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The Arts at Millersville University, “Lancaster County’s Home for the Cultural Arts,” has two exquisite performing arts centers that feature music, live theater, film, poetry, dance concerts, community events and art exhibits  The Ware Center, in the heart of Lancaster City, and The Winter Visual & Performing Arts Center on the Millersville University campus.

Upcoming Events

Expanded Visions
On display June 7 - July 26 • Regitz Gallery - A juried photography exhibition showcasing the talents of local photographers.
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Arts Smarts
June 17–21 & 24–28 • Ware Center - Unique summer camps for kids in music, theatre, and visual arts.
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We the People First Friday
Friday, July 5 • 6-8 pm • Ware Center - Author Eileen H. Gregg explores the legacy of the Rocky Springs Carousel.
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We the People First Friday
Friday, August 2 • 6-8 pm • Ware Center - Lancaster-based contemporary dance company LUNA takes the stage.
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Hearing of the Art
On display August 2-30 • Regitz Gallery - A reception on June's First Friday will celebrate the opening of "Hearing of the Art" by artist Abner Gonzalez.
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Performing Arts Centers

Learn more about the Ware Center in beautiful downtown Lancaster, PA and the Winter Visual and Performing Arts Center in the heart of the Millersville University campus.

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The Arts at Millersville provides access to exceptional artists and educational experiences through the presentation of inclusionary cross-cultural performances, visual arts, films, special events, faculty and student activities, and youth and community outreach programs. 

Plan your Visit

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Accessibility

Learn about the accessibility services available at the Arts at Millersville locations. 

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Our 2023 - 2024 Season Partners

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MISSION STATEMENT / OFFICE OF VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS

The Office of Visual and Performing Arts (OVPA) provides access to exceptional artists and educational experiences through the presentation of inclusionary cross-cultural performances, visual arts, films, special events, faculty and student activities, and youth and community outreach programs. Our programming is committed to celebrating the diverse people in our region, amplifying every voice, and using arts and arts education as a vehicle for understanding, liberation, and equity.

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