Beyond the stage and galleries, we offer opportunities for people of all ages to expand cultural awareness and deepen understanding through the arts. These events—many of which are free—illustrate how learning, engagement, and discovery are at the heart of our mission.
Participate in events tailored for different ages and abilities, like:
- workshops with visiting artists
- activities in schools and with local organizations
- lectures and Q&As
- master classes
- hands-on experiences
- community celebrations
- and much more
Enhance Your Experience
General ItemK-12 Programs
A critical part of a child’s education, arts experiences cultivate empathy, expand world views, create human connections, and enhance creative problem-solving skills.
General ItemVirginia Tech Students
We bring world-class artists and performers to campus and host a huge variety of events each year. Student engagement is at the heart of our programming.
General ItemVirginia Tech Faculty
If you’re looking for ways to boost your syllabus, revitalize your programs, and create exceptional learning experiences for your students, consider collaborating with us.
We bring arts to the community and lift up and invite people to examine the beauty, complexity, and diversity of our world.
General ItemItraab Arabic Music Ensemble
A project of Moss Arts Center, Itraab is an ensemble of Virginia Tech students, faculty, and community members who learn and perform Arabic music.
General Item"In the Moment: Artists and Their Work"
Celebrating and elevating our local and regional artists, this online talk series provides an opportunity to meet notable creators of Southwest Virginia.
Culminating Performance of Salaam: Exploring Muslim Cultures
Salaam: Exploring Muslim Cultures is a project that was led by the Moss Arts Center to strengthen cross-cultural understanding by engaging Virginia Tech students and other communities in Southwest Virginia with the diversity of Muslim cultures through an exploration of stories, images, sounds, and perspectives.
We celebrated the voices and creative work of the Virginia Tech students and community members who participated in this project with a free performance showcasing their year-long collaborative work with visiting artists Omar Offendum, Saba Taj, and Karim Nagi.