The Arts

Welcome! 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. View our complete event calendar here.

News Across the Arts

Theatre Department presents Amazons and Their Men

Theatre Department presents Amazons and Their Men

The Department of Theatre and Film presents Jordan Harrison's Obie Award-winning Amazons and Their Men" in the Eva Marie Saint Theatre at the Wolfe Center for the Arts, Oct. 19-29.

Inspired loosely by events in the life of 1930s German filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl,  Amazons and Their Men tells the story of "The Frau," a former director of propaganda films for a fascist government. Performances are Oct. 19-21 and 26-28 at 8 p.m., and Octo. 21, 22, and 28 at 2 p.m. Tickets purchased in advance are $5 for students, $10 for seniors and $15 for adults. All tickets are $20 if purchased on the day of performance. Tickets are also available at the Wolfe Center Box Office, Monday-Friday, noon to 5 p.m., or by calling 419-372-8171.

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,, College of Musical Arts, 419.372.2506, Theatre, Film and Dance, 419.372.8171; Jacqueline Cummins,, Creative Writing, 419.372.0561; Brett Holden, Gish Film Theater, 419.372.4474; or Lisa Molnar,, School of Art, 419.372.2786. Please notify us ten days prior to the event.