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
Music at The Russell House
In the Galleries
Special Events

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 2017

Upcoming Events

Wesleyan Youth Gamelan Ensemble Starts
Wesleyan Youth Gamelan Ensemble Starts
Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 10:00am
World Music Hall
Have your child learn the traditional music of Java, Indonesia, for only $30 for a semester of lessons and rehearsals. Open to ages 7 to 14. No prior experience necessary.
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Hidden Volumes
Hidden Volumes
Friday, January 27, 2017 at 9:00pm
Olin Library
An eclectic performance by Associate Professor of Music Paula Matthusen and Visiting Scholar in Music Terri Hron.
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Jess Best
Jess Best
Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 3:00pm
The Russell House
A soul and jazz performance by singer-songwriter Jess Best '14.
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A World of Arts in the Heart of Connecticut