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May 25, 2016

Arts Roundup: Mallethead Series, UW Sings – and MFA + MDes Exhibition Opening Party


Celebrate the work of graduating MFA and MDes students from the School of Art + Art History + Design at their annual Thesis Exhibition party. Catch performances by a host of music ensembles, including Studio Jazz Ensemble, Modern Band, University Singers, UW Women’s Choir and Men’s Glee Club. See the final Mallethead Series performance of the year, or stop by the Penthouse Theater for a School of Drama production.

MFA+MDes Thesis Exhibition

The 2016 MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition Opening Party takes place at the Henry Art Gallery, May 27

Studio Jazz Ensemble and Modern Band
7:30 p.m., May 26 | Meany Studio Theater
Two ensembles from the School of Music join together for their spring quarter concert, featuring big band arrangements, jazz standards, selections from the outer limits of the genre, and original compositions. More info.

MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition Opening Party
7 p.m., May 27  | Henry Art Gallery
Celebrate the graduating class of students receiving master’s degrees from the Division of Art and Division of Design at the MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition opening party. This free public event, supported by ArtsDawgs, includes food, drink, and giveaways. The exhibition runs through June 26. More info.

Professor Tom Collier

School of Music celebrates retiring professor Tom Collier at the Mallethead Series performance, May 27.Photo: UW School of Music

Mallethead Series
7:30 p.m., May 27 | Meany Studio Theater
The final Mallethead Series concert of the year celebrates Professor Tom Collier, who retires this year after leading the UW’s percussion studies program for more than 30 years. More info.

UW Sings

Three choirs join together for “UW Sings” on May 31.

University Choirs: “UW Sings”
7:30 p.m., May 31 | Meany Theater
The University Singers, Women’s Choir, and Men’s Glee Club join together to present their popular year-end concert in Meany Theater. More info.

…And Hilarity Ensues…
May 25-29 | Penthouse Theater
Plays from the School of Drama’s inaugural 1940-41 season are reimagined in an immersive, multi-media theater experience. During this performance, the audience is invited to walk freely through time and space as the historic Penthouse Theater comes alive. More info.


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