Bicknell Family Center for the Arts

Located in the heart of Pittsburg State University's campus, the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts is the region's premiere destination for the fine and performing arts. Designed and constructed by the world's most renowned theater architects, this $33 million facility features a 1,100-seat performance hall, a 250-seat theater, a 3,500 square-foot art gallery and state-of-the-art technology.
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Lee Scott Speaker Series

Examining American life from the perspective of nationally prominent leaders and innovators.

Art gallery

The Gallery

Nearly 3,500 square-feet of display and work space will provide incredible new opportunities for artists.

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Broadway productions at Pitt State

Proud to present the Best of Broadway Series at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts.

Upcoming events


February 21

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

By David Mamet / Directed by Megan Westhoff This comedy has been a staple of the Chicago theatre scene for years....

February 22

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

By David Mamet / Directed by Megan Westhoff This comedy has been a staple of the Chicago theatre scene for years....

February 23

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

By David Mamet / Directed by Megan Westhoff This comedy has been a staple of the Chicago theatre scene for years....

February 23

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

An original ballet by one of the premier performance groups in the region will explore the fear and shame caused by...

February 23

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

By David Mamet / Directed by Megan Westhoff This comedy has been a staple of the Chicago theatre scene for years....

February 24

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

By David Mamet / Directed by Megan Westhoff This comedy has been a staple of the Chicago theatre scene for years....

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February 25

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This annual event highlights PSU students minoring in dance, area and regional dance studios, area dance teams and...

March 01

8:00 AM - 9:30 PM

PSU Jazz Festival. The festival is an all-day event where community college, high school, junior high and middle...

Southeast Kansas Symphony

March 03

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Under the direction of Dr. Raul Munguia the SEK Symphony will present a concert of standard and contemporary works...

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