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Mason Arts at Home

Mason Arts at Home brings you livestreamed performances, releases of previously recorded content, as well as interactive activities from across the college. Learn more about the initiative. Inspired by Mason Arts at Home? Consider making a gift toward future performances, exhibitions, or emergency student relief.

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February 2021

Sankofa Danzafro

Saturday, Feb 06, 2021 8:00pm
Virtual Event

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The City of Others

Through the lens of Afro-Colombian dance and drumming, and shared digitally in a high-quality video recording, The City of Others explores racism and social disparity in Colombia, a country home to Latin America’s second largest population of people of African d... Read more

Mason School of Art

Visual Voices: Wendy Red Star

Thursday, Feb 11, 2021 7:30pm
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The George Mason University School of Art Visual Voices Colloquium is a professional lecture series that invites nationally recognized visiting artists and designers to speak about their work and the world of art and design to students and the community at large. Presented in a digital form... Read more

Mason Cabaret

Mason Cabaret: Sing Happy! The Music of Kander & Ebb

Sunday, Feb 14, 2021 4:00pm
Virtual Event

Directed by Erin and James Gardiner, Musical Direction by Joe Walsh

Composer John Kander and Lyricist Fred Ebb created some of the most iconic shows on Broadway, including Cabaret, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Woman of the Year, and Curtains, just to name a few. Through a pre-recorded, digital... Read more

Mason Arts at Home

Film Screening: The Sun and the Medicine Man

Friday, Feb 19, 2021 7:30pm
Virtual Event

A film by Andrew Jorgensen  
Young Alumni Commissioning Project Award Recipient 

Enjoy a screening of Young Alumni Commissioning Project Award Recipient Andrew Jorgensen’s short film The Sun and the Medicine Man, which will be followed by a behind-the-scenes conversation featuring Jorgensen (writer, ... Read more

Mason Arts at Home

Alumni Cocktails and Conversation: Artist Entrepreneurs

Monday, Feb 22, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual Event

The College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) Alumni Cocktails and Conversations with Dean Rick Davis returns with three new events in spring 2021. The live, digital conversations showcase CVPA alumni across the world in addition to career resources for multiple art forms and roles in the arts. F... Read more

Mason School of Art

Visual Voices: Rozeal

Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 7:30pm
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The George Mason University School of Art Visual Voices Colloquium is a professional lecture series that invites nationally recognized visiting artists and designers to speak about their work and the world of art and design to students and the community at large. Presented in a digital form... Read more

Ranky Tanky

Saturday, Feb 27, 2021 8:00pm
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Live from the Hylton Center

Enjoy the 2020 Grammy® Award-winning quintet, Ranky Tanky, in a digital concert that is part folk, part funk, and totally fearless. When their outdoor concert had to be canceled in October, the Hylton Center sprang into action to record their concert onstage w... Read more

The Artist Activist: Centering Black Voices: Lawrence Brownlee

Monday, Mar 01, 2021 7:00pm
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The Artist Activist: Centering Black Voices speaker series returns with one of America’s foremost modern opera singers Lawrence Brownlee in conversation with distinguished Mason Opera Professor and Director of Vocal Studies Patricia Miller. The evening will continue the series’ mission to d... Read more

Dewberry School of Music

Dewberry Artist Series: Wonderful Woodwinds!

Tuesday, Mar 02, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual Event

The Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music faculty resume their free recital series with digital pre-recorded performances as part of Mason Arts at Home. Recorded from the Center for the Arts Concert Hall, this performance features the woodwind faculty, including clarinetist Kathy Mulcahy, flu... Read more

Alumni Cocktails and Conversation: Working 9 to 5 - Making Your Degree Work with You

Monday, Mar 08, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual Event

The College of Visual and Performing Arts Alumni Cocktails and Conversations with Dean Rick Davis returns with three new events in spring 2021. The live, digital conversations showcase College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) alumni across the world in addition to career resources for multiple a... Read more

Mason Arts at Home

Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: Black Lives Matter – TV Writing Hank Jones

Thursday, Mar 11, 2021 7:30pm
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Hank Jones, is a writer and Mason alumnus. Originally from Ambler, Pennsylvania, Henry “Hank” Jones moved to Los Angeles to pursue his passion for scriptwriting after earning a Master of Arts degree in English (Teaching of Writing & Literature) from George Mason University. Jones harnessed ... Read more

Mason School of Theater

Come My Beloved

Friday, Mar 12, 2021 8:00pm
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Written by Em Weinstein
Directed by Jacob Horowitz 

Mason School of Theater presents Come My Beloved, a play about race, intimacy, and Detroit. The play chronicles a Friday night in the lives of three Black and Jewish couples at different points in time – the 1930’s, the 1970’s, and today. 

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Academy of St Martin in the Fields

Saturday, Mar 13, 2021 8:00pm
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re:connect – Overcoming Distance

One of the world’s premier chamber orchestras, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields invites you to reconnect with classical music in this intimate, pre-recorded digital concert of stirring masterpieces. The re:connect series was launched in response to th... Read more

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Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: Black Lives Matter - See You Yesterday & Stefon Bristol

Tuesday, Mar 16, 2021 1:30pm
Virtual Event Zoom

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Stefon Bristol, is a writer, and director. Brooklyn-born, Long Island-bred, Stefon Bristol graduated from Morehouse College and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, just like his Oscar-winning mentor, Spike Lee. The New Yorkers eventually became collaborators on See You Yesterday, adapting Brist... Read more

Dewberry School of Music

Dewberry Artist Series: Percussion, Saxophone, and Steel Pan!

Tuesday, Mar 16, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual Event

The Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music faculty resume their free recital series with digital pre-recorded performances as part of Mason Arts at Home. Recorded from the Center for the Arts Concert Hall, this concert will feature Mason faculty John Kilkenny and Jonathan Bisesi on percussion;... Read more

Mason School of Art

Visual Voices: Mia Rollow

Thursday, Mar 18, 2021 7:30pm
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The George Mason University School of Art Visual Voices Colloquium is a professional lecture series that invites nationally recognized visiting artists and designers to speak about their work and the world of art and design to students and the community at large. Presented in a digital form... Read more

Mason School of Theater

Chimichangas and Zoloft

Friday, Mar 19, 2021 8:00pm
Virtual Event

Written by Fernanda Coppel 
Directed by
Esteban Marmolejo-Suarez 

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Mason School of Theater presents Chimichangas and Zoloft. This irreverent story examines the search for happiness and the mysteries of sexuality through the eyes of two brazen teenagers, Jackie and her best friend Penelope. Ja... Read more

Broadway Princess Party

Sunday, Mar 21, 2021 4:00pm
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Starring Susan Egan, Aisha Jackson, Laura Osnes, and Courtney Reed

Live from the Hylton Center

The digital performance will strictly be available LIVE, Sunday, March 21 at 4 p.m. Eastern Time.

Dust off your tiaras and dig out your glass slippers for this charming digital concert featuring ... Read more

Mason School of Dance

2021 Mason Dance Gala and Fête

Saturday, Mar 27, 2021 8:00pm
Virtual Event

Witness the power and resilience of dance as the Mason Dance Company takes the stage for this year’s virtual Gala Concert, which will be free and streamed to the public as part of Mason Arts at Home. This performance features Mason dancers at the beginning of their careers performing works by some o... Read more

Mason Arts at Home

Alumni Cocktails and Conversation: Artist Educators

Monday, Mar 29, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual Event

The College of Visual and Performing Arts Alumni Cocktails and Conversations with Dean Rick Davis returns with three new events in spring 2021. The live, digital conversations showcase CVPA alumni across the world in addition to career resources for multiple art forms and roles in the arts.

For the ... Read more

Dewberry School of Music

Dewberry Artist Series: Brilliant Brass!

Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual Event

The Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music faculty resume their free recital series with digital pre-recorded performances as part of Mason Arts at Home. Recorded at the Hylton Performing Arts Center, this performance features the brass faculty including Alan Carr (trombone), Denny Edelbrock (... Read more

Mason Arts at Home

Visiting Filmmakers Series: Ekwa Msangi

Wednesday, Apr 07, 2021 6:00pm
Virtual Event Zoom Large Meeting

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Watch the movie: Available one week before our event. 

Ekwa Msangi’s award-winning and critically acclaimed feature film Farewell Amor premiered in competition at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.

Farewell Amor tells the story of Walter and his family, reunited after 17 years a... Read more

Rethinking the President's Committee for Arts and Humanities

Wednesday, Apr 07, 2021 6:30pm
Virtual Event Zoom Webinar

Opportunities for Policy Innovation Under a New Administration

Presented by: Mason Arts at Home

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George Mason University’s Arts Management Program presents a digital conversation with Associate Professor, Dr. Carole Rosenstein, and immediate-past Executive Director of the President’s Committ... Read more

Mason School of Art

Visual Voices: Bruce Willen

Thursday, Apr 08, 2021 7:30pm
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The George Mason University School of Art Visual Voices Colloquium is a professional lecture series that invites nationally recognized visiting artists and designers to speak about their work and the world of art and design to students and the community at large. Presented in a digital form... Read more

Mason School of Theater

Are You There?

Friday, Apr 09, 2021 8:00pm
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Written by Vivian Barnes, Jonathan Norton, and Gab Reisman 
Directed by Mimsi Janis

What does it mean to be connected? How has technology, from the telephone to social media, changed our relationships? The high-tech revolution changed our lives for the better, right? New pathways, or new int... Read more

Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Celebrating Beethoven

Sunday, Apr 11, 2021 7:00pm
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Live from the Hylton Center

Welcome back to the stage virtuoso pianist Jeffrey Siegel for a digital, livestreamed Keyboard Conversations® concert with commentary recorded live from the Merchant Hall stage at the Hylton Center. Siegel celebrates the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth wi... Read more

Dewberry Artist Series: Duo-Piano and Musical Theater!

Tuesday, Apr 13, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual Event

The Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music faculty resume their free recital series with digital pre-recorded performances as part of Mason Arts at Home. Recorded at the Hylton Performing Arts Center, this performance features musical theater faculty vocalist Jim Van Slyke as well as piano fac... Read more

In Conversation with Filmmaker Donovan Jones

Wednesday, Apr 14, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual Event

Young Alumni Commissioning Project Award Recipient

Join Donovan Jones, a Mason alumnus (BA in Film and Video Studies ’18) and a 2020 winner of the Young Alumni Creative Development Award, for a presentation of the music video “Do Better” and a live conversation surrounding this work, as well as his... Read more

Mason Arts at Home

The Artist-Activist: Centering Black Voices

Tuesday, Apr 20, 2021 7:00pm
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The Artist Activist: Centering Black Voices speaker series returns for the last event of the semester with artists Maurice Cherry and Lex Brown. Two individuals from incredibly different spectrums of art, Cherry is a designer and podcaster and Brown is an avant garde visual and performance ... Read more

Mason Arts at Home

Earth Day: Arcadia Mixtape

Thursday, Apr 22, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual Event

The Earth Day: Arcadia Mixtape will showcase Arcadia as a basis for the creation of other artistic works by collaborating artists presented by Mason Arts at Home.

Arcadia is an environmental public art installation by artist and musician, Sam Nester, Arcadia translates the biorhythms of medicinal an... Read more

Dewberry School of Music

Mason Opera - Acts of Love and Marriage

Saturday, Apr 24, 2021 8:00pm
Sunday, Apr 25, 2021 3:00pm

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Tickets will be available to the general public March 18 at 10 a.m. ET. 

The Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music’s talented Mason Opera students will present an evening of works featuring Dream Lovers by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Act II of Le nozz... Read more

Dewberry School of Music

International Jazz Day

Friday, Apr 30, 2021 8:00pm
Virtual Event

Share the vibrancy and vitality of jazz music with Mason Jazz students and faculty on April 30 in a new digital performance! International Jazz Day brings together communities, schools, artists, historians, academics, and jazz enthusiasts on all continents to celebrate and learn about jazz and its r... Read more

Mason Arts at Home

Black Voices Screening

Friday, May 07, 2021 7:30pm
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The Black Voices project is a storytelling and movement initiative based on lived experiences of students from Mason’s School of Dance. With a process created by Rafael Palacios, artistic director of Afro-Colombian dance company Sankofa Danzafro, to keep artists engaged during COVID-19 lock... Read more

Dewberry School of Music

A Song of Freedom: Musical Reflections Featuring Black Composers

Saturday, May 08, 2021 8:00pm
Virtual Event

Including two world premieres by Evelyn Simpson-Curenton and Michael Nickens

The Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music presents a pre-recorded digital concert featuring the rich choral, orchestral, and wind ensemble repertoire of Black composers. In addition to works by William Grant Still an... Read more

February 2021