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fine arts week courtyard potteryMay 21-25

Join the approximately 1600 West students who participate in the week-long showcase of the Arts.

This is free and open to the public!

There will be daily presentations from our theater, dance and music programs in the Auditorium and LMC. The Colucci Gallery will showcase the best work from visual art students, this spring semester. On Friday, the Art Department Pottery and Jewelry Sale will be held in the courtyard. The famous West Pottery Auction will occur at lunch following the Art Department Awards Ceremony. During the ceremony, the Art Department will announce scholarships for our outstanding seniors and recognize Wisconsin Scholastic Art Award winning students.


Monday, May 21st

Auditorium Performances

Tuesday, May 22nd

Auditorium Performances

Library Recitals

Wednesday, May 23rd

Auditorium Performances

Pottery Demos in the Courtyard, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th, and 7th hours with Guest Artist Master Potter John Tiller (West '82)

12:00pm: Pottery Olympics at lunch in the Courtyard (Student compete in Speed Bowl & Tallest Cylinder Competition)

6:00-7:30pm: Art Reception in the Colucci Gallery - Join us for treats and to view the work of our talented students.  The Colucci Gallery will showcase the best work from visual art students this spring semester.

7:30pm: Grand Finale Concert in the Auditorium

Thursday, May 24th

Auditorium Performances

Friday, May 25th

Auditorium Performances

9:00am-3:30pm: Annual Pottery & Jewelry Sale in the Courtyard

12:00pm: Art Department Awards Ceremony in the Courtyard

Pottery Auction in the Courtyard directly following the Art Department Awards Ceremony

12:15-12:30pm: Taiko Drumming Performance (on Ash Street) 

Keep an eye on this page and our Facebook page for Fine Arts Week updates!



Guests will receive a name badge to be in the building and can then proceed to the LMC or Auditorium. Seating in the Auditorium for guests (families and friends) is behind the sound and light board on the main floor.


2016 Fine Arts Week Photos

2015 Fine Arts Week Photos

2014 Fine Arts Week Highlights

Staff Contacts 

Theater - Holly Walker

Dance - Kelle Adams

Music - Anthony Cao (Vocal), Scott Eckel (Band), Fred Schrank (Orchestra)

Pottery - Phil Lyons

Art Metals - Sue Moberly

Visual Art - Jennifer Engelbart, Holly Everill, Marcel Pries