Visual art enthusiasts can enjoy frequent exhibitions of student work in the Mendenhall Gallery, as well as student, faculty and touring exhibitions in the School of Art and Design’s Wellington B. Gray Gallery. Campus is sculpture-laden, with work concentrated near the Jenkins Fine Arts Center, but also found in the Heart Institute, at the football field and beyond.
Additional exhibition spaces include the Spilman Gallery, located in the university’s main administration building, and Joyner Library’s Faulkner Gallery. Multiple locations on campus showcase work from the School of Art and Design’s extensive African Art Collection.
Performing arts enthusiasts enjoy a plethora of opportunities to enjoy student, faculty and guest artist performances.
The School of Theatre and Dance stages five productions annually under the nom de jour/ECU Loessin Playhouse. Student, faculty and experimental work is presented in the Archie R. Burnette Jr. Studio Theatre. Productions from the school regularly grace stages in venerable theatres in Goldsboro and Washington.