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Solo Exhibition by Zach Mory

C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts: Caestecker Gallery
Zach Mory is an interdisciplinary artist based in Glen Ellyn, IL. His current work is a series of self-reflexive drawings exploring life in the pandemic. An artist talk and opening reception will be held on February 4 at 7pm in…[...]

One-Act Play Festival

Benstead Theatre
The One Act Play Festival will be held in Benstead Theatre, CJ Rodman Center for the Arts. The shows will start at 7:30 each night from Feb 18-19. Free and open to the public. Current masking protocols will be followed.[...]

Chamber Music & Jazz Series: Mary Louise Knutson Trio

Demmer Recital Hall
Described by JazzTimes as “state-of-the-art piano trio finery,” the Mary Louise Knutson Trio will present a concert of jazz works in Demmer Recital Hall. Ms. Knutson will also lead an open masterclass with the Ripon College Jazz Ensemble under the…[...]

Making Musicals: Behind the Scenes with David Nehls

Join us for a discussion and moderated Q & A with lyricist and composer David Nehls! On Zoom, we will be discussing his process composing The Great American Trailer Park Musical which premiered off-Broadway and will be running in the…[...]

Solo Exhibition by Mel Kolstad

C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts: Caestecker Gallery

Chamber Music & Jazz Series: Arcomusical

Demmer Recital Hall
Arcomusical is a sextet reimagining the Afro-Brazilian berimbau through unique and powerful chamber music. Their Ripon College performance will feature collaboration with Chicago bassist and composer Matt Ulery. Prior to their Demmer Hall performance that evening, the artists will hold…[...]

Award-winning author will read April 27 in virtual Visiting Writers presentation

Sundberg’s memoir, Goodbye, Sweet Girl: A Story of Domestic Violence and Survival, was published in 2018 by HarperCollins. It has been praised as “heartbreaking, breathtaking in its scope, and urgently truthful in its harrowing and tender examination of when empathy…[...]

The Great American Trailer Park Musical - April 27-30

Benstead Theatre
Havoc ensues at the Armadillo Acres Trailer Park after the arrival of an unwelcome guest. A riveting musical comedy with a touch of Jerry Springer drama! The Great American Trailer Park Musical is a two-act musical, written by David Nehls…[...]

Spring Arts Celebration

Rodman Center for the Arts
Save the Date: Friday, April 29, 2022 Event Schedule: 4:30 p.m. - Caleb Klinzing, Senior Organ Recital (Demmer Hall) 5:30 to 8 p.m. - Celebration of the Arts Reception (Foyer Gallery) 6 to 6:30 p.m. - Pre-Musical Discussion of "The…[...]

Art exhibit by Senior Studio Art Majors

C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts: Lobby
Art by seniors majoring in studio art is featured in the lobby of Rodman Center for the Arts.  This exhibition is a culmination of the students’ studies at Ripon College, each of whom will have produced a cohesive body of…[...]