You'll be amazed at how much is happening in the Arts at Middleburyeverything from plays, to concerts, exhibitions, films, dance, behind-the-scenes events, and more.

California Guitar Trio Comes to Middlebury Nov. 6

October 21, 2015

Known worldwide for their technical wizardry and extensive repertoire, this trio will perform an innovative evening of classical and contemporary works ranging from Bach to Bohemian Rhapsody.

Wu Man and Shanghai Quartet to Perform Oct.29

October 14, 2015

World-renowned pipa player Wu Man and the impeccable Shanghai Quartet will perform an unforgettable evening of grand music titled "An Evening in New and Ancient China."

COCOON Brings True Stories to the Stage October 17

October 6, 2015

The Mahaney Center for the Arts hosts the 3rd annual live performance event Cocoon, inspired by the popular storytelling phenomenon The Moth. Six storytellers will present true stories around the theme of “roots.”

The Nile Project to Perform at Middlebury College April 2

April 13, 2015

This musical collaborative of East African artists drawn from the eleven countries along the Nile will visit the Middlebury College community March 30-April 3. Come ready to dance at the final concert April 2.

Site-Specific Artist Patrick Dougherty Returns to Middlebury College

October 7, 2011

The College community bids farewell to the wooden sculpture "So Inclined" with a public lecture by artist Patrick Dougherty on October 28. The enchanting, community-created, sculptural project has stood outside the Mahaney Center for the Arts for the past four years. Dougherty will discuss his world-wide projects and commissions since that time.


September 23, 2011

Middlebury and Amherst College jazz groups make music together on October 10 at the Mahaney Center for the Arts. The concert echoes a landmark collaboration between jazz greats Count Basie and Duke Ellington, 50 years ago.

New Opera Lotus Lives to Premiere at Middlebury

September 16, 2011

From composer Su Lian Tan and librettist Anne Babson comes this bold new experiment in opera, featuring an accomplished international group of artistic collaborators: Brenda Patterson, soprano; Miriam Gordon Stewart, soprano; Meridian Arts Ensemble; video set designer Tim Bartlett ’98, and a host of others.

Peals and Pipes at Middlebury

July 21, 2011

Hans Hielscher, the brilliant carillonneur and organist from Wiesbaden, Germany, pays a midsummer visit to Middlebury College to perform in two concerts at Mead Memorial Chapel: a carillon concert on Friday, July 29 at 7:00 PM (the “peals”), and an organ recital on Saturday, July 30 at 7:30 PM (the “pipes”).

Middlebury Bach Festival, May 6-8, 2011

May 3, 2011

The first of its kind, this community-wide Festival will further the appreciation of the music, life and work of Johann Sebastian Bach by providing College and community audiences with three days of performances and interest sessions May 6-8, 2011.

A Whirlwind Theatre Trip to NYC

March 17, 2011

A group of 40 students and faculty from Middlebury's Theatre Program recently spent a Saturday in New York City to see two amazing productions: "The Diary of a Madman," starring Geoffrey Rush, and "Beautiful Burnout," by Frantic Assembly/The National Theatre of Scotland.

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