Looking for events to get into this semester? Our campus has a sundry of offerings in Theatre, Music, and Art from guest artists and Campus talent alike. Make sure to check back with the individual departments’ websites for additional events and updates as the semester progresses.



Selections from the UTC Permanent Collection of Art
August 29 – October 7
Cress Gallery, Fine Arts Center

This exhibition from the University’s gift-based collection features work created by previous UTC Diane Marek Visiting Artists Joe Ramiro Garcia, Kahn & Selesnick, Matthew Deleget, and Okay Mountain beside that of icons of art history Robert Motherwell, Claes Oldenburg, Dieter Roth, and Andy Warhol.

Sangram Majumdar (b. Kalkata, India, now Brooklyn, NY)
Paintings, Drawings, and Process
October 25 – December 13
Cress Gallery, Fine Arts Center

Diane Marek Visiting Artist events Oct. 25 – 27 Lecture Oct. 25, 5:30 P.M., 101 Derthick Hall

Working from observation with respect for the pictorial conventions of the figure, landscape, still life, and abstraction, Majumdar’s paintings become conversations between reality and fiction, logic and ambiguity, tradition and the unexpected.



From fall favorites like Beat Hunger to concerts from guest artists, the Music Department has performances to please all tastes. Visit their website here for information about additional performances.

Guest Pianist: Kris Carlisle
September 21, 7:30 – 9:00 P.M.
Cadek 200 Assembly Hall

Men’s Chorus & Women’s Chorale
October 13, 7:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M.
Fine Arts Center 370

UTC Jazz Band
November 16, 7:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M.
Fine Arts Center 370

Beat Hunger
November 21, 7:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M.
Fine Arts Center 370



UTC’s Theatre Season will include Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl and Hay Fever by Noël Coward. For more information on tickets please contact the UTC Fine Arts Center Box Office, and for further information on the shows productions, please contact the UTC Division of Theatre or check out their Theatre Company website here. .Both shows are presented Tuesday-Saturday at 7:30 P.M. with an additional matinee on Saturday, 2:00 P.M.

October 4-8

Director Steve Ray looks forward to bringing the comical styles of Hay Fever to the Dorothy Hackett Ward Theatre.

Hay Fever
November 15-19

Director Gaye Jeffers will be bringing Eurydice, a story of life and death, to the Ward stage.


Patten Performances

The inSIGHT Performance Series is presented in association with Chattanooga Magazine.

The Patten Performances series was inaugurated by the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 1980 as the Dorothy Patten Fine Arts Series, in honor of one of Chattanooga’s most famous performing artists. Ms. Patten appeared in over 30 Broadway plays, countless touring and summer stock productions, television shows and the movie Botony Bay, with Alan Ladd and James Mason.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit their website here.

Rosanne Cash
September 16, 7:30 P.M.

Rosanne Cash has released 15 albums, earned four GRAMMY Awards and nominations for 11 more, as well as 21 top-40 hits, including 11 No. 1 singles. The successful singer/songwriter is also an author with four published books and essays appearing in  Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Oxford-American, and Nation to name a few. Find out more here.

Parsons Dance
November 1, 7:30 P.M.

Parsons Dance is a New York City-based modern dance company, internationally renowned for creating and performing contemporary American dance of extraordinary artistry that is accessible and enriching to diverse audiences.

The company has toured to more than 383 cities, 22 countries and 5 continents for the most notable theaters, festivals and presenters worldwide including The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Maison de la Danse, Teatro La Fenice and Teatro Muncipal do Rio de Janeiro. Find out more here.

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