Nature and the Arts workshop gathers diverse artists around a common love of nature

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If you’ve secretly dreamed of taking a weeklong artist’s workshop in an exotic location, but have never had the time, the money or the courage, the Nature and the Arts weekend at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College is an appealing alternative.

This 25-hour immersion in the arts, which takes place Friday, April 4, 7 p.m. to Saturday, April 5, 8 p.m., features three tracks: Nature Photography with Paul McAfee and Dave Dornberg; Creative Nature Writing with poet Ann Hostetler, an English professor at Goshen College; and Drawing to Printmaking with Dr. John Blosser, professor emeritus of art at Goshen College.

The Steel Wheels bring soulful sounds to Goshen College May 2

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The Steel Wheels have enthralled audiences across the country with their heady brew of original, soulful mountain music for almost a decade. In a concert sponsored by 91.1 FM The Globe (WGCS), in partnership with the college’s Performing Arts Series, the band will bring their innovative music to the Goshen College Umble Center on May 2 at 7:30 p.m.

Commemorative Quilts

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Art exhibit: Commemorative Quilts Reception date and time: Sunday, March 16, 3-5 p.m. (exhibit open March 16 through July 27, 2014) Location: Goshen College’s Harold and Wilma Good Library Gallery Cost: Free and open to the public Sponsor: The Mennonite-Amish Museum Committee

Senior Show I

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Reception: Sunday, March 9, 2-4 pm, Hershberger Art Gallery Seniors Jess Sprunger, Liz Reese and Sunday Mahaja will present artwork in an exhibit that is the culmination of their studio work at Goshen College. Jess Sprunger is a Senior Art major from Goshen, IN. In her time at Goshen College she has enjoyed taking jewelry […]

Exhibit highlights commemorative quilts

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Old and recent Mennonite and Amish quilts that record and honor significant life events will be on display in the Harold and Wilma Good Library basement gallery at Goshen College. The exhibit opens on Sunday, March 16 and will be on display through July 27, 2014. A reception will take place on Sunday, March 16, 3-5 p.m., in the Good Library Gallery.

Scott Dooley: Spring 2014 Kenagy Visiting Artist

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Scott Dooley will be the Eric Yake Kenagy Visiting Artist for 2013-14. Goshen College is grateful for the opportunity to bring him to campus made possible by funding from the Kenagy Endowment. The beginning point for Scott Dooley’s clay vessels are metal artifacts from the rural Mid-west landscape he grew up in. The metal objects […]

Goshen College’s annual Conference on Religion and Science to focus on human uniqueness

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Goshen College’s 14th annual Conference on Science and Religion will be held March 14-16 and will feature speaker Joshua M. Moritz, Ph.D., lecturer of philosophical theology and the natural sciences at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, Calif., adjunct professor of philosophy at the University of San Francisco and managing editor of the journal Theology and Science.