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Advance Registration: October 27 - 31

Before you know it Belhaven’s 2015 Spring Semester will be here. Advance Registration will be held October 27 - 31 and will help you plan your spring, summer or fall 2015 semester at Belhaven University. ... | Read More

Guest Artist Exhibition to Feature Photography of Jeremiah Ariaz 

Desribe Image HereBelhaven’s Visual Art Department will display the photography of guest artist Jeremiah Ariaz in the Bitsy Irby Gallery from October 18 to November 28.  The Guest Artist Exhibition will begin  ... | Read More

Belhaven Named College of Distinction

Desribe Image HereBelhaven University was honored for the fifth consecutive year as a College of Distinction. The 2014-2015 College of Distinction designation is given to select schools to honor  ... | Read More

Faculty Concert to Promote Art Exhibition 

Desribe Image HereDr. Melissa Thorson Hause will perform original songs in a gallery concert entitled “Passages and Places” at the Bitsy Irby Rotunda on Thursday, September 18, 7:30 p.m.  ... | Read More

Faculty Art Exhibition Goes on Display

Desribe Image HereFor the first time at Belhaven, talented faculty from the Visual Arts Department will be displaying their artwork for the public. The Belhaven Faculty Art Exhibition will begin with an  ... | Read More

Belhaven University Now Offers BFA in Visual Art

The National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) approved Belhaven University’s request for a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Art. This new degree offers students a pre-professional undergraduate ... | Read More

Mississippi Arts Leader Brings Expertise to Belhaven University

Jack L. Kyle has joined Belhaven University as Senior Director of Arts Development and Chair of Arts Administration. Kyle brings with him a vast knowledge of the arts and is nationally recognized for his ... | Read More

2014 Belhaven University Honors Convocation

The Belhaven University Honors Convocation awarded some of the highest academic honors to the year's top performing students on April 15, 2014 at the Center for the Arts Concert Hall. ... | Read More

Exhibition at Belhaven to Feature Students' Artwork

The Student Invitational Art Exhibition is the centerpiece of the year for the Belhaven Visual Art Department and will showcase a variety of artwork from freshmen to seniors. ... | Read More

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Honor Alum

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honored Belhaven alum Andrew Camenisch (’98) at the annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on February 15 at The Beverly Hills Hotel. ... | Read More

Advance Registration for May and Summer Classes

A new academic term is quickly approaching and that means advance registration for May and summer classes will open on the week of March 24-28. Get an early start on planning your next term ... | Read More

2014 Belhaven University Career Fair

The 2014 Belhaven Career Fair is this Thursday, February 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Student Center. This career fair draws top employers in the Jackson area and statewide ... | Read More

Belhaven Named One of 33 Schools in the Nation Accredited in Four Arts

Belhaven University is one of only 33 institutions in the nation accredited in all four areas of the arts - visual art, music, theater, and dance. ... | Read More

2014 Belhaven Career Boot Camp

Career Services is hosting its annual Belhaven Career Boot Camp for our traditional students on February 13 in the Student Center. This year’s boot camp will host ... | Read More

Belhaven Awarded America’s 100 Best College Buys Title

Belhaven University is one of only a 100 universities in the country that received the distinction of America’s 100 Best College Buys. This is the eleventh consecutive year Belhaven was recognized for its ... | Read More

Arts Discover Day 2013

Arts Discover Day on November 15 is for potential students who want an introduction into Belhaven University's thriving School of the Arts. Sign up to get a full access pass and to learn more about the arts at Belhaven: ... | Read More

Belhaven Ranked A Top Regional University in the South

U.S. News & World Report ranked Belhaven University a top regional university in the South on the 2014 Best Colleges list. Dr. Roger Parrott, President of Belhaven University, said, “We are ... | Read More

Arts Ablaze 2013-2014

The arts are thriving at Belhaven University and every year our students and faculty showcase their talents in plays, dances, music, poetry, gallery exhibits and more. ... | Read More

Belhaven University Named a College of Distinction

For a fourth year, Belhaven University was honored as a College of Distinction for the 2013-2014 school year. The College of Distinction designation is given to select schools to honor ... | Read More

Belhaven Honors Convocation 2013

Belhaven University's Honors Convocation awarded some of the highest academic honors to the year's top performing students on April 9, 2013 at the Center for the Arts Concert Hall. ... | Read More

Pennebaker To Serve on NASAD Board of Ethics

Professor Bob Pennebaker, Chair of the Visual Art Department, has been appointed by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) to the NASAD Committee on Ethics Board. ... | Read More

Graphic Design Students Win ADDY Awards

Four students from the Graphic Design Department at Belhaven University were honored with awards at the American Advertising Federation (AAF) Student ADDY Awards Competition on Friday, February 8. ... | Read More

2013 Student Invitational Art Exhibition

The Student Invitational Art Exhibition is the centerpiece of the year for the Visual Art Department and will showcase a variety of artwork from Belhaven freshmen to seniors. ... | Read More

Arts Discover Day 2012

Arts Discover Day is October 26 and will give future students a sneak peek into Belhaven University's thriving School of the Arts. Learn more about the arts and get a full access pass ... | Read More

Arts Ablaze 2012-2013

This year will be another exciting year in the arts at Belhaven University and the Arts Ablaze Calendar has a complete listing of the many art events and show you where and when they are happening. ... | Read More

Belhaven Records Highest Enrollment in Its History

Belhaven University’s fall enrollment shattered all previous records with a total of 3,725 students across all seven campuses. This is an increase of 433 students over last year, and a one-year jump over 13%. ... | Read More

Honors Convocation Award Winners

Belhaven University's Annual Honors Convocation awarded some of the highest academic honors to the year's top performing students on April 10. ... | Read More

Exhibition Displays Students' Artwork

The Student Invitational Art Exhibition will showcase a variety of artwork from Belhaven freshmen to seniors from the Visual Art Department. ... | Read More

2012 Collaborative Arts Concert

The Collaborative Arts Concert on Saturday, February 4, 2012 is the only time when several departments from the Belhaven School of the Arts combine their efforts to collaboratively create works of art in paint, music and dance. ... | Read More

Arts Discover Day

Belhaven University Arts Discover DayArts Discover Day gives future students a sneak peek into Belhaven University's thriving arts departments. Learn more about the Arts and get a full access pass into Belhaven's Dance, Visual Arts, Creative Writing, Graphic Design, Theatre, and Music programs. ... | Read More

Contact Information:

Phone: 601-968-5950
visualarts@belhaven.edu

The visual arts department is accredited by the
National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

Art Accreditation