 Billboard Jazz artist, Tony DeSare, will perform a tribute to the music of Frank Sinatra with the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra (WVSO) on Monday, February 11, at 7:30p.m. in Colebank Hall on the Fairmont State University main campus.

Fairmont State Jazz Ensemble performs free concert

Monday, November 19, 2018

The Fairmont State University Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Fairmont State Alum and Fairmont native Neil L. King, will present a free concert November 28 at 7:30p.m. in Wallman Hall on the campus of Fairmont State. The event is free and open to the public. 

Paintings and drawings by Jeremy Long on display in Wallman Hall

Monday, November 05, 2018

The Fairmont State University Department of Art is pleased to present, “Paintings and Drawings” by Jeremy Long in the J.D. Brooks Gallery at Fairmont State University. The show is currently on display from October 22 and will run through December 6 with a closing reception and gallery talk taking place Thursday, December 6 at 3:00p.m. Gallery hours for viewing the collection are Monday through Friday 10:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.. The event is free and open to the public.   

Falcon Marching Band announces free stadium review concert

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The Fairmont State University Falcon Marching Band will present its annual Stadium Review Concert in Colebank Hall on the main campus of Fairmont State on Friday, November 9, at 7:30p.m. The concert will feature selections from our 2018 halftime show (West Side Story), pregame show, and stands music repertoire. The concert is free and open to the public. No registration is required. 

Commemorating The 50th Anniversary of the 1968 Farmington Mine Disaster

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

During the month of November, the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folk Life Center will be commemorating the 50thanniversary of the 1968 Farmington Mine Disaster. This event had a devastating effect on Marion County and the surrounding area, but it also brought about changes in mine safety. 

A Noteworthy Performance

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

The Fairmont State University Department of Music is excited to host an evening of pleasant music and sweet desserts. “A Noteworthy Performance” will take place on Thursday, October 18th, at 7:30p.m. at Noteworthy Sweets located at 91 Fairmont Avenue in Fairmont WV. The live performance is free and open to the public. 

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