The Arts

Find your inspiration. Give a voice to your vision. The University of Illinois Springfield celebrates the arts.

The arts greatly enhance our academic programs and create a rich cultural experience on campus.

Each of our main buildings reserves space for artistic endeavors, and we are proud to share our resources with the Central Illinois community.

Art Gallery

Support The Arts at UIS, and donate to an arts fund today!

“As a public liberal arts university, UIS is deeply committed to the role that the arts play in a university education.”

– Chancellor Koch


UIS Arts Programs and Facilities:

  • The Department of Art, Music and Theatre
    The Department of Art, Music, and Theatre fosters study in the practical application of various arts disciplines, as well as study in the historical, cultural, and philosophical underpinnings of each discipline.

UIS Performing Arts Center

Sangamon Auditorium

A valuable arts resource of the University of Illinois Springfield, the UIS Performing Arts Center, opened its doors in 1981 as the result of a community effort to establish a performing arts facility in the Illinois state capital city.

UIS Performing Arts Services

For tickets, call: (217) 206-6160
or visit the website.


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