Join us on October 8th from 1-5 PM for a free open house featuring a behind-the-scenes look at our community’s theatre! Enjoy live music and food trucks on the Arts United Center Plaza, then step inside to discover the untold stories and hidden spaces within the Arts United Center. Plus – take an exclusive first look at the upcoming expansion and modernization project planned for the building!



• Live entertainment by Old Dog New Tricks on the Arts United Center Plaza

• Food available for purchase by Brooks BBQ, Tocho Snack Bar, Savannah Soul, and Travelin’ Tom’s Coffee Truck

• Historical displays

• Self-guided tours with docent stations

• Special Announcement at 2pm in the Jeanne Mirro Ballroom

• String quintet performance by Fort Wayne Philharmonic at 2:30pm

• Family-friendly scavenger hunt

• Complimentary cookies

• Guided behind-the-scenes tours of the basement and catwalks

• Interactive costume station in the dressing room

• Photo opportunities

and more!

50th Anniversary Celebration: Share Your Story

As we celebrate 50 years of our community’s theatre, we’re asking you to Share Your Story in anticipation of our free open house on October 8th. All stories submitted will be highlighted at the event and/or on Arts United’s social media channels.

Did you meet your significant other in the Arts United Center?

Do you have a memory of when the building first opened?

Have you been onstage in a production over the past 50 years?

Let your voice be heard and help us share the collective impact of the Arts United Center with our community!