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Catch our fall exhibitions before they close Dec. 17!

Patrons view a large site-specific installation in the Moss Arts Center's gallery, part of artist william cordova's exhibition, "can't stop, won't stop: tenets of southern alchemy." The wooden structure is tall and curved into a half circle, the inside surface covered in color-blocked paint chips.
william cordova's exhibition, "can't stop, won't stop: tenets of southern alchemy" in the Ruth C. Horton Gallery.

10 years of the moss arts center

Explore Our History

When the late Charles W. Steger became president of Virginia Tech in 2000, he announced his desire to enhance the presence and practice of the arts on campus. As we celebrate our 10th anniversary season, we look back at the creativity, culture, and community over the years.


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    Blacksburg Master Chorale , article

    SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17, 4 PM: The New River Valley’s own Blacksburg Master Chorale is joined by a professional orchestra and soloists to present one of the most iconic works of the holiday season, Handel’s "Messiah."

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    Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis , article

    TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 7:30 PM: Grammy-winning trumpeter Wynton Marsalis leads the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Made up of 15 of today’s finest jazz musicians, the group performs the music of great jazz composers as well as original works.

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    Cirque Mechanics , article

    WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31, 7:30 PM: From the creative team that brought us "Birdhouse Factory" in 2022 and "Pedal Punk" in 2015 comes a fun-for-all-ages theatrical circus show inspired by the power of wind. Cirque Mechanics combines inspired storytelling and innovative mechanical staging for its latest smash, "Zephyr."


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    william cordova , article

    THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21-SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17: william cordova examines the visual aspects of transition and displacement, studying the evolution and adaptation of objects and perception across time and space.

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    Laurie Steelink , article

    THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21-SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17: Exploring connections to her Native American roots, multidisciplinary artist Laurie Steelink creates assemblages of found objects and reassembled paintings to question authenticity and consider spirituality.