Cultural/Arts

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General Resources

ArtsEverywhere.com (guide to arts and culture in greater South Bend area)
Downtown South Bend (guide to everything else in South Bend)
South Bend/Mishawaka Convention and Visitors Bureau
St. Joseph County Chamber Of Commerce
WVPE See “Calendar”
Visit Indiana

Theaters & Music

South Bend Civic Theater
Morris Performing Arts Center
Broadway Theater League
South Bend Symphony
Fiddler’s Hearth traditional public house with live music and entertainment, downtown
Vickers Theatre art film theater just up the road in Three Oaks, Michigan

Museums & Libraries

South Bend Regional Museum of Art
The Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame
Northern Indiana Center for History and Copshaholm
Studebaker National Museum
College Football Hall of Fame
St. Joseph County Public Library

Art Galleries & Famous Architecture

Artpost Gallery
Kay Westhues and Jake Webster
216 W. Madison St. / 574-287-6293

Century Center
Modern structure designed by internationally renowed architect Phillip Johnson, located on an 11-acre riverfront park with meeting, tradeshow, convention, and theatres.

Circa Arts Gallery
Features antiques (Circa) and art (Arts); including crafts, fine art, and jewelry. Representing over 60 artists area artists.

Colfax Cultural Center – Colfax Campus Gallery
Located in the oldest standing school in South Bend, the Colfax Center boasts as home to various non-profits and artist groups along with its own art gallery.

Fire Arts Gallery
Studio and showroom featuring pottery, sculpture, and metal work.

Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture
Provides distinctly premier educational opportunities and inspiration via the creation and appreciation of art, the study of cultures, and community engagement.

Palais Royale
A stunning facility with exquisite décor and all the grandeur of the original 1922 ballroom. A remarkable venue for celebrations and gatherings of all kinds.

Piser Designs
Handcrafted custom furniture and interior designs. Contemporary showroom featuring Piser furniture and small inventory of rare imported and domestic home accessories.

Radecki Galleries
721 E. Jefferson Blvd., South Bend / 574-287-0266
Frame shop and art gallery offering art restoration services.

Art Events

Art Beat
Usually last weekend in August. The streets of downtown are transformed into a live gallery of visual, performing and culinary artists. Over 200 artists from the Michiana region.

Leeper Park Art Fair
Held Mid-June in Leeper Park near downtown South Bend. Features 120 fine artists from across the USA.

Near Northwest Neighborhood Arts Cafe
Art show showcasing rehabbed homes and local artists in the Near Northwest Neighborhood of South Bend. Held in early November.

Spring Art Walk
Local artists and galleries offer a creative experience – full of food, e ntertainment, and – of course – ART! Held on the first Saturday in May.

Holiday Art Walk
Visit several participating art venues for one-of-a-kind artwork by local artists and accessories extraordinaire. Held on the first Saturday in December.