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

Navaratri Festival
In the Galleries
Toshi Reagon Residency

Events by Genre

Art Talks
Dance Events
Music Events
Theater Events

Events by Department

Dance Department
Music Department
Theater Department

Events by Season

Fall 2022

Upcoming Events

Fall Faculty Dance Concert: For the LOVE (of Humanity)
Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 7:00pm
CFA Theater


The Fall Faculty Dance Concert will feature Assistant Professor of the Practice in Dance and African American Studies Joya Powell's company Movement of the People and Wesleyan students and alumni performing the work in progress What's Left of Spring. Visiting Professor of Dance Veronica Retnaningsih will present the solo work Golek Ayun-Ayun on Friday, December 2, 2022. *Please note that masks are required for this event.
Advanced Javanese Gamelan Concert
Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 7:30pm
World Music Hall


Wesleyan's Javanese Gamelan ensemble, under the direction of University Professor of Music Harjito and Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Sumarsam, presents the classical music and dance of Central Java. The concert will include a prelude by the Indonesian Connecticut Community Gamelan Ensemble, directed by Professor Harjito.
Worlds of Dance Concert
Sunday, December 4, 2022 at 2:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall


The Worlds of Dance Showcase will feature Wesleyan students performing an exciting array of dance styles from a variety of courses, including Javanese Dance, Bharata Natyam, Hip Hop, Afro-Brazilian, and “Introduction to Dance” classes. *Please note that masks are required for this event.

Fall tickets and reservations are available online.

The Wesleyan University Box Office is open for walk-up sales Monday through Friday from 11am to 3pm.

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