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At the Rita: Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for Arts and Humanities

At the Rita

Performances at the Rita will be live streamed. Galleries are virtual.

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The Glass Menagerie

By Tennessee Williams
Directed by Fabrice Conte-Williamson

Livestreamed from the Black Box Theatre

Mar 2021

Rodgers and Hammerstein's

Directed by Rachael Swartz

Livestreamed from the Main Stage Theatre

May 2021

Music Fall 2020

Livestreams and releases

The Parkside Music Department plan to share live streaming performances and recording releases throughout the semester. Follow the Music Department on Facebook to keep informed. 

Music Department FB


Music Video Release: Parkside Symphony

Under the direction of professor Alvaro Garcia, the Parkside Symphony performs Bouree D’ Avignonez, arrangement by Philidor L’Aisne (1690), in this new music video filmed during Fall 2020.

Watch the Video


Santiago Cucullu

Virtual Exhibition

Emphasizing the subtleties of intuitive pacing and spatial orientation, Cucullu uses a duality of materials and appropriation to indicate that an exhibition space can act to trigger memories and experiences.

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Gerrit Grimm

Kledage, sculptural objects from Gerit Grimm

Fine Arts Gallery and Virtual
Feb 2-Apr 22, 2021

A collection of sculptural objects including highly-acclaimed, wheel-thrown ceramic figures and recent fabric sculpture.

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Art = Heart

Art = Heart

Mathis Gallery and Virtual
Through Mar 1, 2021

Original artwork created by young artists from K12 schools in our region all representing what brings them joy, comfort, peace, and happiness.

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Our Stories

Our Stories

Kevin Miyazaki

Upper Main Place, L1 Concourse, and Virtual

A video installation by the Milwaukee-based artist and photographer featuring Parkside students.

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Senior Show Nov 17-Dec 11

Senior Show

Megan Johnson
Nina Marqui

Virtual Exhibitions

Virtual exhibitions for previous senior shows from the Fall 2020 season are also available online.

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View at home

View-at-Home Foreign Film Series

As we look forward to the time when we can once again experience the joy of watching films together on campus, the UW-Parkside Foreign Film Series is offering FFS patrons a free view-at-home series during the 2020–2021 academic year. Each film will be available for a fixed one-week window.

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Box Office


The Rita, Ground Floor
900 Wood Rd. 
Kenosha, WI 53144
Parking: Lot B, C

About The Rita

Since 1968, the University of Wisconsin-Parkside has continued to build a reputation as an outstanding liberal arts institution with particularly strong fine arts programs. With The Rita Tallent Picken Center for Arts & Humanities, our state-of-the-art instructional facilities and stunning performance venues match our award-winning academic programs and provide even greater community access. Read more about The Rita.

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