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Wesleyan University’s Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance announces second round of Leadership Fellowship Awards

Awards support mission of diversifying the workforce in arts organizations and expanding the curatorial perspectives in performing arts presenting.

Wesleyan University's College of East Asian Studies Gallery presents “The Imperial Ghost in the Neoliberal Machine (Figuring the CIA)” September 18 through December 8, 2019

A declassified document on former Japanese Prime Minister Nobusuke Kishi from the CIA digital archives.

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The exhibition features works by artists Minouk Lim, Yoshua Okón, and Royce Ng, organized by Koichiro Osaka—curator, writer, producer and the founding director of Tokyo-based project space Asakusa.

Wesleyan University's Center for the Arts announces 2019-2020 Performing Arts Series

Taylor Mac will perform the Connecticut premiere of "A 24-Decade History of Popular Music (Abridged)" on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 7:30pm in the CFA Theater, 271 Washington Terrace, Middletown, Connecticut. Photo by Sarah Walker.

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Wesleyan University's Center for the Arts announces the 2019-2020 Performing Arts Series including one New England premiere, four Connecticut premieres, and two Connecticut debuts.

Wesleyan University's Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery presents Brendan Fernandes' "Inaction" October 2 through December 8, 2019

Brendan Fernandes, “Free Fall: For Camera.” 2019. Video still. Image courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago.

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"Inaction" is a new sculptural and performance-based installation by Brendan Fernandes in collaboration with the architecture and design firm Norman Kelley, co-curated by Associate Director of Visual Arts Benjamin Chaffee and Exhibitions Manager Rosemary Lennox in collaboration with Fernandes, featuring the first U.S. presentation of “Free Fall: For Camera,” a single-channel video developed from a project that honors the 49 victims of the Orlando shooting.

Wesleyan University's Davison Art Center presents "Into the Image: Art in Miniature Across the Centuries" October 11 through November 24, 2019

Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669). "Man Drawing from a Cast," ca. 1641. Etching on cream laid paper. First state; shadow behind cast’s head barely distinguishable from shading on side. Plate: 93 x 63 mm (3.7 x 2.5 in.). DAC accession number 1947.D1.217. Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1947. Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: R. Lee).

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The exhibition "Into the Image: Art in Miniature Across the Centuries" curated by Miya Tokumitsu features miniature artworks—drawn entirely from the Davison Art Center collection—including objects made across several centuries, and pieces by Rembrandt van Rijn and Henri Matisse.

Wesleyan University’s Theater Department presents “The Laramie Project” by ​Moisés Kaufman and the Tectonic Theater Project Friday, November 15 through Sunday, November 17, 2019

(Left to right): Beatrix Zander '23 and Matt Grimaldi '21 in "The Laramie Project" at Wesleyan University, Friday, November 15 through Sunday, November 17, 2019. Photo by Richard Marinelli.

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Wesleyan University​’s ​Theater Department​ presents ​“The Laramie Project” directed by Assistant Professor of the Practice ​Edward Torres​, with set design by ​Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater Andrew Holland, light and media design by Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater ​Calvin Anderson, sound designed by ​Tye Hunt Fitzgerald, ​and twelve ​Wesleyan undergraduate students playing multiple roles.

There will also be a free conversation, "Talk It Out: 'The Laramie Project' - Centering Queer Voices: Documenting Trauma and Resilience" on Thursday, November 7, 2019 with guest artist Leigh Fondakowski, head writer and member of the original production team of the Tectonic Theater Project for "The Laramie Project;" Professor of English and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Christina Crosby; Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater Calvin Anderson; Nathan Pugh '21, student dramaturg for the Wesleyan production; and Visiting Instructor in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Michelle Memran.

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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