VPA News and Events

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VPA News

Student Artists Reflect On COVID-19: It’s OK To Not Be OK

Merrimack student artists kicked off a new exhibition, “It’s OK To Not Be OK,” with a virtual opening on Friday, April 2. Housed in McCoy Gallery, the show features work from a newly offered fall 2020 course and grapples with everything from life during the pandemic, to civil rights and the rise of blind patriotism in the U.S. The exhibition will run through Friday, April 16.

Interdisciplinary Theatre Project

Hamilton: An American Musical, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ground-breaking production about the life and times of the Founding Father is the source material for Associate Professor of Theatre, Kathleen Sills, Ph.D., in the development of a new course and community engagement project.

Music and STEAM, an Interdisciplinary Course Spring 2021

Visual and Performing Arts Professor, Dr. Laura Pruett, and Associate Professor of Mathematics, Dr. Brandy Benedict, have been researching, developing, and will ultimately co-teach a course in Music and STEM (Science, Technology, Math, and Engineering)