General Information

Mattie Kelly Arts Center

The Mattie Kelly Fine & Performing Arts Center is located on the Niceville campus of NWF State College at 100 College Boulevard and is easily accessible via U.S. Highway 285, Highway 85 and the Mid-Bay Bridge. For more information, a season brochure or to purchase tickets call 729-6000 or visit

TICKETS: The Mattie Kelly Arts Center Box Office (850) 729-6000

The Mattie Kelly Arts Center is a $25 million-dollar performing arts and educational complex that hosts Broadway's best touring shows, visiting artists, dance and opera companies. The complex encompasses a 1,650 seat Mainstage theater which accommodates touring Broadway shows, the 195-seat, flexible Sprint Theater, an art wing with two galleries, a music wing, a visual arts building and the beautiful NWF State College amphitheater.

Arts Center BuildingThe complex is the home of the Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts Division of NWF State College, providing an outstanding educational environment that rivals that of many large universities. Through this division, students pursue studies in art, dance, music, humanities and theater that lead to associates' and bachelor's degrees.

The Mainstage Theater at NWF State CollegeThe Mattie Kelly Arts Center is also the home venue of the region's premier professional symphony - the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra at Northwest Florida State College. View the symphony's web site for season information.

In July 2007, the center celebrated its one millionth patron.

The Mattie Kelly Arts Center is available for rental by outside organizations. For more information on renting, see the facility rental section.

Find out what is coming up next at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center through the schedule of events.

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