Center for Creative and Performing Arts

The Center for Creative and Performing Arts (CCPA) draws on Wesleyan’s rich heritage of excellence in the fine arts and serves as a link between the creative communities of the College and the Central Georgia community. Our programming includes art exhibits, performances, lectures, summer camps, excursions, internships, and more.

Cultural Trips
The Center for the Arts offers a series of curated day trips to interesting destinations throughout Georgia and neighboring states. These trips focus on discovering and appreciating the cultural treasures of our region, with emphasis on art, music, theatre, literature, and food. Trips are always open to Wesleyan students, Wesleyan employees, and the Central Georgia Community at reasonable prices.
For more information, or to request future trip destinations, contact Dr. Chenny Gan 478-757-5147 or email

Center for the Arts Summer Academy: June 3-9, 2018 
Rising high school sophomore, junior, senior, and graduating senior girls can explore a variety of fine arts disciplines with outstanding Wesleyan College faculty during a one-week residential immersion program. The program is designed for high school students to study, create, and perform in studio art, music, or theatre. Sample course offerings include piano, voice, and organ lessons, jazz and improvisation, printmaking, 3D design, ceramics, theater monologue workshop, playwriting, and more. The Academy’s comprehensive program of supervised activities takes full advantage of life on the Wesleyan campus. Students will live in residence halls and enjoy meals in Anderson Dining Hall. 

Adopt-a-Painting: The Conservation & Restoration Program for Wesleyan’s Art Treasures
In 2002, Wesleyan established a program to conserve and restore our significant works of art. Our aim is to preserve the aesthetic and monetary value of our permanent collection—a collection that has great use to students, scholars, and art appreciators. Conservancy is the top priority including assessments, re-stretching and cleaning canvases, remounting canvases, treating works on paper, and restoring historic frames. Appreciators of art and friends of the college have contributed to the conservation of our collection by “adopting” a painting for restoration. Our expert conservators have examined 150 works of art and provided us with estimates depending on the extent of work involved in restoration. Some paintings suffer from large cracks and loss of paint due to age and environmental conditions, others simply need a cleaning. So far, we’ve restored more than 130 paintings and frames and $330,000 has been raised through this successful program.

Adopt-a-Painting program. Many other paintings in need of “adoption” and those already restored are pictured on our website.

Masterworks on the Move: A Traveling exhibition of American Paintings from Wesleyan College
Contents of this traveling exhibition include 35 paintings from the Wesleyan College Helena Ogden Eastman Campbell Collection of American Art. More information!

Additional links to the fine arts and cultural programs at Wesleyan College

For more information about our programs, please contact Dr. Chenny Gan 478-757-5147 or email 

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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