Center For the Arts 


In collaboration with other departments and organizations, the CFA hosts nearly 300 events a year, including performances and exhibitions in art, dance, music, and theater. Increasingly, many events embrace more than one discipline or genre. The CFA presents student and faculty work as well as the work of visiting artists in our various series offerings. With this in mind, events can be viewed in the following different ways:

Events by Series

Performing Arts Series
Crowell Concert Series
Breaking Ground Dance Series
Outside the Box Theater Series
Navaratri Festival
Music at The Russell House
Special Events
In the Galleries

Events by Genre

Art Talks
Dance Events
Music Events
Theater Events

Events by Department

Art & Art History Department
Dance Department
Music Department
Theater Department

Events by Season

Fall 2015

Upcoming Events

Graduate Composers' Introductions Concert
Graduate Composers' Introductions Concert
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 8:00pm
World Music Hall
Student composers of the Wesleyan Music Department present their original works, featuring compositions by Matthew Stein '16, and graduate students Tomek Arnold, Hallie Blejewski, Warren Enström, Omar Fraire, Cecilia Lopez, Cleek Schrey, and Ron Shalom.
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Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill
Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill
Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
Violinist Martin Hayes and guitarist Dennis Cahill perform adventurous interpretations of traditional Irish tunes with irresistible rhythm.
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Wesleyan University Orchestra and Choir
Wesleyan University Orchestra and Choir
Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 3:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

The Wesleyan University Orchestra and Wesleyan Concert Choir, with pianist Brian Fairley, and Wesleyan Private Lessons Teachers Libby Van Cleve on English horn and Peter Standaart on flute, present music by Johannes Brahms, Daniel Elder, Arthur Honegger, Carl Nielsen, and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky under the direction of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina.


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A World of Arts in the Heart of Connecticut