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 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.
Article ItemBlacksburg artist Martha Olson to share her creative inspirations and techniques during online discussion , article
Join Olson for this free 45-minute Zoom discussion on Friday, June 25, at noon. Olson’s work is currently on view as part of the Moss Arts Center’s summer exhibition, "Roots, Reeds, and Vines: The Art of Basketry."
Article ItemTransdisciplinary creative team re-imagines Debussy’s opera ‘Pelléas et Mélisande’ , article
Experience this innovative adaptation, complete with immersive recordings, projections, and unusual costumes and scenery, on Friday, June 25, and Saturday, June 26, at 7 p.m. Performances are available as streamed and in-person events.
Article ItemArtists weave together stories of their cultures, traditions, and histories , article
From the traditions of South Carolina seagrass and Appalachian basketry to innovative and intriguing contemporary forms, the Moss Arts Center exhibition “Roots, Reeds, and Vines: The Art of Basketry” celebrates the creativity and technical skill of 12 artists.
Article ItemICAT Creativity + Innovation Day features technologies and creative solutions bridging physical distance , article
Featuring virtual worlds, projects showcasing the university’s creativity, and real-time streaming conversations with some of the nation’s leading innovators, experience ICAT Creativity + Innovation Day on May 3.
Article ItemUrban dance innovators Ephrat Asherie Dance remix street and club dances with live music in ‘Odeon’ , article
The Moss Arts Center presents the high-energy dance company, led by Bessie Award winner Ephrat “Bounce” Asherie, in a performance streamed from the Joyce Theater in New York City on Thursday, April 29, at 7:30 p.m.
Article ItemAppalachian sensations Steep Canyon Rangers and Amythyst Kiah take the Moss Arts Center stage , article
Streamed live from the center’s Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre, up-and-coming roots musician Kiah is the special guest opening artist for a performance by the Steep Canyon Rangers, one of the most recognizable names in modern bluegrass music, on Saturday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m.
Article ItemMultimedia play ‘Cartography’ embraces the inspiring and universal stories of young migrants , article
The Moss Arts Center presents a free stream of the production, which includes a post-show moderated discussion with the performers and creators of the work, on Thursday, April 15, at 7 p.m.
Article ItemPlanned public art to illuminate stories from region’s historically marginalized communities , article
Explore proposed sculptural installations on Virginia Tech's Blacksburg campus and the relationship between public art, history, and representation during a virtual discussion on April 19 from noon-1 p.m.
Article ItemAcclaimed Mexican-born author Valeria Luiselli explores the stories of children and immigration , article
The Moss Arts Center and the Department of English Visiting Writer Series present the MacArthur Fellow and “Lost Children Archive” author in an event streamed live from her home on Thursday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m.