Welcome to The Arts at BGSU! 

The Arts at Bowling Green State University continue to flourish and stretch the boundaries of knowledge and imagination. You can experience the strength of our traditions and the inspiration of our creative innovations.

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

Join us! We look forward to sharing our performances, galleries, lectures, and research with you.

Featured Premier Arts Events

Winter Dance Concert-Big Moves

Winter Dance Concert: BiG Moves

February 3 & 4 | 8 p.m.

Thomas B. and Kathleen M. Donnell Theatre, Wolfe Center for the Arts

BiG Moves is presented by the BGSU Department of Theatre and Film and features choreography by Colleen Murphy, Adrienne Letner and Tammy Metz Starr, as well as selected works from undergraduate dance minors and theatre majors. The concert highlights versatility in the BGSU Dance Program, with contemporary, jazz, and tap dance on display.

Tickets are available at bgsu.edu/the-arts/tickets.

Kronos Quartet

Hansen Musical Arts Series: Kronos Quartet

February 14 | 8 p.m.

Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center

Kronos Quartet combines a spirit of fearless exploration with a commitment to continually reimagine the string quartet experience, changing the way we think about music. In the process, Kronos has become one of the most celebrated and influential chamber ensembles of our time. Kronos celebrates their 50th anniversary with the 50 for the Future project, an ongoing multiyear project featuring new works by an international and diverse group of composers. Their two-day residency at BGSU, culminating with this concert performance, is generously supported by Dorothy and DuWayne Hansen.  

Free and open to the public.

Circular logo in center says: In The Round, Artistry, Activism and Presence of Native Creatives with BGSU logo underneath surrounded by graphic crows, triangles, and circular shapes of land, water with gradient overlays in color of blues, oranges and purples.

In The Round: Artistry, Activism, & Presence of Native Creatives

In The Round: a speaker series featuring Native American Creatives seeks to render visible—to the BGSU and local communities—the artistry, activism, and presence of contemporary Native American artists. This series is an extension of the recently-developed BGSU Land Acknowledgment, which provides a foundation upon which the university can build purposeful and sustained practices that seek to decolonize our institution.

In The Round features Native American creatives who work in the areas of the arts here at BGSU: Fine Art, Graphic Design, Music, Creative Writing, Film, and Theatre. The series offers opportunities to enrich the learning, experiences, and perspectives of all members of our campus and local communities. By engaging contemporary Indigenous and Native American Artists, this series challenges erroneous and harmful stereotypes that continue to permeate American society today. Exposure to the artists’ works and techniques through which they share their experiences, worldviews, and reactions to the cultural and historical moment in which we all find ourselves facilitates growth and dynamic learning opportunities for students, staff, and faculty.

View our In The Round speakers for 2023.

Arts Calendar of Events

Updated: 01/30/2023 10:30AM