The Iowa State Center sponsors and encourages a varied and comprehensive array of quality performing and visual arts, educational programs, athletics, and entertainment for the University community, and for residents of central Iowa, reaching throughout the state and the region.

By providing efficient, top-quality facilities and services which are responsive to the individual event’s requirements, the Center continually achieves the highest professional standards.

Iowa State Center’s facilities provide the capacity for production of a diverse range of events:

  • Popular concerts
  • Stage plays
  • Symphonies
  • Dance performances
  • Conventions
  • Trade shows
  • Family shows
  • Art exhibitions
  • and many more!

For facility availability, event cost estimates, and general booking information, contact:

Stephens Auditorium and Fisher Theater:

515-294-3347

Scheman Building

Buildings are available for rent to both university and non-university users. In some cases preferences are given to university groups. The Center will entertain a variety of rental arrangements, including straight rentals, co-promotion, and in-house promotion.

Rental cost is organized as a fixed amount, either plus, or in lieu of, a percentage, which is determined by the type of sponsor, amount of admission charged, and the number of performances. In addition to rent, the sponsor is expected to pay all out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the event.

The Iowa State Center sponsors and encourages a varied and comprehensive array of quality performing and visual arts, educational programs, athletics, and entertainment for the University community, and for residents of central Iowa, reaching throughout the state and the region.

By providing efficient, top quality facilities and services which are responsive to the individual event’s requirements, the Center continually achieves the highest professional standards.

Choose a building below to see specifications and details: