Welcome to the Woodrow W. McGlothlin Center for the Arts
We are thrilled to welcome you to our dynamic 2018-2019 Season!
This season at the McGlothlin Center for the Arts will challenge, engage, transport and delight. You shall, we hope, come to know something new about the world and yourself through rich, high-quality experiences in the arts. Your impressions from these experiences will stay with you, we believe, connecting you more deeply to your life and lives beyond this beautiful arts center.
Our Guest Artist Series brings the captivating, the wondrous and the poignant. The series includes on Feb. 1 Seraph Brass, enchanting with mesmerizing skill as one of America’s top female brass ensembles. Lyric tenor Nicholas Phan, who performs March 22 with the Jasper String Quartet, invests his vocal delivery with an awe-inspiring naturalness. And on April 12, the McGlothlin Center features Beyond Sacred, providing lessons in human understanding drawn from real lives.
Emory & Henry Theatre Department performances this year provide comedy, music and dance leading to spectacle and fun as well as powerful playwriting that explores relationships, loss and challenging questions of the day. Jerry’s Girls, which runs Nov. 8-11, is a music review featuring the music of Tony Award-winning composer Jerry Harmon. A double-bill of plays by Jennifer Rouse explores relationships among women as well as the complexities of love.
Musical performances explore the works of both classical and contemporary composers providing a wide instrumental range. The season includes Rachel Helton, mezzo-soprano, and Lisa Withers, pianist, in concert on Sept. 7; Rachel Black performing a cabaret Sept. 15; and a chamber instrumental music concert on March 31.
The McGlothlin Center Art Gallery this year highlights six artists working in many, diverse media and bringing together a thoroughly thought-provoking and memorable visual arts series. Among the artists are Hui Chi Lee, whose work highlights cultural differences in the realms of consumerism, spirituality and social structures. Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Preston Gannaway addresses gender identity and class in an exhibition that reflects on the character of a sea-side community.
Welcome to the McGlothlin Center for the Arts, a true center – of creativity that leads to inspiration, of energy that leads to exploration, and of quality that leads you back.
Dirk Moore, Executive Director
McGlothlin Center for the Arts