• January 12, 2023

    Check out this Q&A with Silkroad member and cellist/composer Karen Ouzounian, whose playing The New York Times has described as “radiant” and “expressive.”

  • November 2, 2022

    Pianist Jeffrey Siegel celebrates 30 years of Keyboard Conversations® at Mason, and talks with a Friend of the Center for the Arts.

  • November 1, 2022

    Audience members attending Virginia Opera’s production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s "The Pirates of Penzance" on November 12th or 13th can begin their journey with the pirates before the curtain even rises.

  • November 1, 2022

    Holiday roundup of Center for the Arts performances includes The 5 Browns, The Queen's Cartoonists, Vienna Boys Choir, and the American Festival Pops Orchestra.

  • November 1, 2022

    Last spring, Maestro Peter Wilson picked up the baton, becoming the new artistic director and conductor of the American Festival Pops Orchestra (AFPO), effective the 2022-2023 season. No stranger to AFPO, Maestro Wilson was the orchestra’s longtime concertmaster and principal violinist. While Wilson has some pretty big shoes to fill, but we’re excited to see his official debut with Holiday Pops: Songs of the Season.

  • October 24, 2022

    Mason Artists-in-Residence Nrityagram Dance Ensemble and Chitrasena Dance Company Lead Campus/Community Events in Addition to their Nov. 5 Center for the Arts Performance

  • October 10, 2022

    On October 10, the Center for the Arts honors Indigenous Peoples’ Day, and looks forward to upcoming performances this season by Pura Fé with Silkroad Ensemble and Indigenous Enterprise.

  • October 10, 2022

    There’s still time to subscribe to the 2022/2023 Center for the Arts Family Series! This three-event series is a fantastic opportunity for the whole family to explore the magical world of live performance together. The Family Series introduces children to the arts though lively and engaging programs in song, dance, and story.

  • September 6, 2022

    “An evening like no other,” ARTS by George! makes its in-person return on September 24. The philanthropic event, headlined by Emmy® and Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth, raises support for student scholarships in visual arts, dance, music, theater, game design, film, arts management, as well as for the Mason Community Arts Academy, Green Machine Ensembles, and the Great Performance at Mason season at the Center for the Arts.

  • May 12, 2022

    Still tapping our toes, the Center for the Arts looks back on SW!NG OUT's time within the community, George Mason University, and the Center. As an Artist-in-Residence, SW!NG OUT company members engaged with local swing dance groups, area students, Hylton Performing Arts Center’s Veterans and the Arts Initiative, and community members to share the history of swing and Lindy Hop—and get dancing too! After a wonderful collection of community activities, SW!NG OUT concluded its time at George Mason University with its highly anticipated performance at the Center for the Arts on March 19.