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Bridgewater College Arts and Events: October 2014

bridgewaterBridgewater College upcoming events: October 2014.

 

Sept. 22 – Oct. 15

Art Exhibit: Cleo Driver Miller Art Gallery, Bridgewater College

“Knowing a Place” – Paintings by Isabelle Abbott, an artist from Charlottesville, Va.

Hours: 8 a.m. to midnight Monday – Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 1 to 11 p.m. Sunday

Free and open to the public

 

Thursday, Oct. 2

Convocation

7:30 p.m., Cole Hall, Bridgewater College

Speakers: Veronica Spencer and David Lacks Jr. of the “The Lacks Family” featured in Rebecca Skloot’s book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

Free and open to the public

 

Monday, Oct. 6

Convocation

7:30 p.m., Cole Hall, Bridgewater College

Speaker: Van Jones – best-selling author and co-host of CNN’s Crossfire.

Free and open to the public

 

Wednesday, Oct. 8

Convocation:

7:30 p.m., Cole Hall, Bridgewater College

Speaker: Bas Lansdorp – Dutch inventor, entrepreneur and CEO of Mars One.

Free and open to the public

 

Thursday, Oct. 16

Convocation

7:30 p.m., Cole Hall, Bridgewater College

Speaker: Scott Jost – associate professor of art at Bridgewater College and author of Shenandoah Valley Apples.

Free and open to the public

 

 

Oct. 20 – Nov. 19

Art Exhibit: Cleo Driver Miller Art Gallery, Bridgewater College

“Days of Wine and Roses” – Paintings by Ragan McManus, an artist from Harrisonburg, Va.

Hours: 8 a.m. to midnight Monday – Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 1 to 11 p.m. Sunday

Free and open to the public

 

Monday, Oct. 20

Artist’s Talk and Reception

4 to 5 p.m., Artist’s Talk: Ragan McManus, Boitnott Room, Bridgewater College

5 to 7 p.m., Artist’s Reception: Ragan McManus, Cleo Driver Miller Art Gallery

Free and open to the public

 

Tuesday, Oct. 21

Convocation

7:30 p.m., Cole Hall, Bridgewater College

Speaker: Dr. Michael S. Neiberg – professor of history in the Department of National Security and Strategy a the United States Army War College and author of Dance of the Furies: Europe and the Outbreak of World War I.

Free and open to the public

 

Sunday, Oct. 26

Peace Corps Symposium:

7:30 p.m., Carter Center for Worship and Music, Bridgewater College

Speaker: Alex Murphy – a 2009 BC graduate spent three years in the education sector as a Peace Corps volunteer in Botswana, Africa.

Free and open to the public

 

Monday, Oct. 27

Peace Corps Symposium

7:30 p.m., Carter Center for Worship and Music, Bridgewater College

Speaker: Peter Barlow – a 2004 BC graduate served as a Peace Corps volunteer from 2009-11 on Leyte Island, Philippines in the Municipality of Babatngon.

Free and open to the public


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