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

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 2017

Upcoming Events

Wesleyan Youth Gamelan Ensemble Classes Start
Wesleyan Youth Gamelan Ensemble Classes Start
Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 10:00am
World Music Hall
Have your child learn the traditional music of Java, Indonesia, for only $30 for a semester of lessons and rehearsals. Open to ages 7 to 14. No prior experience necessary.
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Eiko Otake and William Johnston — A Body in Fukushima: Recent Work Exhibition Opens
Eiko Otake and William Johnston — A Body in Fukushima: Recent Work Exhibition Opens
Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 12:00pm
South Gallery, Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery
New works by the dancer and performer Eiko Otake and photographer William Johnston from their ongoing project A Body in Fukushima.
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between systems and grounds
between systems and grounds
Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 8:00pm
The Russell House
between systems and grounds is a collaborative, durational performance and installation project that creates a feedback loop between textile construction processes and feedback-based electronic music.
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A World of Arts in the Heart of Connecticut