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Multimedia: Sheer Good Fortune

Sheer Good Fortune: Celebrating Toni Morrison took place on Oct. 16, 2012, in Burruss Hall on Virginia Tech's campus. The event, hosted by Maya Angelou, Joanne Gabbin, and Nikki Giovanni and sponsored by the Center for the Arts, was an opportunity to honor and love Morrison, an American novelist, editor, and professor. 

Toni Morrison responds to friends reading her words

Maya Angelou honors Toni Morrison

India.Arie pays tribute to Toni Morrison

Jericho Brown reads from Morrison's "The Bluest Eye"


Photos: Sheer Good Fortune - Celebrating Toni Morrison

    Toni Morrison

'Sheer Good Fortune: Celebrating Toni Morrison' was an opportunity to honor and love the American novelist, editor, and professor.


Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech

Opening in late 2013, the Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech will include a 1,260-seat, state-of-the-art performance hall for music, theatre, and dance performance and visual arts galleries for traditional, digital, and new media exhibitions. Center programs will bring national and international artists to campus and celebrate the region’s culture through performances, exhibitions, outreach, and learning opportunities.

The center a is uniquely partnered with the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology, an applied research environment housed in the center wherein researchers from multiple disciplines partner to prepare students in kindergarten through 12th grade and higher education environments to succeed in a world that demands teamwork and collaboration, and to promote new research domains that transcend institutionalized boundaries.