Home- Campus Life- Arts on Campus The Arts on CampusThe arts play a key role in the university's curriculum and provide an array of extracurricular opportunities. Menu Menu Picker Art Gallery Longyear Museum of Anthropology Visiting Artists “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin to Perform at Colgate Concert Information Legendary vocalist Aretha Franklin will perform on campus at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 5 in Sanford Field House. TICKETS Full Weekend Schedule Friday, March 4 7:00 p.m. A Map of Virtue A play by Erin Courtney Directed by April Sweeney, associate professor of English in the university theater E-mail TheaterBoxOffice@colgate.edu for tickets Location: Brehmer Theater, Dana Arts Center Saturday, March 5 Noon “Jazz and the Creative Process” A behind-the-scenes look at how performers acquire the language of jazz Lecture demonstration by Glenn Cashman, associate professor of music and director of jazz A brown bag lunch will be provided Location: The Palace Theater 3:00 p.m. Student Dance Performance Coordinated by Tanya Calamoneri, visiting assistant professor of English and dance instructor Location: Colgate Memorial Chapel 7:00 p.m.* Aretha Franklin and her Orchestra Opening act by students and faculty: Motown Legends Music of The Supremes, The Jackson 5, and Stevie Wonder *Doors open at 5:00 p.m., close at 6:30 p.m. Ticket required Location: Sanford Field House 10:00 p.m. Screening of Round Midnight Academy Award-winning film; introduction by Glenn Cashman Location: 105 Little Hall Sunday, March 6 3:30 p.m. Chamber Players Directed by Laura Klugherz, professor of music and Africana and Latin American studies, and director of chamber music Linda Rosenthal, violin, guest resident Location: Colgate Memorial Chapel What's Happening Loading... READ MORE Majors and Minors Art and Art History Creative Writing Film and Media Studies Music Theater Facilities Picker Art Gallery Longyear Museum of Anthropology Clifford Art Gallery Theaters and auditoriums Musical Groups Colgate University Orchestra Choral music Chamber players Concert jazz Student groups in performing arts and music Visiting Artists Throughout the academic year, a diverse range of artists, performers, and writers come to campus for short visits and long-term residencies. PROMINENT GUESTS Student Involvement Students can immerse themselves in artistic, musical, and theatrical expressions all around campus. GET INVOLVED Sculpture fuses arts and sciences A confluence of art, engineering, and mathematics led to the creation of Colgate Professor DeWitt Godfrey’s latest sculpture, Odin, a giant steel structure now nestled in the courtyard between Olin Hall and the Robert H.N. Ho Science Center. READ MORE The Nutcracker The Colgate Ballet Company performs their annual production of the Nutcracker. The performance is student directed, choreographed, and performed. Dancefest Many Colgate students share a passion for dance, as evidenced by each semester's biggest campus event: Dancefest! Campus Life Housing Options Campus Dining Arts on Campus Picker Art Gallery Longyear Museum of Anthropology Visiting Artists Clubs and Organizations Sports and Recreation Shaw Wellness Institute Volunteerism Religious Life Diversity and Inclusion Fraternities and Sororities ALANA Cultural Center LGBTQ Life Career Services RELATED LINKS Related Items - Distinctly Colgate INTELLECTUAL ENGAGEMENT Collaborative research by highly regarded faculty is a Colgate trademark. OFF-CAMPUS STUDY Colgate has one of the most robust off-campus study programs in the country. CAREER SERVICES Staff members and dedicated alumni play a key role in students' career exploration. LUCKY 13 Find out why 13 is the most popular number on campus.