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Apr 8, 2024

Small Island Big Song Residency Brings Climate Activism Through Art to NC State

Small Island Big Song, a group of musicians from Island Nations across the Pacific and Indian Oceans, will spend this week in residence with NC State LIVE. 

Jayme Mellema has designed numerous shows for the NC State University Theatre department including "The Spongebob Musical."

Apr 8, 2024

Traveling Through Time: D&P Alumnus Jayme Mellema Embraces Pop Culture to Inform His Work

Jayme Mellema, a resident artist at NC State who has created numerous set designs for University Theatre, created "The Institute for Temporal Observation and Application" an in-person and virtual immersive theatrical experience that embraced popular time-travel tropes while staging a mystery to solve. 

NC State students display their art at the 2023 Student Art Sale.

Apr 1, 2024

Student Art Sale Set for April 12

On Friday, April 12, Talley Student Union’s Ballroom will be transformed into a bustling art market.  

Compagnie Hervé KOUBI in Stewart Theatre was one of several recent sold-out. shows for NC State LIVE!

Mar 1, 2024

NC State LIVE Enjoying Strong Run of Sold-Out Shows

NC State LIVE has seen extraordinary success with its performing arts programming throughout the 2023-24 school year, with five recent public performances plus three student matinees for local elementary schools all selling out.  

A group of visitors looks at BLOW UP II: Inflatable Contemporary Art at the Gregg Museum of Art & Design near the closing of the exhibition.

Feb 16, 2024

BLOW UP II: Inflatable Contemporary Art was a Supersized Exhibition

"BLOW UP II: Inflatable Contemporary Art" recently exhibited at the Gregg Museum of Art & Design and had jumbo appeal to go along with the mammoth inflatables featured. 

Costume Crafting Night is one of the most popular events of University Theatre's workshop series.

Feb 13, 2024

University Theatre’s Workshop Series Connects Students, Community to Theatre Production

Launched in the fall semester of 2023, University Theatre’s workshop series offers opportunities for students, staff and the public to learn about different theater topics. 

Staff from The Crafts Center take a tour of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Science's dinosaur lab.

Jan 8, 2024

Meet the Dinosaur: Crafts Center Aids Science Museum in Preparing New Exhibit

As part of the preparations for the North Carolina Museum of Natural Science’s “Dueling Dinosaurs” exhibit, which will open early in 2024, scientists from the museum have used a saw in NC State's Crafts Center to trim fossils. 

Matt Bertone, the Matt Bertone, director of NC State's Plant Disease and Insect Clinic, gives a presentation during the 2022 Arts and Your Major series.

Nov 6, 2023

Arts and Your Major Returns to Show Connections Between Art, STEM

For the second straight year, Arts NC State, NC State Libraries and the NC State Arts Village are putting on a two-week event to show students in colleges across campus how their chosen majors intersect with art.  

NC State graduate Matt McConnell with his "Evolution Field" sculpture in the NC State Brickyard.

Oct 31, 2023

NC State Alum Matt McConnell’s ‘Evolution Field’ Featured in Brickyard

A smaller scale version of Raleigh sculptor and NC State alum Matt McConnell’s “Evolution Field" will be on display near Bostian Hall until February. 

Students gather at Stafford Commons to attend a convocation ceremony in 2021. Photo by Marc Hall

Aug 15, 2023

Plan Ahead for Wolfpack Welcome Week

Download the NC State Guides app and mark your calendar for this exhilarating lineup of activities to start the academic year.