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Guidelines & How to Submit Events

Events featured in the Arts at W&M Events Calendar are:

  • Sponsored or co-sponsored by a W&M academic unit.
  • Public or semi-public.
    • A departmental brown-bag that welcomes all may be included.
    • A lecture open only to majors may not.
  • Geographically accessible to Williamsburg.
    • On-campus, near-campus, or live-streamed events should be included.
    • Events taking place within a reasonable driving distance (Hampton Roads, Richmond, even D.C.) might be included.
    • Events taking place beyond our immediate region may be included on a case-by-case basis.
How to Submit an Event

Everyone at W&M can create and recommend an event to the Arts at W&M Event Calendar. 

  • Go to
  • Click "Create Event" in the upper right.
  • Log in using your normal W&M credentials.
  • Fill in the relevant fields to create your event.
  • At the beginning of the event's title, include one or two words that describe the genre and mode of the event.
    • Some genre suggestions:
      • Art
      • Music
      • Film
      • Dance
      • Theatre
      • Poetry
      • Literature
      • Fiction
    • Some mode suggestions: 
      • Exhibit
      • Concert
      • Screening
      • Lecture
      • Workshop
      • Performance
      • Reading
  • To visually associate your event with the Year of the Arts, feel free to use one of the pre-loaded branded images for your event. When selecting an image for your event, simply search "year of the arts" and select from one of the provided images. 
  • The last step in creating an event is to recommend it to appropriate calendars. Be sure to select the "Arts at W&M" calendar when recommending your event. Your event will automatically populate on the Arts at W&M calendar and appear on the Year of the Arts homepage.

Questions? Contact [[aschaefer]].