Center for the Arts

  • March 7, 2023

    Professors from Mason's Dewberry School of Music and Mason's School of Dance collaborated to create a performance that brought together dancers and musicians live onstage.

  • November 9, 2022

    Mason Arts at Home is an online platform and “digital venue” featuring curated arts experiences, including livestreamed concerts, releases of previously recorded content, behind-the-scenes talks with artists, and more.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • May 12, 2022

    The Center for the Arts at George Mason University announced its 2022/2023 season of mainstage performances, featuring a diverse lineup of artists and ensembles across many genres, as part of Great Performances at Mason and the Family Series. 

  • May 12, 2022

    GRAMMY-winning composer and Mason Artist-in-Residence Maria Schneider worked with students, faculty, staff, and community members during her April 2022 residency at the Center for the Arts.

  • December 3, 2021

    Prolific, Black female choreographer Camille A. Brown tackles these profound but straightforward questions through vibrant, intensely athletic, story-infused social dance that has brought the pint-sized phenom tremendous acclaim and catapulted her to fame.

  • November 4, 2021

    On Saturday, November 20 at 8 p.m., George Mason University’s Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music is proud to present the Jazz4Justice™ 20th Anniversary Concert, a one-of-a-kind event celebrating Northern Virginia’s love of music while raising funds to support legal services for low-income Northern Virginians and the George Mason University Jazz Studies program.

  • October 5, 2021

    Beginning October 18, and until further notice, all attendees of indoor events or performances at the Center for the Arts, regardless of age, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of their visit or show a negative COVID-19 test result upon entry. Face coverings will be required for patrons ages two and up.

  • October 5, 2021

    In what ways can a classical music ensemble build resonance and relevancy in modern society? Mason’s second Artist-in-Residence of the 2021/2022 season, Sphinx Virtuosi, one of the nation’s most innovative and pioneering chamber music ensembles, tackles that issue with a two-pronged approach