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
Music at The Russell House
In the Galleries
Special Events

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

Spring 2017

Upcoming Events

Bach to School
Bach to School
Friday, September 8, 2017 at 8:00pm
Memorial Chapel, 221 High Street, Middletown
Artist in Residence Ronald Ebrecht’s eighth annual opening of the Wesleyan concert calendar, featuring Associate Professor of Music Paula Matthusen’s of architecture and accumulation for organ and eight wine glasses.
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Main Street Stroll
Main Street Stroll
Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 10:00am
Various locations on Main Street, Middletown
A family-friendly celebration of Middletown’s Main Street and the new Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore, the Main Street Stroll will feature music, street performers, specialty workshops, free admission at Kidcity Children’s Museum, and much more.
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Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 2:00pm
Various locations on Wesleyan University campus
Inspired by Fete de la Musique (also known as World Music Day), the sixth annual The MASH festival highlights Wesleyan's student music scene, with multiple stages on campus featuring everything from a cappella ensembles to student, faculty, and alumni bands.
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A World of Arts in the Heart of Connecticut