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
Navaratri Festival
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

Raphael Xavier: Point of Interest
Friday, September 21, 2018 at 7:30pm
CFA Theater


Crackling with high-energy physicality, Raphael Xavier's Point of Interest features a series of solos, duets, and quintets set to his soundscape of beats, spoken word poetry, and musical rhythms.
Free Masterclass with Raphael Xavier
Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 11:00am
Bessie Schönberg Dance Studio, 247 Pine Street, Middletown


Free masterclass with choreographer, hip hop dancer, and breaking artist Raphael Xavier. Open to all, no reservations required.
Virginia San Fratello: Emerging Objects
Monday, September 24, 2018 at 5:00pm
Ring Family Performing Arts Hall


A talk by architect, artist, and educator Virginia San Fratello, "Emerging Objects."

Tickets are on sale now online. Pick your own seats! The Wesleyan University Box Office is open for walk-up and phone sales Monday through Friday, 11am to 3pm.

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