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Wilson's popular Arts Day is scheduled for April 1

March 16, 2009

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A day of free events that encourages everyone to appreciate and celebrate interdisciplinary arts will be held Wednesday, April 1, on the Wilson College campus at 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg.

Arts Day, which is sponsored by Wilson's Department of Fine Arts and Dance, features scheduled presentations and performances, as well as day-long events and exhibitions. Everything from art exhibits, films and demonstrations to hands-on workshops and drama performances will be offered throughout the day.

All events are open to the public.

Wilson's drama club, Kittochtinny Players, will present two one-act plays from 4 to 5 p.m. in Thomson Hall's Alumnae Chapel. Written by Adjunct Assistant Professor of English Diane Morgan, "Snakepit" unveils what really happened in the Garden of Eden. "The Jest," written by Assistant Professor of English Michael G. Cornelius, reveals that "someone is playing a joke on Annabelle and she may be scared to death."

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Admission is free, but donations will be accepted to defray costs of the production.

Also as part of Arts Day, an opening reception for the student art exhibition at the Bogigian Gallery in Lortz Hall will be held from 10 a.m. to noon. The exhibition features work by Wilson students and was juried by area artist/educator Ski Holm.

The art exhibition will be on view through May 1.

A complete schedule of events will be available at www.wilson.edu.

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