Arts and Ideas

Educational. Inspirational. Awesome. Here you'll find cultural centers, theatres, art galleries — and that's just the beginning. Discover for yourself how entertainment and education combine in powerful ways at Purdue.

Purdue Convocations @PurdueConvos
New York’s @AquilaTheatre returns to #Purdue to breathe new life into its take on Julius Caesar. November 11 // 8…
Purdue Convocations @PurdueConvos
Check out Elliott Hall of Music's new look 👀 #Broadway is returning to @LifeAtPurdue this year with an incredible…
concert in Elliot Hall of Music

Our stage

Purdue brings world-class performances and intellectual encounters to West Lafayette.

Initiated in 1912, Purdue Convocations is among the oldest collegiate performing arts presenters in the U.S.

With an artistic eye and entrepreneurial flair, Convocations connects audiences through engaging educational opportunities.

From well-known musical acts and performers to respected lecturers and speakers, Convocations brings talent to campus to expand the Purdue experience beyond the classroom.