Anderson University will conduct an opening reception for a special three-year exhibit celebrating the life and legacy of Bill and Gloria Gaither. The reception will be conducted on Friday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. in York Performance Hall and Galleries. The exhibit, entitled, “The Words and the Music: Bill and Gloria Gaither – the Christian Songwriters of the Century” will be a three-year rotating exhibit.
Anderson University will host the seventh annual Elizabeth York Children’s Literature Festival on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, in the Nicholson Library. The all-day event (8 a.m. - 4 p.m.) is free and open to the public. An optional lunch is available for a cost of $10 per person. RSVP for the lunch by Sept. 14.
Starting on Sept. 12, The Jesse C. Wilson Galleries at Anderson University will host an exhibit to showcase AU’s permanent collection of Ruthven Byrum paintings. The exhibit will continue until Oct. 10, honoring the legacy of Byrum as a regionally renowned artist and formative figure to the cultural backbone of Anderson University. Byrum is best known for his landscape paintings of scenery throughout the United States.
Q: What drew you into working as a professor at AU?
A: Dr. Linamen who was chair of the business department asked me to teach a class. I had never considered it before that.