ARTS by George!

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Returning Saturday, September 24, 2022


Kristin Chenoweth
Kristin Chenoweth


Save the date for the annual ARTS by George! on Saturday, September 24, 2022! This annual benefit event supports student scholarships at George Mason University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts, Mason Community Arts Academy, Green Machine Ensembles, and the Great Performances at Mason season at the Center for the Arts. ARTS by George! has raised more than $2 million since it began in 2006. The evening begins by showcasing the remarkable talents of Mason students amid an array of spectacular food and beverages, and culminates with a performance by Kristin Chenoweth in the Center for the Arts Concert Hall.


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ARTS by George! Sponsors

as of June 16, 2022

Presenting Sponsor

Sandy Spring Bank

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Executive Producer

Carolyn Peterson



The Carney Foundation 
Lavern Chatman
McAleese & Associates, P.C.
Robert K. Purks

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Blankingship & Keith P.C.
Anne and John Bolger
Art Fraud Insights
Rick Davis and Julie Thompson
The George Mason University Foundation
Steven Golsch and Jim Nedohon
Mark Hardy and So Lim
Pamela and Tom Maskey
Matthew Morris and Shelby Olson
Soil Consultants Engineering 

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Richard W. Averill Foundation
Linda Beckman
José M. Cortina and Kimberly K. Eby
Dianne and Gerard Blais & Mack and Paulette Miller 
Mike Brown and Buffy Price
Pat and Pat Carroll & Ida and Robert Portland 
Gardner and Stevie Gillespie
Joyce Grimes
Molly Grimsley
Art and Linda Hamerschlag
Linda and Harlan Harber
Shirley Joyce
Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Kanyan
Linda M. Lewis and William B. Lewis
Limelight Insights by Shugoll
Lockton Companies
Don and Sonja Palomaki & Bob and Pat Warakomsky
Quantum Search Partners
Roberta Roumel
Dr. Victoria N. Salmon and Mr. John J. Salmon
Peter N. Stearns and Donna L. Kidd
Eloise Stinger
Annabelle and David Stone
Nina Toups

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Watch a virtual presentation of ARTS by George! in 2020

Below: Highlights from the 14th annual ARTS by George!

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Patrons enjoying a break at the Kustard Bar
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Live Auction at Arts by George 2019
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Guests explore the silent auction offerings.
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Tempting food displays in the George's tent
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Audra McDonald and CVPA Dean, Rick Davis, at champagne reception
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School of Theater students perform excerpts from "Rags."
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Jazz vocal students entertain the guests.
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Mason Doctoral student
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School of Art students showcase screen printing techniques.
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Display by School of Dance freshmen
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Performance by Mason Community Arts Academy musicians