The Arts at VWU
The arts are thriving at Virginia Wesleyan University. From ever-changing exhibits in the Neil Britton Art Gallery to exhilarating mainstage theatre productions and vocal and instrumental concerts in the brand new Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center, the Arts at VWU stimulate the senses and broaden the liberal arts experience.
Neil Britton Gallery
Engaging both the Coastal Virginia and University communities in the visual arts, the 1,200 square-foot Neil Britton Art Gallery comes alive with the work of both professional artists and Virginia Wesleyan students.
Barclay Sheaks Gallery
Named for nationally renowned painter and founder of the VWU Art Department, this gallery features Barclay Sheaks' acrylic paintings of waterfront scenes, wetlands, farmlands and people of the Chesapeake Bay.
VWU Concert Series
The Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center hosts world-class artists, performers, musicians, and lecturers throughout the year as part of the VWU Concert Series.
A variety of musical ensembles, including choral, jazz, and orchestra, explore music from all styles and genres.
Wesleyan Sacred Music Institute
Broaden your awareness of the music and ritual that have been part of humankind's various faith expressions for thousands of years.
From student-directed one-act plays to Shakespeare, the presentation of live theatre productions is an essential component of the theatre major at Virginia Wesleyan.
Your Window to the Arts
The Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center showcases the prominence of Virginia Wesleyan’s arts program to the community with an impressive annual schedule of plays, concerts, exhibits, and special presentations.