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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.

Middlebury Performing Arts Series to Offer All-Virtual Fall Season

August 19, 2020

Middlebury’s Performing Arts Series is proud to announce an all-virtual fall 2020 season, featuring eight free, online concerts by nationally- and internationally-renowned musicians, including a focus on artists of color, long-standing artist friends, and a series from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

Lida Winfield Dance Presents IMAGINARY

February 18, 2020

This playful, poignant dance theatre work will be performed March 13–14 at the MAC, featuring dance and music faculty, and alumna, and other friends.

Cellist David Finckel and Pianist Wu Han Return Feb. 28

February 4, 2020

Partners in music and in life, cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han give a concert of Beethoven, Debussy, Mendelssohn, and Chopin, plus a new work by Vermont-raised, prize-winning composer Pierre Jalbert.

The CFA is now the MAC!

February 1, 2019

The Mahaney Arts Center announces a new, streamlined name and abbreviation: the MAC!

Mahaney Center for the Arts Announces New Season

August 24, 2018

The 2018–19 season will feature a diverse array of music, theatre, dance, exhibitions, and more. We invite the on- and off-campus communities to join us throughout the year.

Mahaney Center for the Arts Announces 25th Anniversary Season

April 22, 2019

The MCA celebrates its 25th anniversary as the busiest visual and performing arts facility in Addison County. A highlight of the 2017–2018 season is the kickoff weekend with vertical dance company BANDALOOP September 15–16.

Guitarist David Torn Performs Solo Improvisations November 16

November 8, 2016

The recording artist, composer, and former David Bowie sideman will give a free concert at the Mahaney Center for the Arts. His layered approach to guitar has graced recordings by Madonna and John Legend, and films from Friday Night Lights to The Big Lebowski.

Internationally-Acclaimed Pianist Imogen Cooper Returns November 3

October 20, 2016

Recognized worldwide for her virtuosity and poetic poise, Imogen Cooper has earned a reputation as one of the finest interpreters of classical and Romantic repertoire. At Middlebury, she will perform works by Beethoven, Schumann, Debussy, and more.


Belcea Quartet To Play Brahms and Schubert October 20

October 6, 2017

This award-winning string quartet will play Schubert’s Quartet No. 10 in E-flat Major, Brahms’s Quartet in A Minor, and Schubert’s Quartet No. 14 in D Minor, “Death and the Maiden.”

Roger Guenveur Smith to Perform Theatre Tour de Force in “Rodney King”

September 9, 2016

History, poetry, and tragedy collide when stage and film actor Roger Guenveur Smith (American GangsterMalcolm X) tackles the thorny odyssey of Rodney King, caught in the glare of the national spotlight as the victim of police brutality that ignited the 1992 L.A. riots.

Mahaney Center for the Arts Announces New Season

September 1, 2016

This September, the MCA opens its 24th year with a diverse and exciting array of concerts, plays, exhibitions, dance performances, films, and more. Among the highlights of the 2016–2017 season are suites of events focusing on Classical Greek culture, American identity, and international exploration.

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.

Mahaney Arts Center
Middlebury College
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72 Porter Field Rd.
Middlebury, VT 05753
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