Center For the Arts 


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
Crowell Concert Series
Breaking Ground Dance Series
DanceMasters Weekend
Outside the Box Theater Series
Muslim Women's Voices at Wesleyan
Music at The Russell House
Special Events
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

Spring 2015

Upcoming Events

Closing Reception: Beyond the Veil - A Photography Exhibition
Closing Reception: Beyond the Veil - A Photography Exhibition
Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 4:00pm
Green Street Teaching and Learning Center, 51 Green Street, Middletown
The Muslim Coalition of Connecticut coordinates an exhibition of photography focused on Muslim women in America.

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Elizabeth Willis: Live Poetry
Elizabeth Willis: Live Poetry
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 12:10pm
CFA Hall
Wesleyan University Shapiro-Silverberg Professor of Creative Writing Elizabeth Willis will read from her new book Alive: New and Selected Poems.

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Las Cafeteras
Las Cafeteras
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 7:00pm
CFA Courtyard (Rain location: Crowell Concert Hall)
Dance to the urban folk of Las Cafeteras from East Los Angeles! The band fuses traditional Afro-Mexican music with alternative sounds.

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A World of Arts in the Heart of Connecticut