Department Events

Driving directions to Gallery 406, Arts West & Isabella Cannon Room, Center for Performing Arts

2016 – 2017 Events

Elon Picnic Spring 2017Studio Bash Picnic & Awards
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Arts West

Please join the Art & Art History department in this end of year celebration where we will be announcing our scholarship awardees for 2017-2018.  Come share in some free food and some t-shirt screen-printing to round out the year!  Everyone is invited!

Sewing Rebellion patchSewing Rebellion
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Elon MakerHub, Harper Hall, Colonnades Neighborhood

Emancipate yourself from the global garment industry by learning how to alter, mend and make your own garments and accessories!

Bring your own clothing to mend or we’ll provide all the material you’ll need to make your own cloth bag to combat the use of plastic bags!  Don’t have any clothing to repair? We’ll provide all the materials and tools needed and you get to keep what you sew!  Light refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by CATL, Elon Maker Hub, and the Department of Art and Art History

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Mend America BadgeMend America
College Coffee
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
10:30 – 11:10 a.m.

On Friday, Jan. 20 inauguration day, she launched a four-year campaign Mend America Official Communications.  An act of vigilance and participation in democracy, Frau Fiber will be sending hand stitched patches, official communication and concerns to government officials. During College Coffee on Feb. 21, this action will be brought to Elon, and Frau Fiber asks you to join her by making your own patches and stating your concerns and mailing them to government officials.

Sponsored by CATL, Elon Maker Hub, and the Department of Art and Art History

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FraufiberFrau Fiber’s Mission in America
Monday, February 20, 2017
6-7 p.m.
LaRose Digital Theater, Koury Business Center

Presented by Frau Fiber’s archivist and biographer, Carole Frances Lung.  Lung will present 10 years of Frau Fiber’s persistence, encouraging the visitors, residents and citizens of America to exchange their leisure time for personal production of textile and apparel goods.

Sponsored by CATL, Elon Maker Hub, and the Art & Art History Department

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Watch Lung’s Artist Talk

Studio BashStudio Art Fall Celebration
Monday, September 19, 2016
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Arts West

We hope you can join us on Monday, Sept. 19, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Arts West.  Tour our open studios, enjoy some free food and music. Come early and you can screenprint an Art and or Art History logo on a free t-shirt.

Everyone is invited and welcome. Come be part of our community.