Mission Statement: Lyceum is a standing committee of Union University dedicated to promoting the arts. Through sponsoring programs featuring music, literature, drama, and the visual arts consistent with the University’s mission statement, Lyceum seeks to serve the students, faculty, and staff of Union University, as well as the greater Jackson community.

Description, Purpose, Procedures

Application for Funding

Past Events:
  • Two-time Pulitzer Prize poetry finalist Dave Smith
  • Novelist Ann Patchett
  • Trio Ariana
  • Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Charles Wright
  • Novelist Betty Smartt Carter
  • Ceramic artist Ron Meyers
  • The Merling Trio

Lyceum regularly funds free student tickets to the Jackson Symphony, which may be picked up at Union Station.  Union University faculty are invited to use any unused student tickets.


Arts Links:

The Arts at Union

The Jackson Theatre Guild

The Jackson Arts Council


For more information about Lyceum programs, contact Dr. Georgia Wellborn.