About us

The Office of Visual and Performing Arts continues Millersville University’s long history of hosting performances and fosters innovation, creative thinking, collaboration, and community and campus engagement. We oversee the University’s two state-of-the-art performing arts facilities – The Ware Center located in heart of Downtown Lancaster, PA and The Winter Center located on the University’s campus in Millersville, PA.

For inquires and staff contacts, please visit our Contact Us page.

The Mission

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.

The Vision

A culture where everyone is engaged in the community and the world.

Core Values

  • Exceptional customer service and artist support.
  • State of the art facilities available to our community.
  • Exploration and experimentation with new ideas.
  • Safe and inclusive community.
  • Meaningful artistic and cultural learning experiences.
  • Effective stewardship of resources.
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