Arts and Cultural Events

JANUARY 2019

Wesleyan Market
Saturday, January 12, 9:00AM – 1:00PM

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.

Pianist Dominic Cheli
Tuesday, January 22, 7:00PM

Burden Parlor, Olive Swann Porter
Applauded by MusicWeb International for his “splendid playing…great skill and technical prowess,” pianist Cheli is first prize winner of the 2017 Concert Artists Guild Competition. Earlier in 2017, Naxos released his debut CD, and won the Music Academy of the West Concerto Competition, leading to a critically acclaimed performance of Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Festival Orchestra. His rapidly advancing career includes his concerto debut in Europe this season and his Carnegie Hall recital debut. Season tickets: $80 adults, $40 students (Wesleyan faculty/staff $50). Individual concerts $25 adults, $10 students. (478) 301-5470. Free for students with Wesleyan ID.
 

Artwork for Common Thread exhibition

Exhibit: Common Thread
Wesleyan College
Porter Family Memorial Fine Arts Bldg.
East and West Galleries
Thursday January 24 – Friday March 1, 2019
Galleries open M-F, 1-5PM
Gallery opening Thur 1/24; 6PM

Pierce Chapel Thur 1/24; 11:15 AM
(Convocation) Panel discussion with artists moderated by Jeffrey Bruce, Director of Exhibitions and Collections at the Tubman African American Museum, Macon.

Georgia Humanities LogoThis project is supported by Georgia Humanities through appropriations made by tthe Georgia General Assembly.

 

 

FEBRUARY

Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration
Saturday, February 2, Time TBA

Porter Auditorium
Wesleyan’s Confucius Institute will celebrate the most important holiday in Chinese culture—New Year!  Ring in the Year of the Dog with a performance of traditional Chinese dances, songs and music. Free and open to the public. (478) 757-5212.

Wesleyan Market
Saturday, February 9, 9:00AM – 1:00PM

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.

MARCH

Wesleyan Market
Saturday, March 9, 9:00AM – 1:00PM

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
Saturday, March 23

Georgia On My Mind
Tuesday, March 26, 7:00PM
 

Porter Auditorium
Enjoy an evening of old sweet songs featuring Georgia music from the Middle Georgia Concert Band! More details to come. FREE!

Family Movie Night
Saturday, March 30, 8:00PM
 

On the Green
Bring a lawn chair and a cooler and join us for a movie night under the stars! We will be playing a Disney movie on a large outdoor screen on The Green at Wesleyan College. This new Cherry Blossom Event is the perfect way to start out your weekend! The movie will start at 8:00 pm. Get there early to grab a good spot!  FREE!

APRIL

Argus Quartet
Tuesday, April 2, 7:00PM

Pierce Chapel
Praised for playing with “supreme melodic control and total authority” and “decided dramatic impact,” the Argus Quartet has quickly emerged as one of today’s most dynamic and versatile young ensembles, winning first prize at both the 2017 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition, and the 2017 MPrize Chamber Arts Competition. Season tickets: $80 adults, $40 students (Wesleyan faculty/staff $50). Individual concerts $25 adults, $10 students. (478) 301-5470. Free for students with Wesleyan ID.

Wesleyan Market
Saturday, April 13, 9:00AM – 1:00PM

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.

Wesleyan Music Students Spring Concert
Sunday, April 28, 4:00PM

Pierce Chapel
Annual Spring Concert featuring Wesleyan Concert Choir, Wesleyannes and the Confucius Institute Singers. Free and open to the public.

MAY

Wesleyan Market
Saturday, May 11, 9:00AM – 1:00PM
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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