• Indian Ink Theatre Company: "Mrs. Krishnan's Party"

        featuring=Written by Jacob Rajan and Justin Lewis`date=Thursday-Saturday, January 30-February 1, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=Indian Ink Theatre Company continues to bridge cultures and expand boundaries with this utterly disarming new comedy that seats the audience around the dining table and at the kitchen bench in the back room of Krishnan’s Dairy.

      • Curtis on Tour: Curtis Symphony Orchestra

        featuring=Osmo Vänskä, conductor, and Jonathan Biss, piano`date=Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=The young musicians of the Curtis Institute of Music are trained to engage a local and global community through the highest level of artistry.

      • Cancelled: Jesmyn Ward

        date=Friday, February 7, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=MacArthur Genius and two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward has been described as the standout writer of her generation.

      • Broadway in Blacksburg: "The Color Purple"

        date=Thursday, February 13, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=The 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival, “The Color Purple” re-imagines the epic story of a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South

      • FLEX AVE.

        date=Saturday, February 15, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=Featuring group choreography and solo improvisational works set to a continuous mix of reggae, hip-hop, and pop music, FLEX AVE. brings 10 dancers and a DJ that represent the best of the high-energy Flexn dance culture.

      • National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine

        featuring=Volodymyr Sirenko, artistic director and chief conductor, and Volodymyr Vynnytsky, piano`date=Friday, February 21, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=For its return to the Moss Arts Center, the orchestra will perform works from Brahms, contemporary Ukrainian composer Evhen Stankovych, and a piano concerto by Camille Saint-Saëns.

      • Renée Fleming, recital

        date=Saturday, February 29, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=One of the world’s most beloved and celebrated singers, soprano Renée Fleming captivates audiences with her sumptuous voice, consummate artistry, and compelling stage presence.

      • FLIP Fabrique: "Blizzard"

        date=Thursday, March 5, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=FLIP Fabrique takes you on a crazy, poetic, and gentle journey in the dead of winter and invites you to lose yourself in a moment of complete wonder.

      • Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano

        date=Friday, March 20, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=Focused on the preservation and promotion of the culture of Mexico, both at home and abroad, the ensemble brings magnificent traditional costumes, fascinating rituals, and beautiful music to take you on a wonderful choreographic journey through the different regions of Mexico.

      • National Geographic Live: "Pink Boots and a Machete"

        featuring=Mireya Mayor, primatologist`date=Tuesday, March 24, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=Hailed as a “female Indiana Jones” and an inspiration to young women interested in science and exploration, Mireya Mayor has been charged by gorillas, chased by elephants, and survived poisonous insect bites in some of the wildest and most remote places on Earth.

      • L.A. Theatre Works: "SEVEN"

        date=Saturday, March 28, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=”SEVEN” is a riveting documentary play by seven female writers based on personal interviews with seven remarkable women who faced life-threatening obstacles before bringing heroic changes to their home countries.

      • Telegraph Quartet

        date=Saturday, April 4, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=The Telegraph Quartet formed in 2013 with an equal passion for standard and contemporary chamber music repertoire.

      • Eric Lyon: "Guggenheim Concert"

        date=Friday, April 10, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=Eric Lyon presents a concert of works created during his year-long Guggenheim Fellowship, expanding the boundaries of spatialized orchestration and taking advantage of the unique aspects of the Moss Arts Center’s Cube.

      • Kaki King: "DATA NOT FOUND"

        date=Thursday, April 16-Saturday, April 18, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=Kaki King’s “DATA NOT FOUND,” in collaboration with Giorgia Lupi, is a contemporary musical and visual journey powered by the study and illustration of data.

      • Paul Dresher Ensemble and Amy X Neuburg: "They Will Have Been So Beautiful"

        date=Friday, May 1, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=Inspired by a little-known text by photographer Diane Arbus, the Paul Dresher Ensemble and composer and vocalist Amy X Neuburg collaborate on an electroacoustic song cycle featuring 10 newly commissioned works from a host of today’s most compelling composers presented alongside the images that inspired them.

      • Flor de Toloache

        date=Friday, May 8, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=Latin Grammy-winning, New York-based all-female ensemble Flor de Toloache continues to win the hearts of both progressive and traditional mariachi music fans alike through its distinct artistic vision and sophisticated, enlightened interpretation of traditional mariachi instruments.

      • Paula Poundstone

        date=Friday, June 5, 2020, 8:30 PM`desc=Paula Poundstone casually delivers smart humor with a razor-sharp, spontaneous wit that has become the stuff of legend.

      • "Pelléas et Mélisande"

        date=Thursday, June 25-Saturday, June 27, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=Using the advanced technologies of the Moss Arts Center’s Cube, Virginia Tech’s creative team of faculty, students, and guest performers will realize Debussy’s dream for an innovative opera with strong connection between scenic and musical movement.

      • 22 Steps

        date=Ongoing`desc="22 Steps" is an ongoing installation that celebrates the written word.

      • Fierce Women

        date=Thursday, January 30-Saturday, April 25, 2020`desc=This suite of one-person exhibitions by some of the most acclaimed artists of our era presents exemplary works of art that are formidable, impactful, and fierce in both their dramatic visual power and the potency of ideas presented.

      • ICAT: Open (at the) Source

        date=Thursday, April 16-Saturday, May 16, 2020`desc=This year, “Open (at the) Source” will feature student projects that bring together scientists, engineers, artists, and designers who are addressing some of the world’s most complex challenges.

      • SOVA Senior Show

        date=Thursday, May 7-Saturday, May 16, 2020`desc=This refreshing annual exhibition features original and innovative works by graduating seniors in Virginia Tech’s School of Visual Arts that demonstrate their abilities in painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, ceramics, and creative technologies.

      • Daniel Canogar: Surge

        date=Ongoing`desc=For this third major public art commission at the Moss Art Center, Daniel Canogar has created a site-specific sequence of dynamic, data-fed sculptural forms.