Well, it wouldnt
be a solar system if they were all in the very same orbit. Only a handful
of the Fine Arts Centers many programs can actually be housed in
the Fine Arts Center.
Heres a current list and location guide to the stellar
grouping overseen by center director Willie L. Hill (whose own office
is in Herter).
- Arts Council, Hasbrouck Lab: provides grant
support and arts information to student organizations and academic departments.
- Augusta Savage Gallery, New Africa House: promotes
the artistic contributions of artists of color.
- Asian Dance and Music Program, Curry Hicks: promotes
the arts of India and East Asia, both on and off campus.
- Business Office, Curry Hicks: manages administration
and finance for all departments under the centers umbrella.
- Center Series, Curry Hicks: concentrates on family
programming that enriches, enlightens, and entertains.
- Hampden Gallery, Hampden Dining Commons: mounts
work in all media by emerging and established artists in New England
and New York.
- The Lively Arts, Fine Arts Center: an academic
course presented cooperatively with the department of music and dance,
in which students directly experience the arts through the centers
- Performance Plus! Curry Hicks: takes concerts,
workshops, and lecture demonstrations to the schools of western Massachusetts.
- Production Services, Fine Arts Center: provides
professional technical services for all FAC venues, assists in producing
campus commencements and other special events.
- Residential Arts, Hampden Dining Commons: oversees
Butterfield Artist in Residence program, Jazz Brunches/Magic Triangle,
Extended Residencies, OFF Center series, Van Meter Arts Residence Hall.
- University Gallery, Fine Arts Center: maintains
the campuss collection of 20th century American works on paper,
presents traveling exhibitions of nationally and internationally known
- Wheeler Gallery, Wheeler Hall: presents mostly
student work, including spoken word events, performance art, and workshops.
- Marketing and Development, Curry Hicks: oversees
Tillis Endowment for the Arts, Friends of the FAC, FAC Gala and special
events, business sponsorship, advertising, giving opportunities.
- Multicultural Programs, Hasbrouck Lab: oversees
Bright Moments Festival, Diversity Newsletter, and Jazz in July Workshops.
- New WORLD Theater, John Quincy Adams Hall: takes
as its primary mission the presentation and production of works by playwrights
- Volunteer Council, Curry Hicks: welcomes community
members into the day-to-day operations of the center.