Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale Illinois 62901
's 1,200-seat theater is located on the historic "old campus" and hosts every genre of performing arts. Constructed in 1918 and renovated in 1972, this magnificent facility is home to a 59-rank Reuter Pipe Organ.
President William Howard Taft gave the first public address when the building was dedicated to Henry William Shryock, president of SIUC from 1913 to 1935.
Other Art nearby:
(Eureka) Black Madonna Shrine & Grottos
(Carbondale) Kleinau Theater
(Carbondale) McLeod Theater
(Sparta) Roscoe Misselhorn Art Gallery
(Cape Girardeau) SEMO Arts Council
(Carbondale) Shryock Auditorium
10/21 Coming to The Carbondale area
Historic Newburgh Wine, Art and Jazz Festival Newburgh IN May17-18 There will be non stop jazz, wonderful wines, great food, and the opportunity to browse and purchase local art. All of this overlooking the beautiful Ohio River at the Old Lock & Dam Park.
Belleville Art on the Square Belleville IL May17-19
Lower Town Arts and Music Festival Paducah KY May17-19 The Lower Town Arts and Music Festival in Paducah, Kentucky is THE regional Festival for Western Kentucky and the surrounding area. The Festival's mission is to celebrate the cultural richness of this part of the country.
International Horseradish Festival Collinsville IL May31-June2 Admission is always free, parking is always free and musical entertainment is always free at the Horseradish Festival.
Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival Henderson KY June12-15 The W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival has become one of the largest free music festivals in the nation, drawing attendants from just about every state and many countries. The festival is a celebration of the life and legacy of Henderson resident and 'Father of the Blues', William Christopher Handy.
Bluegrass in the Park Music and Folklife Festival Henderson KY August8-10 Invite all your friends and family. There will be something for everyone.