b'October Public Relations Director John Gillispie worked with Jack Cirillo of MarshallMayUniversity Theatre and Ed HarklessJanuaryHMA releases a new monograph of the Cabell Midland CollegiumThe largest remainingon William Glackens by Executive Musicum to present a free programroof on HMA wasDirector Geoffrey K. Fleming, to the public at HMA on Octoberreplaced, finallywhich was funded through a grant 1, 2017, to kick off the month- making us watertight. from the Sansom Foundation.long celebration of HMA having a Shakespeare First Folio on view.2 0 1 7 2 0 1 8JuneNovemberWith Marshall University hosting the West Virginia Security once again becomes itsGovernors School for the Arts, 118 students and own department, helping to protect42 faculty spent half a day at HMA as part of their HMA and the public alike. three-week immersion in the arts.March HMAs Education Department received the Arts in Education Award from the Governors Arts Awards ceremony in Charleston on March 7, 2018. FebruaryThe award specifically honors the MMC: Tours Ocean Fantasy Museum Ball dazzled guestsprogram.with impressive light displays and robotic fish to give the appearance of being underwater. Photo courtesy of the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History/Photo by Stephen BrightwellHMA hosted a book launch event for Michael Connick, an HMA docent. He spent time discussing and autographing copies of his newest book, Afghan Mirrors.11'