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
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Only 10 days until @spamalotontour comes to Elliott Hall! (not like we are counting down the days or anything...) T… https://t.co/Iug2HLarM9
Purdue Convocations @PurdueConvos
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Get your dancin' shoes ready.. Sin Salida tangos into Elliott Hall March 23rd! Tickets still available at:… https://t.co/Q7qcj5mZG2
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.