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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 Center for the Arts to receive National Endowment for the Arts grant to support performance, residency by Netta Yerushalmy in October 2019

Netta Yerushalmy: "Paramodernities." Photo by Maria Baranova.

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$15,000 grant part of NEA announcement of 977 grants and $23.9 million in funding nationwide.

Wesleyan University's Davison Art Center presents "Entering Edo: A World of Pleasure" and "Find Me Unafraid" September 5-26, 2019

Lewis Wickes Hine (American, 1874–1940). "10 Yr. Old Picker on Gildersleeve Tobacco Farm," 1917. Gelatin silver print. Gift of Elizabeth Bobrick and Andrew Szegedy-Maszak (Jane A. Seney Professor of Greek and Professor of Classical Studies) in honor of Laurie and Peter Frenzel (former Professor of German Studies and FDAC President), 2015.14.1. DAC Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (copy photo: J. Giammatteo).

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For "Entering Edo: A World of Pleasure," Wesleyan students enrolled in Assistant Professor of Art History and East Asian Studies Talia J. Andrei's "Curatorial Workshop: Images for the Floating World" selected fifteen Japanese ukiyo-e color woodcuts from the nineteenth century in the Davison Art Center collection. In the installation "Find Me Unafraid," the Davison Art Center, curated by Miya Tokumitsu, shows three works from the collection that speak to the themes raised in the book "Find Me Unafraid: Love, Loss, and Hope in an African Slum" by Kennedy Odede '12 and Jessica Posner '09.

Wesleyan University's Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery presents "Urban Space, Roman Couture, and A Living Past: Views of Pompeii and Pantheon - Marc Erwin Babej and William Wylie" September 10 through October 6, 2019

Marc Erwin Babej, "Mars, apud templum Romanum Martis Ultoris," 2016. Archival digital pigment print. 30 x 40 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

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The exhibition “Urban Space, Roman Couture, and A Living Past: Views of Pompeii and Pantheon - Marc Erwin Babej and William Wylie” is curated by Andrew Szegedy-Maszak, Professor of Classical Studies and Jane A. Seney Professor of Greek.

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 highlights of 2019-2020 season

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 highlights of 2019-2020 season including one New England premiere, four Connecticut premieres, and two Connecticut debuts on the ninth annual Performing Arts Series.

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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