The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Center for the Arts is comprised of a 565-seat recital/concert space and a 200-seat theatre/playhouse. Completed in 1983, The CFA has become an integral part of the cultural offerings in Southwest Wisconsin throughout the year.
During the academic school year, the Center for the Arts hosts a Performing Artists Series that has included international performers such as the Vienna Boys Choir. For more information on the schedule contact the University Box Office at (608) 342-1298.
The Harry and Laura Nohr Gallery at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville showcases high quality cultural and educational opportunities in the visual arts free of charge to students, staff, and visitors. The gallery is located in the Ullsvik Center near the Center for the Arts. The Gallery’s hours are Monday-Friday from 10:00am to 5:00pm and Saturdays from 12:00pm to 3:00pm during the school year. Call (608) 342-1298 for more information.
The Rountree Gallery is located on the second floor of the Mining Museum Building at 405 E. Main Street. This gallery displays work from local artists in addition to changing exhibits. Admission is free and open Tuesday-Sunday from 11:00am to 4:00pm.
Platteville has two theaters for movie buffs:
The historic Avalon on Main Street houses a tri-plex theater
The state-of-the-art Millennium Theater is located on East Business Highway 151, which features six screens.
The Platteville Municipal Auditorium is located at City Hall, 75 N Bonson, Platteville, WI 53818. View their website, Friends of Platteville Municipal Auditorium for dates and times of performances.
The Gazebo in the Downtown City Park(across Bonson Street from City Hall) is the site for summer concerts held on Thursday evenings for the enjoyment of all. Information on times and bands playing is available on our calendar.