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Be wowed. Explore the edge of passion, daring, intellect, power and poetry. The Paul Creative Arts Center (PCAC) is UNH’s center for the fine and performing arts. Visual art, music, dance, and theatre are living and breathing every day at PCAC. Be part of the experience.

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Art and Art History
Art and Art History

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Music

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Theatre and Dance Department
Theatre and Dance
Theatre and Dance

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UNH PCAC Museum of Art
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Upcoming Events!

Sep
25

Canceled   Faculty Concert Series: Faculty Chamber Ensemble

 Featuring UNH Department of Music faculty
Sep
26

Exhibition: Passing By Autumn and Winter

Exhibition: Passing By Autumn and Winter  image.The exhibition invites you to use all your senses to imagine and anticipate arriving in winter. Think of the smell of fallen leaves and damp earth as you leave autumn and approach the snow-covered ...
Sep
26

Exhibition: The Solastalgic Archive and Deep Time Lab

Exhibition: The Solastalgic Archive and Deep Time Lab image.The Solastalgic Archive holds materials that contextualize and give breadth to the experience of living and making in this time of accelerated change. The traveling archive encapsulates ephemera o ...
Sep
27

Faculty Concert Series: Mark Shilansky and MetaBeat

Faculty Concert Series: Mark Shilansky and MetaBeat image.MetaBeat was formed over 10 years ago by Mark Shilansky and Les Harris Jr.  The initial idea came out of their weekly lunch discussions in which they often discussed their mutual love of The Beatl ...
Sep
28

Art Break: Artist Talk featuring Raina Ames + Szu-Feng Chen, UNH THDA

Art Break: Artist Talk featuring Raina Ames + Szu-Feng Chen, UNH THDA  image.Join us on September 28 in the Museum of Art with featured artists and UNH Professors, Raina Ames and Szu-Feng Chen of the Department of Theatre and Dance. Art Break is a 50-minute micro-workshop ...
Oct
03

Exhibition: Passing By Autumn and Winter

Exhibition: Passing By Autumn and Winter  image.The exhibition invites you to use all your senses to imagine and anticipate arriving in winter. Think of the smell of fallen leaves and damp earth as you leave autumn and approach the snow-covered ...

Purchase Tickets

  • Online:  www.unharts.com
  • By phone: (603) 862-PCAC (7222)
  • By mail, with check or credit card, to the PCAC Ticket Office, Paul Creative Arts Center, 30 Academic Way, Durham, NH 03824.
  • In person: Paul Creative Arts Center Ticket Office
    30 Academic Way
    University of New Hampshire
    Durham, NH 03824
    From 12-5 p.m., Monday-Friday, beginning the second week of each semester.
    The box office is also open one hour prior to each event.
    Cash, check or credit cards are accepted.
  • Venue/Seating Information

orchestra and dancers

Mailing List

  • Secondary Theatre Education and Design & Theatre Technology Major
    Hometown: Dedham, Mass. What made you choose UNH? I was looking for schools that had a secondary theatre education major and when I visited UNH I fell in love with the campus! I found a place where I could pursue a career in theatre education and, hopefully someday, become a professional theatre...
    Secondary Theatre Education and Design & Theatre Technology Major
    Hometown: Dedham, Mass. What made you choose UNH? I was looking for schools that had a secondary theatre education major and when I visited UNH I fell in love with the campus! I found a place where I could pursue a career in theatre education and, hopefully someday, become a professional theatre...
  • Music Education B.M, Conducting M.A. | Graduate Assistant at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    What you are currently doing for work and how did you get there? Currently I am a D.M.A. candidate focusing in wind band conducting at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where I will be serving as the band graduate assistant. I graduated with my B.M. in music education at UNH before teaching at...
    Music Education B.M, Conducting M.A. | Graduate Assistant at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    What you are currently doing for work and how did you get there? Currently I am a D.M.A. candidate focusing in wind band conducting at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where I will be serving as the band graduate assistant. I graduated with my B.M. in music education at UNH before teaching at...
  • Theatre Major | Actor and Theatre Teacher
    My time at UNH was consumed with theater and dance. I spent a lot of time in the dance studio with Gay Nardone, who is still teaching. I also spent a lot of time in PCAC with Carol Lucha Burns, she was tough but so honest. ...
    Theatre Major | Actor and Theatre Teacher
    My time at UNH was consumed with theater and dance. I spent a lot of time in the dance studio with Gay Nardone, who is still teaching. I also spent a lot of time in PCAC with Carol Lucha Burns, she was tough but so honest. ...
  • Music Education Major
    Brendan McWalter has enjoyed music since he was a child in Franklin, Mass.: music was his favorite class in elementary school, and he started playing saxophone when he was in 6th grade. “Music was a stress reliever for me,” he says. During high school, as a counselor at a summer music camp, he...
    Music Education Major
    Brendan McWalter has enjoyed music since he was a child in Franklin, Mass.: music was his favorite class in elementary school, and he started playing saxophone when he was in 6th grade. “Music was a stress reliever for me,” he says. During high school, as a counselor at a summer music camp, he...
  • Refugee Composers of the Twentieth Century: The Impact of Displacement on Musical Identity During World War II
    The spark of interest for Kylie Smith's article entry in UNH's Undergraduate Research Journal Inquiry  began with her first Music History course, taught by Professor Rose Pruiksma. With a new-found interest in long-term research, a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SEED) grant, and...
    Refugee Composers of the Twentieth Century: The Impact of Displacement on Musical Identity During World War II
    The spark of interest for Kylie Smith's article entry in UNH's Undergraduate Research Journal Inquiry  began with her first Music History course, taught by Professor Rose Pruiksma. With a new-found interest in long-term research, a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SEED) grant, and...

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