SWICarts Calendar of Events | Southwestern Illinois College

Southwestern Illinois Creative Arts Syndicate

Be a part of the arts at SWIC!  Attend art exhibitions, theatre productions, film screenings, music concerts, and a guest speaker series. All events are free and open to the public.

SPEAKER SERIES

September 25  • 3 p.m.  •  The Schmidt

Faculty Speaker Series: Thrice Homeless – Welcoming Gustav Mahler, Ed Jacobs, presenter

October 29 • 1 p.m.  •  The Schmidt

Faculty Speaker Series: Architecture, Renovation, & the Haunting of Hartmann Manor with Art Faculty Paula Haniszewski

March 25  • 3 p.m.  •  The Schmidt

Faculty Speaker Series: Operatic Empathy – Puccini’s Tosca, Ed Jacobs, presenter

April 29 • 3 p.m. • The Schmidt

Student Performance: American Sign Language Performance: Song Interpretations

FILM

September 26 7:30 PM • Arts and Humanities Theatre

Filmmaker Spotlight: “In Memory of” with writer/director Eric Stanze

This film contains mature content, and is not suitable for all ages.

October 17 7:30 PM • Arts and Humanities Theatre

Filmmaker Spotlight: Experimental Filmmaker Zlatko Cosic

November 7 7:30 PM • Arts and Humanities Theatre

Filmmaker Spotlight: “Dog Days” with writer/director Chad Carpenter

December 13-15 • Arts and Humanities Theatre

SWIFF A 2-day film festival

To apply and for more information, visit FilmFreeway.com

February 20 • 7:30 PM • Arts and Humanities Theatre

Filmmaker Spotlight: TBD

March 19 7:30 PM • Arts and Humanities Theatre

Filmmaker Spotlight: TBD

THEATRE

November 15-17 •  Main Complex Theatre

Fall Theatre Production TBD

April 3-5 Main Complex Theatre

Spring Theatre Production TBD

ART

June 13 • 4-7 p.m. • The Schmidt

Exhibition Opening Reception: Artists Constantine Gedal, Nicole Cooper, and Rob Thornberry

August 22 • 4-7 p.m. • The Schmidt

Exhibition Opening Reception: Todd May, Nanette Boileau, Daniel Stumeier

October 24 • 4-7 p.m. • The Schmidt

Exhibition Opening Reception: Cory Sellers, Thomas Matthew Pierson, Amy Reidel

November 26 • 10 a.m.-2 p.m. • The Schmidt

Pottery & Art Sale

January 16 • 4-7 p.m. • The Schmidt

Exhibition Opening Reception: Angel Brame, Joe Page

MUSIC

September 17 • 7 p.m. • The Schmidt

SWIC Music Faculty and Friend Recital

October 9 • 3 p.m. • MC Theatre

SWIC Student Recital

October 20 • 3 p.m. • Union United Methodist Church, 721 E. Main Street, Belleville

“The Poet Sings” – SWIC Concert Choir & Chamber Singers

October 23 • 3 p.m. • The Schmidt

SWIC Student Recital

October 24 7 p.m. St. Paul United Church of Christ, 115 W. B Street, Belleville

“No-Name Chorale & Friends” – Choir Concert

November 4 7 p.m. • Main Complex Theatre

SWIC Jazz Band Performance

November 5 • 7 p.m. • St Claire of Assisi Catholic Church, O’Fallon

“Musical Melting Pot” – SWIC Concert Band Performance

November 6 • 3 p.m. • The Schmidt

SWIC Student Recital

November 7 • 7 p.m. • The Schmidt

“The B Side” Piano/Violin Recital

December 3 7 p.m. • SWIC Varsity Gym

SWIC Holiday Concert, featuring Chamber Singers, Concert Band, and Jazz Band

December 4 • 3 p.m. • The Schmidt

SWIC Student Honors Recital

December 7 • 7 p.m. • Union United Methodist Church, 721 E. Main Street, Belleville

“Carols by Candlelight V” – SWIC Concert Choir & Chamber Singers

featuring Allegra Lilly, principal harpist of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

January 28 • 12 p.m. • The Schmidt

St. Louis Symphony College Connections

January 30 • 7 p.m. • The Schmidt

Chamber Music Recital: USAF Band of Mid-America

February 9 • 3 p.m. • The Schmidt

“An Afternoon at The Opera,” Faculty Recital with Ed Jacobs, Diana Umali, and guest trumpeter Robert Souza

February 16 • 11 a.m. • The Schmidt

Sunday Brunch Jazz Soiree *tickets will be on sale with College Activities TBD*

February 22 • All Day  Main Complex Theatre

SWIC Jazz Festival, featuring guest artist percussionist Bill Molenhof

March 18 • 3 p.m. • The Schmidt

SWIC Student Recital

March 29 7 p.m. St. Paul United Church of Christ, 115 W. B Street, Belleville

“Explore the Sound VI” – Concert featuring student choral ensembles and faculty instrumental soloists

April 1 • 3 p.m. • The Schmidt

SWIC Student Recital

April 15 • 3 p.m. • MC Theatre

SWIC Student Recital

May 3 • 3 p.m.  St. Paul UCC, Belleville

“Yearning to Breathe Free” – SWIC Concert Band Performance

May 4 7 p.m. • Main Complex Theatre

SWIC Jazz Band Performance

May 5 7 p.m.  Union United Methodist Church, 721 E. Main Street, Belleville

“Our Little Infinity” – SWIC Concert Choir & Chamber Singers

May 6 • 3 p.m. • The Schmidt

SWIC Honors Student Recital

MASS COMMUNICATION

October 18 • LA1342

College Radio Day, Blue Storm Radio

April 18 • LA1342

Vinylthon on Blue Storm Radio

May 13 6-9 p.m.

HSE (GED) Graduation broadcast on Blue Storm Radio

May 14 6-9 p.m.

Commencement broadcast on Blue Storm Radio

October 16 • LA1342

College Radio Day on Blue Storm Radio

Support and Funding

To support this growing arts and cultural program, please consider donating at schmidt.swic.edu/donate. A drop down menu will appear and you can click on SWICarts to donate any amount you choose.

Funded in part by the William & Florence Schmidt Art Center and Southwestern Illinois College Foundation.