The Faculty Exhibition showcases work from Beacon College’s Studio Arts faculty members Kim Watters, Russ Bellamy and Dustin Boise. Through their use of various materials, methods, and research the works displayed represent the possibilities of art. Works range from painting, assemblage, glass, installation and sculpture. Join us for the opening reception on Thursday, August 31, from 4 – 6pm.
Beacon Salon Panel Discussion “Still Riding Out The 60s? Traces of the Counterculture in Conservative Times” featuring: Dr. Christopher Huff, Beacon College Dr. Michael Hoover, Seminole State College Elena Jarvis, Daytona State College Paul Croce, Stetson University Kevin Mercer, University of Central Florida Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served!
Spend an evening with Billy Collins, the former poet laureate of the United States, as he journeys through poems selected from The Rain in Portugal, The Art of Drowning, Aimless Love, Nine Horses, and more.
Get on your marks … It’s never too earlier to guarantee your spot on the starting line for the Second Annual Beacon College Navigators 5K Run and Walk on October 7. Get set … for fun, fitness and philanthropy as your entry will support the learning and life goals of scholars attending the first higher […]
The Garden of Gethsemane is a solo exhibition by Jacoub Reyes that explores the relationships between religion, mortality and the human condition through a series of woodcuts and prints. Reyes embodies the plight and influence of colonialism on native groups with images saturated in symbolism and religious mysticism. Jacoub Reyes is a multi-disciplinary artist living and working in Orlando, Florida. He has been featured in several publications such as The American Institute of Graphic Arts, Centric, and Artborne Magazine and a recipient of the Southern Graphics International grant award, among other accolades. Join us for the opening reception Thursday, Oct. 19 from 4 – 6pm.
Join us for an interesting and informative presentation by author Bob Kealing (Elvis Ignited: The Rise of an Icon in Florida) entitled “Unearthing The Hidden Popular History of Central Florida.” This event is free but pre-registration is required. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served.
Join us November 29, 2017 for a presentation by Mark I. Pinsky on religion and animation entitled “Animating Faith: Religion and Spirituality in Cartoons from Disney to The Simpsons and Beyond.” Mark I. Pinsky is a former Orlando Sentinel religion writer and author of The Gospel According to Disney: Faith, Trust, and Pixie Dust; The Gospel According […]
Join us for a scholarly panel discussion on “The Philosophy of Comic Culture: How the Ubiquity of Comics Speak to Modern Life and the Human Condition.” The panel will include experts Christopher Irving, Beacon College; Kelvin Childs, Comic Book Resource; Hope Nicholson, author of The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen; and Julian Chambliss, Rollins College.
The Beacon Salon Series kicks off the new year with a presentation on early Arctic exploration by Glenn M. Stein entitled “Discovering the North-West Passage: The Four-Year Arctic Odyssey of H.M.S. Investigator and the McClure Expedition.” Stein is a former political cartoonist for La Prensa, current polar explorer, and author of Discovering the North-West Passage: […]