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18th Annual Modfest at Vassar College

February 6 @ 6:00 pm

View inside the hall at Vassar College showing a stage with a piano on it

Modfest, Vassar College’s annual exploration of the arts of the 20th and 21st centuries, celebrates its 18th season with the theme, “Reflect to Project looks backward to move forward. Explore the arts through the Grammy Award-nominated vocal ensemble New York Polyphony, Jeff Snyder’s laptop orchestra, Tony Award-winning actress Celia Keenan-Bolger, members of the Hudson Valley Philharmonic, and spectacular faculty and students in stunning performances and lectures.

Modfest will run January 30-February 9, 2020.

Featuring award-winning guest artists, faculty members, and students, Modfest 2020 continues the beloved tradition of music, visual art, dance, film, workshops, and lectures.


Date Summary of Events:

  • Saturday, February 1 at 1:30pm: Project: Community Arts Panel
  • Saturday, February 1 at 3:00pm: Reflect: An Artist’s Life, Onstage and Off Reservations required, email: boxoffice@vassar.edu or call (845) 437-5599.
  • Sunday, February 2 at 3:00pm: Honorary Adene and Richard Wilson Concert
  • Wednesday, February 5 at 1:30pm: Open Rehearsal for Opposite Earth
  • Thursday, February 6 at 6:00pm: Build, Destroy, BuildSpontaneous Creation of Structure
  • Friday, February 7 at 7:00pm: Dance Performance – Vassar Repertory Dance Theatre This is a free but ticketed event—reservations are required & are available  https://vassardance.tix.com
  • Saturday, February 8 at 4:00pm Future Voices: Choral Concert featuring Cappella Festiva, Treble Choir, and Cor Capriccio Children’s Choir
  • Saturday, February 8 at 5:30pm Exhibition Opening Lecture and Reception for Louise Bourgeois: Ode to Forgetting
  • Saturday, February 8 at 7:00pm Future Voices: Orchestra & Song
  • Sunday, February 9 at 3:00pm: Chamber Music from the Hudson Valley Philharmonic