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

Drag Queens and Radical Faeries and Judys, Oh My!
Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 4:30pm
Allbritton Center, Room 311, 222 Church Street, Middletown


A panel discussion on gender performance and queer histories in sound and dance hosted by Wesleyan’s Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program.
Artist Talk with Marc Erwin Babej and William Wylie
Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 4:30pm
Ring Family Performing Arts Hall


A presentation and conversation with Marc Erwin Babej and William Wylie, the artists featured in the exhibition "Urban Space, Roman Couture, and A Living Past: Views of Pompeii and Pantheon," curated by Wesleyan Professor Andrew Szegedy-Maszak.
A Conversation with Taylor Mac
Friday, September 20, 2019 at 6:00pm
Memorial Chapel, 221 High Street, Middletown


A conversation with Taylor Mac, moderated by Sean F. Edgecomb, Assistant Professor of Drama at The City University of New York’s Graduate Center and the College of Staten Island.
Regional Dance Development Initiative
Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 10:00am
Cross Street Dance Studio, 160 Cross Street, Middletown


The New England Foundation for the Arts’ Regional Dance Development Initiative co-hosts a community forum, and professional development workshop facilitated by Deborah Goffe MA ’19, with Wesleyan's Center for the Arts and the Dance Department.

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 from 11am to 3pm. 860-685-3355

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