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  • June 17, 2022
    Late June has a special quality. The summer solstice (on which, etymologically if not astronomically, the sun “stands still”) gives us our longest day of the year, and signals the eternal renewal of the cycle of the seasons.
  • June 16, 2022
    The seasoned production team at the Hylton Center brings excellence to every show. Every time. From coordinating myriad needs of touring artists to balancing sound levels to hanging precise lighting plots, and so much more, this team does it all with a quiet grace and skillful mastery.
  • June 16, 2022
    Over the course of two evenings, the Hylton Center hosted its 12th Anniversary Gala on April 29 and 30 with a celebratory dinner emceed by Dean and Executive Director of the Hylton Center Rick Davis, honoring two trailblazers in the community: Denise McPhail and Lovey Hammel.
  • June 16, 2022
    This summer, the Buchanan Partners Art Gallery presents La vie quotidienne: Haitian paintings from the David A. Kravitz Collection, 1970-2000.
  • June 16, 2022
    If you enjoy meeting new people and possess an appreciation for the performing arts, consider joining the Hylton Center front-of-house volunteer team as an usher!
  • June 16, 2022
    Interested in brushing up your guitar skills? The Hylton Center’s Veterans and the Arts Initiative Virtual Guitar Workshop Series (6/16, 7/7, 8/11) is back by popular demand to offer a summer refresher course!
  • June 16, 2022
    This summer, two Hylton Center Arts Partners will team up to bring a Rodgers and Hammerstein classic to the Merchant Hall stage.
  • June 10, 2022
    Mason Exhibitions is honored to present Abdulrahman Naanseh: Pressure, Movement, Effect, a solo exhibition of the artist’s recent Arabic calligraphy on paper and canvas, on view June 17 through August 6, 2022. The opening reception for Pressure, Movement, Effect will kick off with the Arlington Collective Art Walk the evening of June 17, featuring self-guided art experiences open to the public that connects seven local galleries.
  • June 7, 2022
    The 15 students in the special topics class Facial Reconstruction started the semester with a generic plastic skull. Week by week, they sculpted different parts of their own faces, creating a portrait of themselves in clay and learning the forensic skills needed to put a face on a skull.
  • June 2, 2022
    George Mason University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the fourth round of its Young Alumni Commissioning Project Awards.
  • May 12, 2022
    Still tapping our toes, the Center for the Arts looks back on SW!NG OUT's time within the community, George Mason University, and the Center. As an Artist-in-Residence, SW!NG OUT company members engaged with local swing dance groups, area students, Hylton Performing Arts Center’s Veterans and the Arts Initiative, and community members to share the history of swing and Lindy Hop—and get dancing too! After a wonderful collection of community activities, SW!NG OUT concluded its time at George Mason University with its highly anticipated performance at the Center for the Arts on March 19.
  • May 12, 2022
    The Center for the Arts at George Mason University announced its 2022/2023 season of mainstage performances, featuring a diverse lineup of artists and ensembles across many genres, as part of Great Performances at Mason and the Family Series.