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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: 2 - 6 p.m.
Wednesday & 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.

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Upcoming Events

Latin Ensemble Concert: Ritmo Cache
Today, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Prince Frederick, Building B, Activity Room 104

Art Exhibit: Annual CSM Student Juried Show
Apr 24, 9:00 am - 9:00 pm, La Plata Campus, FA Building, Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery

Renaissance Festival Vocal Concert
Apr 24, 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center, Theatre

Art Exhibit: Annual CSM Student Juried Show
Apr 25, 9:00 am - 9:00 pm, La Plata Campus, FA Building, Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery

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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

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ARTS 2013-14 Season


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.  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


Latin Ensemble Spring Concert 

April 23 at 7:30 p.m., Prince Frederick Campus

Building B, Multipurpose Room

Join CSM's  Latin Ensemble Ritmo Caché directed by Dr. Stephen Johnson, for an evening of Latin Pop Standards.

Tickets are $5 in advance, $7 day of concert

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April 24 -26  La Plata Campus

Lords and Ladies: thou must cometh and enjoyeth two full days of activities and entertainment as CSM presents its second Renaissance Festival!


CSM Renaissance Festival Choral ConcertRenfest Music

April 24 at 7:30 p.m. La Plata Campus

CSM's festivities commence with an evening of madrigals and other vocal music with the Schubert Singers directed by Paula Fitzgerald, St. Maries Minstrels, and the Alexandria Vocal Consort.

Tickets are $5 in advance; $7 day of concert

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Renaissance Festival Renfest poster 2014

April 25 - 26, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Two full days of revelry (sans alcohol) will take place!  Come enjoy music, arts, crafts, weaponry demonstrations, magic shows, food, and other vendors and activities.

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Admission to the festival is free!








Lysistrata             Renfest theatre 2013

April 25 - 26  at:  4 p.m. (family-friendly) and 7 p.m. (mature audiences)

Lysistrata is one of the few remaining plays written by Aristophanes.  Originally performed in Classical Athens in 411 b.c., it is a comic account of one woman's extraordinary mission to end the Peloponnesian War.  The play is notable for being an early exposé of sexual relations in a male-dominated society.

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Tickets:  $10 for an all-day wristband


Barbershop Spring Concert

by Southern Mix

April 28 at 7:30 p.m., Leonardtown Campus

Southern Mix, directed by Paul Douglass, is a menís barbershop chorus which rehearses and performs on CSMís La Plata Campus. Membership is open to community members from throughout Southern Maryland and music majors studying for credit. Southern Mix will venture into the world of the 1950s and 1960s doo-wop sound for its spring concert. Along with guest six person ladies barbershop The Songbirds, Southern Mix will help you relive the musical memories of The Coasters, The Searchers, Elvis Presley, The Platters, and more.

Tickets are $5 in advance, $7 day of concert

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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!