Welcome to Lisner

Revered as a National & DC Historical Landmark, Lisner Auditorium opened its doors for public performances in the fall of 1946. As an anchor for arts and culture at The George Washington University, Lisner Auditorium hosts world class events and activities and brings well over 100,000 visitors a year to the Foggy Bottom campus.

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Featured Event

Rising hip hop sensation and Virginia’s own D.R.A.M. serves up his funky, feel-good party jams, including his mega hits “Broccoli,” “Cha Cha,” “Cute,” and more. Purchase tickets online or at the Lisner box office.

Upcoming Events

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GW Band Spring Concert

Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 2:00pm

A concert including recent works by American composers Ticheli, Camphouse, Sheldon, Whitacre, Morales, Balmages, and Austrian composer Thomas Doss; and a newly commissioned work by Royce Cole honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Benno Fritz.

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GW Orchestra Spring Concert

Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 7:00pm

A concert exploring emotion and states of mind in music featuring music by Beethoven, Faure, Dittersdorf, Saint Saene, and Vaughan Williams featuring the GW University Singers. A pre-concert discussion is scheduled with the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis, George Washington University chapter.

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DC MIST Awards Ceremony

Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 6:00pm

The DC MIST 2017 Awards Ceremony will recognize the accomplishments of the winners at the DC MIST regional tournament and will feature both competitor and guest performances.

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TEDxFoggyBottom 2017

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 9:00am

TEDxFoggyBottom is an annual conference that brings together brilliant innovators and unconventional change-makers. This year's event will be a full-day experience featuring live presenters, and interactive exhibits centered around the 2017 theme: In Metamorphosis, discussing the current changes in our world and the implications these changes have for our society.

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Lisner & 95.5 WPGC FM Present D.R.A.M.

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 6:00pm

Rising hip hop sensation and Virginia’s own D.R.A.M. serves up his funky, feel-good party jams, including his mega hits “Broccoli,” “Cha Cha,” “Cute,” and more. Tickets go on sale this Thursday, March 2nd at NOON. Limited discounted GW student tickets will be available for purchase only at Lisner box office.

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