Austin Arts Center

  • For a complete list of public events at Trinity College, click here
  • For tickets, please call the Austin Arts Center box office at (860) 297-2199.  The box office is open from 11:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Saturday from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m., and prior to events. Closed Sunday.
  • The Widener Gallery is open 1:00 - 6:00 p.m., closed Sunday.
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  • Questions? E-mail AustinArtsInfo@trincoll.edu.

Spring 2017 Calendar

February 9 – March 8

GROOVES, INK & PAPER II: PRINTS FOR ALL

The Fall 2016 Seminar in Art History: Prints and Printmaking prepared this exhibition to share with the Trinity College and Greater Hartford communities a sample of the range of purposes and techniques used for image making. Dating from the 16th to the 20th century, the prints are drawn from the Trinity College Art Collection with loans from private collections.

Sponsored by The Stroud Art History Endowment and The Friends of Art
Opening Reception: Thursday, February 9, 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Due to the impending snow storm, tomorrow’s Widener Gallery exhibition opening of “Grooves, Ink & Paper II, Prints for All” has been CANCELLED.  We will let you know as soon as we have a new date.
Austin Arts Center, Widener Gallery
 

Friday, February 10 at 7:30 p.m.

KID KOALA: “Music to Draw To” Workshop

Kid Koala will play at least two hours of atmospheric, creative time music for Trinity students as they sketch, read, write, knit, sew, or sculpt.
Presented by the Austin Arts Center Guest Artist Series
Raether Library and Information Technology Center
Free to Trinity students
 

Saturday, February 11, 3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

KID KOALA: Satellite Concerts
Come Play in Our Turntable Orchestra!

The audience is seated at 50 stations equipped with a turntable, effects box, and a small crate of color-coded vinyl records. Through subtle colored lighting changes, the audience is cued to play along with Kid Koala’s dreamy, atmospheric tracks to create an “ambient vinyl orchestra,” melding their individual strains into a fluid, uplifting, and dynamic hour of light and music.

Presented by the Austin Arts Center Guest Artist Series
Austin Arts Center, Goodwin Theater
$5 for Trinity students, $25 general admission. Very limited seating.
Tickets available only in person at the Austin Arts Center box office.

For more information about Kid Koala, visit http://kidkoala.com
 

Thursday - Saturday, March 2, 3, and 4

Thursday, March 2 at 4:30pm and 7:30 p.m.
Friday, March 3 at 5:00 p.m., 6:45 p.m., and 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 4 at 2:00 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 5:30 p.m., and 7:15 p.m.

DISINTEGRATION LOOPS III
Directed by Mitchell Polin

Exploring the relationship between memory and living, Disintegration Loops III is the journey of a collective of people trapped in a scientific experiment to reshape history. They work to reenact past moments of catastrophe and joy in a desperate attempt to capture time, regain lives, and create a future full of hope and love.

Presented by the Department of Theater and Dance
Austin Arts Center, Garmany Hall
 

Thursday, March 23, 12:15 p.m.

PARAMODERNITIES: NETTA YERUSHALMY and CAROL OCKMAN
Presented by the Department of Theater and Dance and by Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival
The Performance Lab, Trinity Commons
 

Friday, March 24, 7:30 p.m.

CHRISTOPHER HOULIHAN, organist, Trinity College Artist-in-Residence
Presented by the Trinity College Organ Series
Trinity College Chapel

Friday and Saturday, March 24 and 25, 7:30 p.m.

TRINITY DANCE COMPANY
The Performance Lab at Trinity Commons

Friday, March 31, 7:30 p.m.

OLIVIER PENIN, organist, Basilica of Sainte Clotilde, Paris
Presented by the Trinity College Organ Series
Trinity College Chapel

Friday and Saturday, March 31 and April 1, 7:30 p.m.

SPRING DANCE

Choreography by guest hip hop artist Brandon Couloute and Trinity students
Directed by Lesley Farlow
Presented by the Department of Theater and Dance
Austin Arts Center, Goodwin Theater 


Thursday, April 13, 7:00 p.m.

YAOQI GUO ’17, Piano Recital
Presented by the Department of Music
Austin Arts Center, Gruss Music Center

Tuesday, April 25, 12:15 p.m.

Common Hour Classical Concert: TRINITY INSTRUMENTALISTS AND VOCALISTS

A variety of musical styles performed by students enrolled in the Department of Music’s program of private lessons
Austin Arts Center, Gruss Music Center

Tuesday, April 25, 7:30 p.m.

TRINITY JAZZ ENSEMBLE
Jennifer Allen, director
Presented by the Department of Music
Gruss Music Center

Wednesday, April 26, 7:30 p.m.

DANCE FEST
Choreography by Trinity students
The Performance Lab at Trinity Commons

Thursday, April 27, 12:15 p.m.

Common Hour Classical Concert: CHAMBER ENSEMBLES RECITAL
Nancy Curran, ensembles coordinator
Austin Arts Center, Gruss Music Center

 

Thursday – Saturday, April 27-29, 7:30 p.m.

HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL
Book, Music, and Lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Kevin Murphy
Based on the film written by Daniel Waters
Stage Direction by Erik Bloomquist ’14
Musical Direction by Thomas C. Buckley and Paul Tine
Choreography by Erik Bloomquist ’14 and Maggie Powderly ’18

Westerberg High is ruled by a shoulder-padded, scrunchie-wearing junta of Heather, Heather, and Heather, the hottest and cruelest girls in all of Ohio. But misfit Veronica Sawyer rejects their evil regime for a new boyfriend, the dark and sexy stranger J.D., who plans to put the Heathers in their place—six feet under.

“Heathers: The Musical” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC. Presented by the Department of Music

Austin Arts Center, Goodwin Theater

Saturday, May 6, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

11th Annual SAMBA FEST
Eric Galm, producer
Samba Fest returns to the Trinity College campus! Featuring the Trinity Samba Ensemble, Trinity Steel Ensemble, samba, capoeira, and maculelê.
Presented with support from the Department of Economic and Community Development, Connecticut Office of the Arts, which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
Trinity College Campus