George Mason University's Center for the Arts

George Mason University's Center for the Arts The Center for the Arts is the centerpiece of performing arts on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University.

Since October 1990, when the doors to the Concert Hall opened, the arts in Northern Virginia have not been the same. The Center for the Arts plays a key role in the cultural vitality of the Washington Metropolitan region, attracting more than 100,000 patrons each year to: performances by local artists and ensembles; community events; student and faculty productions; and our own multidisciplinary series—Great Performances at Mason. For performance and ticket information, please visit cfa.gmu.edu or call (888) 945-2468. Parking is available on Mason Pond Deck or Lot K. Questions about directions and parking? Please visit cfa.gmu.edu/directions.

Attention arts marketing superstars! We're hiring a part-time marketing assistant to support our work at CFA and the Hyl...
06/07/2019

Attention arts marketing superstars!

We're hiring a part-time marketing assistant to support our work at CFA and the Hylton Performing Arts Center.

Apply today: bit.ly/2WtLtmo

🏳️‍🌈 Happy Pride Month! 🏳️‍🌈
06/06/2019

🏳️‍🌈 Happy Pride Month! 🏳️‍🌈

Couldn't be more proud to share Ladama's "engaging and mesmerizing" Tiny Desk Concert. LADAMA is part of our inaugural A...
05/30/2019
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Couldn't be more proud to share Ladama's "engaging and mesmerizing" Tiny Desk Concert.

LADAMA is part of our inaugural Artist-in-Residence class, and will be bringing the house down on Oct. 4. 🎶 bit.ly/2JMo4G4

Ladama unites sounds from Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela, with a dash of New York City. Watch the group's contemporary blend of Latin American musical traditions from the Tiny Desk.

Now's the time to join our subscriber family for the 19-20 season!In addition to seeing incredible artists like Audra Mc...
05/30/2019

Now's the time to join our subscriber family for the 19-20 season!

In addition to seeing incredible artists like Audra McDonald, Bill T. Jones, Daniel Hope and The Kings Singers, you'll get fabulous subscriber benefits. The best seats, savings of up to 30%, free exchanges and discounts all season long!

Subscribe now: bit.ly/2Gm8WuC

We believe in the power of the arts to create community.This season, our inaugural cohort of Mason Artists-in-Residence ...
05/23/2019

We believe in the power of the arts to create community.

This season, our inaugural cohort of Mason Artists-in-Residence will delight onstage, and inspire offstage in a variety of programs designed to engage our diverse audiences.

Learn more and subscribe today: bit.ly/2Gm8WuC

Congratulations College of Visual and Performing Arts at George Mason University grads! Class of 2019🙌💐
05/16/2019

Congratulations College of Visual and Performing Arts at George Mason University grads! Class of 2019🙌💐

Get cozy with us all season long by becoming a 19-20 subscriber today!Subscribers get all the best perks like the best s...
05/13/2019

Get cozy with us all season long by becoming a 19-20 subscriber today!

Subscribers get all the best perks like the best seats, savings of up to 30% and free exchanges.

Explore the season: bit.ly/2Gm8WuC

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05/12/2019

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Happy Mother's Day to the wonderful mothers who work on our campuses and mothers of those working at Mason!

College of Visual and Performing Arts at George Mason University
05/09/2019

College of Visual and Performing Arts at George Mason University

It's lunchtime with the Arts at Mason! Presented by Reston Community Center. The School of Theater is LIVE in Reston Town Center until 1:30 pm. Check them out!

George Mason University's Center for the Arts
05/09/2019

George Mason University's Center for the Arts

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05/09/2019

George Mason University's Center for the Arts's cover photo

George Mason University's Center for the Arts
05/08/2019

George Mason University's Center for the Arts

05/06/2019

From family favorites to dazzling spectacle to cutting edge drama, our 19-20 season has inspiring theater pieces for all to enjoy.

Subscribe now: bit.ly/2Gm8WuC

04/26/2019

Now's the time to join our subscriber family for the 19-20 season!

In addition to seeing incredible artists like Audra McDonald, Bill T. Jones, Daniel Hope and The Kings Singers, you'll get fabulous subscriber benefits. The best seats, savings of up to 30%, free exchanges and discounts all season long!

Subscribe now: bit.ly/2Gm8WuC

04/24/2019
‘I’ve been crying all day ... happy tears’: Young cellist with tormented past is in disbelief at $133,000 in donations

This incredible story continues to inspire us! We're thrilled for Mason School of Music student Eddie Adams, and are excited to see his future unfold.

If you want to see him perform and help raise School of Music scholarship funds, along with many other talented Mason musicians, you can join us for A Musical Feast Concert on May 4 at CFA. 🎟 bit.ly/2UF8xcd

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“I still don’t want to believe it happened because it’s too much money for me to even think about,” said Eddie Adams, who is a self-taught musician.

"No better way is there to learn to love nature than to understand art." - Oscar WildeHappy Earth Day!
04/22/2019

"No better way is there to learn to love nature than to understand art." - Oscar Wilde

Happy Earth Day!

04/17/2019
19-20 Great Performances at Mason

It's time to renew your Great Performances at Mason subscription!

Season highlights include a special concert with Audra McDonald, a world premiere by Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, a new take on The Four Seasons from the Zurich Chamber Orchestra, Irish cultural ambassadors The Chieftains, full-scale operas by Virginia Opera and so much more!

Subscribe now: bit.ly/2Gm8WuC

Our Parsons Dance performance on April 20 features a new piece "about the strength and vitality of women, [...] choreogr...
04/15/2019
An Interview with David Parsons | Center for the Arts

Our Parsons Dance performance on April 20 features a new piece "about the strength and vitality of women, [...] choreographed to the music of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin."

You don't want to miss this one! 🎟 bit.ly/2I4qeRe

An Interview with David Parsons April 8, 2019 See All News Latest News All RSS This Friday: Pablo Sáinz Villegas April 8, 2019 An Interview with David Parsons April 8, 2019 Support the Center for the Arts on Giving Day March 18, 2019 2019/2020 Season Preview March 18, 2019 Parsons Dance Performs on...

🌸 Happy spring! 🌸
04/11/2019

🌸 Happy spring! 🌸

Pablo Sáinz Villegas, alongside master world music percussionist Nacho Arimany and Argentinean bassist Pedro Giraudo, p...
04/10/2019

Pablo Sáinz Villegas, alongside master world music percussionist Nacho Arimany and Argentinean bassist Pedro Giraudo, plays a beautifully intimate concert celebrating the guitar in America.

April 12 🎸 bit.ly/2GXZ6Cb

Attention all marketing and design pros! We're hiring a Graphic Designer here at CFA and a Marketing Assistant over at t...
04/09/2019

Attention all marketing and design pros! We're hiring a Graphic Designer here at CFA and a Marketing Assistant over at the Hylton Performing Arts Center. If you're passionate about the arts and want to join a great team, this might be the job for you.

Apply today!
Graphic Designer: bit.ly/2I8Ca3z
Marketing Assistant: bit.ly/2VysnqJ

04/09/2019

Internationally celebrated Parsons Dance has been spreading joy onstage since 1985.

Don't miss them on April 20.

🎟 bit.ly/2I4qeRe

Join us this weekend when the Russian National Ballet brings beautiful storybook classics to the stage. It's an enchanti...
04/05/2019

Join us this weekend when the Russian National Ballet brings beautiful storybook classics to the stage. It's an enchanting experience for the whole family!

Giselle (4/6): bit.ly/2NO30ya
The Sleeping Beauty (4/7): bit.ly/2N9gaoQ

Help us unlock our Giving Day Challenge! If we get to 40 donors today, an anonymous Friend of the Center for the Arts wi...
04/04/2019

Help us unlock our Giving Day Challenge!

If we get to 40 donors today, an anonymous Friend of the Center for the Arts will donate an additional $250. We're at 16 donors now, and any size donation helps!

We can reach our goal! bit.ly/2Hb0Llf

04/04/2019
19-20 Great Performances at Mason

Announcing our 19-20 Season!

Discover inspiring performances by some of the world's finest artists. Through April 16, subscriptions are available exclusively for the Friends of the Center of the Arts.

Discover: bit.ly/2uL6gEn

04/04/2019

Happy Mason Giving Day! Together we are Mason! #MasonArts #ArtsatMason #GivingDay #Give2Mason

bit.ly/2Hb0Llf

Preview night! Can’t wait to share the whole season with everyone tomorrow.
04/04/2019

Preview night! Can’t wait to share the whole season with everyone tomorrow.

We're announcing our 19-20 Season tomorrow!Tonight is our annual Exclusive Preview of the season for  the Friends of Cen...
04/03/2019

We're announcing our 19-20 Season tomorrow!

Tonight is our annual Exclusive Preview of the season for the Friends of Center for the Arts. And it's not too late to join us.

More info here: bit.ly/2Ht8SrD

Mason Giving Day is this Thursday. Help us make an impact.bit.ly/2Hb0Llf
04/02/2019

Mason Giving Day is this Thursday. Help us make an impact.

bit.ly/2Hb0Llf

04/02/2019

Frédéric Chopin composed some of his most beautiful pieces while residing in Paris, ascending to celebrity heights.

Learn more of Chopin's fascinating story while hearing his music at Keyboard Conversations on April 28.

🎹 bit.ly/2HFMMGP

It’s cherry blossom season! 🌸🌸🌸 Send us your pics outside the building! And thanks to @ vivianliu6517 for the...
04/01/2019

It’s cherry blossom season! 🌸🌸🌸 Send us your pics outside the building! And thanks to @ vivianliu6517 for these gorgeous ones!

Did you know that Giselle features traditional choreography by Marius Petipa first performed in the 1800s? Experience th...
03/28/2019

Did you know that Giselle features traditional choreography by Marius Petipa first performed in the 1800s?

Experience this masterwork performed by the Russian National Ballet Theatre on April 7.

Tix: bit.ly/2NO30ya

See you there!
03/27/2019

See you there!

TWO MORE DAYS TO GET TICKETS!!! Visit the CFA to purchase them!

03/25/2019
A Midsummer Night's Dream at Center for the Arts

Mischief is afoot in fairyland as a love potion goes hilariously awry!

Aquila Theatre's signature physical theatrical style perfectly complements Shakespeare's enchanting romantic comedy.

A Midsummer Night's Dream. March 31. bit.ly/2SVqzLj

Happy 334th birthday Bach! 🎂We're kind of obsessed with this harmonizing Google Doodle!
03/21/2019
Celebrating Johann Sebastian Bach

Happy 334th birthday Bach! 🎂

We're kind of obsessed with this harmonizing Google Doodle!

Compose your own Bach-inspired tunes with the first ever AI-powered #GoogleDoodle! 🎼 #BachDoodle

03/21/2019
Russian National Ballet at Center for the Arts

Lavish sets, lush scores and impeccable dancing. The Russian National Ballet Theatre brings two classics to the stage this April.

The Sleeping Beauty: bit.ly/2N9gaoQ
Giselle: bit.ly/2NO30ya

"Though she be but little, she is fierce." [Our rallying cry this spring 🙌]A Midsummer Night's Dream from Aquila Thea...
03/20/2019

"Though she be but little, she is fierce." [Our rallying cry this spring 🙌]

A Midsummer Night's Dream from Aquila Theatre on March 31.

Tix: bit.ly/2SVqzLj

03/19/2019
Madama Butterfly at Center for the Arts

Virginia Opera closes its season with Puccini’s magnificent tragic masterpiece, Madama Butterfly. You don't want to miss this one.

March 23 & 24. 🦋 bit.ly/2Ccrs7A

Spanish guitar virtuoso Pablo Sáinz Villegas' shows exude an irresistible energy. The man is versatile - Spanish rhythm...
03/19/2019

Spanish guitar virtuoso Pablo Sáinz Villegas' shows exude an irresistible energy. The man is versatile - Spanish rhythms, Brazilian funk, Broadway, Appalachian bluegrass and more flow joyfully from his instrument.

Don't miss this highly anticipated show on April 12. bit.ly/2GXZ6Cb

🌸We’re so excited for spring! 🌸Come snap a pic with our beautiful cherry blossom lobby installation.
03/19/2019

🌸We’re so excited for spring! 🌸

Come snap a pic with our beautiful cherry blossom lobby installation.

Spirits wait in the enchanted forest, but don't become so bewitched by their dancing you fall under their spell - it's d...
03/13/2019

Spirits wait in the enchanted forest, but don't become so bewitched by their dancing you fall under their spell - it's deadly!

The Russian National Ballet presents the hauntingly romantic Giselle on April 6.

🎟: bit.ly/2NO30ya

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4373 Mason Pond Drive
Fairfax, VA
22030

Opening Hours

Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday 10:00 - 18:00

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(703) 993-2787

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