Seton Hall University
Arts Council

Arts Council

The Seton Hall University Arts Council supports the integral role of the arts in higher education and their universally recognized status as a hallmark of an educated and humane culture.  The Council contributes to the cultural vitality of the campus and to the University's role in the greater community by fostering and promoting the visual, literary and performing arts, enhancing communication and collaboration among its members

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Arts Council Leadership

Michael Zavada, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Ruth Sharkey, Honorary Chair
Dena Levine, Arts Council Chair
Lorrain A. Hughes ('72, '81)

Program Directors

Jeanne Brasile, Walsh Gallery
Dena Levine, Classical Concert Series
Nathan Oates, Poetry-in-the-Round
Denisse Oller, Joseph A. Unanue
Peter Reader and Deirdre Yates, Seton Hall Theatre
Gloria Thurmond, Jazz 'n the Hall

Contact Information

Classical Concert Series
Dena Levine, D.M.A.
Corrigan Hall Music Center
Phone (973) 275-2450

Jazz 'n the Hall
Gloria Thurmond, D.Min.
Corrigan Hall Music Center
Phone: (973) 275-2746

Walsh Gallery
Jeanne Brasile
Walsh Library
Phone: (973) 275-2033

Joseph Unanue Latino Institute
Denisse Oller
Fahy Hall 246
Phone: (973) 761-9422

Seton Hall Theatre
Peter Reader, M.F.A
Deirdre Yates, M.F.A
Fahy Hall 48
Phone: (973) 761-9474
Nathan Oates, Ph.D.
Fahy Hall
Phone: (973) 761-9388

Classical Concert Series

placePresents world-class soloists and ensembles from around the globe. Blending education with artistry, the series offers preconcert lectures and workshops on a regular basis which are offered to students and the public free of charge.

Jazz 'n the Hall


Brings world renown jazz ensembles to the Seton Hall community. All concerts take place at the South Orange Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m.


PoetryEganInvites the world's most compelling and celebrated writers to Seton Hall University each year to read and discuss their works with students and community members.

Seton Hall Theatre

TheatreOffers a wide variety of theatrical opportunities for students including Faculty directed main-stage productions, The Theatre Council series and Summer Theatre-in-the-Round series.

The Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute


Created through a generous gift from Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Unanue, the Institute aims to provide a space for dialogue and to encourage the research and study of the Latino experience.

Walsh Gallery

WalshGalleryThe primary exhibition space on the South Orange campus of Seton Hall University which hosts a number of exhibitions yearly ranging in topics from fine art to the historical, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary themes.

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