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Waterloo Center for the Arts

Closes in 17 min: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Great place for view art and plays

We have seen many different plays put on by the Community Play House. The Theater is very... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2018
Scott P
A treasure house

The Waterloo Center for the Arts offers a wide range of art, both local and international, and... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2017
LeGrace B
Ithaca, New York
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

We have seen many different plays put on by the Community Play House. The Theater is very comfortable, has excellent views of the entire stage and has very good light and sound systems. The plays we have seen, especially the musicals are excellent. The art...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Scott P
Reviewed October 4, 2017

The Waterloo Center for the Arts offers a wide range of art, both local and international, and including fine pottery and fabrics as well as paintings and sculptures. there are programs for children, and on the days I visited there were real live teens in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank LeGrace B
Reviewed November 15, 2016

The Center is a lovely place with access to the River Walk. Chawne, the Museum curator is doing such a good job! The show which happens every year is a feat in organization. And we have great regard for him in being able to accomplish...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank spaltedwoodgallery
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

I take my grandchildren to the Waterloo Center for the Arts every time we visit them. They nor I ever tire of the experience. Whether climbing, virtual painting, light play, building a room with portable wall squares, participating in a play or puppet show, on...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank anickens
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Wear clothes that invite participation. If you are able - get in there and follow that child - up the ladders, through the tunnels, wear a costume, star in a play, and make some memories. Really small children may tire long before older ones are...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Reatha33
Reviewed March 1, 2016

had a nice time visiting art center, my friend wound up getting a picture of an artist she knows or heard about, that picture postcard you could say is now hanging in her family room..

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Joseph I
Reviewed February 8, 2016

They offer many kinds of art displays that chane often. So each time you go there is something different. They also have a lovley eatery during the day that serves sandwiches deserts and coffee. You can also catch one of the many great shows at...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Theresa S
Reviewed December 11, 2015

Nice place to visit if you are a art freak and wanna see some nice stuff. I visited this over the weekend and it was nice

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Jayabhat
Reviewed October 28, 2015

Great music venue at the Ampitheatre! Good show, great outdoor acoustics, love the local atmosphere!

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank hautecuisine2015
Reviewed September 15, 2015

We had a great time watching the Brazilian 2wins at the Riverloop Amhitheater. The Amphitheater backs up to the river. It is a beautiful setting.The acoustics were great and the Brazilian 2wins were awesome. What a great band. They put a great spin on all...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Steve S
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