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.
Scott speaker series logo

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.

Best of Broadway logo

Broadway productions at Pitt State

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

Upcoming events


mark nizer

March 21

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Comedian/Juggler Mark Nizer Hits the Stage The phrase "Nothing Less Than Brilliant" (Performance Magazine)...

March 26

5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

March 28

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Presenting standard and contemporary works for wind band the PSU Symphonic Band will present a free concert in the...

sound of music

March 29

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

“Sparkling, fresh and lively.” – Los Angeles Times The Hills Are Alive! A brand new...

April 05

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Africa Night is an event organized by the African Student Association in Pittsburg State University. With a goal to...

April 11

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Kansas State High School Activities Association State Large Ensemble Festival. For information contact: Kimberly...

walkin the line

April 12

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Keeping alive the memory of one of the greatest entertainers of all time, Bennie Wheels delivers his...

DesPSU Wind ensemblecribe me

April 18

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

This side-by-side concert will feature the Pittsburg State University Wind Ensemble under the direction of Andrew...

PSU Jazz Ensemble 2018

April 24

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Pittsburg State University jazz ensemble and jazz combo will present a free concert in the Bicknell Family Center...

Explore Bicknell Center
An Invitation to Greatness