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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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Upcoming Events!

Feb
13

Dinh Q. Lê: Fragile Springs

Dinh Q. Lê: Fragile Springs image.Dinh Q. Lê’s work and art practice revolve around the themes of identity, history, and memory, which span various mediums from his well-known woven photographs and tapestries to handmade paper, an ...
Feb
13

Grant Drumheller: In the Garden

Grant Drumheller: In the Garden image.Grant Drumheller: In the Garden is a selection of lush and vibrant paintings of the artist’s family completed during the past eight years and on view for the first time publicly.  The exhibition w ...
Feb
13

Myths Retold: Paintings by Rosemarie Beck

Myths Retold: Paintings by Rosemarie Beck image.Myths Retold: Paintings by Rosemarie Beck presents a collection of paintings and embroideries spanning more than 40 years of the artist’s career from the mid-1970s through the early 2000s, explori ...
Feb
15

Canceled   ARTBREAK: Mindfulness and Meditation

ARTBREAK: Mindfulness and Meditation image.This drop-in meditation is open to those who are new to meditation, those who use meditation as part of their everyday self-care practice, and everyone in between. No registration required. Open t ...
Feb
15

Art Break | Professor Brian Chu and Artist Shiao-Ping Wang in Conversation

Art Break | Professor Brian Chu and Artist Shiao-Ping Wang in Conversation image.How does a great teacher change you? Join Professor of Art and Art History Brian Chu and Artist Shiao-Ping Wang in conversation about lessons learned from their teacher, the artist Rosemarie Beck. ...
Feb
20

Dinh Q. Lê: Fragile Springs

Dinh Q. Lê: Fragile Springs image.Dinh Q. Lê’s work and art practice revolve around the themes of identity, history, and memory, which span various mediums from his well-known woven photographs and tapestries to handmade paper, an ...

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

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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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