Fort Wayne, Indiana is known to locals as uniteresting but it doesnt take much discovering to find many fascinating and amzing oppritunites to enjoy one here in our magnificent city.

Art Museum

Fort Wayne Museum of Art
311 E. Main St.; (260) 422-6467
This contemporary museum offers artworks from its own permanent collections as well as national traveling exhibitions, classes, lectures, and a museum gift shop. It houses a 1,300-piece collection of 19th- and 20th-century art and highlights major exhibitions from museums throughout the United States. A special hands-on education gallery makes learning about art a fun experience for youngsters. Take in classes, workshops, lectures and other special events and don't forget to stop by the gift shop. Price: $3 adults; $8 families; $2 kind-college / Hours: Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun 12 p.m.-5 p.m.

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Arts Organizations

Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne
114 E. Superior St.; (260) 424-0646
A local arts agency and united arts fund supporting nonprofit arts groups throughout northeast Indiana.

ARCH
437 E. Berry St.; (260) 426-5117
Fort Wayne's historic preservation organization. Advocacy for historic and architecturally important structures. Information and resources, home tours, events and activities about Fort Wayne history and architecture. E-mail: arch@fwi.com

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Film

Fort Wayne Cinema Center
437 E. Berry St.; (260) 426-3456
Cinema Center shows the films you can't see anywhere else in Northeast Indiana -- independent, foreign, classic and documentary. Call 426-FILM anytime for shows and times.

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Galleries

Artlink
437 E. Berry St.; (260) 424-7195
Artlink is a visual art gallery sponsoring 9 annual exhibitions, which originate with Artlink. Artlink also sponsors classes in drawing for adults on a drop-in basis and classes for young people K-12 in the month of June at the IPFW campus.  The mission of Artlink is to show the work of living artists, both locally and nationally, with emphasis on the Greater Fort Wayne region.

IPFW Department of Fine Arts
Fine Arts Building, IPFW Campus; (260) 481-6705
Exhibiting work by IPFW Fine Art Students as well as artists from around the world.

Orchard Gallery of Fine Art
6312A Covington Rd.; (260) 436-0927
The Orchard Gallery features contemporary and traditional original artwork by 50 artists. Paintings, Pottery, Glass, Jewelry, Photography, Sculpture and Wearables. The gallery is owned and staffed by Fort Wayne area artists.

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Performing Arts

Bower North Productions
4938 Southwood Avenue; (260) 745-0557
Audience-participation mystery entertainment with a comic flair for banquets, conventions, fundraisers, and private parties.

First Presbyterian Theatre
300 W. Wayne St.; (260) 426-7421
A church that produces community theatre-an eclectic seven-show season including musicals, comedies, and thought-provoking dramas.

Fort Wayne Ballet
324 Penn Ave.; (260) 484-9646
The Fort Wayne Ballet offers the city both dance education and high quality performance.

Fort Wayne Children's Choir
(260) 420-4399
The Fort Wayne Children's Choir is an educational, nonprofit choral organization divided into six different choirs. Composed of over 256 singers grades three through high school, the FWCC is a 32-week music program offering four major concerts a season. For audition and concert information contact the FWCC office.

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre
Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St.; (260) 422-8641
The Civic Theater performs a wide range of scripts, from Shakespeare to contemporary comedy.

Fort Wayne Dance Collective
437 E. Berry St.; (260) 424-6574
The Fort Wayne Dance Collective, a progressive school of dance, emphasizes expression.

Fort Wayne Philharmonic
2340 Fairfield Avenue; (260) 456-2224
The Fort Wayne Philharmonic is a professional orchestra serving the Northeast Indiana region. Led by Music Director Edvard Tchivzhel, the orchestra performs an extensive repertoire of traditional and contemporary orchestral music.

Fort Wayne Youtheatre
Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St.; (260) 422-6900
The third oldest youth theatre in the United States, the Fort Wayne Youtheatre is celebrating its 68th year.

The Heartland Chamber Chorale, Inc.
3912 Fairfield Avenue; (260) 745-7013
Heartland Chamber Chorale - Indiana's premiere professional vocal ensemble performing classical to jazz.

IPFW Department of Theatre
Williams Theatre, IPFW Campus; (260) 481-6555
IPFW's own theater group, composed of students and community residents.

IPFW Department of Music
IPFW Campus; (260) 481-6714
Featuring performances in the Faculty Artists Series, the Student Ensemble Series and the Student Recital Series, as well as guest artists and ensembles.

Summit City Barbershop Chorus
10839 Keelboat Cove, New Haven; (260) 749-8913
This is the performing chorus of the Fort Wayne Chapter of The Barbershop Harmony Society, dedicated to performing the very best of "all-male" four part harmony in the barbershop style.

Unity Performing Arts Organization
www.upaf.com
2101 E. Coliseum Blvd. Rhinehart Music Center 230B Fort Wayne, IN 46805
260-481-6719
The Voices of Unity Youth Choir, (VOU) is a unique and exciting soulful choral group under the umbrella of the Unity Performing Arts Foundation (UPAF), a community-based multi-faceted performing arts organization, based in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

UPAF's signature choral program has risen to a premier status in a very short time. This choir provides urban and suburban children and youth in the Fort Wayne area the opportunity to learn, study and perform mainstream soulful music that is interesting and relevant to their generation. Music styles taught include jazz, spirituals, gospel, rhythm and blues, hip-hop, pop, and country.



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Venues

Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
4000 Parnell Ave.; (260) 483-1111
Enjoy the many special events held at the newly renovated and expanded Coliseum, including major concerts, family shows, consumer shows, and sporting events - professional hockey, indoor football, baseball, and Division I Men's Basketball and Volleyball. Administrative office open: M-F 8 am-5 pm. Coliseum Ticket Office open: M-F 10am-6pm & Sat 10am-4pm.

Arts United Center
303 E. Main St.; (260) 423-4349; Box Office (260) 422-4226
The Arts United Center is a hub for arts activity in Fort Wayne.

Embassy Theatre
121 W. Jefferson Blvd.; (260) 424-5665
The Embassy Theatre presents over 40 performances each year in addition to housing touring companies, concert tours, dance, lectures, and community events. This 1928 historic theatre serves over 200,000 patrons each year and the Embassy Box Office sells tickets for Embassy events and serves as a Ticketmaster outlet.  My Favorite an amazing historical presence and has the Fort Wayne Philharmonic


The Scottish Rite Center
431 W. Berry St.; (260) 423-2593
The Scottish Rite Center has been serving the area for over 70 years with its 2,086-seat Auditorium, 15,000-square-foot Valencia Ballroom as well as other banquet and meeting facilities. Our facility is available for wedding receptions, banquets, corporate seminars, stage productions and more. The Scottish Rite Center also presents national performing arts and entertainment programs throughout the year. Call for more information.