Join us for exhibitions, performances, and many opportunities for deeper exploration and fun. We offer learning opportunities for all ages through workshops with visiting artists, activities in schools and local organizations, lectures and symposia, master classes, hands-on experiences, community celebrations, and more. The Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology also offers hands-on, minds-on learning events—with Maker fairs, guest talks, and research projects that turn the entire center into a hub for creativity!

Upcoming experiences

      • Open Workshop: Saba Taj

        date=Monday, January 29, 2018, 6 PM`desc=Create visual arts projects with guidance from guest artist Saba Taj as part of our project Salaam: Exploring Muslim Cultures.`tickets=http://bit.ly/WorkshopTaj

      • Talk: Stefan Solyom

        date=Saturday, February 3, 2018, 3 PM`desc=Directly before the performance by the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra of Sweden, hear from Stefan Solyom, principal conductor of the ensemble, during a free talk.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/seatSelect.asp?BOset::WSmap::seatmap::performance_ids=3BEEB116-DAC7-4592-8886-E4D13B41055B

      • Workshop: Manual Cinema

        date=Friday, February 9, 2018, 6 PM`desc=Learn about Manual Cinema’s work with video samples and audio story techniques through exercises in sound design, music composition, and a guided sound walk.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/seatSelect.asp?BOset::WSmap::seatmap::performance_ids=650B93CF-1227-4816-947C-C7A545E66004

      • Open Workshop: Karim Nagi

        date=Monday, February 19, 2018, 6 PM`desc=Learn numerous Arab music and dance styles from guest artist Karim Nagi as part of our project Salaam: Exploring Muslim Cultures.`tickets=http://bit.ly/WorkshopNagi

      • Open Workshop: Omar Offendum

        date=Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 6 PM`desc=Create poetry, spoken word, or hip-hop lyrics with guest artist Omar Offendum as part of our project Salaam: Exploring Muslim Cultures.`tickets=http://bit.ly/WorkshopOmar

      • School-Day Performance: Dorrance Dance

        date=Friday, February 23, 2018, 10 AM`desc=Since the Moss Arts Center’s opening in 2013, nearly 15,000 students, teachers, and families have participated in the center’s free pre-kindergarten to twelfth grade arts activities.

      • Talk: Colin Connor, Limón Dance Company

        date=Saturday, March 3, 2018, 6 PM`desc=Directly before the performance by Limón Dance Company, hear from Colin Connor, artistic director of the company.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/seatSelect.asp?BOset::WSmap::seatmap::performance_ids=79CCA265-BB28-4056-A16E-6B6848E62A19

      • Talk: Cuban Musical Culture

        date=Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 6 PM`desc=Explore the ajiaco, or cultural stew, of Cuba and its influence on the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba with Joseph Scarpaci, Latin American Studies scholar and executive director of the Center for the Study of Cuban Culture and Economy.`tickets=http://bit.ly/CubaTalkMAC

General Information

Learning Guide

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