ARTS @ Oswego

September – November 2015

Art Gallery Exhibition: Origins: Tradition & Innovation @ Tyler Art Gallery @ Penfield Library
September 4, 2015 – October 4, 2015 all-day
Art Gallery Exhibition: Origins: Tradition & Innovation @ Tyler Art Gallery @ Penfield Library
Donna Sharrett“Just Breathe” 2012 (DETAIL)(Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York photo) Origins: Tradition & Innovation Reception: Wednesday, September 16th, 5-7pm Origins explores contemporary art that has [...]
Living Writers Series: Jennifer Jackson @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
September 9, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 4:20 pm
Living Writers Series: Jennifer Jackson @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
Oswego alum Jennifer Jackson’s debut picture book, The Punkydoos Take the Stage, illustrated by Dan Andreasen, was recently released by Disney Hyperion. Her love [...]
Theatre Talk: Alum Julianna Hannett @ Room 107, Lanigan Hall
September 9, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Theatre Talk: Alum Julianna Hannett @ Room 107, Lanigan Hall
SUNY Oswego Alum Juliana Hannett received her BA in Theatre (with a minor in Business Administration) from SUNY Oswego in 1995 and her MA [...]
Downtown Art Gallery Exhibition: Where Do We Go? @ Oswego State Downtown, 186 West First Street
September 11, 2015 – October 24, 2015 all-day
Downtown Art Gallery Exhibition: Where Do We Go? @ Oswego State Downtown, 186 West First Street
Where Do We Go? Work by Jeff Madison September 11th-October 24th, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday, September 11th, 5-7pm Jeff Madison’s digital collages are explorations [...]
Matt Haimovitz: A Moveable Feast of Bach Cello Suites @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
September 16, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Matt Haimovitz: A Moveable Feast of Bach Cello Suites @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Photo Credit: Stephanie Mackinnon Renowned Israeli-born soloist Matt Haimovitz performs all six Bach cello suites, while visiting four Central New York locations. The “moveable feast” [...]
Metro Center Art Gallery Exhibition: I Myths @ SUNY Oswego Metro Center, The Atrium Building, 2 South Clinton Square, Syracuse
September 17, 2015 – October 24, 2015 all-day
Metro Center Art Gallery Exhibition: I Myths @ SUNY Oswego Metro Center, The Atrium Building, 2 South Clinton Square, Syracuse
September 17th-October 24th, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday, September 18th, 5:30-7:30pm “Myth…a traditional story, concerning the early history of a people or explaining some natural [...]
Focus on Faculty: Composer Paul Leary @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
September 20, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
Focus on Faculty: Composer Paul Leary @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Paul Leary performs electronic music – including his work for blacksmith’s anvil and live processing and, with Robert Auler, the premiere of his latest [...]
Living Writers Series: Michael Raicht @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
September 21, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 4:20 pm
Living Writers Series: Michael Raicht @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
Mike Raicht is a writer whose creator-owned work includes his graphic novel The Stuff of Legend which was picked up by Villard, an imprint [...]
Special Event: Al Roker Discusses New Book “Storm of the Century” @ Marano Campus Center
September 25, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Special Event: Al Roker Discusses New Book "Storm of the Century" @ Marano Campus Center
The Central New York community is invited to a discussion with America’s favorite weatherman and 10-time Emmy Award-winning TV personality Al Roker. The SUNY [...]
Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra @ Hewitt Union Ballroom
September 26, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra @ Hewitt Union Ballroom
The Brooklyn-based WSO has taken New York City by storm! Not your mother’s salsa band, they thrive on pulsating dura arrangements of contemporary indie [...]
Author Event: Margarita Vargas Lecture and Book Signing @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
September 30, 2015 @ 12:40 pm – 1:35 pm
Author Event: Margarita Vargas Lecture and Book Signing @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
Margarita Vargas, Associate Professor in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, SUNY Buffalo, will address the question of justice and social responsibility through [...]
Living Writers Series: Karen Joy Fowler @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
September 30, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 4:20 pm
Living Writers Series: Karen Joy Fowler @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
Photo Credit: Brett Hall Jones Karen Joy Fowler, a PEN/Faulkner and California Book Award winner, is the author of six novels (two of them New [...]
ORI Speaker: Karen Joy Fowler, “We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves” @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
September 30, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
ORI Speaker: Karen Joy Fowler, "We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves" @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Karen Joy FowlerPhoto Credit: Brett Hall Jones Karen Joy Fowler, author of this year’s Oswego Reading Initiative book, We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, will [...]
Focus on Faculty: Oswego Jazz Project @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
October 4, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
Focus on Faculty: Oswego Jazz Project @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Eric Schmitz, drums; Trevor Jorgensen, saxophone; and Rob Auler, piano, tackle jazz standards and originals. “Educators and musicians with a drive to help jazz [...]
Theatre Talk: Alum Dan Walker @ Room 107, Lanigan Hall
October 7, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Theatre Talk: Alum Dan Walker @ Room 107, Lanigan Hall
SUNY Oswego Alum Dan Walker’s design credits include Gypsy, Barack on Broadway 2012, Leading Matters, Elton John & Friends, Spring Concerts for the Department [...]
I am Oz Speakers Series: Dr. Derald Wing Sue @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
October 8, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
I am Oz Speakers Series: Dr. Derald Wing Sue @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Dr. Sue, Professor of Psychology and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, will give the keynote address for the I am Oz Speakers Series as [...]
Living Writers Series: Adam Falkner @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
October 14, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 4:20 pm
Living Writers Series: Adam Falkner @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
Artist, educator and scholar Adam Falkner is the Founder and Executive Director of the Dialogue Arts Project. His work has been featured in Painted [...]
Art Gallery: Art Department Faculty Exhibition @ Tyler Art Gallery @ Penfield Library
October 17, 2015 – November 15, 2015 all-day
Art Gallery: Art Department Faculty Exhibition @ Tyler Art Gallery @ Penfield Library
“Paperclips: Gift for Jill Franks”by Peter Cardone from a past Art Faculty Exhibition(Tyler Gallery photo) Art Department Faculty Exhibition Reception: Friday, October 23rd, 5-7pm An [...]
Focus on Faculty: Todd Graber & Friends: Solo and Chamber Vocal Music @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
October 18, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
Focus on Faculty: Todd Graber & Friends: Solo and Chamber Vocal Music @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Carol Chapman, soprano and Lisa Casey, horn (Missouri State University), and Russell Miller, piano (Eastman School of Music) join Todd Graber, tenor (SUNY Oswego) [...]
Living Writers Series: Aimee Nezhukumatathil @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
October 19, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 4:20 pm
Living Writers Series: Aimee Nezhukumatathil @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
Aimee Nezhukumatathil is the author of three books of poetry: Lucky Fish (2011), winner of the Hoffer Grand Prize for Prose and Independent Books, [...]
Oswego State Theatre Presents “The Bacchae” @ Hewitt Union Ballroom
October 22, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – October 31, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
Oswego State Theatre Presents "The Bacchae" @ Hewitt Union Ballroom
The Bacchae, directed by Christopher Carter Sanderson and adapted from Euripides by Matthew Gasda, is considered to be Euripides’ greatest tragedy. Author Matthew Gasda [...]
Living Writers Series: Lew Schneider @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
October 26, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 4:20 pm
Living Writers Series: Lew Schneider @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
Lew Schneider’s TV writing credits include American Dad, The New Adventures of Old Christine and the Peabody Award winning Men of a Certain Age. [...]
Ke-nekt’ Chamber Music Series: Pianist Helen Yorke @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
October 28, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Ke-nekt' Chamber Music Series: Pianist Helen Yorke @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Pre-Concert Talk: 7:00 PM Host: Mihoko Tsutsumi Helen Yorke’s international reputation as a vocal coach and consultant developed from her role as a pianist [...]
Downtown Art Gallery Exhibition: Matter And Memory – that which remains @ Oswego State Downtown, 186 West First Street
October 30, 2015 – January 8, 2016 all-day
Downtown Art Gallery Exhibition: Matter And Memory - that which remains @ Oswego State Downtown, 186 West First Street
October 30th, 2015-January 8th, 2016 Reception and Artist Talk: TBD Carolyn Sheedy Mazzucca creates unique works of paper utilizing western papermaking in a fluid [...]
Metro Center Art Gallery Exhibition: Struggling In Sand: Reflections of an Expatriate @ SUNY Oswego Metro Center, The Atrium Building, 2 South Clinton Square, Syracuse
October 30, 2015 – January 15, 2016 all-day
Metro Center Art Gallery Exhibition: Struggling In Sand: Reflections of an Expatriate @ SUNY Oswego Metro Center, The Atrium Building, 2 South Clinton Square, Syracuse
October 30th, 2015-January 15th, 2016 Opening Reception & Artist Talk: Friday, October 30th, 5:30-7:30pm, Artist Talk: 6:30pm Struggling in Sand is the response of [...]
Dorrance Dance Performance: “SOUNDspace” @ Hewitt Union Ballroom
November 4, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Dorrance Dance Performance: "SOUNDspace" @ Hewitt Union Ballroom
Photo Credit: Lois Greenfield Photography Michelle Dorrance is one of the brightest stars in contemporary tap dance. A featured choreographer at Jacob’s Pillow for the [...]
Global Awareness Conference: Author and Activist Lisa Shannon @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
November 7, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Global Awareness Conference: Author and Activist Lisa Shannon @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Lisa Shannon, author of A Thousand Sisters: My Journey into the Worst Place on Earth to Be a Woman and Mama Koko and the [...]
Living Writers Series: Dani Klein Modisett @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
November 9, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 4:20 pm
Living Writers Series: Dani Klein Modisett @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
Dani Klein Modisett is the author of Take My Spouse, Please: How to Keep Your Marriage Happy, Healthy, and Thriving by Following the Rules [...]
The Ke-nekt' Chamber Music Series: The Bacchus Saxophone Quartet featuring Dr. Robert Young @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Pre-Concert Talk: 7:00 PM Host: Trevor Jorgensen Dr. Robert Young of the SUNY-Potsdam Crane School of Music has garnered awards and recognition at the [...]
Focus on Faculty: Rob Auler, Piano “Outtakes” @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
November 15, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
Focus on Faculty: Rob Auler, Piano "Outtakes" @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Auler pairs three classical variation sets (Haydn, Beethoven, Mozart) with jazz transcriptions (Jarrett, Evans, Hancock) – exploring similarities and differences across classical and jazz [...]