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September 2017

HPU Chamber Music Series: A Schumann Hour

September 24, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Join us for performances of Robert Schumann's Papillons Op. 2 and excerpts from his Sonata in F Minor Op. 14, given by HPU piano faculty member Robert Hallquist. To conclude, Hallquist will partner with HPU violin faculty member Matt Kiefer in Schumann's Violin/Piano Sonata in A Minor Op. 105. Open to the public. No tickets required.

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October 2017

Building Bridges Through Art

October 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wilson Commerce, Ballroom, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Argentinean artist Fernanda Piamonti has been awarded many national and international awards during her career. In 2008, she participated in an International Scholarship in Saint Martí de Empuriers, Spain, with the idea of working with “the circular space.” Terraces of overlooks allowed her to see complete 360 degree panoramic views. In 2014 and 2016, she obtained artist residencies in the Cité International des Arts, Paris in order to carry out a project on the aerial panoramic. The panoramic works delved into…

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HPU Theatre Presents: Seascape by Edward Albee

October 5, 2017 - October 11, 2017
Empty Space Theatre, One University Parkway + Google Map

Thursday, October 5 – Saturday, October 7th Monday, October 9 – Wednesday, October 11th No performance on Sunday. Starts at 7:30pm each night.   On a deserted stretch of beach a middle-aged couple, relaxing after a picnic lunch, talk idly about home, family and their life together. She sketches, he naps, and then, suddenly, they are joined by two sea creatures—lizards who have decided to leave the ocean depths and come ashore. Initial fear, and then suspicion of each other, are…

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Sechrest Art Gallery Presents “Murta-Kruti” By Vilas Tonape

October 24, 2017 - December 7, 2017
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Opening Reception Thursday November 9, 2017 from 4 to 6PM with Artist Talk 5PM by Vilas Tonape. Sanskrit for “Embodied Creation”, Murta-Kruti is a series of portraiture and figure works by artist and Methodist University Art Department Chair, Vilas Tonape. Murta-Kruti celebrates the uniqueness of the individual human form, with contemporary realism rooted in classical inspiration.   Open to the public. No tickets required.   The Sechrest Gallery is generally open from 9:00 am – noon and from 1:00 pm…

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Fall Dance Concert

October 27, 2017 - October 28, 2017
Black Box Theatre, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Performance will begin at 7:30pm. The Department of Theatre and Dance is proud to share and showcase the talents of students in the first ever Fall Dance Concert. We are asking attendees to bring a school supply item for us to donate to our local schools.  We have a lot to be thankful for and we want us to pass that along to help out the community. A limited number of complimentary tickets will be available for the general public…

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Melinda Whittington Masterclass

October 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Melinda is one of America’s most promising young opera artists. She is singing major roles at leading national and international opera houses. Following an exciting performance with the Chamber Music Series, Melinda will lead a masterclass where HPU singers are guided by Melinda’s instruction, culminating in a discussion about developing careers in the arts, overcoming challenges, and staying focused in a highly competitive environment. This is a public event. No tickets are required.

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November 2017

“Murta-Kruti” Opening Reception

November 9, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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    Open to the public. No tickets required.

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January 2018

Sechrest Art Gallery Presents “Connections” By Kyle Lusk

January 11, 2018 - March 2, 2018
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Opening Reception Thursday January 11, 2018 from 5 to 7PM with Artist Talk at 6PM by Kyle Lusk. The Sechrest Gallery is generally open from 9:00 am – noon and from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Tuesday-Friday. The exhibit will feature works in steel,  cast iron and bronze and will also include maquettes for large scale public works. Kyle Van Lusk was born and raised in Brevard, N.C. and from a very young age was encouraged by his family to become…

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“Connections” By Kyle Lusk Opening Reception

January 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Kyle Lusk, born and raised in Brevard, NC, is known for his exhibits that feature works in steel, cast iron, and bronze. Lusk has created and exhibited work in galleries and public venues throughout the southeast. This particular exhibit will also include maquttes for large scale public works. No tickets required. Open to the public.

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March 2018

Sechrest Art Gallery Presents “Dressed for Success” By Jessica Burke

March 13, 2018 - April 20, 2018
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Opening Reception Thursday March 22, 2018 from 4 to 6PM. Jessica Burke will give an artist talk at 5:00pm. The Sechrest Gallery is generally open from 9:00 am – noon and from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Tuesday-Friday. Artist Statement:  Death is our silent companion through life. It is our witness to childhood fantasies and adult realities. This collection of drawings investigates the fiction of identity through its performance in physical and cerebral spaces that demonstrate a willingness to project…

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“Dressed for Success” By Jessica Burke Opening Reception

March 22, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Opening Reception Thursday March 22, 2018 from 4 to 6PM with Artist Talk at 5PM by Jessica Burke. Artist Statement: Death is our silent companion through life. It is our witness to childhood fantasies and adult realities. This collection of drawings investigates the fiction of identity through its performance in physical and cerebral spaces that demonstrate a willingness to project and construct meaning. These works call for interpretation through iterative, meditative and labored processes that respond to intuition rather than…

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April 2018

Sechrest Art Gallery Presents Senior Studio Exhibition

April 25, 2018 - May 5, 2018
Sechrest Art Gallery, Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, NC 27262 United States
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Opening Reception Friday April 27 from 4-6PM, No Artist talk Our senior Studio Art majors have the opportunity to show their selected work in a professional gallery setting. Students will have the opportunity to be involved in the collaborative process of curating and hanging the exhibition.   Open to the public. No tickets required.   The Sechrest Gallery is generally open from 9:00 am – noon and from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Tuesday-Friday.

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September 2018

Phoenix Reading Series Presents: Ingrid Rojas Contreras

September 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cottrell Hall, Kushner
Ingrid Rojas Contreras

Ingrid Rojas Contreras is an award-winning author who was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia. Her essays and short stories have appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Electric Literature, Guernica, and Huffington Post, among others. She recently received the Mary Tanenbaum Award for non-fiction, and the Audio Miller Prize from the Missouri Review. She has been a fellow at Bread Loaf Writer's Conference and the San Francisco Writer's Grotto, and has received scholarships and support from VONA, Hedgebrook, The Camargo Foundation, Djerassi Artist Residency Program, and…

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October 2018

Aqui Estamos, Here We Are Exhibit By Jose Galvez

October 24, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The first Mexican-American photographer on staff at the Los Angeles Times, photojournalist José Galvez and his Chicano colleagues at the Times won a Pulitzer Prize in 1984 for a series on Latino life in Southern California. Galvez left the Times in 1992 after winning many other awards for his photography. Galvez was senior photo editor for and a contributor to Americanos, a multimedia exhibition led by Edward James Olmos documenting Latino life in the United States. Galvez has collaborated on books including Vatos with esteemed poet Luis Alberto Urrea…

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Piano Division Series Presents: Wei Jiao

October 28, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Dr. Wei Jiao

Chamber of music series presents the Piano Division series featuring, Wei Jiao (Click Here to Learn about Dr. Wei Jiao). To be held on Oct. 28 in Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel. Time to be announced. Free and open to the public. Music helps to bridge the gap between different cultures from the East to the West. This piano recital, led by Dr. Wei Jiao, will present a diverse selection of solo Chinese piano repertoire and piano duets from a…

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November 2018

Sechrest Art Gallery Hanna Jubran Opening Reception

November 8, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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This exhibit will be open from Tuesday, October 23rd through Thursday, December 6, 2018. Artist Hanna Jubran will host an Artist Talk at 3:15 pm. Hanna Jubran received his M.F.A. in sculpture from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and is currently a Sculpture Professor and Sculpture Area Coordinator at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Hanna’s work addresses the concepts of time, movement, balance, and space. Each sculpture occupies and creates its own reality influenced by its immediate surroundings. The…

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HPU Theatre & Music presents: Little Women, The Musical

November 15, 2018 - November 18, 2018
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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By Allan Knee, Mindi Dickstein, & Jason Howland Directed by Doug Brown In 2018, the world will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Louisa May Alcott’s novel Little Women.  To commemorate this momentous occasion High Point University’s Department of Theatre & Dance and Department of Music will present the Broadway version of Little Women: The Musical.  This timeless and captivating story follows the adventures of the four March sisters-the romantic Meg, high-spirited Jo, sweet Beth, and the precociously playful Amy along…

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March 2019

New Impressions Gallery Talk and Reception

March 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us on March 21st at 4:00pm in the Sechrest Art Gallery for our New Impressions Gallery Talk and Reception. This Exhibit iThe Sechrest Art Gallery is open 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. The Sechrest Art Gallery is open 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. This sixth annual juried exhibition, formerly titled Visions, will feature prints from various artists made using traditional techniques such as woodcut, etching and mezzotint, as…

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April 2019

Cell-Art Collaborative Showcase

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Congdon School of Health Sciences NC United States + Google Map

This event is to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 13 in Room 3027 of the Congdon School of Health Sciences. Open to the public. To sign up to attend or participate, contact Dr. Veronica Segarra at vsegarra@highpoint.edu. Local high school artists and HPU students who participated in the Cell-Art Collaborative Experiment Day in February will share the art forms they have created by integrating science and art. Also, featured speaker and scholar-artist Julia Hoel Buntaine will talk about…

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May 2019

Sechrest Art Gallery Senior Studio Exhibit Opening Reception

May 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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This exhibit will open from April 25th, through May 11, 2019. Our senior Studio Art majors have the opportunity to show their selected work in a professional gallery setting. Students will have the opportunity to be involved in the collaborative process of curating and hanging the exhibition. Open to the Public. no Tickets Required.

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