Box Office Hours: 

The MCA Box Office will be open 1-5 Monday - Friday

for the week of September 18th - 24th  

Hours will be posted and updated at the beginning of each week.

General Ticket information:

  • Artalks and exhibits are free and open to the public
  • E&H students receive one complimentary ticket to each MCA event. Students must claim their ticket in person at the MCA Box Office with their E&H ID. Tickets will be available three weeks before each event.
  • E&H employees are allotted two complimentary tickets to each MCA event. Employees must claim their tickets in person at the MCA Box Office with their E&H ID. Tickets will be available three weeks before each event. 
  • For groups ten or more, attending one performance, there is a 10% discount and a flat handling fee on $10. Please call the MCA Box Office to place your order and receive the discount.
  • Absolutely no refunds; however tickets may be exchanged with a 48-hour lead time. Programs are subject to change.

For event descriptions and to purchase tickets please see the categories and calendar below.

Guest Artist Series       Departmental Performance       Recital Series       Community Rentals

Guest Artist Series   $23

The Guest Artist Series is a curated lineup of nationally and internationally known performing and visual artists.  The MCA strives to showcase artists and performing styles that are not frequently featured in Southwest Virginia, providing E&H students with the opportunity to experience one-on-one interactions with artists at the cutting edge of their fields.

Karen Slack, Soprano

An evening of high drama and amazing vocal virtuosity as soprano Karen Slack and pianist Scott Gendel take us on a musical…

Artalk by Jay Gould

Mixed-media and photography, artist Jay Gould works with themes of science and storytelling.

Daniel Beaty: EMERGENCY

EMERGENCY is Daniel Beaty’s Obie, NAACP, Audelco, and Ovation Award-winning one-man play in which he portrays 43 different…

Departmental Performances   $10

The MCA is proud to host the choral, instrumental and theatre performances of the talented E&H students. With several choral and musical ensembles, there is something for everyone's musical taste. The theatre department produces four to five performances a year, featuring performance styles from a classic Greek tragedy to modern works.

Top Girls

Marlene invites history and literature's most revolutionary women to dinner. Their stories challenge our concepts of what it has…

Fall Choral Concert

The Emory & Henry College Concert & Chamber Choirs conclude their fall tour with a performance at State Street United Methodist…


A love triangle surrounding Sally Bowles, the leading lady of the Kit Kat Klub set in 1930s Berlin at the center of the Nazi’s…

Recital Series   $15

The Recital Series features E&H Faculty recitals and visiting academic professors and friends

Recital: Tammy Yonce, flute

This recital will explore some of these new works for flute, including a specific focus on the Glissando Headjoint.

Lecture Recital: Sound the Trumpets!

Master performers Vince DiMartino (United States) and John Foster (Australia) will take the audience on a lightning-speed and…

Community Rentals   

Many community organizations use the MCA for their performances and lectures. Please contact Laura Pruitt for rental information.