Arts and Theater Manitowoc
Arts &Theater Manitowoc Two Rivers
Capitol Civic Centre

What began as an opulent 1920’s movie house, this recently renovated theater is “center stage,” hosting local theater, music, comedy, dance, famous starts and more! Rentals are welcome. Free tours available; call the box office in advance for accommodations. See the stars’ dressing rooms, “Green Room!,” backstage, and historic theatre, while learning the theater’s history. Go online,, to learn more and to see what’s on stage at the Capitol. 

Community building built in 1931, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Fully renovated in 2006, the building features a fitness center (day passes available, racquetball and basketball courts and meeting/banquet facilities. Venue for many community special events.

Delight in the lively entertainment of Manitowoc’s oldest and most sought after concert band. Free summer concerts, events and more! Thursday evenings at Washington Park Metro Stage, downtown Manitowoc. Visit website for full performance schedule.

In the mood for great music? Attend the Manitowoc Symphony Orchestra concerts! Conducted by Wayne Wildman, the MSO’s world class musicians bring you 400 years of the finest music ever written, from Beethoven to The Beatles.

A Victorian Mansion built in 1891, listed on National Register of Historic Places and accredited by the American Association of Museums. Galleries feature changing exhibitions and a collection of American Art. This is the site of Sputnikfest, as a piece of Sputnik IV landed in front of the Mansion in 1962. Named one of USA Today’s “10 Great Places to See Art in Smaller Cities,” the museum features a World Class Art Collection.

Silver Lake College Art Department

Silver Lake College Art Department featuring the Donald P. Taylor Gallery and Hallway Gallery

The Art Department at Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is an active and exciting part of Manitowoc’s artistic scene. The college’s Donald P. Taylor and Hallway Galleries are open to the public, closed Sunday. Guest exhibitor and student artwork is rotated throughout the year. Go online,, to learn more about our exhibit schedule, artist receptions and visiting artist talks.

The Lakeshore Wind Ensemble and the Lakeshore Big Band perform seven concerts at the Capitol Civic Centre yearly. LWE concerts are in October, December, January, March and May. LBB performances are in November and April.

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