From gallery openings to theatre productions, maker workshops and beyond, we host a variety of events at the downtown Arts Center and other venues in town. 

Check back for ongoing updates! 

MLab - Mini-Workshops. THE STEW Visit the MLab website for more information and to register.

Opening Reception for Tilly Woodward’s gallery show - April 4, 5pm. STEWART GALLERY
Refreshments will be served at this opening for Tilly’s show A Closer Look, featuring paintings and prints.

AUDITIONS for Little Shop of Horrors - April 6, 10am-12pm & 1-3pm; callbacks April 7, 3-5pm. GRINNELL HIGH SCHOOL Performances July 11-14. Eight speaking roles plus ensemble. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR AN AUDITION
If unable to attend audition or for more information, email

AUDITIONS for Beauty and the Beast, Jr. - April 13, 10am-12pm & 1-3pm. THE LOFT THEATRE Must enroll in Summer Musical Theater Camp. Camp runs weekdays June 10-28, 1-4pm, with performances June 27-30. Ages: must have completed 2nd through 8th grade. Fee: $100; scholarship funds available. Around 20 speaking roles plus ensemble. If unable to attend audition, please email tom.lacina@gmail.com or darcy.dawson@grinnellbank.com.

Poetry Reading with Kelly & Pamela Yesner - April 14, 2pm. GRINNELL ARTS CENTER
Longtime friends of Grinnell artists Betty & Sandy Moffett will each read their poetry. Refreshments will be served.

Open Spaces presents True West - April 19 & 20, 7:30pm, and April 21, 2pm. THE LOFT THEATRE
Grinnell College’s student-run Open Spaces presents this classic drama by Sam Shephard. Directed by Jacob Leder ‘20.

David Huckfelt & Katie Sin live in concert - May 4, 7:30pm. THE STEW
A special evening of music with singer-songwriters David Huckfelt (of The Pines) and Grinnell’s own Katie Sin (of Pink Neighbor). Ticket info coming soon…