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The Walter J. Manninen Center for the Arts is a state-of-the-art facility located on a sloping site overlooking the ponds on the main campus of
Endicott College. The center supports a variety of arts studies and performance venues with facilities that include:

  • Rose Theater: A 250-seat performance hall with professional quality acoustics
  • Tia’s Theater: A 100-seat black box theater for drama, dance, technical theater workshops, and performances
  • The Heftler Visiting Artist Gallery, a museum-quality art gallery for visiting art exhibits, gallery talks, and community shows
  • The Spencer Presentation Gallery, a teaching gallery for Endicott students and a venue for important small works exhibits
  • Bilodeau Lounge/Student art gallery
  • Student and faculty lounges with facilities for public receptions
  • Environmentally friendly building design with a green-roof patio

Interested in the arts at Endicott College?
Learn more about the School of Visual & Performing Arts.

Current Exhibitions

Senior Thesis & Capstone 2024 | School of Visual and Performing Arts

Senior Thesis & Capstone 2024 | School of Visual and Performing Arts

The exhibition includes undergraduate presentations, featuring visual thesis projects by students in Endicott’s art therapy, graphic design, interior design, photography, performing arts, and studio art programs. These culminating projects demonstrate graduates’ accumulated skills in ways that emphasize critical analysis and professional application.

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Previous Exhibitions

For a full list of previous exhibitions.

2024 Faculty Exhibit

2024 Faculty Exhibit

Endicott College is proud to honor the remarkable talents of the art, design and performing arts faculty. Exhibitors in this show represent the different majors offered in the School of Visual and Performing Arts—including Architectural Studies, Art Therapy, Expressive Arts Therapy, Graphic Design, Interior Architecture, Performing Arts, Photography, and Studio Art. 

Student Invitational 2024

Student Invitational 2024

This exhibit highlights some of the most successful creations by students in studio courses including ceramics, drawing, digital design, film, painting, photography, and print-making. Subjects include abstractions, architectural plans, landscapes, nudes, portraiture, and typography. Studio courses in architecture,  art therapy, graphic design, interior architecture, performing arts, photography, and studio art make up this exhibition. Stop […]

30 under 30

30 under 30

This exhibition celebrates the 2023 Endicott College winners of Interior Design magazine’s “Boston Class of 30 Under 30!” On view are the works of the winning Endicott College Interior Architecture alumni students!! Join us as we celebrate our exhibitors; Stephanie Lowe, Briana McGrade, Christie McInnis, Amanda Mersereau, Amelia Papadakis, Jennifer Phan, Madeline Sulich, Marissa Walczak, […]