The Center for the Performing Arts is a 501(c)3 non-profit 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.


NEA grant to fund media preservation project
Historic Meredith Willson radio recordings will be available online
Announcing the 2019-20 Center Presents Season
Schedule offers pop, rock, country, classical, jazz, family fun and more
Finalists announced for 10th Songbook Academy
Who will earn the title of 2019 Songbook Youth Ambassador?
Steve Martin and Martin Short to perform Sept. 26
New comedy show features musical sketches, career reflections
Firm selected to market Asherwood estate
Songbook Foundation seeks to maximize value of eight-figure gift