New Horizons: Art by FPU Graduates, a showcase of work by FPU graduates Stephanie Alcala, Cynthia Chapman, Rebecca Johnson, Jordan Wiebe and Samantha Zapien opened the Fall 2022 semester line-up of events in the Warkentine Culture and Arts Center (CAC). The opening reception September 1 was part of ArtHop, Fresno’s largest community arts series, with free exhibitions, gallery shows and special performances during the first and third Thursday of each month. (More on ArtHop at

The exhibit continues through September 29 in Ewert Art Gallery, just off the grand foyer in the CAC. Other upcoming arts events include (all events in the CAC unless otherwise noted):


Saturday, September 24
Alumni Choir Reunion | 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Concert 4:15 p.m.
To be part of the choir, sign up here

Sunday, September 25
Pacific Artist Series I 3:00 p.m.
Concert featuring the quintet Artisans in Brass in collaboration with FPU's Gather 2022 events.
More at

Friday, October 7
Symphonic Band & Brass Concert | 7:00 p.m.

Friday, October 14
Choral Concert | 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 19-20
High School Choral Festival

Saturday, November 5 & Sunday, November 6, 2022
Pacific Artist Series II
Early Music Symposium: Masterclass and early music concert featuring Andrus Madsen on harpsichord, Christa Pehl Evans on traverso and FPU choirs.
Saturday: Masterclass 1:00 p.m. | Concert 7:00 p.m.
Sunday: 3:00 p.m. Lecture-Demonstration and Hymn Sing with Andrus Madsen and FPU Choirs
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Sunday, December 4
A Festival of Lessons & Carols | 3:00 & 7:00 p.m.
First Congregational Church, 2131 N. Van Ness Blvd., Fresno
Scripture passages and seasonal carols to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.

Thursday, December 8
Symphonic Band, Brass and Jazz Concert | 7:00 p.m.

Friday, December 9
Crosswind Evening of Praise & Worship | 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 11
Classy Brassy Christmas
Warkentine Culture and Arts Center Main Theater

Visual Art & Design Exhibition Events

October 6 – November 11
La Calavera Catrina
Photographs and design by Marcos Dorado and Lupe Lopez. A Dia De Los Muertos-themed exhibition of original photography and fashion design.
Art Reception | 5:00-8:00 p.m. | October 6

November 21 – December 9
Senior Art Exhibit
Thesis show for graduating FPU studio art and graphic design students.
Art Reception | 5:00-8:00 p.m. | December 1


November 10-12, 16-19 at 7:00 p.m., and November 13 at 2:00 p.m.
Harvey, by Mary Chase
Directed by Elizabeth Fiester
More at Theater | Fresno Pacific University


Wayne Steffen
Associate Director of Publications and Media Relations