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College of Southern Maryland
Fine Arts Center Box Office
8730 Mitchell Rd
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
240-725-5499, ext. 7828
443-550-6199, ext. 7828
301-870-2309, ext. 7828 

Box Office Hours:
Monday & Friday: hours vary
Tuesday-Thursday: 12 - 5 p.m.
and one (1) hour prior to each performance

Hours vary during summer months

Checks payable to CSM

accessibility icon CSM's campuses are accessible to patrons with disabilities.  Audio description for the visually impaired and sign language interpretation for the hearing impaired are available with a minimum two week advanced notice. If you are interested in these services, please contact the academic support or ADA coordinator at 301-934-7614.

Upcoming Events

Ward Virts Concert Series: Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Today, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm, Prince Frederick, Building B, Multi-Purpose Room 104

Art Exhibit: Erin Wiersma "Liminal Territories"
Mar 02, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center, Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery

Art Exhibit: Erin Wiersma "Liminal Territories"
Mar 03, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center, Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery

Art Exhibit: Erin Wiersma "Liminal Territories"
Mar 04, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center, Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery

See more events

See CSM Season Schedule

The Gallery Spot

Gallery Hours:
M - F: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

A Gift from the

Larry Chappelear's painting

Latest News

Learn More About the 2014-15 Season:

2014-15 Arts Season

Combo Tickets

We will once again offer Combo Tickets for Children's Theatre, Fall Music Ensembles, and Spring Music Ensembles. Click here to choose your Combo!


CSM Student/Employee Advance Purchase Discount

A special "CSM advance purchase discount" applies to all performances except for the Dinner/Dessert Theatre and Cause Theatre.  To qualify, tickets MUST be purchased PRIOR TO THE DAY of the EVENT. Amount discounted varies by event.  For more information, call the Box Office at 301-934-7828.  Better yet, stop by!  We'd love to see you and answer any questions.


Give The ARTS at CSM!

Looking for the perfect gift? Fine Arts Gift Certificates are available! Gift Certificates can be purchased in any amount and used for any performance in the current Arts Season! For more information, call the Box Office at 301-934-7828.

Upcoming Events

Adult American Males

Thursday, January 29  |  2:30 p.m., Prince Frederick Campus
Friday, January 30 |  8 p.m., Leonardtown Campus
Thursday, February 5 | 7:30 p.m., La Plata Campus
Friday and Saturday, February 6-7 | 8 p.m., La Plata Campus

$5 all ages

Four all-American, hard-drinking, tough-talking guys make a surprising discovery. Read more here.

Produced by special arrangement with The Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, Illinois.


Eliza Garth, Piano
Ward Virts Concert Series

Sunday, February 8  |  3 p.m., Prince Frederick Campus

Free admission

Pianist Eliza Garth has achieved international distinction through her recordings and through her concert appearances in major cities in the US, Europe, and Asia. An artist with a passionate voice and an adventurous spirit, she has championed some of the most demanding works in the repertoire. Writing for the New York Times, music critic Bernard Holland has stated, "Ms. Garth ... has an exquisite ear for piano sound. One can think of no one better qualified to play this intricate, shining music." Read more here.


Robert Jefferson, Voice and Piano
Showcase Recital Series

Friday, February 13  |  8 p.m., Leonardtown Campus

FREE, celebrating Black History Month in connection with the CSM Diversity Office 

For Colored GirlsFor Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/
When the Rainbow is Enuf

Thursdays, February 19 and 26 | 7:30 p.m., La Plata Campus
Friday and Saturday, February 20-21 | 8 p.m., La Plata Campus
Friday and Saturday, February 27-28 | 8 p.m., La Plata Campus

$15 adults, $12 military/seniors/youth


This groundbreaking "choreopoem" is a spellbinding collection of vivid prose and free verse narratives about and performed by Black women. Capturing the brutal, tender and dramatic lives of contemporary Black women, For Colored Girls... offers a transformative, riveting evening of provocative dance, music and poetry.

Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.


In the Gallery 

Erin Wiersma - Liminal Territories

January 26 - March 20
Gallery Reception: January 29 | 5:30 p.m.

Erin Wiersma’s current work explores what exists beyond the edges of the surface, beyond the image itself. In these new drawings she seeks to address the liminal within her work to reconnect with the performance of making, seeking a confluence between the spiritual and material aspects of being. Read more here.


About the Arts at CSM

The Arts are alive and well at the College of Southern Maryland with activities and various events taking place on all three main Campuses:

  • Theatre Productions
  • Music Concerts
  • Dance Performances
  • Gallery Exhibits
  • Ensemble Opportunities for the Entire Community
  • Kids' and Teen College Classes in the Arts 

Let the CSM BOX OFFICE be your source of information about all these events.

Box Office contact information is located in the left sidebar, and the schedule of upcoming events is in the right sidebar.  Enjoy your visit and let us know how we can better serve you!