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May

Wesleyan University’s Center for the Arts Appoints General Manager Drew Gray

Prior to joining the Center for the Arts, Mr. Gray worked as an Associate Producer at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven.

April

Wesleyan University’s Davison Art Center presents "For Effect: Emphatic Bodies from the Renaissance to the Industrial Age" April 5 through May 26, 2019

Jacques Callot (French, 1592–1635). "The Two Pantaloons (Les Deux Pantalons)," 1616. Etching. Second of two states. DAC accession number 1971.18.1. Friends of the Davison Art Center, Theater Department, and purchase funds, 1971. Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: M. Johnston).
The exhibition For Effect presents bodies exaggerated by their accoutrements, pose, and anatomical proportion from the sixteenth through the nineteenth centuries.

February

Wesleyan University’s Davison Art Center presents “Bestiary” February 8 through March 7, 2019

Exhibition curated by Miya Tokumitsu takes its inspiration from medieval compendia of wondrous creatures, both natural and fantastic.

January

Wesleyan University's College of East Asian Studies Gallery presents “Sound of Korea” January 31 through May 25, 2019

Young-Il Kim, "Gaejanigol Vally in Jingogae," 2018. Archival pigment print. 60 x 79 inches.
Exhibition curated by Phoebe Junghee Shin features landscape photography, videos by artist Young-Il Kim.

Wesleyan University's Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery presents "Audible Bacillus" January 29 through March 3, 2019

Ed Atkins, "Warm, Warm, Warm Spring Mouths," 2013. Still from HD film with with 5.1 surround sound, 12 mins 50 secs. Courtesy the artist and Cabinet, London.
Exhibition curated by Benjamin Chaffee features over a dozen artists working in a range of practices and media including video, sculpture, poetry, and etching; fossils; and a performance by Los Angeles-based experimental music group lucky dragons

2018

Ford Foundation Grant to Support Wesleyan University’s Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance

$150,000 grant to support efforts to advance diversity among participants and amplify graduate program's impact on the field of performance.

Wesleyan University's Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery presents “A Body in Fukushima: Recent Work” January 25 through February 15, 2018

"Eiko in Fukushima, Tomioka Municipial Sanitation Plant, 26 June 2017, No 257," Photo by William Johnston.
Exhibition to feature haunting videos and photographs from 2016 and 2017 trips to Japan, and performance from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2017

October

Wesleyan University to Offer Residency in April 2018 for Artists Impacted by 2017 Hurricanes

Proposals from artists in Florida, Texas, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands due on Friday, November 17, 2017

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Wesleyan University's Center for the Arts announces highlights of 2016-2017 season

A Compagnia de' Colombari Production: "texts&beheadings/ElizabethR" by Karin Coonrod. Photo by Teresa Wood.

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