Squires Student Center, 290 College Ave.
The Haymarket Theatre is a 500-seat proscenium theatre on the second floor of Squires Student Center. The School of Performing Arts programs this theatre.
Henderson Hall, 195 Alumni Mall
The Henderson Amphitheatre is an intimate outdoor venue just behind Theatre 101. The space is ideal for storytelling, small improv groups, musical entertainment, and open-air teaching. The School of Performing Arts programs this amphitheatre.
Norris Hall Art Gallery
Norris Hall, 495 Old Turner St., 540-231-2345
The Department of Engineering, Science, and Mechanics and the Center for Peace Studies and Violence Prevention jointly host a series of art exhibits throughout the year.
The Moss Arts Center presents world-class performances and exhibitions in its spaces, which include:
- Street and Davis Performance Hall: The 88,000-square-foot hall houses the Fife Theatre, three floors of lobbies, the stunning Grand Staircase, and backstage support areas serving the theatre.
- Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre: The 1,274-seat theatre is a flexible performance venue with impeccable acoustics and is capable of supporting a broad range of events across music, theatre, dance, and new media.
- The Cube: The four-story experimental Cube is a highly adaptable space for research and experimentation, immersive environments, intimate performances, and more.
- Ruth C. Horton Gallery
- Miles C. Horton Jr. Gallery
- Francis T. Eck Exhibition Corridor
- Sherwood P. Quillen ’71 Reception Gallery
The center’s galleries, both in combination and individually, provide intimate settings for exhibiting a variety of traditional, digital, and experimental works and installations from international artists, faculty, students, and community-based projects.
The university-level Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology, uniquely partnered within the Moss Arts Center, uses multiple studios support its cross-disciplinary research at the nexus of art, design, engineering, and science. Studios include state-of-the-art acoustic spaces with multi-channel audio, motion capture systems, and flexible spaces for design development, fabrication, and prototyping.
Wallace Hall Gallery
295 West Campus Drive (Visit 240 Wallace Hall for admission.)
Wallace Gallery is in the atrium of the first floor of Wallace Hall and is managed by the Department of Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management. The space is approximately 14 feet by 35 feet.
- The Moss Arts Center celebrates Virginia’s heritage music during the Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music Homecoming
- A new voice in country music, singer-songwriter Dori Freeman returns to her Southwest Virginia roots
- The future of sound begins in the Cube
- Moss Arts Center’s summer exhibition focuses on local and regional artists
- Legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma anchors the Moss Arts Center’s newest performance season