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Veterans Day Convocation

Blackburn is bringing its annual Veterans Day Convocation back to campus. The American Legion Post 554, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 1104 and the College will honor United States military veterans at the event held in Clegg Chapel on the College campus. It is open to Blackburn faculty, staff, students, and all members of […]

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Blackburn Humanities Salon

Jaenke Alumni Center 700 College Avenue, Carlinville, IL, United States

Historically, a Salon was a gathering of people who came together to exchange and discuss intellectual and artistic ideas of the day. Fancy attire was worn and tea and cakes were served. To honor this tradition and establish a creative community at Blackburn for writers, artists, performers, and lovers of all art, the English & […]

Billy Goats Gruff – An Opera for Children

Bothwell Auditorium at Blackburn College 700 College Avenue, Carlinville, IL, United States

The Blackburn College Department of Music & Theatre will perform an operatic production for children, “The Billy Goats Gruff'' on Friday, November 18. This free performance is open to the public and will take place in Bothwell Auditorium at 7:00 pm. Read the press release. Blackburn College’s production of "The Billy Goats Gruff opera is […]

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Christmas at Blackburn

Blackburn College will celebrate the holiday season with its annual Christmas at Blackburn event on Sunday, December 5, 2022, at 7:00 pm in Clegg Chapel. The performance will be free and open to the public. A Lessons and Carols service, the celebration will include the Blackburn College Choir, student instrumental performances by Jordan Watts (flute) […]

Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation

Bothwell Auditorium at Blackburn College 700 College Avenue, Carlinville, IL, United States

Watch the event from Bothwell Auditorium Blackburn College is bringing its annual Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Convocation back to campus. The event will be held Tuesday, January 17, 2023, in Bothwell Auditorium at 4:00 pm. The College last hosted an in-person MLK Convocation in January 2020, holding virtual celebrations in 2021 and 2022. This […]

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Guest Artist Masterclass – Meredith Pyle

Bothwell Auditorium at Blackburn College 700 College Avenue, Carlinville, IL, United States

Blackburn’s Department of Music & Theatre continues its Guest Artist Series February 6 – 10, 2023, featuring Los Angeles-based professional singer, actor, and teacher Meridith Pyle. The week-long residency at Blackburn will include professional-level workshops open to the public and conclude with a free community concert. The Guest Artist Series launched in the fall of […]

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Admissions Open House Event

This event is designed for you to engage our Faculty and Staff to answer any questions you may have about Blackburn! Hear from our students about their experiences at Blackburn while being a part of our unique Work Program. Receive a tour through our beautiful campus to experience where you will live and learn as […]

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown (Spring Musical)

Bothwell Auditorium at Blackburn College 700 College Avenue, Carlinville, IL, United States

Please email theatre@blackburn.edu for ticket information.   Directed by Dr. Collin Vorbeck Music Direction by Dr. Joseph Welch   CANCELLED -Friday, March 31 - 7:00 pm. Due to the severe weather warnings and in the interest of safety, the show on Friday, March 31 has been cancelled. Saturday, April 1 - 7:00 pm Sunday, April […]

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown (Spring Musical)

Bothwell Auditorium at Blackburn College 700 College Avenue, Carlinville, IL, United States

Please email theatre@blackburn.edu for ticket information.   Directed by Dr. Collin Vorbeck Music Direction by Dr. Joseph Welch   CANCELLED -Friday, March 31 - 7:00 pm. Due to the severe weather warnings and in the interest of safety, the show on Friday, March 31 has been cancelled. Saturday, April 1 - 7:00 pm Sunday, April […]

Admissions Open House Event

This event is designed for you to engage our Faculty and Staff to answer any questions about Blackburn! Hear from our students about their experiences at Blackburn while participating in our unique Work Program. Receive a tour through our beautiful campus to experience where you will live and learn as you earn your degree. You’ll […]

Admissions Open House Event

This event is designed for you to engage our Faculty and Staff to answer any questions about Blackburn! Hear from our students about their experiences at Blackburn while participating in our unique Work Program. Receive a tour through our beautiful campus to experience where you will live and learn as you earn your degree. You’ll […]

Admissions Open House Event

This event is designed for you to engage our Faculty and Staff to answer any questions about Blackburn! Hear from our students about their experiences at Blackburn while participating in our unique Work Program. Receive a tour through our beautiful campus to experience where you will live and learn as you earn your degree. You’ll […]