The Moss Arts Center communications team is available to assist with media inquiries, including arranging facility tours, coordinating interviews, and providing high-resolution photography of our facility, as well as our performers and exhibitions.
Reporters are welcome to attend our events, but will need to request a ticket at least 48 hours in advance. Media tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please direct any media-related inquiries to:
Associate Director of Communication
Article ItemJazz legends Chucho Valdés, Dianne Reeves, and Joe Lovano unite for an incomparable evening of duets , article
With a combined 12 Grammy Awards, the musical masters take the Moss Arts Center stage for “Duets” on Thursday, Sept. 30, at 7:30 p.m.
Article ItemMiwa Matreyek combines animation, video, and her own shadow silhouette for a fantastical exploration of Earth’s transformation , article
Matreyek performs "This World Made Itself" and "Infinitely Yours" on Tuesday, Sept. 28, at 7:30 and 9 p.m., and Wednesday, Sept. 29, at 7 and 8:30 p.m.
Article ItemIndigenous artists celebrate Native peoples and cultures through music, poetry, and storytelling , article
Capturing the joy the artists feel being part of a Native community, while also honoring their ancestors, “Welcome to Indian Country” comes to the Moss Arts Center on Wednesday, Sept. 22, and Thursday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m.
Article ItemBANDALOOP dancers soar from the exterior walls of the Moss Arts Center in remarkable outdoor performances , article
The side of the center is transformed into a dance floor for free performances on Friday, Sept. 17, at 5 and 6 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 18, at 1 and 2 p.m.
Article ItemMoss Arts Center fall exhibitions feature work from acclaimed photographers Sheila Pree Bright and Larry Fink , article
Exploring the complex realities that inspire people to gather through very distinct lenses, Bright’s “A Beautiful Struggle” and Fink’s “Gathering: Pearls and Polyester” open with a reception on Thursday, Sept. 9.
Article ItemJoin Blacksburg creative Joelle Shenk as she discusses her passion for the performing arts , article
Adored by parents and children throughout the New River Valley for her interactive storytelling, Shenk discusses the role of improvisation in education during a free 45-minute Zoom session on Friday, Aug. 20, at noon.
Article ItemCube Fest explores new possibilities in immersive sound , article
Designed to facilitate international research collaborations, Cube Fest returns in hybrid form, offering a mix of virtual and in-person events featuring leading Afrofuturist artists from around the world.
Article ItemCreativity and Innovation District Living-Learning Program ready to welcome students and faculty , article
The state-of-the-art 232,000 gross-square-foot residence hall will be home to nearly 600 Hokies, including participants in the Studio 72, Innovate, and Rhizome living-learning communities, student-athletes, and a resident faculty principal, Tim Baird, and his family.
Article ItemTickets now available for Moss Arts Center fall performances , article
From intimate evenings led by musical masters to transformative stories of identity, culture, and migration, the lineup marks the center’s return to a season of in-person performances and includes experiences offering deeper connections with artists.
Article ItemResearchers are pulling movements out of microfilm with digital history , article
Firsthand accounts and images of Black soldiers hold hidden chapters of U.S. history. Historians and computer scientists are harnessing technologies like virtual reality and AI to equip the public to immerse themselves in those perspectives, learn from them, and broaden historical dialogue.
Article ItemFloyd musician Earl White has spent his life keeping American string band traditions alive , article
A prominent figure rooted in the practice, teaching, and sustaining of American string band traditions, White shares music and talks about his work in a free 45-minute Zoom on Friday, July 16, at noon.
Article ItemMoss Arts Center announces fall lineup of in-person performances , article
Subscriptions are now available for the fall events, which include musical performances from classical to contemporary, innovative theatre works, and an audacious dance company that turns the exterior of the Moss Arts Center into a dance floor.