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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Happy New Music Monday! Today, we're featuring music from @bobdylan, the late Bill Withers, and more! Click the lin… https://t.co/Iwo3tU0Pph
Purdue Convocations @PurdueConvos
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Are you missing some of our Convos alumni? Check out our playlist of NPR's Tiny Desk Concerts featuring past Convos… https://t.co/Kl02KYUOFf
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.