Art and Art History

Wright State arts students ready to share their love of the arts with local kids at ArtsFair

Photo of a student leading an acting class.

Spring’s annual ArtsGala may get all the headlines but Wright State’s performing arts students love participating in December’s ArtsFair. Continue reading

Wright State staff recognized for exceptional service to the university

Move-In Day Unit

The President’s Awards for Excellence annually recognize classified and unclassified staff for the vital role they play in the success of Wright State University. Continue reading

Stunning Stein Galleries celebrate new home in Creative Arts Center

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The new home of the Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries features five airy, light-filled gallery spaces where visitors can enjoy rotating exhibitions, the Stein family and Galleries Collections and videos. Continue reading

Flying Fishes

Wright State super alums establish legacy scholarship in the name of their sister
Flying Fishes

The four Fish sisters were highly involved in campus life as Wright State students in the 1970s. Continue reading

Business is hopping

Wright State alum Janice Hester '77 turned ceramic frogs into artistic career
Business is hopping

Wright State alumna Janice Hester ran a successful business making popular, grinning, bug-eyed ceramic frogs. Continue reading

ArtsGala sets attendance record


More than 900 patrons attended ArtsGala to support student scholarships in theatre, dance, art, music and motion pictures. Continue reading

Wright State’s ArtsGala breaks records


Excerpt We’ve both been to ArtsGala many times, and this time it was truly different. For the past 17 years, Wright State University’s College of Liberal Arts has hosted the event to raise money for scholarships in visual arts, film, … Continue reading

ArtsGala scholarship keeps art student painting

Cave drawing

Wright State art student Aileen Cave finds purpose in painting after a career in banking and law. Continue reading

Reasons to show your support for Wright State at ArtsGala

Record high attendance for 2013 ArtsGala

Excerpt It’s time again for Wright State University’s ArtsGala. If you’ve never attended this fun and whimsical event, you don’t know what you’re missing. ArtsGala is like nothing else in Dayton. The performing arts students put on the event, and … Continue reading

Stage set for 2016 ArtsGala at Wright State

ArtsGala features night of unparalleled entertainment

The annual Wright State University ArtsGala, which has raised more than $2 million for arts scholarships during its 16-year history, is scheduled for Saturday, April 9. Continue reading