Arts Alive

Arts Alive at Elmira College is a Term II celebration of the arts that features presentations, performances, and exhibitions by faculty, students and special guests.  Many forms of art are represented in the celebration, including the fine arts, the performing arts, music, and the application of art within various disciplines such as math and science. Below is a listing of the 2018 Arts Alive events, most of which are free. 


Featured Student Artist: Gabrielle Higgins ’18
Gibson Theatre Lobby
Through January 16

Featured Student Artist: Lily Pipher ’18
Gibson Theatre Lobby
Through January 16 – 30

Term II Student Show
George Waters Gallery
January 18 – February 2
Reception: Thursday, January 18 from 5-7 p.m.

Featured Student Artist: Reka de Falussy ’21
Gibson Theatre Lobby
January 30 – February 13


Artist Lecture: Pj Zimmerlink / Daniel Reidy: Collaborative Paintings
Wednesday, February 7
Tripp Lecture Hall
Gannett-Tripp Library
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

How the Other Half Loves
Gibson Theatre
February 8 – 11
Thurs., Fri., Sat. 8 p.m. and Sun. 2 p.m. 

Sculpture InvitationalBajuyo, Hooker, Johnson, Miles, Morin, Hastings
George Waters Gallery
February 8 – March 2
Reception: Thursday, February 8 from 5-7 p.m.

Featured Student Artist: Matthieu Marchal ’21
Gibson Theatre Lobby
February 13 – March 6 

The Vagina Monologues
Mackenzie's Stage
Tuesday, February 13 at 8 p.m.
Watson Arena
Wednesday, February 14 at 4 p.m.


Gibson Theatre
March 2 and 3 at 8 p.m.
March 4 at 2 p.m. 

Annual Arts Alive Juried Student Show
Gannett-Tripp Library
March 3 – 31

Featured Art Alumna: Rita Lang De Falussy
As part of Women’s History Month
Gannett-Tripp Library
March 3 – 31

Featured Student Artist: Janine Velardi ’19
Gibson Theatre Lobby
March 6 – March 20

Arts Alive BiennialSmith, Kaplan, Walters, Harrington
George Waters Gallery
March 8 - April 6
Reception: Thursday, March 8 from 5-7 p.m.

Featured Student Artist: Anthony Parrucci ’20
Gibson Theatre Lobby
March 20 – April 3

One Act Plays
Watson Arena
March 22 - 25
Thurs., Fri., Sat. at 8 p.m. and Sun. at 2 p.m. 

Hear Us Roar
Tifft Lounge
Wednesday, March 28 at 5 p.m.

A Program of Celtic Favorites
Elmira College Concert Ensemble and the Corning Area Community Concert Band
Gibson Theatre
Thursday, March 29  7:30 p.m.


Photo I Student Show
Gannett-Tripp Library
April 1 – May 1

Featured Student Artist: Alicia Gassner ’19
Gibson Theatre Lobby
April 3 – May 1


Emily Selbert ’20
Gibson Theatre Lobby
May 1 – 15

Megan Spirowski ’20
Gibson Theatre Lobby
May 15 – September 11

The Apple Tree
Gibson Theatre
May 24-26
Thurs., Fri., Sat. at 8 p.m. 
Note: No Sun. matinee