The Arts are alive in every corner of campus, with new events happening every week. Whether you’re into hip-hop or abstract painting, poetry or puppetry, ballet or Balinese gamelan, we’ve got you covered. The Arts are for you.
Semester at a glance: Spring 2023
March 28, 2023 | 5:00pm
Wake DowntownJoin us for the reception of the newest stArt.dt (Wake Downtown) exhibition, Trailings, featuring mixed media drawings, paintings, and collaborative elements by Leanna Bernish ('24). Food and refreshments will be provided!
March 28, 2023 | 7:00pm
Davis ChapelFor some, there’s nothing better than retirement, but when Eddie Lee’s wife joins him in retirement, the truth about his “ladies’ man” ways resurface. To avoid her, Eddie retreats to the sanctuary of McDonald’s where a game of chess teaches life …
March 30, 2023 | 7:30pm
Scales Fine Arts CenterThe Wake Forest University Department of Music invites you to a guest concert with pianist Kwan Yi, also featuring pianist Jared Alan Yoakem. Featuring the music of Joseph Haydn, Frédéric Chopin, Henri Dutilleux, and Franz Scubert. This event is free and all are welcome! &…
March 31, 2023 | 7:30pm
Scales Fine Arts CenterSilent Sky By Lauren Gunderson Directed by Cindy Gendrich Silent Sky is Lauren Gunderson’s vivid astronomy origin story about Henrietta Leavitt, whose early work at Harvard taught us how to measure the universe. The Atlanta Journal Constitution called it a “luminously beautiful play,” …
April 1, 2023 | 12:00pm
Scales Fine Arts CenterGet ready for an incredible showcase as students share their creative work at Wakeville Arts Festival—a student-led interdisciplinary arts festival with the goal of connecting the various arts departments at Wake to each other and with the rest of campus. 100+ students. 12+ disciplines. 1 day. This is your arts community. …
April 4, 2023 | 7:30pm
Scales Fine Arts CenterThe Wake Forest University Department of Music invites you to our Spring 2023 Gamelan Giri Murti and Chinese Ensemble concert! This event is free and all are welcome!
April 11, 2023 | 7:30pm
Scales Fine Arts CenterThe Wake Forest University Department of Music invites you to our Student Chamber Concert! This event is free and all are welcome!
April 14, 2023 | 7:00pm
Scales Fine Arts CenterThe Wake Forest University Department of Music invites you to join our Chamber Choir as they preview music they will take with them on their May tour of Spain and Portugal. This event is free and all are welcome!
April 17, 2023 | 2:00pmThe Wake Forest University Department of Music warmly welcomes composer Alex Moukala as part of our Virtual Wavelengths guest artists series. Alex Moukala will be presenting a Q&A on composing and producing music for video games with our Video Game Music students. This event is presented …
April 18, 2023 | 7:00pm
Davis ChapelWhen two young men, pursued by the Klan, leave a small town in 1939 Mississippi for the big city in the North everyone’s life changes, mother and sons. One family’s dreams, and disappointments, wrapped in segregation, the criminal justice system, and a mother’s love.