• Jan. 22–May. 4SFA Alumni Invitational Showcase

    SFA Alumni Invitational Showcase

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    • Tue., Jan. 22–Sat., May. 4, Griffith Gallery

    Presented by the School of Art

    The SFA Alumni Invitational Showcase runs from Jan. 22 through May 4 in Griffith Fine Art Gallery on the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University. Curated by Jeffery Brewer, assistant professor of art (sculpture) in the School of Art, the exhibition features works by former SFA art students. The artists have been invited to discuss their work from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, in Griffith Gallery. The discussion will be followed by a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House. Free admission.

  • Jan. 24–Mar. 24Caddo Contemporary: Present and Relevant

    Caddo Contemporary: Present and Relevant

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    • Thu., Jan. 24–Sun., Mar. 24, The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art

    The exhibition “Caddo Contemporary: Present and Relevant” will show Jan. 24 through March 24 in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches.

    Featuring ceramics, paintings, beadwork, stonework and drawings, the exhibition is a collaborative presentation of the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art and Art Galleries and the Caddo Mound Historic Site in Alto. An opening reception with the artists in attendance is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24.

    SFA’s historic downtown art gallery, Cole Art Center is located at 329 E. Main St. For additional information, call (936) 468-1131.

  • Jan. 31–Mar. 17Frank Dituri Photography Exhibition

    Frank Dituri Photography Exhibition

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    • Thu., Jan. 31–Sun., Mar. 17, The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art

    The color photography of Frank Dituri will be exhibited Jan. 31 through March 24 in the Reavely Gallery of The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House, Stephen F. Austin State University’s historic downtown art gallery.

    “Frank Dituri: Il Sacro.” (The Sacred) features photos Dituri, who teaches photography at the LABA Academy of Art in Florence, Italy, took in Italy over the past few years.

    The Cole Art Center is located at 329 E. Main St. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.

  • Feb. 26–Mar. 2Three One-Act Plays by Asian Authors

    Three One-Act Plays by Asian Authors

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    • Tue., Feb. 26–Sat., Mar. 2, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the School of Theatre (The Mainstage Series)

    In “Hiding from the Rain” by expatriate Chinese Nobel laureate Gao Xingjian, two young women take shelter from a storm, unaware that their conversation is being overheard by a silent old man. “The Post Office” by Indian Nobel Prize winner Rabindranath Tagore blurs the lines between realism and fantasy as a terminally ill boy’s wish is granted. “The Lady Aoi” by Japanese Nobel nominee Mishima Yukio is a story of jealousy, memory and ghostly possession.

  • Mar. 1Friday Night Film - Koo-Hoot Kiwat: The Caddo Grass House

    Friday Night Film - Koo-Hoot Kiwat: The Caddo Grass House

    • Fri., Mar. 1, 7 p.m., The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art

    School of Art and Friends of the Visual Arts’ Friday Film Series

  • Mar. 1Swingin' Axes and Aces Scholarship Fundraiser

    Swingin' Axes and Aces Scholarship Fundraiser

    • Fri., Mar. 1, 7 p.m.–11 p.m., LugNutz Bar and Grill

    Presented by the School of Music

    Swingin' Axes and Aces Scholarship Fundraiser

    Concert tickets may be purchased ahead at the SFA Box Office for $10. Tickets at the door will be $15. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the School of Music jazz program. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 2Buyse Webster Duo

    Buyse Webster Duo

    • Sat., Mar. 2, 1 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    Guest flute & clarinet recital with Ron Petti, piano. Friends of Music Concert Series event.

  • Mar. 4Percussion Ensemble

    Percussion Ensemble

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    • Mon., Mar. 4, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    Percussion Ensemble

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 6Madeline and the Bad Hat

    Madeline and the Bad Hat

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    • Wed., Mar. 6:
      • 9:30 a.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium
      • 12:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the College of Fine Arts (The Children’s Performing Arts Series (CPAS))

    Based on the book, “Madeline and the Bad Hat.”
    Written and illustrated by Ludwig Bemelmans. 
    Presented by ArtsPower

    ArtsPower’s colorful musical captures the blithe yet touching spirit of Ludwig Bemelmans’ much loved Madeline series. This amusing tale traces the adventures of a young Parisian girl who – despite starting off on the wrong foot with a mischievous new neighbor – eventually learns that first impressions aren’t everything. Told with gentle humor, and featuring a beautiful musical score, this amusing tale of enemies-become-friends will charm and entertain children and adults alike.

    Curriculum connections: Language/Communication Skills, Literature-Based, Musical, Values-Based
    Target Audience: Grades Pre-K to 3

    Tickets: To purchase tickets, call 888.240.ARTS or 936.468.6407.
  • Mar. 8–Mar. 9The Zoo Story

    The Zoo Story

    by Edward Albee
    • Fri., Mar. 8–Sat., Mar. 9, 7:30 p.m., Downstage Theatre
    • Sat., Mar. 9, 2 p.m., Downstage Theatre

    Presented by the School of Theatre (Student Productions)

    Directed by Jackie Rosenfeld

    Admission: $4 Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 9Choral Masterworks

    Choral Masterworks

    • Sat., Mar. 9, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the School of Music

    Choral Masterworks

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
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