Fine Arts Festival 2022

Explore the arts Wednesday, April 13, and Thursday, April 14, 2022

Inver Hills Community College is hosting the college’s annual Fine Arts Festival Wednesday, April 13, and Thursday, April 14, 2022. This year’s event will be held virtually and will showcase the work of student and faculty artists presenting, performing, and participating in the following areas: Art, Music, Theatre, and Creative Writing.

Attending our Fine Arts Festival will also give you opportunities to from hear established local and national artists, meet our talented faculty and staff, and learn about the numerous career opportunities in the arts.

The Fine Arts Festival at Inver Hills is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

FAF 2018

WHAT: Fine Arts Festival 2022

WHO: Inver Hills Campus Community

WHEN: Two Days

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Thursday, April 14, 2022

WHERE: Virtual via Zoom



Fine Arts Festival

FAF 2019

Schedule of Events

DAY ONE: Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Join Inver Hills students, staff, and faculty along with members of the public for performances, presentations, and exhibits.
  • Caribbean Music and Song Exploration with Alexander D. Great (Zoom)
  • Highlights from the Minneapolis Institute of Art (MIA) with Dr. Debra Hegstrom (Zoom)
  • Composing Music and Sound Design for Video Games with Jesse Myers (Zoom)
  • Career and Job Opportunity in the Arts presented by SpringBoard for the Arts (Zoom)
  • Visiting Artist Michael McCaffrey (Zoom)
  • Theatrical Performance of Sylvia by AR Gurney (Live at 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre)

DAY TWO: Thursday, April 14, 2022

Enjoy more public performances, presentations, exhibits, and some drop-in/pop-up events.
  • Presentation from National Bestselling Author Bonnie Jo Campbell (Zoom)
  • National Poetry Month Celebration, readings by Inver Hills faculty Ellen Lansky, William Reichard and Lisa DuRose (Zoom)
  • Presentation by Ayumi Horie, a full-time studio potter (Zoom)
  • The Pauls Project with Paul Mueller and Paul Wegner (Zoom)
  • Song Writing with Jennifer Parker and Vaughn Foster (Zoom)
FAF 2017

WHAT: Sylvia

Written by A. R. Gurney
Directed by Lisa Weaver

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
7 p.m.

Other performances:
Thursday, April 7, 2022, at 7 p.m.
Friday, April 8, 2022, at 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 9, 2022, at 7 p.m.

WHERE: Fine Arts Theatre

Inver Hills Community College
2500 80th Street East
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076

About Sylvia’s director: Lisa Weaver

Lisa Weaver

A Minnesota native, Lisa Weaver directed last year’s Inver Hills Theatre Zoom production of The Bear Crashes the Wedding Bash. Lisa has also been teaching theatre and directing shows at Anoka-Ramsey Community College for 11 years. Some shows she has directed over that time include Lend Me a Tenor, Little Shop of Horrors, A View from the Bridge, The Hollow, 33 Variations and Watermelon Hill.

Lisa spent 10 years at The Commonweal Theatre Company in Lanesboro, Minnesota, where she directed, taught, performed, and served as education director. She has also worked with Park Square, 10,000 Things, and the Denver Center.

Lisa received her B.A. in Drama from Tufts University in Massachusetts and her M.F.A. in Acting from the National Theatre Conservatory in Denver. She continues to delight in her work and the community of Minnesota State colleges and universities.

Learn more about the Fine Arts Festival at Inver Hills by contacting:

Wendy Olson
Art Department Faculty

Paul Wegner
Art Department Faculty

Barbara Curchack, PhD
Dean of Liberal Arts

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