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Bloomington Civic Plaza, 1800 W Old Shakopee Rd, Bloomington, MN 55431
Admission: $0.00
Galleries Free. Performance have Fee.
Find Link for Theater Ticket Below.
Hours of Operation:
Mon. 08:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Tue. 08:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Wed. 08:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Thu. 08:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Fri. 08:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sat. 09:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sun. 12:00 PM – 06:00 PM

Located on the grounds of the Bloomington Civic Plaza, Bloomington Center for the Arts (“BCA”) supports  performing and visual arts in the community. The building houses two theaters, a couple art galleries and classrooms as well as a dance studio and rehearsal spaces. It is also home to 8 arts organizations.

Arts Organizations located in Bloomington Center for the Arts

The following eight organizations call the BCA their home and will sometimes offer concerts, exhibits and events.

  1. Angelica Cantanti Youth Choirs
  2. Artistry.
  3. Bloomington Fine Arts Council
  4. Bloomington Chorale
  5. Bloomington Symphony Orchestra
  6. Continental Ballet Company – who produces a family-friendly Nutcracker Ballet each December.
  7. Medalist Concert Band
  8. NOTE-able Singers

The Bloomington Center for the Arts Gallery Exhibits

Artistry presents exhibitions in both galleries of the BCA. You can find a list of current and upcoming exhibits on the Artistry website. Exhibits are always free. These small (but roomy) galleries are a nice way to introduce little children to art in small doses. The free parking is also nice, when you aren’t sure how long you can stay.

More Small & Free Galleries

  1. Ames Center (Burnsville Performing Arts Center)
  2. Edina Art Center
  3. Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Wayzata
  4. Hopkins Center for the Arts

Performances at the BCA

The two theaters host performances by local theater, band, chorale and jazz groups.
concerts. Upcoming performances can be found on the City of Bloomington’s website. We include family-friendly performances on our Performing Arts Calendar.

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