Fisk University Announces

89th Annual Spring Arts Festival, April 2- 8

The weeklong celebration will feature a live production of The Wiz

Spring Arts Festival

Nashville, TN, March 28, 2018– Fisk University will host the 89th annual Spring Arts Festival, beginning Mon., April 2-8, 2018. Themed “Reflections: Art, Music, Dance, Literature - The Culture of Fisk,” the Spring Arts Festival will showcase the artistic contributions of students, faculty, and staff.

“For nearly nine decades, the Spring Arts Festival has provided an outlet for the many talented students and faculty members that comprise our Arts community,” said Persephone Felder-Fentress, organizer of the 89th annual Spring Arts Festival. “Attendees will enjoy a variety of vocal and instrumental performances, visual arts, a Stagecrafters theatrical performance of The Wiz , and the annual Fisk for Fisk concert.  We welcome students, professors, alumni, and the Nashville community to join in the fun.”

The 89th annual Spring Arts Festival schedule:

Mon., April 2 | 7:00pm
Fisk University Choir and Friends Live In Concert
Fisk Memorial Chapel
Free Admission

Tues., April 3 | 12:00pm
Jazz at Noon featuring the Fisk University Jazz Ensemble
Fisk University Grove
Free Admission

Tues., April 3 | 7:00pm
Molasses: The Reenactment featuring Laurent Ewing
New Livingstone Dance Studio
$10.00 – General Admission
$5.00 - Student Admission (University ID Required) 

Wed., April 4 | 5:00pm
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Convocation
Fisk Memorial Chapel
Free Admission

Wed., April 4 | 7:00pm
Stagecrafters’ present The Wiz – a dinner theater
The Wiz is adapted from “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” by Frank Baum, book by William F. Brown, music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls, and presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
Henderson A. Johnson Gymnasium
$25.00 – General Admission
$15.00 – Student Admission (University ID Required)
$300.00 – Reserved Table
Tickets for The Wiz – a dinner theater can be purchased at https://connect.fisk.edu/inauguration-2018

Thurs., April 5 |10:00am
Student Art Show
Aaron Douglas Art Gallery
Free Admission

Thurs., April 5 | 7:00pm
Stagecrafters’ present The Wiz – a dinner theater
The Wiz is adapted from “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” by Frank Baum, book by William F. Brown, music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls, and presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
Henderson A. Johnson Gymnasium
$25.00 – General Admission
$15.00 – Student Admission (University ID Required)
$300.00 – Reserved Table
Tickets for The Wiz – a dinner theater can be purchased at https://connect.fisk.edu/inauguration-2018

Sat., April 7 | 8:00pm
An Evening with The Fisk Jubilee Singers®
Ryman Auditorium
Tickets can be purchased at https://www.ryman.com/events/fisk-jubilee-singers/

Sun., April 8 | 3:00pm
Molasses: The Reenactment featuring Laurent Ewing
New Livingstone Dance Studio
$10.00 – General Admission
$5.00 - Student Admission (University ID Required)

Sun., April 8 | 7:00pm
Fisk for Fisk Concert
Fisk Memorial Chapel
$20.00 – General Admission
For more information about the 89th annual Spring Arts Festival, please visit www.fisk.edu/springartsfestival or contact Persephone Felder-Fentress at or 615-329-8672.