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

Talia Andrei: Tea Culture and Japanese Aesthetics
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 4:30pm
Seminar Room, Mansfield Freeman Center


A lecture by Assistant Professor of Art History Talia Andrei, "Tea Culture and Japanese Aesthetics."
Artist Lecture: Nicholas Muellner—In All Tides An Island
Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 4:30pm
Ring Family Performing Arts Hall


Nicholas Muellner is an artist who operates at the intersection of photography and writing. Through books, exhibitions and slide lectures, his projects investigate the limits of photography as a documentary pursuit and as an interface to socio-political and personal narratives.
Guided Gallery Tour: Kahlil Robert Irving Exhibition
Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 1:00pm
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery


Take a closer look at the Zilkha Gallery exhibition featuring works by Kahlil Robert Irving by joining a 45-minute tour, led by Wesleyan University gallery guides.
ETHEL and Robert Mirabal: The River
Friday, October 26, 2018 at 7:30pm
Crowell Concert Hall


Adventurous string quartet ETHEL joins forces with GRAMMY Award-winning Taos Pueblo flutist and Native American instrument maker Robert Mirabal to present The River.

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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