WAKE the Arts

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Wake the Arts is an affinity group dedicated to spreading awareness of the positive impact of the transformative arts throughout all aspects of life, while advocating the advancement of careers in the fine arts sector.

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Upcoming Events

No events currently planned. Contact your local Community Officers or alumni@wfu.edu with event ideas!

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Past Events

Apr 17

NFTs, the Creative Economy and the Future of Art

Wake the Arts, the Department of Art, and the School of Business are hosting Dr. Amy Whtaker (NYU), who will deliver this year’s Acquavella Lecture in Arts Management. Reception to follow. Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Mar 14

Cristin Tierney Gallery

Cristin Tierney (‘93) and Wake the Arts invite you to cocktails at Cristin Tierney Gallery to celebrate the “Cross Cut,” an exhibition of new work by Debbie Kenote and Mark Sengbusch. Thursday, March 14, 2024

Jan 19

Of The Times: Reece Opening Reception Student-Acquired Art Exhibit

60th Anniversary of the Reece Collection Celebration. Exhibition at Hanes Gallery January 19 Friday, January 19, 2024

Oct 19

Choral Reunion Weekend

Join fellow choral alumni and faculty during Homecoming weekend for a reunion and celebration of the past and an exciting future. Please make every effort to attend all reunion events. Thursday, October 19, 2023 - Sunday, October 22, 2023

Oct 11

Wake the Arts Fox Theatre Ghost Tour

Join us for a behind-the-scenes ghost tour of the Fox Theatre on Wednesday, October 11th at 6:30 pm. Before the tour, we will gather in the Marquee club for drinks. Wednesday, October 11, 2023

May 17

Wake the Arts ATL at the LP Grant House

Join us for the next Wake the Arts Atlanta event on Wednesday, May 17th, at the LP Grant House. The House is the oldest home... Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Feb 2

Wake the Arts Atlanta Kick-off at Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center

Calling all Atlanta area Deacs! If re-connecting with old friends or getting more involved with your community were part of your 2023 resolutions, then... Thursday, February 02, 2023

Mar 7

Wake the Arts Apollo's Fire at The Met

We warmly welcome you to join us for an exciting performance at the Met featuring Wake Forest alumna and conductor, Jeannette Sorrell, and Apollo's Fire!... Saturday, March 07, 2020

Sep 11


Join Wake Forest alumni, family, and friends for a night of networking and arts-inspired conversations as we launch a new Wake Forest Alumni Affinity group "Wake the Arts." Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Apr 23

Wake the Arts Panel

Come celebrate with Associate Professor of Dance and Associate Provost for the Arts, Christina Soriano, and help build Wake Forest's new visual and performing arts... Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Community Leadership

Staff Coordinator

Gray Godwin ('09) 

If you would like to help plan future events for this community, please contact alumni@wfu.edu.

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