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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

The Edwin H. Simmons Creative Minds Series

The Edwin H. Simmons Creative Minds Series

“How to Use Your Eyes, and How Some Animals Use Their Eyes" With art historian and critic Dr. James Elkins, the E. C. Chadbourne Professor of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 Eva Marie Saint Theatre, Wolfe Center for the Arts Plan to attend

Night of the Living Dead

Night of the Living Dead

The dead rise up in the iconic 1968 film “Night of the Living Dead.” They will rise again onstage at Bowling Green State University's theater production. Join us on opening night, October 23 at 8 p.m., for a scary good time!   Buy Tickets

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!

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