The Arts

Comprised of the School of Art, the College of Musical Arts, the Department of Theatre & Film, and the Creative Writing program, The Arts at BGSU function as an interdisciplinary unit, fostering a culture of creativity on our campus and in our community.

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News Across the Arts

Festival Series: Frankenstein

Festival Series: Frankenstein

Celebrate Halloween in a uniquely scary way as the 1931 movie Frankenstein is shown, complete with Michael Shapiro’s film score performed LIVE by our very own BGSU music faculty members. Come in costume! Prizes awarded!  Join us!


Distinguished: The Exhibition

Distinguished: The Exhibition

Tom Hilty, Ron Jacomini and Bob Mazur shaped the School of Art during an exciting era of growth and continue to gain recognition for their artistic accomplishments. BGSU Galleries is delighted to welcome them back. For more information  click here

Fine Arts Galleries

From contemporary exhibitions, to faculty and student shows, the Fine Arts Center Galleries at BGSU offer the community numerous opportunities to view work by some of the most talented and successful artists in the region.

Gallery Hours during school year exhibitions:
Tues - Sat: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thurs: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sun: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m

Performance Venues

Beyond our beautiful galleries, the Arts at BGSU has a variety of performance spaces both large and small, such as the 850-seat Kobacker Hall, the 250-seat Bryan Hall, and the renowned Wolfe Center for the Arts.

Kobacker Hall

Bryan Hall

To our guests with disabilities, please indicate if you need special services, assistance, or accommodations to fully participate in these programs by contacting: Theresa Clickner, tclick@bgsu.edu, College of Musical Arts, 419.372.2506, Theatre, Film and Dance, 419.372.8171; Jacqueline Cummins, cumminj@bgsu.edu, Creative Writing, 419.372.0561; Brett Holden bholden@bgsu.edu, Gish Film Theater, 419.372.4474; or Lisa Molnar, lmolnar@bgsu.edu, School of Art, 419.372.2786. Please notify us ten days prior to the event.