2019-20 Season

Go beyond the familiar and explore ideas, art and music with a new feature event series hosted on the campus of Transylvania University.


The Art of Kentucky Literature : 45 Years of Larkspur Press
September 3 - November 1, 2019
J. Douglas Gay Jr./Frances Carrick Thomas Library

  • Friday, Sept. 20, 5-8 p.m.: LexArts Gallery Hop
  • Wednesday, Oct. 2, 6 p.m.: Craft and Art: The Community of Larkspur Press, a panel discussion with Larkspur Press founder Gray Zeitz; Curator of Rare Books Emeritus, University of Kentucky, Jim Birchfield, and exhibition curator and book artist Gabrielle Fox Butler
  • Wednesday, October 9, 7-8 p.m., Carrick Theater: Delcamp Visiting Writers’ Series: Readings from authors who have been published by Larkspur Press featuring Mary Ann Taylor-Hall, Bobbie Ann Mason and Wendell Berry 

Studio 300: Digital Art and Music Festival
October 3-4, 2019
Mitchell Fine Arts Building

Resilience 101
Work by Public Service Artists and Friends
January 14 – February 21, 2020
Morlan Gallery 

  • Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, 7:30 p.m.: Public Lecture with PSA

Kronos Quartet
Smith Concert Series
January 28, 2020
7 p.m. 
Haggin Auditorium

Joy Harjo, U.S. Poet Laureate
Kenan Lecture
March 18, 2020
7:30 p.m. - Haggin Auditorium

Fun Home
May 13 – 16, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.
May 17 at 2 p.m. 
Lucille Little Theatre


Events in the New Frontiers series are free and open to the public. Some events require reservations. Reservation details will be announced.

For more ideas, art and music at Transylvania, explore the Transylvania Events Calendar.