Events

MARCH 2013


Wesleyan Art Students Exhibition
Thru April 12

Wesleyan College, McCrary Gallery, Murphey Art Building 
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Group exhibition of Wesleyan art students’ work in drawing, painting, ceramics and photography. Free and open to the public. (478) 757-5189.

Masterworks on the Move: Wesleyan’s Traveling Exhibit of American Art
Through Friday, May 24

Wesleyan College, West Gallery, Porter Auditorium
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Gallery hours: M-F, 1 – 5PM and second Saturday of every month. Free and open to the public.

Late Night with Leonard Bernstein
Friday, March 8, 7:30PM 

Wesleyan College, Porter Auditorium
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Presented by the Macon Concert Association. Hosted by Bernstein’s daughter, Jamie, along with soprano Amy Burton and pianists John Musto and Michael Boriskin. $25 adult, $15 student. (478) 301-5470 or visit the Grand Opera House box office M-F, 10-5.

Wesleyan Market
Saturday, March 9, 9AM-1PM

Wesleyan College, Front Campus
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Held year round on the 2nd Saturday of the month, 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 crafts. Music, fun & educational events also offered. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (478) 757-5105. To find out whats happening and a full vendor listing like us on Facebook and click here.

Know Your World: Conversations about Politics and Society, Part 3
Thursday, March 21, 11:15AM 

Wesleyan College, Taylor Amphitheatre
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
The last in a series of three faculty-led discussions about selected current events. Free and open to the public. Call (478) 757-5113 for more information.

Soprano Marcia Porter
Concert: Thursday, March 28, 7:30PM

Wesleyan College, Burden Parlor, Olive Swann Porter Building
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Renowned soprano, international star, and faculty member of Florida State University will perform in concert. Free and open to the public. (478) 757-5259.

Norman McClean Master Class with Marcia Porter
Friday, March 29, 10AM - 12noon
Wesleyan College, Burden Parlor, Olive Swann Porter Building
Wesleyan students will perform for our guest artist.

Marissa Arnold and Nichelle Frazier, Senior Voice Recital
Saturday March 30, 4PM

Wesleyan College, Burden Parlor, Olive Swann Porter Building
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Free and open to the public. (478) 757-5259.


APRIL 2013

Wesleyan Art Students Exhibition
Thru April 12

Wesleyan College, McCrary Gallery, Murphey Art Building 
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Group exhibition of Wesleyan art students’ work in drawing, painting, ceramics and photography. Free and open to the public. (478) 757-5189.

Masterworks on the Move: Wesleyan’s Traveling Exhibit of American Art
Through Friday, May 24

Wesleyan College, West Gallery, Porter Auditorium
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Gallery hours: M-F, 1 – 5PM and second Saturday of every month. Free and open to the public.

Kelsey Tinsman, Senior Voice Recital
Saturday April 6, 4PM
 
Wesleyan College, Burden Parlor, Olive Swann Porter Building
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Free and open to the public (478) 757-5259.

An Evening With the Women of
Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice

April 11-13, 8PM
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Wesleyan’s opera/musical theatre workshop students will stage scenes from “Pride and Prejudice” with Wesleyan alumna and composer Amanda Jacobs Baker. In celebration of the Morning Music Club’s 100th Anniversary.Free and open to the public. (478) 757-5259.


Pioneer Weekend
April 12-13

Wesleyan College, Macon, GA 31210
Pioneer Weekend is an event open to all admitted students considering attendance at Wesleyan the following fall semester. This free, overnight event is packed with sessions and activities designed to introduce prospective students to Wesleyan students and traditions, plus academic and student life resources and opportunities. For more information, call (478) 757-5165.

Wesleyan Market
Saturday, April 13, 9AM-1PM

Wesleyan College, Front Campus
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Held year round on the 2nd Saturday of the month, 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 crafts. Music, fun & educational events also offered. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (478) 757-5105.

Spring Recital
Monday, April 15, 7PM

Wesleyan College, Porter Auditorium
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Wesleyan voice, piano, and organ students perform solo repertoire. The recital features performances of music from the Baroque to the modern representing a variety of cultures. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (478) 757-5259.

Senior Studio Art Major’s Exhibition
Wednesday, April 17 – May 11

Opening reception: Wednesday April 17, 6-7:30 PM
Wesleyan College, McCrary Gallery, Murphey Art Building 
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Group exhibition of Wesleyan senior students majoring in studio art. Free and open to the public. (478) 757-5189.

Michael Brown, Pianist
Thursday, April 18, 7:30PM 

Wesleyan College, Burden Parlor, Olive Swann Porter Building
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Presented by the Macon Concert Association. $25 adult, $15 student. Seating is limited. (478) 301-5470 or visit the Grand Opera House box office M-F, 10-5.

Libby Bailey: Reverberations
April 18 - May 11

Opening reception: Thursday, April 18, 6 – 7:30PM
Wesleyan College, East Gallery, Porter Auditorium
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Exhibition of 20 large oil paintings by Wesleyan Professor of Art and Artist, Dr. Libby Bailey. Free and open to the public. (478) 757-5189.

Alumnae Weekend
April 19, 20, & 21

Wesleyan College, Macon, GA 31210
Campus-wide events scheduled. Alumnae from around the world return to campus to celebrate sisterhood and to welcome the graduating class to their new alumnae status. (478) 757-5173.

Flyin' West
By Pearl Cleage
Directed by Frazer Lively

April 25, 26, 27, 8PM
Wesleyan College, Grassman-Porter Studio Theatre, Porter Auditorium
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Written by Pearl Cleage, directed by Dr. Frazer Lively, and performed by Wesleyan’s theatre department. An upbeat play about African-American women on the frontier in 1898. “A real crowd-pleaser, with humor and vitality.” – Washington Post. $10 adults, $5 students, seniors and alumnae. (478) 757-5259 or theatre@wesleyancollege.edu.

Spring Concert
Sunday, April 28, 4PM

Wesleyan College, Porter Auditorium
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Annual event featuring the Concert Choir and the Wesleyannes. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (478) 757-5259.


MAY 2013

Senior Studio Art Major’s Exhibition
Through May 11

Wesleyan College, McCrary Gallery, Murphey Art Building 
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Group exhibition of Wesleyan senior students majoring in studio art. Free and open to the public. (478) 757-5189.

Libby Bailey: Reverberations
Through May 11

Wesleyan College, East Gallery, Porter Auditorium
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Exhibition of 20 large oil paintings. Free and open to the public. (478) 757-5259.

Masterworks on the Move: Wesleyan’s Traveling Exhibit of American Art
Through Friday, May 24

Wesleyan College, West Gallery, Porter Auditorium
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Gallery hours: M-F, 1 – 5PM and second Saturday of every month. Free and open to the public.

Morning Music Club Centennial Celebration
Pianists Louise Barfield and Curtis Smith in Concert
Thursday, May 9, 7:30PM, 

Wesleyan College, Porter Auditorium
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Juilliard graduate and international pianist Louise Barfield and her former student, Curtis Smith, will play in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Morning Music Club. Free and open to the public.

Wesleyan Market
Saturday, May 11, 9AM-1PM

Wesleyan College, Front Campus
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Held year round on the 2nd Saturday of the month, 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 crafts. Music, fun & educational events also offered. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (478) 757-5105.

 

For additional media information about these or any Wesleyan event, contact Mary Ann Howard, Director of Communications, Wesleyan College: 478.757.5137. communications@wesleyancollege.edu.