The Center for the Performing Arts is a 501(c)3 nonprofit educational, arts, and cultural organization.

Our Mission
The mission of the Center for the Performing Arts is to engage and inspire the Central Indiana community through enriching arts experiences.

News & Media

Visit often for the latest news, stories and imagery from the Center for the Performing Arts and the Great American Songbook Foundation.


Livestream concert series features local artists
New Live at the Center launches with six free performances this fall
New ‘virtual field trips’ explore the arts
Partner sites include Country Music Hall of Fame, Manhattan School of Music
Toddler music sessions start Sept. 17
Child & Adult Music Class moves online through Zoom
Peggy Lee, Meredith Willson named to Songbook Hall of Fame
Online induction celebration begins this week
Center shifts focus for fall programming
Livestreams, small events will help fill gap as concert business recovers