Coming Soon to the Mattie Kelly Arts Center

The Division of Humanities, Fine, and Performing Arts at Northwest Florida State College Announces a New Production: It’s A Wonderful Life

September 30, 2018

NWF State College is proud to present Joe Landry’s It’s a Wonderful Life: A Radio Play.  Set in a glamourous radio production studio, performers are warming up and preparing to present the live radio show of the beloved Christmas story.  This live dramatic and musical performance will take audiences back in time to the 1940’s,… View Article

Hocus Focus at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center

Mattie Kelly Arts Center Hosts Magician Who Uses Skills to Help Children with Autism

September 27, 2018

NICEVILLE- Educator and artist Kevin Spencer will take the stage for Hocus Focus at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center at 2:30 p.m. on October 13, but not before he shares his insight with students at Northwest Florida State College and the community. Spencer devotes his time and talent to using the power of the arts… View Article

Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day 2018

The Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries Joins Smithsonian Magazine’s 14th Annual Museum Day

September 17, 2018

The MKAC Galleries has the rare opportunity to open its doors on Saturday, September 22nd, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 14th annual Museum Day, a national celebration of boundless curiosity in which participating museums emulate the free admission policy at the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington DC-based museums. Museum Day represents a nationwide commitment to access, equity,… View Article

Sarah Palin & Donna Brazile, "Bridging the Political Divide"

Donna Brazile and Sarah Palin to Speak at Northwest Florida State College

September 13, 2018

NICEVILLE, FL– Donna Brazile and Sarah Palin will speak at the first event in the inaugural President’s Speaker Series at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center on Friday, September 21 at 7:30 p.m. In their talk titled Bridging the Political Divide, political trailblazers Brazile and Palin will examine our increasingly polarized country and the future of… View Article

MKAC1819 Season Schedule

Tickets on Sale Now for Mattie Kelly Arts Center 2018-2019 Season

August 17, 2018

NICEVILLE- Single show tickets for the 2018-2019 Mattie Kelly Arts Center season are now on sale. In addition to single show tickets, season packages are also available. Patrons that purchase tickets to six or more Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra and Mattie Kelly Arts Center shows will receive 10 percent off of their purchase. This season… View Article

Northwest Florida Symphony Chorale Announces Auditions

August 14, 2018

Niceville, FL – The Northwest Florida Symphony Chorale is pleased to announce that auditions for the 2018-2019 season will be held on Tuesday, August 28 beginning at 6 p.m. Auditions will be held in Tyler Recital Hall on the Niceville campus of Northwest Florida State College. This year’s season will include choruses from Handel’s Messiah… View Article

MKAC1819 Season Calendar

Mattie Kelly Arts Center Announces 2018-2019 Season

June 27, 2018

NICEVILLE- The Mattie Kelly Arts Center is proud to announce the 2018-2019 season. This season will be the busiest yet with 19 Broadway performances, artist shows, symphony concerts, speaking engagements and children’s shows. Season packages will be on sale August 13, 2018. Single show tickets will be available for purchase beginning August 17, 2018. “We… View Article

Springs for Hiram

The Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries at NWF State College Announce New Exhibition, AQUIFERious

June 8, 2018

NICEVILLE- Northwest Florida State College and the Mattie Kelly Arts Center are pleased to announce the upcoming gallery exhibit, AQUIFERious. This exhibition will run from August 20-November 2, 2018, in the McIlroy, Holzhauer and Corridor Galleries. AQUIFERious is curated by Margaret Ross Tolbert, and is based on her award-winning book by the same title. The… View Article

Devin Hughes, the New Mattie Kelly Distinguished Chair in Music and Conductor for the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra

Northwest Florida State College Selects Conductor for the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra

May 31, 2018

NICEVILLE, FL- Northwest Florida State College selected Devin Hughes as the Mattie Kelly Distinguished Chair in Music and Conductor for the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra. “Devin’s musical talent, extensive experience and energetic personality are sure to be an authentic fit for the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra, Northwest Florida State College and our entire community,” says… View Article

NWF State College Madrigal Singers 2018

NWF State College Madrigal Singers Nominated for National A Capella Music Award

May 8, 2018

NICEVILLE, FL– The NWF State College Madrigal Singers were recently nominated for the A Cappella Music Awards’ Collegiate Group of the Year. More than 46,000 votes were submitted in the nomination process, resulting in eighty finalists representing countries from all over the world. “We are so proud of the Madrigal Singers for receiving this deserving… View Article