Art and Cultural Events

APRIL

WOW! A Day for Macon
Saturday, April 2, starting at 8AM
Meet in Anderson Dining Hall for the day’s assignment with Wesleyan’s Lane Center for Service and Leadership. Rebuilding Macon has identified several homes in need of repair. Each paint stroke/nail driven will be a direct result of Wesleyan’s commitment to serving our community. Lunch will be catered to each location. The community is invited to join us. For information, (478) 757-3800.

Senior Recital: Melissa Rodgriguez, mezzo-soprano
April 2, 4PM
Burden Parlor, Olive Swann Porter Building

Cherry Blossom Festival Party on the Green
Sunday, April 3, 5PM
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. Pack a picnic and enjoy FREE live music by Me and Molly, food vendors, and a FREE fireworks show at dark! Enjoy a free guided tour of Wesleyan College's campus! Click here for information.

Senior Recital: Lily Xintian Jiang, mezzo-soprano
April 9, 4PM
Burden Parlor, Olive Swann Porter Building

Ceramist Jill Foote-Hutton
April 9 – May 1
McCrary Gallery, Murphey Art Building
Artist’s Lecture Friday April 8, 12-1PM
Murphey Art Building, Room 104
Opening reception Friday, April 8, 6-7PM
McCrary Gallery, Murphey Art Building
Ceramic artist, Jill Foote-Hutton’s series, Communal Narratives, is an iteration of storytelling, curating and making with interaction. Foote-Hutton specializes in community-based and social practice. Free and open to the public. (478) 757-5189.

Wesleyan Market
Saturday, April 9, 9AM-1PM
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. 10AM – 2PM.

Lamar Lecture Series, featuring children’s author Carmen Deedy 
Monday, April 18, 6:30PM
Pierce Chapel
Wesleyan’s 15th Annual Storytelling Festival featuring renowned children’s author Carmen Deedy and Wesleyan Education Department storytellers. Free and open to the public. (478) 757-5262.

Wesleyan’s Annual Spring Recital
Tuesday, April 19, 7PM 
Porter Auditorium
Voice, piano, and organ students perform solo repertoire. Free and open to the public. (478) 757-5259.

Senior Studio Art Major Exhibition
April 20 – May 14
East Gallery, Porter Fine Arts Building
Opening reception: Wednesday, April 20, 6-7:30PM
Group exhibition of Wesleyan senior students’ majoring in studio art: drawing, painting, photography, ceramics. Free and open to the public. (478) 757-5189.

Senior Recital: Nichelle Frazier, Soprano
April 23, 3PM
Pierce Chapel

Senior Recital: Alannah Shelby Rivers, Soprano
April 24, 4PM
Pierce Chapel

Wesleyan Theatre Presents: Student-Directed One-Act Plays
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, April 28, 29, 30, 8PM
Grassmann-porter Studio Theatre, Porter Fine Arts Building
Seating is limited. Admission $10/seniors and alumnae $5. (478) 757-5259 or theatre@wesleyancollege.edu.


MAY

Wesleyan’s Annual Spring Concert
Sunday, May 1, 4PM
Pierce Chapel
A celebrated concert featuring the Wesleyan Concert Choir and the Wesleyannes. Free and open to the public. (478) 757-5259.

Wesleyan Market
Saturday, May 14, 9AM-1PM
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. 10AM – 2PM.

Wesleyan Market
Saturdays, June 11, July 9, and August 13, 9AM-1PM