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Contact Us
College of Southern Maryland
Fine Arts Center Box Office
8730 Mitchell Rd
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
240-725-5499, ext. 7828
443-550-6199, ext. 7828
301-870-2309, ext. 7828 

Box Office Hours:
Monday & Friday: hours vary
Tuesday-Thursday: 12 - 5 p.m.
and one (1) hour prior to each performance

Hours vary during summer months

Checks payable to CSM

accessibility icon CSM's campuses are accessible to patrons with disabilities.  Audio description for the visually impaired and sign language interpretation for the hearing impaired are available with a minimum two week advanced notice. If you are interested in these services, please contact the academic support or ADA coordinator at 301-934-7614.

Upcoming Events

Kawai Piano Show and Sale
Today, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry (BI Building), Room 103/104

Kawai Piano Show and Sale
Mar 28, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry (BI Building), Room 103/104

Barbershop Spring Extravaganza Concert
Mar 28, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center, Theatre

Kawai Piano Show and Sale
Mar 29, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry (BI Building), Room 103/104

See more events

See CSM Season Schedule

The Gallery Spot

Gallery Hours:
M - F: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

A Gift from the

Larry Chappelear's painting

Latest News

Learn More About the 2014-15 Season:

2014-15 Arts Season

Combo Tickets

We will once again offer Combo Tickets for Children's Theatre, Fall Music Ensembles, and Spring Music Ensembles. Click here to choose your Combo!


CSM Student/Employee Advance Purchase Discount

A special "CSM advance purchase discount" applies to all performances except for the Dinner/Dessert Theatre and Cause Theatre.  To qualify, tickets MUST be purchased PRIOR TO THE DAY of the EVENT. Amount discounted varies by event.  For more information, call the Box Office at 301-934-7828.  Better yet, stop by!  We'd love to see you and answer any questions.


Give The ARTS at CSM!

Looking for the perfect gift? Fine Arts Gift Certificates are available! Gift Certificates can be purchased in any amount and used for any performance in the current Arts Season! For more information, call the Box Office at 301-934-7828.

Upcoming Events

March 26-29

Kawai Piano Show and Sale

Appointment Only Sales
Thursday - Saturday, March 26 - 28
Call 240-419-9541 for an appointment

Public Sale
Sunday, March 29
12 - 5 p.m.

La Plata Campus
Center for Business and Industry (BI Building)
Room 103/104


March 28

Barbershop Extravaganza

Southern Mix, directed by Paul Douglass, is a menís barbershop chorus which rehearses and performs on CSMís La Plata Campus. Southern Mix presents Away to America with guest artists for the spring extravaganza.

Saturday, March 28
4 p.m.
$5 in advance, $7 day of show
La Plata Campus



Connections Literary Series, April 3

Poet/Author W.D. Ehrhart

W.D. Ehrhart is one of the best-known poets and memoirists to come out of the Vietnam War. After his service as a Marine, during which he was wounded in the battle of Hue in 1968, Ehrhart... [Read more]

Friday, April 3
7:30 p.m.
$3 in advance; $5 at the event;
or $3 with CSM Student ID
Leonardtown Campus,
Building A, Auditorium


April 10-11
Latin Music Festival

Latin Music Festival

The Latin Music Festival will feature performances by CSMís Latin Ensemble Ritmo Caché under the direction of Dr. Stephen Johnson and a guest professional group. There will be a free workshop starting at 6 p.m. on Saturday.

Friday, April 10
8 p.m. Concert
$5 in advance, $7 day of concert
La Plata Campus

Saturday, April 11
6 p.m., Latin Music Workshop
Free admission
La Plata Campus

Saturday, April 11
8 p.m. Concert
Free admission
La Plata Campus


April 12

Ward Virts Concert Series

The Prince Frederick Campus welcomes Jeremy Koch on saxophone and Yu-Hsuan Liao on Piano on April 12 at 3 p.m.

CAH_WV_KochJeremy P. Koch is an active saxophonist, chamber musician, and teacher based in the Washington, DC area. He has been a member of the United States Air Force Band since 1998 where he has been a featured concert soloist on national tours and has performed with diverse artists such as Tony Bennett, Wynonna Judd, and Kool & the Gang.




CAH_WV_LiaoA native of Taipei, Taiwan, Yu-Hsuan Liao received her Master's and Doctoral Degrees of Musical Arts in Piano Performance from the University of Texas at Austin under Danielle Martin, Dariusz Pawlas, and Gregory Allen. She began her musical studies in Tung-Hai University under Thomas Linde, receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. She is a piano soloist, collaborative artist, and music educator.


The Ward Virts Concert Series is presented by CSM Foundation and by our generous sponsors Dr. and Mrs. Henry Virts, Edward and Patricia Mehosky, Stovy and Anne Brown, The Southern Maryland Chain Chapter of The Links, Inc., and Exelon Corporation.



In the Gallery 


Annual Juried Student Exhibition

April 8 Ė May 4, 2015
Gallery Reception:
April 14
2:30 p.m.

Paintings in broad brush strokes, photos in captivating focus, and sculptures molded with playfulness are among the types of artwork showcased each spring as part of the Annual Juried Student Exhibition. The award reception will take place in the Fine Arts Center lobby on April 14 at 2:30 p.m.  [Read More]

About the Arts at CSM

The Arts are alive and well at the College of Southern Maryland with activities and various events taking place on all three main Campuses:

  • Theatre Productions
  • Music Concerts
  • Dance Performances
  • Gallery Exhibits
  • Ensemble Opportunities for the Entire Community
  • Kids' and Teen College Classes in the Arts 

Let the CSM BOX OFFICE be your source of information about all these events.

Box Office contact information is located in the left sidebar, and the schedule of upcoming events is in the right sidebar.  Enjoy your visit and let us know how we can better serve you!