• Oct. 31–Dec. 31The Patriotic Art of World War I in France

    The Patriotic Art of World War I in France

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    • Tue., Oct. 31–Mon., Dec. 31, The Cole Art Center, Ledbetter Gallery

    Presented by the School of Art (The Gallery Series)

    Featuring vintage French WWI posters from the extensive collection of Dr. Jere Jackson.

    Reception and gallery talk by Dr. Jackson: 3pm Saturday, Nov. 11

  • Dec. 1–Dec. 31I'll Be Home for Christmas

    I'll Be Home for Christmas

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    • Fri., Dec. 1–Mon., Dec. 31, The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art (The Gallery Series)

    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House will host a holiday exhibition that provides a glimpse into the celebrations of Christmas past from a child’s point of view.

    “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” featuring charming items from a bygone era, is from a local private collection. SFA art galleries Director John Handley will discuss a unique aspect of antique ornaments in a presentation at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2.

    SFA School of Art’s downtown gallery, The Cole Art Center is located at 329 E. Main St. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.

  • Feb. 1Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

    Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

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    • Thu., Feb. 1:
      • 9:30 a.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium
      • 12:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the College of Fine Arts (The Children’s Performing Arts Series (CPAS))

    This stirring drama with music is a classic tribute to the great American who freed herself and hundreds of her people from the bonds of slavery. Her courage helped to change the world. Share her adventurous life with your students in this accurate and deeply moving musical history lesson.
    Grades 2 - 8
    Curriculum Connection: History, Language Arts, Biography, Multi-Cultural, Music, Family Ties, Self-Esteem, Women’s Studies

    Tickets are $7.50 for individuals or $6 per person for groups of 20 or more. To purchase tickets, call 888.240.ARTS or 936.468.6407.
  • Feb. 2Friday Film Series - I Am Not Your Negro

    Friday Film Series - I Am Not Your Negro

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    • Fri., Feb. 2, 7 p.m., The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art

    Based on the writings of James Baldwin, this documentary by master lmmaker Raoul Peck is an examination of race in America, connecting the past of the Civil Rights movement and the present of #BlackLivesMatter and challenging the very denition of what America stands for.

  • Feb. 3The Mountaintop

    The Mountaintop

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    • Sat., Feb. 3–Sat., Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the College of Fine Arts (The University Series)

    In this award-winning Broadway play, author Katori Hall imagines a provocative conversation between Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and a mysteriously shrewd motel maid on the night before King’s death. Shortly after saying, in his final speech, "I've been to the mountaintop," King finds himself in a poetic and stormy clash of perspectives as performed by acclaimed radio theatre company L.A. Theatre Works. Contains mature language and controversial themes.


    For tickets or more information call (936) 468-6407 or (888) 240-ARTS.

    Single tickets: $25 for adult, $20 for senior, $10 for student/child (SFA students $3 with valid ID). Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Feb. 5Ned Rorem: The Art of Song

    Ned Rorem: The Art of Song

    • Mon., Feb. 5, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (Calliope Concert Series)

    Ron Petti, piano, with SFA voice faculty recital

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Feb. 8Stephen Redfield

    Stephen Redfield

    • Thu., Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (Calliope Concert Series)

    Guest violin recital

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Feb. 10North Texas Euphonium Quartet

    North Texas Euphonium Quartet

    • Sat., Feb. 10, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (Calliope Concert Series)

    Guest recital

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Feb. 25Pineywoods Camerata

    Pineywoods Camerata

    • Sun., Feb. 25, 4:00 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (Calliope Concert Series)

    Faculty string recital

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Feb. 27–Mar. 3Biedermann and the Firebugs

    Biedermann and the Firebugs

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    • Tue., Feb. 27–Sat., Mar. 3, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the School of Theatre (The Mainstage Series)

    The play opens with Gottlieb Biedermann, a successful businessman and pillar of his community, muttering about the stupidity of his fellow townspeople, who have allowed strangers to move into their attics and then to set fire to their houses. Enter Sepp Schmitz, an out-of-work professional wrestler who needs a place to spend the night. Before long, Schmitz and his friend Eisenring have moved in, and they seem to be stocking up on sawdust and barrels of gasoline. There’s a little satire mixed into this blend of epic theatre and absurdist comedy. Tickets: $15 adults, $10 seniors and $7.50 students/youth.

    Single tickets: $15 for adult, $10 for senior, $7.50 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Feb. 27May Phang

    May Phang

    • Tue., Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (Calliope Concert Series)

    Guest piano recital

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
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