Events

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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.

CAMPUS EVENTS

MARCH
 

Rebellious Women: Celebrating Women’s Suffrage
January 19 - March 5, 2021

Porter Family Memorial Fine Arts Building
Monday – Friday, 1-5PM | East Gallery
Free and open to the public

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote, Wesleyan art history students researched, curated, designed, and installed the exhibit.

Suffragists across the United States organized to fight—some violently, some peacefully—for the right to vote and to take part in American democracy. They gathered in large cities as their cause gained momentum and they marched to Washington, D.C., to make their voices heard and convince those who could vote to support the cause. With the ratification of the 19th Amendment of the United States Constitution in 1920, American women were guaranteed the right to vote. Not all American women gained this right, however. Women’s struggle for civic equality took decades. These are their stories and the journey of women who organized for the right to vote as told through images, artifacts, historic costumes, and archival documents from Wesleyan’s collection. 

The spirit of the movement’s leaders and their accomplishments has lived on with the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the second wave of feminism in the 1960s, and the Women’s March in Washington in 2017. American women are not alone: women around the world have fought for their right to vote from New Zealand in 1893 to Saudi Arabia in 2011. 

Congratulations and thank you to Wesleyan students Piper Dunn, Andrea Hernandez, Cady Elizabeth Leach, Audrey Mecklenburg, Olivia Skiba, and Abigail Nicole Underwood for sharing their talents to create this stunning and informative exhibit. 

This project is supported by Georgia Humanities, in partnership with the Georgia Department of Economic Development, through appropriations made by the Georgia General Assembly.


She Tells a Story: Portraits and Sculpture from Wesleyan’s Collection

Through Friday, May 14, 2021

Porter Family Memorial Fine Arts Building | West Gallery
Mon – Fri, 1-5PM | Free and open to the public


Wesleyan Alumnae Lunch & Learn
Conversations with the President & the Provost

Wednesday, March 10th | 12:00 PM (EST)
Faith and Service at Wesleyan

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Tyler Schwaller and Director of the Lane Center for Service and Leadership Melissa Rodriguez will join President Fowler for a discussion on faith and service on campus and in the community.

Zoom to campus at noon on the second Wednesday of every month to stay connected and up-to-date on what’s happening at Wesleyan. Fun and fact-filled conversations with President Fowler, Provost Blake, and members of the faculty and staff. Each presentation will last about 30 minutes, leaving time at the end for questions and answers. If you are interested in this Lunch and Learn series please email the alumnae office (alumnae@wesleyancollege.edu) to request a link to the zoom meetings. Zoom in at 11:50AM for a meet and greet before the program starts at 12:00. 


Wesleyan Market

Saturday, March 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.  

 

APRIL

Wesleyan Market

Saturday, April 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 Alumnae Lunch & Learn
Conversations with the President & the Provost

Wednesday, April 14th | 12:00 PM (EST)
Wesleyan’s Honors Program

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies & Philosophy Karen Bray and Provost Blake will discuss the Honors Program.

Zoom to campus at noon on the second Wednesday of every month to stay connected and up-to-date on what’s happening at Wesleyan. Fun and fact-filled conversations with President Fowler, Provost Blake, and members of the faculty and staff. Each presentation will last about 30 minutes, leaving time at the end for questions and answers. If you are interested in this Lunch and Learn series please email the alumnae office (alumnae@wesleyancollege.edu) to request a link to the zoom meetings. Zoom in at 11:50AM for a meet and greet before the program starts at 12:00. 

 

MAY

Wesleyan Market

Saturday, May 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.  

 
Spring Commencement Ceremonies
  • May 14 – Historic Marker Ceremony
    6:15 pm, Wesleyan College (further instructions will be given)
  • May 14 – Baccalaureate Service
    7:00 pm, Porter Auditorium
  • May 15 – Commencement Ceremony
    10:00am, Wesleyan College Quad
  • May 15 – Lemonade on the Lawn following Commencement 
    11:00 pm, Reception for graduates & families, sponsored by Wesleyan College Alumnae Association/Alumnae Office. Rain site: Anderson Dining Hall

More Schedule and Guest Information Details here.

 

 

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