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Featured Events

Wadsworth Family Art Gallery
Senior Capstone Exhibition
May 2-12, 2024
Gallery Talk and Reception: May 2, 7pm
Wadsworth Family Art Gallery
Motherwell, Melanesia, and Monsters, from the Private Collection of Mike Sobczyk
August 26-September 20, 2024
Gallery Talk and Reception: September 5, 7pm
Performing Arts Series
Leandro López Várady Trio
September 19, 2024 - 7:30pm
St. Charles Borromeo Convocation Hall
Wadsworth Family Art Gallery
Pantuso: Creative Dimensions Exhibition at Lewis University
October 3-25, 2024
Gallery Talk and Reception: October 3, 7pm
Performing Arts Series
Riyad Nicolas: Syrian Piano Music
October 22, 2024 - 7:30pm
St. Charles Borromeo Convocation Hall
Wadsworth Family Art Gallery
The Emerging of a Black Diaspora - Jesse Howard
November 1-22, 2024
Gallery Talk and Reception: November 14, 7pm
Performing Arts Series
Haunted by God: The Life of Dorothy Day
November 1, 2024 - 7:30pm
Studio Theatre
Wadsworth Family Art Gallery
Senior Capstone Exhibition
December 5-15, 2024
Gallery Talk and Reception: December 5, 7pm

Students: Attending Online Events | Checking in/out

  1. Click the link on the Arts & Ideas calendar a few minutes before the event is scheduled to start. Most events will be hosted through either Zoom, WebEx, or Collaborate.
  2. Performing Arts Series and Music Department events will be streamed on Vimeo. Simply click the link provided for the event.
  3. For Zoom, WebEx, and Collaborate events, ensure your microphone is muted upon entering the platform.
  4. At the conclusion of the event, A&I staff will post a link to a form in chat. Click the link to submit your Lewis ID number.
  5. On the form fill in all fields and click the submit button. Be sure to include the "L" at the beginning of your Lewis ID.

Upcoming Events

Arts & Ideas Lewis programming is made possible through the generous support of the National Endowment of the Arts.
The National Endowment of the Arts is the independent federal agency whose funding and support gives Americans the opportunity to participate in the arts, exercise their imaginations, and develop their creative capacities.
Arts & Ideas Lewis acknowledges support from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.
The Illinois Arts Council Agency, serves the people of Illinois through a variety of grants and services, primarily geared to support Illinois' arts sector, advance arts education, and foster creativity and working artists.
Arts & Ideas Lewis is funded in part by a grant from the Illinois Humanities.
The Illinois Humanities, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, is a statewide nonprofit organization that activates the humanities through free public programs, grants, and educational opportunities that foster reflection, spark conversation, build community, and strengthen civic engagement.
Arts & Ideas Lewis is partially supported Arts Midwest.
Arts Midwest promotes creativity, nurtures cultural leadership, and engages people in meaningful arts experiences, bringing vitality to Midwest communities and enriching people’s lives..