Fine Arts and Entertainment in and Around Wintergreen
Wintergreen's Evans Center for the Performing Arts, a 300+ seat acoustical shell is the perfect setting for a wide variety of musical programs. Classical, jazz, Celtic, mountain music, vocal and band concerts take place duing the Wintergreen Summer Music Festival, which runs from Spring until Fall. Lawn seating adjacent to the Evans Center is available so you can enjoy the performance as well as the beautiful natural setting.
The Music Festival also includes a Music Academy established for young, outstanding musicians selected for their performance capabilities. The Academy Fellows will perform before audiences while under the tutelage of the Festival's professional musicians.
The University Museum maintains a collection of over 10,000 objects exhibiting American and European painting and sculpture of the 15th -19th centuries including art from the "Age of Thomas Jefferson" (1775-1825); art from the ancient Mediterranean; Asian art; and 20th century art. Highlights of the collection of 20th-century paintings, sculpture and works on paper include American figurative art and photography.
The American Shakespeare Center is an internationally acclaimed theatre company that performs Shakespeare's works under their original staging conditions -- on a simple stage, without elaborate sets, and with the audience sharing the same light as the actors. Home to the ASC's resident troupe, the Blackfriars Playhouse has been established as one of America's premier Shakespeare destinations.
.. and these are only a sampling of the fine arts availale around Wintergreen.