Harvey Mudd Arts

Harvey Mudd Concert Series

Recital hall.

Wayne ’73 and Julie Drinkward Recital Hall

The Harvey Mudd Concert Series is held in the Wayne ’73 and Julie Drinkward Recital Hall at Harvey Mudd College.

All events are free and open to the public. No tickets or reservations are required. Call  909.621.8022 for more information.

Visual Arts at Harvey Mudd

People in art gallery.

Caryll Mudd and Norman F. Sprague Jr. Gallery

The Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts hosts exhibitions at two gallery spaces on campus. In the hallways of the Parsons building, student, faculty and staff artwork emphasizes the breadth of ideas being explored at Harvey Mudd College. The Caryll Mudd and Norman F. Sprague, Jr. Gallery boasts high ceilings and versatile indoor/outdoor space and welcomes a variety of media and concepts.

Contact gallery@g.hmc.edu for more information.

2019–2020 HMC Arts Schedule
Date and Time Events Details
Tuesday, Sept. 10, 4 p.m.Visual Arts at HMC: “A Manifesto of Art as Art”Students of ART 179E HM, Modern & Contemporary Art Practices, will read aloud a manifesto of art they have each written and attach it to the gallery. The exhibit runs through Oct. 10.
Thursday, Sept. 26, 4 p.m.Visual Arts at HMC: “ReadyMade”Students of ART 179E HM, Modern & Contemporary Art Practices, make a temporary display of their readymades in the courtyard.
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 4 p.m.Visual Arts at HMC: “Monochrome”Students of ART 179E HM, Modern & Contemporary Art Practices, each display a monochrome of their own at Hixon Courtyard.
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m.Concert Series: Paul Livingstone, sitar, and Abhijit Banerjee, tablaEvening ragas and rhythms of India.
Thursday, Oct. 31, 4 p.m.Visual Arts at HMC: “Performance Happening”Students of ART 179E HM, Modern & Contemporary Art Practices, occupy Strauss Plaza and perform their works simultaneously.
Sunday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m.Concert Series: Jenny-Soonjin Kim, pianoClassic period piano compositions interact with real-time improvisatory performance and computers.
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 7 p.m.Concert Series: Chi Li and the UCLA Chinese Music EnsembleThe erhu virtuoso leads a performance featuring silk and bamboo music, traditional Kun opera and folk dance.
Thursday, Nov. 14, 4 p.m.Visual Arts at HMC: “Video Art Video”Students of ART 179E HM, Modern & Contemporary Art Practices, play their video works simultaneously at Platt Living Room.
Sunday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m.Concert Series: Los Angeles Clarinet ChoirThirteen clarinetists celebrate their 15th anniversary with performances on sopranino, soprano, alto, bass and contrabass instruments.
Sunday, Nov. 24, 7 p.m.Concert Series: HMC Early Music EnsembleHMC musicians break out the recorders and crumhorns to perform music of the Renaissance and Baroque.
Thursday, Dec. 5, 4 p.m.Visual Arts at HMC: “Relational Aesthetics”Students of ART 179E HM, Modern & Contemporary Art Practices, occupy Platt Lawn and engage the viewers and themselves in power dynamics that are either familiar or strange.
Sunday, Dec. 8, 7 p.m.Concert Series: Maggie Parkins, celloRecent solo cello works with and without electronics.
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 7 p.m.Concert Series: Student recitalFeaturing a Harvey Mudd musician
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 8 p.m.Concert Series: Jazz– “Kinda Sorta Blue”Featuring Harvey Mudd musicians
Thursday, Dec. 12, 4 p.m.Visual Arts at HMC: “Another Manifesto of Art as Art”Students of ART 179E HM, Modern & Contemporary Art Practices, having considered various art movements throughout the semester, present their final manifestos of art.
Sunday, Feb. 2, 7 p.m.Concert Series: Roger Lebow, baroque cello, and Stephan Moss, harpsichordLesser-known masters of the High Baroque are performed on period instruments.
Sunday, March 1, 7 p.m.Concert Series: Daniel Corral– “Polytope”Electronic musicians perform in darkness to the dancing colors of glowing lights.
Sunday, March 8, 7 p.m.Concert Series: Jouyssance Early MusicL.A.’s only early music chorus performs “The Canterbury Tales: A Pilgrimage in Song.”
Sunday, March 29, 7 p.m.Concert Series: L.A. HarptetteFour of L.A.’s leading harpists perform music originally written for harp quartet and transcriptions.
Sunday, April 12, 7 p.m.Concert Series: Aron Kallay, piano– “Beyond 12”Imagine music where any key on the piano can be any note and the layout of the pitches changes dynamically.
Sunday, April 26, 7 p.m.Concert Series: Microfest– HMC American GamelanThe bell-like sounds of HMC’s gongs and metallophones ring out with new microtonal works.
Wednesday, May 6, 8 p.m.Concert Series: Jazz Classics from the Great American SongbookHMC students perform
Thursday, May 7, 7 p.m.Concert Series: Student RecitalHMC students perform