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

Main Box Office
Located at the west entrance of the Palladium off 3rd Avenue SW
1 Carter Green
Carmel, IN 46032

Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 12-4pm; also open two hours before Palladium performances

Tarkington & Studio Theater Box Office
Located in the James Building lobby, across Center Green from the Palladium
4 Carter Green
Carmel, IN 46032

Open one hour before Tarkington and Studio Theater performances

Box Office


Donation Requests


As part of our mission to engage and inspire the Central Indiana community through enriching arts experiences, the Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to support fundraising efforts for nonprofit organizations. On request, the Center will provide a pair of vouchers that may be redeemed for tickets to a specific performance.

Due to the large number of requests we receive, we appreciate your compliance with the following guidelines:

  • Requesting organization must be a charitable nonprofit with 501(c)3 tax-exempt status from the IRS.
  • Requesting organization must be located within 50 miles of the Center for the Performing Arts.
  • Request must be received at least six (6) weeks prior to the event. We cannot guarantee fulfillment of requests received less than six weeks prior to event.
  • Requests are limited to one per calendar year per organization.
  • A representative must be able to pick up the donation package at the Center for the Performing Arts Box Office during normal business hours. Packages not picked up by the event date will be discarded.
  • Vouchers provided by the Center for the Performing Arts must be advertised as described in the notification letter. Vouchers are for specific Center Presents performances, and the Center will not make exceptions if the receiving organization advertises different performances.
  • We are unable to donate tickets to block parties, picnics, reunions or office parties. If you are interested in tickets for this type of event, please consider purchasing a gift certificate at or by calling the Box Office at 317.843.3800.


Ticket Donation Request forms can be found HERE. Please fill out this form and email to

Thank you for your interest in sharing the excitement of live performance at the Center.