Arts Series

Tickets available soon for our 2017-2018 events!  Check out our Early Bird Special – Order adult priced tickets for five or more Saturday evening events and receive 20% off of your price!  Please note that Story Collider cannot be further discounted, but it will count toward your total number of Arts Series events.

Arts Series events start promptly at 8 pm in Fermilab’s Ramsey Auditorium unless noted otherwise.

Free online ticketing available! Purchase tickets HERE. Tickets can be purchased online until noon the day prior to the event. Tickets also available by phone at 630/840.ARTS (2787); in-person at our Wilson Hall atrium box office, open 8-4 weekdays; or one hour prior to performances at the Ramsey Auditorium lobby box office.

Upcoming events

Sept. 30, 2017, 8:00 pm
Derek Gripper; Debashish Bhattachrya
Tickets: $24 for adults $12 for students Eligible for Early Bird, Bison, Senior/Military and Group Discounts
Two world music phenoms bring a fresh look at the guitar. Derek Gripper plays kora guitar from South Africa, and Debashish Bhattachrya is a master of the Indian slide guitar.
Oct. 14, 2017, 7:00 pm
Michel Lauziere, Master of the Unusual
Tickets: $25 for adults $13 for youth ages 18 and under Eligible for Early Bird, Bison, Senior/Military and Group Discounts
Humorist, musician, and Master of the Unusual returns to Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium for a great family fun.
Nov. 4, 2017, 8:00 pm
Aquila Theatre Company
Tickets: $38/$19 for youth ages 18 and under Eligible for Early Bird, Bison, Senior/Military and Group Discounts
Aquila Theatre has been bringing the classics to more than 50 communities in the United States each year. Join us for their production of Jane Austen's Sense & Sensibility.
Dec. 16, 2017, 8:00 pm
WVL Radio Theatre
Tickets: $25/Adults $13/Youth 18 and under Eligible for Early Bird, Bison, Senior/Military and Group Discounts
This 1940s radio style adaptation of Frank Capra’s film classic is a guaranteed holiday winner. The four-member company masterfully conquers multiple characters & sound effects while saving their radio station from a winter blizzard’s doom. A heartwarming, uplifting gift for audiences – with a custom localized radio commercial included per venue. “As engaging, if not more so, than multimillion dollar Hollywood extravaganzas.” Mountain Xpress
Feb. 24, 2018, 7:00 pm
Tickets: $38/Adults $19/Youth 18 and under Eligible for Early Bird, Bison, Senior/Military and Group Discounts
The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time honored tradition that began more than twenty-five centuries ago. The Golden Dragons are recognized throughout the United States and abroad as the premiere Chinese acrobatic touring company of today. World renowned impresario Danny Chang and choreographer Angela Chang combine award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill.
March 24, 2018, 8:00 pm
Tickets: $38/Adult $19/Youth ages 18 and under Eligible for Early Bird, Bison, Senior/Military and Group Discounts
This time, the foursome have moved well beyond their paternal influences and forged their own trademark. These incredible songs evince the cultural benefits of the constant interchange across the Atlantic: the High Kings pay equal tribute to the Irish and American songs that have made them who they are. “Grace and Glory” sounds truly original, fresh, modern, and, most importantly, absolutely Kingly. You can’t go into the new year not having listened to this one. - Irish Echo, Record of the Year
April 28, 2018, 8:00 pm
Tickets: $32/Adults $16/Youth Ages 18 and under Eligible for Early Bird, Bison, Senior/Military and Group Discounts
The Villalobos Brothers (Ernesto, Alberto and Luis) use their violines and voices to redefine contemporary Mexican music. Their original compositions masterfully blend elements of jazz, rock, classical and Mexican folk to deliver a powerful message of love, brotherhood and social justice. Artistic Director and guitarist Humberto Flores, drummer Rosa Ávila and bassist Leo Sherman complete the line-up. The group’s... More »
May 12, 2018, 8:00 pm
Tickets: $15 - No discounts available for this event, but tickets do contribute to your Bison or Early Bird Discount tally.
The Story Collider was founded in 2010 by Ben Lillie and Brian Wecht, two physicists who met at a storytelling show in Queens and quickly realized that they could do that too. Since then, The Story Collider has been bringing true, personal stories about science to life both through our many live shows as well... More »