The hub of artistic life at Trinity College.

Be in the know:

  • To receive invitations and reminders of music, theater and dance, and fine arts events at Trinity College, connect with the Austin Arts Center on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
  • For a complete list of events at Trinity College, click here.  Austin Arts Center is planning various virtual events for the Spring 2021 semester.

Upcoming Austin Arts Center events:

Performing Hartford

Tuesdays, March and April

6:30 p.m. via Facebook Live

Performing Hartford is a Community Learning course and virtual performance series that highlights the diversity of artistic practice in the city of Hartford. Created collaboratively with Trinity alumna Jasmin Agosto.

Watch here.

Virtual Samba Fest

Tuesdays in April

7:00 p.m. via YouTube

This year’s Samba Fest is coming to YOU! Sit back and relax or get up and dance. Featuring Ivan Vilela, Yamandu Costa, Meninos de Minas, and Ivan Lins with Marco Brito.

Watch here.

Everybody is an Artist: An Interactive Event

Friday, April 9

7:00 p.m. via Zoom

Inspired by the Pablo Picasso quote, “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.”, Janis Brenner will look at the creative impulse that is innate within each of us.

Register here.

Attention, Presence, and Interaction: A Creative Workshop with Caleb Nussear and Peter Kyle

Saturday, April 10

12:30 – 2:30 p.m. via Zoom

Information and registration coming soon!

Interfacing: Performance and Practice

Friday, April 16

7:00 p.m. via Zoom

Join Marielis Garcia for a live virtual dance performance that explored the point at which multiple systems interact. In the second hald the of the evening Marielis will be joined in conversation by Peter Kyle, Assistant Professor of Theater and Dance.

Register here.

Dancing Everywhere

Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24

Time TBD.

Information coming soon!

Urinetown: The Musical 

Wednesday – Friday, April 28 – 30 at 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 1 at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m.

via ShowTix4U

In the post-apocalyptic dystopia of Urinetown, water is in such short supply that it has become the key economic commodity; so much so that characters are obliged to pay a huge and corrupt corporation for the “privilege to pee”.

Reserve tickets here.

Come visit:

  • For tickets, please call the Austin Arts Center Box Office at (860) 297-2199. The Box Office is open Monday – Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. , and prior to events. Closed Sunday.
    • The AAC Box Office is currently closed for the Spring 2021 semester.
  • The Widener Gallery is open Monday – Friday, 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., closed Saturday and Sunday.
    • ​In keeping with Trinity guidelines during COVID-19, Widener Gallery is only open to the Trinity campus community for the Spring 2021 semester.
    • Widener Gallery will be able to be viewed virtually. Please check back for details.

More information:

  • For a recording of directions to the campus, please call the Trinity College Information Line at (860) 297-2001.
  • Questions? E-mail AustinArtsInfo@trincoll.edu. Email is for inquiries only; no ticket reservations, please.
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No Matter Where In the House; Finding A Place in Performing Arts

There's more to a show at the Austin Arts Center than meets the eye. Three current students give a look at other ways to be involved with this vibrant community, behind the scenes in Trinity's performing arts venue.

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300 Summit Street
Hartford, CT 06106