Arts and Cultural Events

March

Student Art Show
Through - March 31
East Gallery
Gallery hours 1:00 - 5:00PM, Monday through Friday. Free and open to the public.

26th Annual Georgia Women of Achievement
Induction Ceremony

Thursday, March 9, 10:00AM
Pierce Chapel
Keynote speaker: Wesleyan President Ruth A. Knox
Reception in Oval Hall, Candler Building, following the ceremony. Free and open to the public.
This year, Georgia Women of Achievement will recognize the contributions of Carolyn Mackenzie Carter, the first female photographer for the Atlanta Constitution; Clermont Huger Lee, one of Georgia's first female landscape architects; and Lucile Nix, the first library head for the state of Georgia who led significant expansion across the state.

Wesleyan Market
Saturday, March 11, 9:00AM-1:00PM
Wesleyan College front campus. 
This fun community event features a variety of locally grown and produced items ranging from flowers and organic fruits and vegetables to baked goods, art, and jewelry by local artisans. Music and fun educational events also offered. To find out what’s happening this Saturday and for a full vendor list, like us on Facebook. Free and open to the public. (478) 757-5233. Wesleyan art galleries are open in Porter Fine Arts Building 10:00AM – 2:00PM.

WOW! A Day for Macon
Saturday, March 18, 8:00AM-12:00PM
Anderson Dining Hall, Olive Swann Porter building
We are very excited about focusing our spring WOW! A Day efforts on Wesleyan’s beautiful campus this year, enhancing the areas where students live and study and our faculty and staff work. We are hopeful you will consider joining us on this day to tackle tasks, make a visual difference, and create a long-term feeling of pride for everyone involved in this huge collective effort. Meet at 8:00AM in Anderson Dining Hall for assignments.

Senior Voice Recital, Shalandra Royal
Saturday, March 25, 4:00PM
Burden Parlor
Free and open to the public.

Senior Voice Recital, Sidney King
Sunday, March 26, 4:00PM
Burden Parlor
Free and open to the public.

Military Tribute Concert Featuring the Navy Band Southeast
Tuesday, March 28, 6:30PM
Porter Auditorium
Free.

Music of the Nations
Thursday, March 30, 6:30PM
Porter Auditorium
Performed by some of Central Georgia's finest musicians. Free.

Norman McLean Concert and Masterclass Series:
Louise Toppin, Soprano, John O’Brien, Piano Concert
Thursday, March 30, 7:30PM
Burden Parlor
Masterclass for advanced Wesleyan voice majors
Friday, March 31, 10:00AM-12:00PM
Burden Parlor
Louise Toppin, soprano, and her accompanist, John O’Brien, will present a recital of Western European repertoire and African American concert music. Both events are free and open to the public.


 

April

Senior Voice Recital, Rosamond Goodson
Saturday, April 1, 4:00PM
Burden Parlor 
Free and open to the public.

Cherry Blossom Festival Party on the Green
Sunday, April 2, 5:00PM
Wesleyan College Golf Course
Macon’s Cherry Blossom Festival’s Grand Finale, “Party on the Green,” is recognized annually as one of Macon’s best family events. Fun for everyone - children, grandchildren, family, friends, and pets. Free and open to the public.|

Lamar Lecture Photography Exhibit
Katherine Mayo, Collodion Photography

Opening Reception, Thursday, April 6, 6:00-7:00PM

Music in the Arboretum
House Concert

Friday, April 7, 7:00PM 
Anderson Cabin, Wesleyan Arboretum
The featured artist is Dori Freeman, a rising star in the Americana music scene. Hailing from an Appalachian music family in Galax, Virginia, Dori's style was shaped by American Roots music: bluegrass, rhythm and blues, and old country. Tickets $20 (order here). Ticketholders bring finger food and adult beverages to the event for all to share before the concert and during intermission. CDs will be on sale during intermission.

Wesleyan Market
Saturday, April 8, 9:00AM-1:00PM
Wesleyan College front campus. 
This fun community event features a variety of locally grown and produced items ranging from flowers and organic fruits and vegetables to baked goods, art, and jewelry by local artisans. Music and fun educational events also offered. To find out what’s happening this Saturday and for a full vendor list, like us on Facebook. Free and open to the public. (478) 757-5233. Wesleyan art galleries are open in Porter Fine Arts Building 10:00AM – 2:00PM.

Senior Voice Recital, D'Andrea Dixon
Saturday, April 8, 2:00PM
Burden Parlor
Free and open to the public.

Senior Voice Recital, Charlotte Chunxiao Chen
Saturday, April 8, 6:00PM 
Pierce Chapel
Free and open to the public.

Senior Voice Recital, Bernadette Meloche
Sunday, April 9, 4:00PM
Burden Parlor
Free and open to the public.

Graduating Senior Art Student Show
April 11 - May 3
Opening Reception, April 11, 6:00PM
East Gallery

Baritone Vratislav Křiz, Soprano Yuki Kinjo, and Pianist Edward Eikner 
Thursday, April 13, 7:30PM
Pierce Chapel
An evening of exquisite opera solos and duets with two outstanding Czech vocalists, accompanied by Macon pianist Edward Eikner. Macon Concert Association: Single Tickets $25 adults/$10 students; Season Subscription $80. Call (478) 301-5470 or visit the Grand Opera House box office hours M-F, 10:00AM-5:00PM.

16th Annual Wesleyan Storytelling Festival
Wednesday, April 26, 6:00PM 
Benson Room, Candler Building
Additionally, there will be a storytelling workshop led by our own Wendy Hamm in the amphitheater in the afternoon. Both events are open to the public.

Love and Loss
Thursday - Saturday, April 27 - 29, 8:00PM

Grassmann-Porter Studio Theatre, Porter Fine Arts Building
Four top-notch plays by students from this year's play writing class. 
Directed by Sydney Chalfa
Watching a Movie, a play about young love, by Theresa Kors
Delivery, by Michelle O'Dette
Westminster College, by Ashaunti Samms
The Dress, by Madison Leary
Contains some adult language and content. $10 admission; $5 for alumnae, students, and senior citizens. Free to Wesleyan students, faculty, and staff.

Wesleyan College Music Dept. Annual Spring Concert
Featuring Concert Choir and Wesleyannes
Sunday, April 30, 4:00PM

Details TBA
Free and open to the public.

 

May

Wesleyan Market
Saturday, May 13, 9:00AM-1:00PM
Wesleyan College front campus. 
This fun community event features a variety of locally grown and produced items ranging from flowers and organic fruits and vegetables to baked goods, art, and jewelry by local artisans. Music and fun educational events also offered. To find out what’s happening this Saturday and for a full vendor list, like us on Facebook. Free and open to the public. (478) 757-5233. Wesleyan art galleries are open in Porter Fine Arts Building 10:00AM – 2:00PM.
 

June

Wesleyan Market
Saturday, June 10, 9:00AM-1:00PM
Wesleyan College front campus. 
This fun community event features a variety of locally grown and produced items ranging from flowers and organic fruits and vegetables to baked goods, art, and jewelry by local artisans. Music and fun educational events also offered. To find out what’s happening this Saturday and for a full vendor list, like us on Facebook. Free and open to the public. (478) 757-5233. Wesleyan art galleries are open in Porter Fine Arts Building 10:00AM – 2:00PM. 

 

July

Wesleyan Market
Saturday, July 8, 9:00AM-1:00PM
Wesleyan College front campus. 
This fun community event features a variety of locally grown and produced items ranging from flowers and organic fruits and vegetables to baked goods, art, and jewelry by local artisans. Music and fun educational events also offered. To find out what’s happening this Saturday and for a full vendor list, like us on Facebook. Free and open to the public. (478) 757-5233. Wesleyan art galleries are open in Porter Fine Arts Building 10:00AM – 2:00PM.

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Wesleyan College is privileged to steward many arts and cultural events and share them with the community. Most are free and open to the public. Wesleyan art galleries are open M-F 1:30 – 5:00 PM and on Wesleyan Market Saturdays from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

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