Events

visit campus for arts, culture and fun.

Wesleyan College is privileged to steward these arts and cultural events and to share them with the community. Visit our campus and experience in depth gallery talks, listen to an assortment of concerts, or pick up some homegrown veggies from Wesleyan Market. There is always something inspiring happening on campus. Find your event more easily with our campus map.

All members of our community and visitors to the campus must wear a mask in all public indoor spaces. Masks are optional in outdoor spaces at Wesleyan College, however, we do recommend wearing a mask and social distancing.

CAMPUS EVENTS

SEPTEMBER
I, YOU, US, UNITED TO TRANSFORM
Paintings by Belinda Person

Thursday, September 2 – Friday, October 1
Closing reception Thursday, September 30 / 7-8 PM
McCrary Gallery, Murphy Art Building 

Macon artist whose art focuses on Afro cultural heritage. Belinda’s talents include photography, drawing, contemporary art, visual arts, and painting. This exhibit is free and open to the public. McCrary Gallery hours 1-3pm, Monday-Friday daily.

Wesleyan Market

Saturday, September 11 / 9 AM – 1 PM
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. Free and open to the public. Vendors call (478) 757-5140. 

Nine Years of Detangled Afro Hair
Art exhibit by Stephanie J. Woods

Thursday, September 16 – Tuesday, October 26
Opening reception Thursday, September 16 / 7-8 PM
East Gallery, Porter Fine Arts Building

Stephanie J. Woods is a multimedia artist from Charlotte, NC, currently based in Albuquerque, NM, where she is an assistant professor of interdisciplinary art at the University of New Mexico. Her work fuses a relationship between photography and fiber. Additionally, her passion for interdisciplinary practices and material language is evident through her collaborations and implementation of symbolic materials that examine performative behavior, domestic spaces, and alternative realities that reference Black American culture and her experiences growing up in the American South. This exhibit is free and open to the public. Gallery hours 1-5 daily, or by appointment.

Fresh Check 2021

Thursday, September 23 / 11 AM - 1 PM / On the quad
Fresh Check is a mental health check-in with interactive booths, free treats, and a chance to win prizes. It is the signature program of the Jordan Porco Foundation whose mission is to prevent suicide, promote mental health, and create a message of hope for young adults. No charge to attend.

Wesleyan Faculty Piano Trio - 6 Hands Keyboard Jam!

Monday, September 27 / 7:00PM / Pierce Chapel
Wesleyan music professors Nadine Cheek, Chenny Gan, and Michael McGhee present a potpourri of entertaining and acrobatic compositions for piano 6 hands. From your favorite classical earworms to contemporary arrangements--you don't want miss it! Free and open to the public.

Belk Lecture: God Still Breathes, Why Can’t I?: Black Lives Matter and Biblical Authority with Angela Parker 

Thursday, September 30 / 11:15AM
Taylor Amphitheatre, Taylor Hall
Dr. Angela N. Parker is assistant professor of New Testament and Greek at McAfee. 
In her research, Dr. Parker merges Womanist thought and postcolonial theory while reading biblical texts. Dr. Parker has two forthcoming books. First, Eerdmans Publishing will release If God Still Breathes, Why Can’t I: Black Lives Matter and Biblical Authority in September, 2021. (Amazon and Eerdmans) In this book, Dr. Parker draws from her experience as a Womanist New Testament scholar in order deconstruct one of White Christianity’s most pernicious lies: the conflation of biblical authority with the doctrines of inerrancy and infallibility. Free and open to the public.
 

OCTOBER
Confucius Institute Day

Saturday, October 2 / 2 - 5 PM / On the quad
This annual fun-filled event for the entire family is one of the largest hosted by The Confucius Institute at Wesleyan College. It provides Wesleyan students a wonderful opportunity to learn about Chinese culture through Chinese dance and instrument performances, interactive booth activities of Chinese cuisine, costumes, calligraphy, games, sports, and more. Free and open to the public.

Sarah Boutwell
Senior Piano Recital

Sunday, October 3 at 3pm
Pierce Chapel
Free and open to the public.

Virtual artist lecture: Sherrill Roland

Thursday, October 7 / 11:15AM
Via zoom – address TBA
Since 2016, Roland has been running The Jumpsuit Project, a performance piece that grew out of the ten months in 2013 he spent in state prison on a wrongful conviction, while also in graduate school. After being released, Roland continued to wear the orange jumpsuit for the duration of his MFA, challenging the stigmas and prejudice of the incarcerated. In 2015, he was exonerated; he has since continued to raise awareness to social issues surrounding mass incarceration with his art. Free and open to the public. Please RSVP. Roland earned his BFA in design and MFA in studio art from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro.

Wesleyan Market

Saturday, October 9 / 9 AM – 1 PM
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. Free and open to the public. Vendors call (478) 757-5140. 

Artist Piano Duo--An Evening of French Piano Music

Thursday, October 14 / 7:00PM / Pierce Chapel
Enjoy an evening of French music for Piano 4 hands featuring guest artists Gianluca Strazzullo and Steven DiBlasi. Works by Debussy, Ravel, Saint-Saens, and Faure. Free and open to the public 

Nursing Program (BSN) Open House

Wednesday, October 20
2 sessions offered: 11 AM 
1 PM and 3 5 PM
Munroe Science Center
Take a tour of our simulation lab equipped with six human patient simulators, a state-of-the-art control room. Meet with admission and financial aid experts and meet our nursing staff. The vast majority of Wesleyan’s BSN students receive job offers by the time they graduate. The overall NCLEX passage rate for our students is exemplary. Register today: www.wesleyancollege.edu/openhouse

Theatre production: The Revolutionists

by Lauren Gunderson, directed by Frazer Lively
October 21 – 22 / 8 PM / 
Porter Auditorium
Four women lose their heads in this irreverent comedy set during the French Revolution's Reign of Terror. Playwright Olympe de Gouges, assassin Charlotte Corday, former queen Marie Antoinette, and Haitian rebel Marianne Angelle hang out, murder Marat, and try to beat back the extremist insanity of 1793 Paris. This grand and dream-tweaked comedy is about violence and legacy, art and activism, compatriots and chosen sisters, and how we actually go about changing the world. Tickets $10. $5 for students and Wesleyan alumnae. Free to Wesleyan students, faculty, and staff.

WOW! A Day of Service

(Wesleyan Edition)
Saturday, October 23, 9 AM / 
OSP front steps
This is a time where students, faculty, staff and alumni join together collectively to render services that will enhance not only our beloved campus but our immediate community as well. This semester Wow-A-Day! will be dedicated to fulfilling projects right here on the campus of Wesleyan College. All volunteers will meet in the Anderson Dining Hall for breakfast and will receive their service assignments for the day. Community partners and volunteers are all welcomed to serve. 

Preview Day at Wesleyan

Saturday, October 23, 9 AM
The best way to decide which college is the best fit for you is to VISIT the campus. We can tell you about all the great things you’ll find at Wesleyan, but we encourage you to come see for yourself. Join us for a Wesleyan Preview Day and get to know us! Sign up today.
 

NOVEMBER
Music at Wesleyan College
Geneva Lewis on violin and Chenny Gan on piano

Tuesday, November 9 / 7 PM
Pierce Chapel
Macon Concert Association invites you to a fall concert featuring Geneva Lewis, Grand Prize winner of the 2020 Concert Artists Guild Competition and a 2021 Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient, and Chenny Gan, associate professor and director of the graduate program in music at Wesleyan College and NerdScholar.com 40 Under 40 list of best young professors in the U.S. Tickets: $20 adults, $10 students, $15 Wesleyan and Mercer faculty and staff. (478) 301-5470.

Supported by the Linda Harriet Lane Fund of the Community foundation of Central Georgia. Please not that a face mask covering one’s nose and mouth is required despite of vaccination status.

 
Wesleyan Market

Saturday, November 13 / 9 AM – 1 PM
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. Free and open to the public. Vendors call (478) 757-5140. 

DECEMBER
Preview Day at Wesleyan

Saturday, December 4, 9 AM
The best way to decide which college is the best fit for you is to VISIT the campus. We can tell you about all the great things you’ll find at Wesleyan, but we encourage you to come see for yourself. Join us for a Wesleyan Preview Day and get to know us! Sign up today.

Wesleyan Market

Saturday, December 11 / 9 AM – 1 PM
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. Free and open to the public. Vendors call (478) 757-5140. 

 

 

 

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 1-5PM and on Wesleyan Market Saturdays from 10AM-2PM.

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