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


Poster of Show Me Harmony Concert

November 17

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join the Show-Me Harmony Chorus for an evening of comedy, music and harmony as the Show-Me Harmony Chorus presents:...

SEK holiday concert

November 30

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

A Holiday concert with the Southeast Kansas Symphony and guests, The Bells of the Balkans. Capping off the...

DesPSU Wind ensemblecribe me

December 02

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Presenting standard and contemporary and holiday works for wind band the PSU Wind Ensemble will present a free...

Holly Jolly Tuba Christmas

December 04

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

What is Holly Jolly Tubas?Holly Jolly Tubas will feature tuba and euphonium players from all over Missouri, Kansas,...

Die Fledermaus

February 08

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

The PSU Opera Workshop is presenting Die Fledermaus by Johan Strauss II. Die Fledermaus is a delicious, frothy...

Die Fledermaus

February 10

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The PSU Opera Workshop is presenting Die Fledermaus by Johan Strauss II. Die Fledermaus is a delicious, frothy...

DesPSU Wind ensemblecribe me

February 14

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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

Postmodern Jukebox

February 16

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

For the past five years, the famed time-twisting musical collective Postmodern Jukebox has toured the world, playing...

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....

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