Arts and Cultural Events

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

Thursday, April 6 - Thursday, April 27
Murphy Art building
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.

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

Musical Theatre and Opera Scenes
Tuesday, April 11, 7:00PM
Porter Auditorium
Delightful scenes from The Sound of MusicLittle WomenEdwin Drood and the Marriage of Figaro. Free and open to the public.

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.

Spring Honors Recital
Monday, April 17, 7:00PM
Porter Auditorium
Featuring the best and brightest students from the Wesleyan Music Deptment. Free and open to the public.

Alumnae Weekend Celebration Concert
Friday, April 21, 6:00PM
Porter Auditorium
In this annual event, talented Wesleyannes come back to visit their Alma Mater and put on a fun and memorable musical performance. Free and open to the public.

Senior Voice Recital, Bernadette Meloche
Sunday, April 23, 4:00PM
Burden Parlor
Free and open to the public.

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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