Arts at Eureka College

The arts have played a pivotal role at Eureka College since it’s founding in 1855. Nearly 50% of the student body gets involved in the arts here in some significant way and there’s good reason for that—we’re winners! Our reputation is national and our students go on to professional careers in the arts and attend some of the finest graduate schools in the country. We stress overseas study and internships but our specialty is YOU. That’s right —YOU. YOU will always be a person—an artist—to us and we will become your friends and mentors for life. Learn more about our majors, minors, and scholarships – we want students who are intelligent AND talented. For quality, professionalism and a personal touch – this is the place.

Rhea Edge
Professor of Art
Chair, Fine and Performing Arts


Visual Arts

Photography and paintings are part of an art exhibit by Eureka College senior Kristin Needham of Pekin that will be on display May 16 through Aug. 28 in Burgess Hall Art Gallery at Eureka College. An opening reception will be from 1 to 3 p.m. May 16 in the gallery. It is free and open to the public.

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Theatre and Drama

Cemetery Walk 2015

May 3 | 2:00‐4:00

The Eureka College Theatre Department and the Woodford County Historical Society will host their seventh annual cemetery walk from 2 to 4 p.m. May 3 at Olio Township Cemetery, 1015 S. Main St., Eureka.

Eureka College students will portray citizens from Eureka’s past. The students have researched the people’s lives and will be wearing costumes indicative of the time periods.

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Theatrical Studies in England

Experience Shakespeare’s England

A Week of Theatre in London and Stratford-upon-Avon

March 12–20, 2016

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Summer Arts Festival


Literary Arts

Writers Festival

The 4th annual Eureka College Writers Festival hosted poet Allison Joseph and author Kathleen Rooney, who read from their works on March 26 and 27, respectively. A question-and-answer session, book-signing and reception followed each reading.

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