Coming up to Arts & Culture

For the art lovers looking for events to attend and the students needing cultural outings for their classes, here is a list of major performances, shows and events coming to McDaniel for March and April.

Art shows

Student Honor Exhibition – From March 2 to March 17, McDaniel’s Rice Gallery will showcase the art from selected seniors at McDaniel. This year’s exhibition is titled “The Identity Collective: Exploring the Art of Self” and showcases the students’ personal views of identity. Presented through different media and styles, this exhibition is one-of-a-kind.

Kathryn E. Wentz Juried Undergraduate Exhibition – This exhibition opens March 21 and runs until April 7 in McDaniel’s Rice Gallery. Displaying art from an array of students from the art and art history department, this exhibition presents the diversity and creativity of McDaniel Students. Definitely an exhibition to attend.


Monday Night Music – The night of March 6, McDaniel’s music department will host the last concert in the Monday Night Music series. Featuring Tim Jenkins and Company, this will be a concert to remember. It will take place in McDaniel Lounge at 7 p.m.

Student Chamber Ensemble – Featuring the talent of McDaniel students, the music department is happy to present this spring’s student chamber ensemble concert. The concert will take place Thursday, April 13 at 7 p.m. in McDaniel Lounge.

Student Voice and Piano Recital – This concert will take place on Friday, April 14 at 7 p.m. in Levine Hall. The concert will feature the amazing voices of selected music students at McDaniel, as well as the piano prowess of selected students. 

Student Solo Recital – McDaniel’s Music Department presents this concert, which will take place on Monday, April 17 at 7 p.m. in McDaniel Lounge. This performance showcases a mix of genres delivered by the soloist talent of students within the Music Department.

Theater Performances

The Race to Freedom – This world-wide premiere features an original ensemble-devised work utilizing various methods of storytelling. The show, crafted by McDaniel students, is part of the Device Theater course offered this Spring. There will be four shows, from April 12 to April 15, at 7:30 p.m. in WMC Alumni Hall. The performance is free and open to the public.


Bothe Poetry Reading – For all the literature lovers, McDaniel’s annual Bothe Poetry Reading welcomes poet Gary J. Whitehead for a poetry reading that will be unforgettable. This event will take place Tuesday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m. in McDaniel Lounge

Empowerment Comedian – McDaniel’s Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion and the League of United Latin American Citizens present comedian and speaker Ernie G., who will perform his comedic act  “Latino Edutainment.” The event will take place on Tuesday, March 28 at 8:30 p.m. in the Forum.

Global Fellows Colloquium – Organized by Global Initiatives, this colloquium features assistant professor of religious studies Brad Stoddard, who will present on the link between religion and law. The colloquium will take place on Monday, April 3 at 7 p.m. in the Forum.