Here’s what you can expect when you gather a group to attend a performance at Stephens Auditorium!

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Groups of 10 or more receive a $3-$5 discount off the general public ticket price.


The Iowa State Center makes your group activity a hassle-free experience. Whether you are looking for a way to bring together employees or friends or a way to introduce your students to live performing arts, the Iowa State Center has special discounted tickets available for nearly every performance in our 2016-2017 season for groups of 10 or more.

See More Art at Iowa State

In addition to admiring the architectural details that make Stephens Auditorium “Iowa’s Building of the Century,” groups may enjoy a visit to the Brunnier Art Museum, nearby Reiman Gardens, or take a self-guided art walk of campus art. The art scene on campus is world class, and its museums house some of the finest art collections in the world, perfect for art lovers or novice explorers.

At the Iowa State Center, we make your group gathering a top priority. Our staff will personally handle arrangements for your group, professionally and efficiently.

We are dedicated to making it possible for everyone to enjoy the arts, particularly the next generation of music, theater and dance lovers. That’s why we offer these specials:

ISU Students

Learn about ticket discounts for ISU students.

Group Rates

Groups of 10 or more people to a single performance save $3-$5 off the general public ticket rate. All group tickets must be purchsed together and in advance by calling the Ticket Office at 515-294-2479.


With the hope of nurturing a lifelong interest in the arts, we offer discounted tickets to performances for youth 18 and under.

Group Tours

The Iowa State Center welcomes groups with personal attention, extended hours of operation, and special packages.

Your group is welcome to visit during regular hours of operation by advance appointment. For an extra special outing, your group may enjoy combining their tour with an evening performance with a pre-event dinner at the Scheman Building.