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Whether you are an avid arts patron or are new to the arts scene, the West Virginia University College of Creative Arts has an event for you. The Curiosity Series is a sampling of the diverse art events that happen in the college each year. These events feature students, faculty and internationally acclaimed guest artists hosted by the School of Art & DesignSchool of Music and School of Theatre & Dance. Exhibitions at the Art Museum of WVU feature artists from West Virginia and around the world. Tickets for ticketed events will be available soon at http://ticketmaster.com.


The 25 events in the Curiosity Series are just the beginning of the events held in the college. If you are interested in seeing more of our students, faculty and guest artists, check out the Discovery and Emerging Artist Series. 

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Pacifica Quartet

Pacifica Quartet

Sept. 6 at 7:30 p.m., 

Lyell B. Clay Theatre

Canady Chamber Series 

Ticketed Event


The Moors poster

The Moors by Jen Silverman

Sept. 21 - 22 and 25-29 at 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 23 and 30 at 2 p.m.

Gladys G. Davis Theatre

School of Theatre & Dance | Ticketed Event


Symphony Orchestra Student performing in symphony orchestra

Sept. 27 at 7:30 p.m.,  Lyell B. Clay Theatre

School of Music | Ticketed Event




Floaters, by Alisa Henriquez

Visiting Artist: Alisa Henriquez

Lecture: Sept. 27, 5 p.m., Bloch Hall

(POSTPONED until Spring 2019)

Exhibition: Sept. 6 - 28, 

Laura Mesaros Gallery

School of Art & Design | Non-Ticketed event


Anne Frank Poster

The Diary of Anne Frank

adapted by Wendy Kesselman

Oct. 18-20 at 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 21 at 2 p.m.

Metropolitan Theatre, Downtown Morgantown

School of Theatre & Dance | Ticketed Event


Rick Schneider glasswork

Visiting Artist: Rick Schneider

Lecture: Oct. 18, 5 p.m., Bloch Hall

Exhibition: Oct. 11 - Nov. 9, 

Paul Mesaros Gallery

School of Art & Design | Non-Ticketed event


Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out

Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out

Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m.

Lyell B. Clay Theatre

Canady Chamber Series | Ticketed Event



My Hero Cats artwork

My Hero! Contemporary Art & 

Superhero Action

Nov. 1 - Dec. 31

Upper Gallery, Art Museum of WVU 

Art Museum of WVU | Free and open to the public


Cloud 9 by Caryll Churchill poster

Cloud 9  by Caryl Churchill

Nov. 15-16, 26-30 and Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 2 at 2 p.m.

Gladys G. Davis Theatre

School of Theatre & Dance | Ticketed Event


Wind Symphony Performing on stage

Wind Symphony

Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m.

Lyell B. Clay Theatre

School of Music | Ticketed Event



Choral Concert performing in annual winter concert

Choral Concert: “A Winter Gala”

Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Lyell B. Clay Theatre

School of Music | Ticketed Event



Jazzmeia Horn

Jazzmeia Horn

Jan. 17 at 7:30 p.m.

Lyell B. Clay Theatre

Canady Chamber Series | Ticketed Event



Painting by Peter Saul

Paintings and Sculptures by Peter and Sally Saul

Jan. 18 - Mar. 17

Upper Gallery, Art Museum of WVU 

Art Museum of WVU | Free and open to the public


Renaissance artwork to be discussed by Judith Mann

Dr. Judith Mann

J. Bernard Schultz Endowed Lecture

Jan. 31, 5 p.m.,  Bloch Hall

School of Art & Design | Non-Ticketed event



Xbox One

Carl Ledbetter

Lecture: Feb. 28, 5 p.m., Bloch Hall

School of Art & Design | Non-Ticketed event




The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Poster

The Magic Flute  

by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Jan 31- Feb. 2 at 7:30 p.m. 

and Feb. 3 at 2 p.m.

Lyell B. Clay Theatre

School of Music and  School of Theatre & Dance | Ticketed Event


Dance Now!

Dance Now!

Feb. 28 - Mar. 2 at 7:30 p.m. and Mar. 3 at 2 p.m.

Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre

School of Theatre & Dance | Ticketed Event 


Jared Sims, music faculty, performing in concert

Faculty Showcase Concert

Mar. 19 at 8 p.m., Bloch Hall

School of Music | Non-Ticketed Event




Rufus Reid

Rufus Reid  with the 

WVU Big Band

Mar. 22 at 7:30 p.m., Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre

School of Music

Ticketed Event


Antionette Caroll Headshot

Antionette Caroll

Deem Distinguished Lecture

Mar. 28, 5 p.m.,  Lyell B. Clay Theatre

School of Art & Design | Non-Ticketed event



William Kentridge exhibition

William Kentridge: Universal Archive

Mar. 29 - Aug. 4

Upper Gallery, Art Museum of WVU 

Art Museum of WVU 

Free and open to the public


JACK Quartet

JACK Quartet

Mar. 31 at 7 p.m.

Lyell B. Clay Theatre

Canady Chamber Series | Ticketed Event



You Can't Take it With You Poster

You Can’t Take it With You  

by George F. Kaufman and Moss Hart

Apr. 5-6 and 11-13 at 7:30 p.m.

Apr. 7 and 14 at 2 p.m., 

Gladys G. Davis Theatre

School of Theatre & Dance | Ticketed Event


Student performing in World Music Concert

World Music Concert  

Apr. 13 at 7:30 p.m.

Lyell B. Clay Theatre

School of Music | Non-Ticketed Event



Ceramics at pottery sale

Semi-Annual Pottery Sales

Winter: Nov. 30, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. and 
Dec. 1, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Spring: Apr. 24 and 25, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Creative Arts Center Lobby

School of Art & Design | Free and open to the public

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