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
Outside the Box Theater Series
Music at The Russell House
Special Events
DanceMasters Weekend at Wesleyan
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 2016

Upcoming Events

Richard S. Field: Cutting Remarks II
Richard S. Field: Cutting Remarks II
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 5:00pm
Ring Family Performing Arts Hall (former CFA Hall)
Richard S. Field describes the intricacies and problems of the cutting techniques used in the 15th and 16th centuries.
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Passion and Power, Prints and Text: German Books in the Age of Dürer
Passion and Power, Prints and Text: German Books in the Age of Dürer
Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 12:00pm
Special Collections and Archives, Olin Library
An open house in Special Collections and Archives is presented in conjunction with Power and Passion: German Prints in the Age of Dürer, on view at the Davison Art Center.
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Stan Scott and Friends
Stan Scott and Friends
Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 3:00pm
The Russell House
Private Lessons Teacher Stan Scott and friends perform reels, jigs, waltzes, and old and new songs of emigrants, soldiers, mystics, lovers, and laborers.
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A World of Arts in the Heart of Connecticut