Bay College Arts and Culture
A variety of exciting creative opportunities are available for students and the community of Bay College. Classes are offered in Art, Writing, Theater, Film and Music and the college hosts many events to showcase the arts.
For information about Arts & Culture, contact the office/person for the particular area you are interested in by selecting that area from the menu to the left.
ART - GALLERIES
Hartwig Gallery located in the Bonifas Administrative wing offers a new exhibit each month throughout the school year. The art show includes works from national and local artists, as well as student and faculty art shows in December and April.
Besse Center Gallery North and South house the college's permanent art collection and are located in the John and Melissa Besse Center.
Learning Resource Center Gallery (entrance to the LRC) showcases the work from students and faculty. Each semester a student exhibit features a wide variety of drawing, painting, ceramics, photography and mixed media.
For more information contact Larry Leffel 217.4221.
DRAMA - THEATER SERIES The Drama Department puts on two shows each year in the Besse Center Theater. Students are encouraged to get involved on stage, back stage or off stage with the productions. Participation is open to all students and includes an option of a theater practicum. For more information, contact Crystal Dwyer 217.4028.
FILM SERIES The Bay College Film Series brings international, independent, and critically-acclaimed films to the Escanaba area. Movies are shown in the Besse Center Theater. For more information, contact Nanci Love 217.4043.
MUSIC/CONCERT SERIES The Bay Jazz Band and the Bay de Noc Chorale Society offer students a chance to participate in music in our area. The college also sponsors a Marquette Symphony Orchestra Series during the school year and a Strings on the Bay Series during the summer months. Additionally, Bay sponsors music events with performances by professional, amateur, and student musicians. Students with an interest in further developing their performance skills can enroll in applied music classes.
SPEAKER SERIES Bay College offers a variety of speakers throughout the year sponsored by various organizations on campus.
CAMPUS ACTIVITIES BOARD SERIES Series provides a wide variety of events for both the campus and the community. These include comedians, speakers, music acts, and special events.
April 23, 2013: An Evening of Serendipity: A Celebration of the Arts