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Opening Convocation and First Step

duPont Chapel

Hollins officially launches the 2023-24 academic year with Opening Convocation on Tuesday, August 29, at 4:30 p.m. in duPont Chapel. We will welcome new students into the campus community and seniors will process in their robes for the first time. Immediately following Opening Convocation, seniors will participate in the annual tradition of taking their first official […]

Artist Talk: Maggie Perrin-Key

Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center

Maggie Perrin-Key: Foreseeable Past Exhibit through September 3, 2023 Artist talk: Thursday, August 31, 6 pm with reception to follow Maggie Perrin-Key is an artist and muralist based in Roanoke, VA. She earned her B.A. in studio art from Hollins University in 2017 and has shown her work regionally since then. This site-specific installation features […]

Art Exhibition Opening: “Gina Louthian-Stanley”

August 31 – December 10, 2023 Gina Louthian-Stanley ’00 is a multimedia artist, writer, and workshop instructor born and living in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Louthian-Stanley has worked primarily as a printmaker since the late 1970s. In 2006, she began experimenting with encaustic techniques in which she juxtaposes transparent and opaque layers coupled […]

Lecture by Roosevelt Montás

Talmadge Recital Hall, Bradley

Roosevelt Montás is senior lecturer in American Studies and English at Columbia University. He holds an A.B. (1995), an M.A. (1996), and a Ph.D. (2004) in English and comparative literature from Columbia University. He was director of the Center for the Core Curriculum at Columbia College from 2008 to 2018. Montás specializes in Antebellum American […]

Charleston Reception with President Mary Dana Hinton

Charleston, SC Tuesday, September 12, 2023 5-6:30 p.m. Hosted by Leslie Allgood Smith ’00 at the Country Club of Charleston Register at: (RSVP by September 5)

Art Exhibition Opening-“CUBA: Beyond Mambo and Rock ‘n Roll”

CUBA: Beyond Mambo and Rock ‘n Roll Artist talk with reception to follow. September 14 – December 10, 2023 Since the embargo, Cubans have used their creativity, imagination, and ingenuity in daily life. This attitude and quest for freedom for themselves and their country is apparent in each of the artists’ works whether they examine […]

Louisville Reception with President Mary Dana Hinton

Louisville, KY Thursday, September 21, 2023 6-7:30 p.m. Hosted by Sandra Frazier ’94 (private home in Louisville, KY) Register at: (RSVP by September 14)

Reading by the Author of “lo terciario/ the tertiary” Raquel Salas Rivera

Frances Niederer Auditorium, Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center

Raquel Salas Rivera is a Puerto Rican poet and translator of trans experience born in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. Among his six poetry books are lo terciario/ the tertiary (Noemi Press, 2019), longlisted for the National Book Award and winner of the Lambda Literary Award, and while they sleep (under the bed is another country) (Birds […]

Opera Roanoke-Young Artist Performance

Talmadge Recital Hall, Bradley

Opera Roanoke’s Young Artists will present a special preview of the Opera’s upcoming 2023-24 season, featuring selections from Opera Roanoke performances and the Metropolitan Opera’s MET Live in HD season.

Roanoke Reception with President Mary Dana Hinton

Roanoke, VA Tuesday, September 26, 5:50-7 p.m. Hosted by President Mary Dana Hinton and the Tinker Mountain Chapter of the Hollins Alumnae/I Association at Lorimer House, Hollins University Register at: (RSVP by September 19)